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Old 02-13-2010, 07:59 AM   #1
jaymz69
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application for sharing screen among windows and linux stations?


maybe Im not too clear in the topic as to what I mean but its as this...

there is one 'central' computer which will be used in a computer lab with windows 7 installed and 18 workstations with linux mandriva 2010 installed connected by wi-fi net

Id like to be able to see on the central comp what the people are doing on their workstations plus Id like to be able to send files/screens etc from the windows comp to the other comps so that they are able to see the content

could anybody suggest any software/application which would do the job in this situation? plus some tips as to how to configure it to work properly?

any help will be greatly appreciated
 
Old 02-13-2010, 08:13 AM   #2
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plus Id like to be able to send files/screens
by screens do you mean screenshots?

If you want to be able to connect and view their session, you could install vnc http://www.realvnc.com/ (apt-get install realvnc?)

from windows you can use winscp http://winscp.net/eng/index.php to tranfer files between windows and linux machines
 
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Old 02-13-2010, 05:56 PM   #3
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yes I did mean screenshots

basically I want to be able to see what the people are looking at on their machines and vice versa

from the description of realvnc it seems it should do the job -- dU think its enough?
 
Old 02-13-2010, 06:46 PM   #4
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Hi,

I would suggest something like

iTALC - Intelligent Teaching And Learning with Computers
http://italc.sourceforge.net/

It allows an interesting control of the remote workstations.

Best regards,
 
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Old 02-25-2010, 05:12 AM   #5
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I ran into some problems when installin italc:

- it is not present in the official repositories of mandriva 2010 or I cant find it
- when tryin to install from source I have several issues with qt4 -- now the ./configure command asks me for qt4 libraries though I thought I installed all that was necessary

could anybody help?

maybe there is another application of this kind? -- it seems realvnc is not free
 
Old 03-05-2010, 11:40 PM   #6
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install

I had the same problem using Ubuntu

I did manage to find through tutorials on the web how to download the tar files and then package them.

then untar them and I used the guide to install it on both the master and clients computers.

It is a great program, you cannot transfer files though like you mentioned that you wanted to do above - I also would like that feature.

I am new to Linux as well, so I only know the directions to get it to work with Ubuntu
 
Old 03-07-2010, 08:25 PM   #7
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Would www.ltsp.org help?
 
  


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