LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 11-02-2005, 12:24 PM   #1
TGWDNGHN
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Distribution: Slackware 10.0
Posts: 94
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: 15
Exclamation How are Standard Streams Defined?


Hello

I would like to know how a Linux System defines Standard Streams.

I would like to use this knowledge to allow multiple users to use the same computer, but through different sources of input/output. That is, the computer may have mutliple keyboards, mice, and screens attached for all I/O.


I am a bit familiar with file descriptors and how they can be redirected (ex: the output of a command into a file), but I would like each user to log into the system through one of the various input devices, and once logged in, communicate with the computer using the corresponding set of I/O devices I have in place



So to keep it simple, if I have 2 mice, keyboards, and monitors attached to a computer, I want User A t use the first set of I/O devices and User B to use the second set


Thank you very much.
 
Old 11-02-2005, 09:15 PM   #2
MasterC
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Mar 2002
Location: Salt Lake City, UT - USA
Distribution: Gentoo ; LFS ; Kubuntu
Posts: 12,612

Rep: Reputation: 64
Evenin!

Have you looked at:
http://ltsp.org/

It would seem to fit your needs a bit more than trying to start from scratch.

Cool
 
Old 11-11-2005, 06:58 PM   #3
TGWDNGHN
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Distribution: Slackware 10.0
Posts: 94
Blog Entries: 1

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
I appreciate the link, Ive come across it before.


I'm more interested in knowing how it works then to implement my design. I provided my list of goals in creating thin clients to give you an idea of what information I am looking for.


the question I am trying to asnwer is: How are Standard Streams (stdin/out/err) defined? How can they be assigned?


In this case, I am more interested in how the Linux System works then trying to apply this to my goals.


Besides... I like to know how things work- so on the programming/administration scale I only try my hardest to get lower level. Of course this is not necessarily practical, but it's not a minstream computer- I just do this as a hobby



Thanks
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[C++] bytes streams Ossar Programming 1 06-17-2005 03:56 PM
[C++] buffers streams Ossar Programming 1 06-14-2005 01:27 PM
Regarding buffering with streams karthikvina Programming 0 09-04-2003 03:48 AM
standard vs Expert install? Standard flubs up! Frost Linux - Software 1 03-27-2002 08:55 AM
tv streams acid_kewpie Linux - Networking 0 09-05-2001 12:17 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:02 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration