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Old 05-06-2011, 07:29 AM   #1
Aswathy
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Unhappy How to catch mouse events in rdesktop.


Hi,

I am working on rdesktop project. My project is to set up a write/copy protected session in rdesktop. That is the client(rdesktop user) can only view the contents of the server(host system). The client is not permitted to change or copy the contents of the server system.

OS: Ubuntu 10.04
Softwares used: rdesktop-1.6.0[at client computer]
Xrdp-0.4.2 [at server computer]

For doing the project, I need to trap certain mouse events(ie the copy, cut, paste options in the right click). For that I need to know how rdesktop handles the mouse events. To trap the mouse events which part of code that I need to modify (rdesktop/xrdp).

Thanks...
 
Old 05-06-2011, 01:21 PM   #2
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To prevent anyone from making changes to Ubuntu, you only need to disable "paste", because even though they can cut and copy, they will not be able to paste it any place. So in effect those two functions are also disabled. To do this enter the /Home folder and right clicking the folder/s inside of it and select Properties. On the Permissions tab set the Owner's file access to "Access files". Then set the other two Folder access boxes to "List files only." Next click the "Apply Permissions to Enclosed Files" button and click close. Nothing on your system can be changed now. I don't know if this will prevent then from copying stuff onto their own computers or not.

Last edited by Tinkster; 08-29-2011 at 06:51 PM.
 
Old 05-07-2011, 11:59 AM   #3
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