Fri Nov 1 19:07:00 2002
Thanks, I love it when I miss the obvious.
Carson R. Wilcox
Senior Systems Architect
---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: email@example.com (Wayne Throop)
Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2002 10:04:16 -0800 (PST)
>: Let me begin by saying that I've only been using VNC a short
>: love it. I started using it in place of exceed a few weeks ago
>: connect to various Solaris boxes. The one thing I really do
>: unless I've just missed it so far, is the ability to highlight
>: text in an xterm,editor,etc and print it to a local printer.
>: some way to do this using VNC??
>Assuming your local machine is windows and your remote machine
>is solaris, you simply mark the text in solaris (via the usual
>X method of dragging), then on your local box, pop up a notepad,
>paste the text, and print it.
>If your local machine is unix-like (ie,
>you can arrange for a single buttonclick to do the printing
>something like mapping a button to
> xselection -cutbuffer 0 | lpr &
>I'm assuming some similar convenience could be configured in
>In short, the only data transfer that exists in most VNC
>is the transfer of the X cutbuffer and/or windows cut/paste data.
>But luckily, that works out well for what you wanted to
>Wayne Throop firstname.lastname@example.org
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