Opening an Application in VNC Java Applet without Server
Fri Apr 25 18:23:00 2003
William Hooper wrote:
> kfm said:
> > Let's say your company has developed
> > some specialized software for imaging DNA (e.g., KaleidoGraph) that runs
> > on your VNC server. You want to allow customers to view a file on your
> > website with that software, so they can click on a link and see the file
> > appear in the application using the VNC applet. You don't want the
> > customers to see a desktop (e.g., KDE). Thanks, Karl
> If your app can do it, just run it from the xstartup file without a WM.
> You might also have to play with the geometry to get it to fill what ever
> size you set the desktop to.
> Or use a less intrusive WM for your VNC server.
If your program doesn't work well without a window manager, choose a window
manager that doesn't have a menu from which the user can start a terminal
If your users are going to do anything more than just look (which seems
likely; otherwise you could just put a picture on the website), then they
will interfere with each other. To prevent this, check out my patch: