Using VNC with dumb terminals
jnw "at" realvnc.com
Tue Aug 3 12:30:01 2004
> You can arrange to run only mozilla for clients, but I have
> run into some problems doing it completely without a window
> manager; X apps in linux expect some of the keyboard focus
> and miscelaneous functions to be done by a window manager.
> But even so, you can run a very simple window manager, and
> only run mozilla; I've used twm for this purpose, but others
> might be even less intrusive (though twm can be configured to
> be quite un-noticable).
> It's not terribly complicated, but it would involve some
> scripting in shell or perl, most likely. And writing a twm
> config file (twm being quite old, and being configured by
> text file only).
I'd recommend the Matchbox window manager for this sort of application,
because it runs apps full-screen and, if I remember correctly, is actually
designed to support just running a single-app full-screen.
Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.