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Setting .Xauthority for admin to display remotely on client

This perl script will modify the ~admin/.Xauthority file with the keys for remote display on user client sessions.

Example

As admin:

sudo ./admin_ltsp_xauth.plx ltsp20@192.168.0.20
##now##
DISPLAY=192.168.0.20:7.0 xmessage -timeout 10 -center 'System is going down.'
##or##
import -display 192.168.0.20:7.0 -window root ltsp20.jpg; eog ltsp20.jpg

Application

This does a graphical wall, using who, calling ./admin_ltsp_xauth.plx for all clients.

As admin:

./ltsp_xmessage.plx ./xmessage_system_going_down.sh


CategoryLtsp

UbuntuLTSP/AdminXauthority (last edited 2009-08-12 15:59:25 by ermeyers)