remote desktop improvements

Registered by Scott Moser on 2011-04-28

I would like to pursue getting a remote desktop solution into main. There are a number of options, the most lively of which seems to be x2go.

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Robbie Williamson
Priority:
Medium
Drafter:
Scott Moser
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
None
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for oneiric
Implementation:
Deferred
Milestone target:
milestone icon oneiric-alpha-3

Related branches

Sprints

Whiteboard

Work Items:
document how to install vnc server on the cloud-images: POSTPONED
if there is a vnc server in main, include in desktop images by default: POSTPONED
consider getting x2go using libjpeg-turbo by default: POSTPONED
document howto get x2go on server easily: POSTPONED
investigate standalone client for linux: POSTPONED
investigate standalone client for mac: POSTPONED
investigate standalone client for windows: POSTPONED
create a generic java downloader and executer: POSTPONED

Many of the items required for this (x2go work) are present in foundations-o-weblive-integration.

etherpad: http://pad.ubuntu.com/uds-o-server-o-remote-desktop
etherpad-history: http://pad.ubuntu.com/ep/pad/view/uds-o-server-o-remote-desktop
related: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/foundations-o-weblive-integration

(?)

Work Items

Dependency tree

* Blueprints in grey have been implemented.