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From Nick Couchman <>
Subject Re: Kill session button in UI?
Date Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:43:35 GMT
On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 10:40 PM, dan <> wrote:

> Thanks for the reply Mike.
> VNC especially isn't disconnecting for instance when a remote machine is
> rebooted, or the connection is disrupted.  I can connect with realvnc, but
> guac's VNC will just sit there showing the last image indefinitely.  This
> is happening on a few remote hosts, running tightvnc (on windows) and
> realvnc (bundled with raspberry pi).  Maybe something in the connection
> monitoring on VNC isn't working properly?

Well, sounds like the best option would be to get to the root cause of why
the VNC connection isn't closing properly?

> Going to settings to kill a session is a number of clicks to do something
> that you are only wanting to do because of a stuck session.  Lets say I
> have a VNC session in recent connections that is hung.  I have to do
> menu>settings>select sission> kill sessions>menu>home>select connection.
> That's a little annoying as an admin, but when I try to get a user to do
> this they get lost quickly.  It would be a vast improvement to simply have
> the session thumbnail have an x or disconnect icon.

What if you use the Ctrl-Alt-Shift hot-key to get to the hidden menu and
use the "Disconnect" option?  Does this properly terminate the session?  Or
does it still list as open on the homepage after doing this?


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