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From Alexandro Colorado <...@oooes.org>
Subject Re: OpenOffice thin client edition - why not?
Date Fri, 18 Jan 2013 03:53:58 GMT
 It wasnt an edition more like a mode, you did $ soffice -net and you can
have variou users conenected, there was a pertner that even did some Active
Directory authentication.
http://openofficetechnology.com/products/OpenOffice-Enterprise



On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 9:24 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 10:16 PM, Fernando Cassia <fcassia@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I remember Sun -or perhaps it was StarDivision- once sold a StarOffice
> > "network computing" edition, basically what I think it did was install
> > a OO.o/SO Server on a LAN, and remote users connected -over VNC or
> > likewise thin-client protocol- via a Java applet in their browsers, to
> > the StarOffice app.
> >
> > So, has anyone played with such a setup in OpenOffice ? Notice I don´t
> > want to give remote users access to the full desktop or a remote Linux
> > desktop session, just the application. In other words, what I mean is
> > the VNC-ization of the OO app...
> >
>
> rollApp appears to do some form of GUI virtualization, but to an iPad:
>
> https://www.rollapp.com/OpenOffice
>
> The tablet is the new "thin client", yes?
>
> They use DropBox and Google Drive as the file stores for user documents.
>
> -Rob
>
> > Ideally, a server could be set up with each app (Calc, Writer,
> > Impress) on different tcpip ports so users could start with a new
> > document directly by using a different URL.
> >
> > Perhaps this exists already, I´m not sure. The components to do so
> > clearly are out there... for instance TightVNC (GPL) has a Java applet
> > viewer with ssh http://www.tightvnc.com/ssh-java-vnc-viewer.php
> >
> > I´m surprised no one has made a ready-made fire and forget installer
> > for this kind of setup.
> >
> > Thoughts? comments? -TIA
> > FC
> > --
> > During times of Universal Deceit, telling the truth becomes a
> revolutionary act
> > Durante épocas de Engaño Universal, decir la verdad se convierte en un
> > Acto Revolucionario
> > - George Orwell
>



-- 
Alexandro Colorado
Apache OpenOffice Contributor
http://es.openoffice.org

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