Two suggestions about thinstation.conf... and build.conf files

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Two suggestions about thinstation.conf... and build.conf files

Eric Trezel

Hi,

I'm using thinstation to setup different kind of thin clients we need (remote desktop connections, kiosk...). It's really the best solution I tested until now for this purpose. I Just wanted to expose two little suggestions, not essential, but just convenient.

First, about sessions numbering (SESSION_0, SESSION_1 ...). You can't have, for example SESSION_0, SESSION_1, and SESSION_3. If you do so, SESSION_0 and 1 will apply, but not 3. The missing SESSION_2 is the cause. It would be convenient to change this behaviour. For example, I create a "debug" group, that just add and xterm icon o the desktop. I want this group to be added to another one, for debuging time. For me, it should be something like SESSION_10, in order to be sure it does'nt take the place for another app of the group I want to debug.

Second suggestion : The param "desktop file" is defined in build.conf, and should maybe rather take place in thinstation.conf. It would allow to define a different background in groups conf files.

Nothing really urgent, as you see, just convenient suggestions. I understand there is a lot of more important stuff to deal with, but maybe one day... ;-)

Thanks for your precious work.

E.T.

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    • Eric Trezel
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