keep GDM on OpenIndiana for SunRay Serversoftware
SunRay SS is still working with Openindiana but not on lightdm
It is possible to deliver both DisplayManagers, so we can deliver lightdm on default and gdm for SunRay Users.
Needed changes for OI distribution:
revert git commits cf51ca4f8, 3490e97bf
so that still build and packaged:
xscreensaver is needed in 32bit because of 32bit PAM modules for SUNRay
Features which tested
- multimonitor on SUNRay 3+
- audio with pulseaudio
- USB stick
- usage ISC DHCP
Desktop applications: atril, libreoffice, librecad, keepassx, gimp, gthumb, pluma ,firefox, thunderbird, ...
Firefox speedups if anoying image fading reduced
full-screen-api.transition-duration.timeout = 0
Updated by Michal Nowak over 3 years ago
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That's great that OpenIndiana can be made to work with SunRays.
However, we can't provide legacy packages which conflict with our current desktop environment, packages which themselves either needed to be updated to the latest GNOME 3 versions (bringing a lot of dependencies, requiring a lot of work), or bringing long unsupported GNOME 2 packages.
We try to achieve modern UNIX distribution with the latest desktop applications and bringing those legacy applications forward goes against this goal.
I suggest your create your own SFE-like repo with packages SunRays need. Such a repo can be then linked from our documentation.
Updated by Hubert Garavel about 3 years ago
SunRays were cool, but they have been primarily killed by Oracle, not by OpenIndiana.
At our lab, we tried to save our SunRays but we eventually gave up and replaced them
by Dell Wyse Linux thin clients, which are not too expensive and work well with the latest
OpenIndiana and lightdm.
The only cool SunRay feature missing with Dell Wyse is the smart card reader, but one
can live without it.