location: screenShare

Institute of Mathematics - PublicMathWiki:

Screen Share: Remote Shadow & Control

Service

Use

shadow

control

scale

clipboard

multiple user

VNC: Remmina / Vino

only thinlinc

x

x

x

x

x

hello.math.uzh.ch

all OS

x

-

-

-

x

Skype

all OS

x

-

-

-

x

teamviewer.com

all OS

x

x

x

x

?

Google Chrome

all OS

x

-

-

-

?

VNC: Remmina / Vino

Installed on thinlinc and available for all major linux distros.

Thinlinc:

  • [host] share screen: Applications > Remote Desktop > Desktop Sharing

    • [on] Allow other users to view your Desktop.
    • [on] Allow other users to control your Desktop.
  • [guest] join screen share: Applications > Remote Desktop > Remmina

remmina1.png

  • The [host] has to accept the join request.
  • After saving the user - for future sessions just doubleclick the username.

remmina2.png

FAQ

  • Q: I'm the host, I want disconnect all guests!
    • A: [host] Click on the 'Desktop Sharing' icon in the top panel and choose Disconnect <user>.

  • Q: Fast way to join on a screen share?
    • A: [guest] Check the Remmina symbol in the top panel. Click on it and you'll see all your saved buddies.

  • Q: The name of my colleague doesn't appear in the chooser list!
    • A: [host] Let the colleague open a terminal and type: vino.sh - this will restart the 'Desktop Sharing'.

  • Q: Double click on the colleague name open's the window and shows Can't connect!

    • A: [guest] Stop Remmina and start again. Explanation: if the colleague log off from thinlinc and log in again, a new server might be assigned. With restarting Remmina the buddies list is updated with the latest server/buddy pairs.

  • Q: Sharing is fine, but the window is to big - it should be scaled!
    • A: [guest] On the left side switch on 'Toggle Scale Mode'
  • Q: The [host] says there is no 'screen share request' to acknowledge!
    • A: [host] Sometimes the window with the screen share request is in the background - look at the bottom task list for a window with 'bold' text, click on it and it comes to the front.

hello.math.uzh.ch / RocketChat

Start:

  • Start a voice call via RocketChat.

  • Click on 'screen share'

Skype

  • Install Skype client.
  • Create / use your Microsoft Account
  • Only shadow, no remote control.

Start:

  • Start a voice call via Skype.
  • Click on 'screen share'

Teamviewer.com

  • Install Teamviewer client.

Start:

  • Start Teamviewer
  • Exchange ID's (show during start)

Google Chrome

Problem

Mac OS X Catalina / 10.15

Each applications needs the screen record privilege: https://help.daily.co/en/articles/3400532-enable-screen-recording-permission-for-macos-catalina-10-15-and-later

PublicMathWiki: screenShare (last edited 2020-03-26 20:45:29 by crose)