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Old 10-27-2008, 05:54 PM
Reiner Schmid
Default Ltsp-localapps /kioskmode + vlc 09.4 crash

hello again,

I noticed that the client has no own xorg,conf. (Xorg7.4 ?)
So you have to change in vlc the output module to "X11 video output"
So it seems to work!


Reiner Schmid schrieb:
> Hello,
> I am a fan of videostreaminig from the server to the thin clients.
> In Gutsy/Hardy I used the script Ltsp-Plugin (sudo ltsp-build-client
> --kiosk --base /opt/ltsp-kiosk/) and used vlc in place of "firefox" for
> streaming.
> It worked fine, so my students could listen to the videos by headphones.
> (But also the students used the "normal" Edubuntu-Client-Mode" to write
> letter, play games ....)
> Now I did the same with IntrepidRC
> I tried ltsp-localapss with firefox, flashplugin-nonfree and vlc and
> mozilla-plugin-vlc.
> Wonderful I was able to see videos from web supported by the vlcplayer
> 0.9.4 (example: Mediathek of zdf.de) working local in the memory of client.
> But later I tried to send a vlc stream from my server to my client
> (enough memory 512 MB) with
> Only for a second I could see the received stream on my client, also sound,
> but after the second it crashed with the message
> (....BadAlloc Insufficient resources for the operation X Error of failed
> request....Major opcode of failed request: 140 XVideo)
> The stream was ok, I received it with a WinMachine. Also I examined the
> free local memory of the client: > 200MB free ...
> So I created a kiosk mode, installed vlc in place of firefox, but the
> same problem, the same messages.
> Could someone help me?
> Thanks
> Reiner

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