Cloud Server ESCAPE and middle mouse button

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  • #3721
    leem
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    I am evaluating the cloud server version 4.23.23-5 on a RHEL 6.4 system.

    There are two issues when using virtual desktops via web browsers running on remote systems (also RHEL based):

    1. The full-screen mode is exited by the ESCAPE key.  This causes problems with applications that want to use the ESCAPE key (ie, the vi editor).  Is this configurable?

    2.  A middle mouse button Xwindow copy and paste will exit the virtual session but works properly when connecting to a physical display session.  This happens consistently with firefox 26 and never with Chrome browser.

     

    #3742
    Britgirl
    Keymaster

    Point 2 isn’t clear, can you explain what isn’t working correctly? Our developers are investigating point 1 in the meantime.

    #3764
    fra81
    Moderator

    About point 1, unfortunately that is not configurable, but you can use a alternative way to enable fullscreen mode, like pressing F11 or using the browser’s menu. In that case you can continue using the Escape key in the session.

    #3773
    leem
    Participant

    On point 2, the combination of Firefox and virtual sessions is a problem with the Xwindow middle mouse button paste.

    Using the same Firefox with a connection to the physical desktop on the same machine is not a problem, and using chrome with either the virtual or physical desktop is also fine.

    For other reasons, we are not evaluating the cloud server any longer, but thanks for the update.

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