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Thoughts about Canonical's UCCS Service

In Octobre 2012, I visited UES (Ubuntu Enterprise Summit) 2012.10 in Copenhagen. Amongst other new features in Ubuntu 12.10 the new UCCS service at Canonical got introduced.

UCCS is a session broker[1] (as of Ubuntu 12.10 for RDP fullscreen sessions only) that provides login / session information to LightDM. In Quantal, the user can select a Remote Login Session as login option.


How UCCS works together with LightDM

How To for hi-jacking the RDP remote login feature introduced in Ubuntu 12.10 with X2Go

As a proof-of-concept I have provided some packages ([1], [2]) that can be installed on Ubuntu 12.10 and allow hi-jacking of the (new) RDP remote login feature in Ubuntu 12.10 with X2Go.


The following simple steps have to be followed, to do the hi-jacking...

X2Go Server (Ubuntu precise):

 $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:x2go/stable
 $ sudo apt-get update
 $ sudo apt-get install x2goserver-xsession

New blog: Debian Maintainer status reached

As part of the process of becoming a Debian Developer, I have set up this blog to document some of my Debian (and other FOSS) activities and ideas in public.

In Octobre 2012, I have been granted Debian Maintainer status. As of today I am in the middle of the NM process, a quality assertion of Debian for people who want to become a Member of Debian (i.e. reach Debian Developer status).

So, saying hello world with this first blog post...


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