Commit 587f1e53 authored by Russ Fish's avatar Russ Fish
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Improve Firefox descriptions for RDP.

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......@@ -15,7 +15,9 @@ remote Windows Desktop using the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). </p>
<ul>
<li> There is a nice open-source RDP client for Unix and Linux at
<a href="http://www.rdesktop.org/">www.rdesktop.org</a>.</li>
<a href="http://www.rdesktop.org/">www.rdesktop.org</a>.
It may already be installed on your computer: to find out, try:
<pre>which rdesktop</pre></li>
<li> There is a Microsoft RDC (Remote Desktop Client) installed in
Windows XP. You can also install it from a Windows XP
......@@ -26,12 +28,12 @@ remote Windows Desktop using the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). </p>
</ul>
<p>Clicking "RDP to Node" in the Node Options page will send your
browser a "text/x-testbed-rdp" ".tbrdp" file. <ul>
browser a MimeType "text/x-testbed-rdp" file with extension ".tbrdp". <ul>
<li> In FreeBSD or Linux, you
can save the file and pass it as an argument to
<code>rdp-mime.pl</code> or associate it with <code>rdp-mime.pl</code>
in your web browser. You can download the <code>rdp-mime.pl </code><a
href="rdp-mime.pl">Perl program here</a>.</li>
href="rdp-mime.pl">Perl program here</a>.</li> <br>
<li> In Windows XP or 2000, you have the same choice to save and open the
.tbrdp file with a script, or associate it with the script in the browser
so you can just click. See the installation directions <a
......@@ -106,6 +108,21 @@ push your windows around to fit in the smaller space. </p>
</ul>
</li>
<li><font size='+1'><b>Linux/FreeBSD and Firefox:</b></font>
<ul>
<li>Click on a node RDP icon in the Node Options page.
An <code>Opening...</code> dialog will appear.</li>
<li>Go to the <code>Open with</code> line and select the radio
button.</li>
<li><code>Browse...</code> to the <code>rdp-mime.pl</code> script
you installed above.</li>
<li>Click <code>OK</code>.</li>
<li>Once this is working, you can click the
<code>Do this automatically</code> check box.</li>
</ul>
</li>
<li><font size='+1'><b>Linux/FreeBSD and Opera:</b></font>
<ul>
<li>Choose <code>preferences</code> from the <code>File</code> menu.</li>
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<a href="http://the.earth.li/~sgtatham/putty/latest/x86/putty-0.56-installer.exe">
free download.</a> </li>
<li>This all depends on at having least a basic installation of
<a href="www.cygwin.org">CygWin</a> as well.</li>
<li>You can select Perl within CygWin, or install another
<a href="www.cygwin.org">Cygwin</a> as well.</li>
<li>You can select Perl within Cygwin, or install another
<a href="http://www.perl.org/">Perl port</a>.</li>
</ul>
<li>Unpack the Emulab exe's and pl's into an install directory of your
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<li>You can copy putty.exe into that directory as well, or make sure the
system path contains the PuTTY install directory.</li>
<li>Make sure that the install directory, and also the Perl directory, are on
your Windows system path, not just your CygWin shell path. Look in
your Windows system path, not just your Cygwin shell path. Look in
<code>Control Panel / System / Advanced / Environment Variables</code>
and double-click on Path in the lower System Variables pane to
edit.</li>
and double-click on <code>Path</code> in the lower <code>System Variables</code>
pane to edit.</li>
<li><font size='+1'><b>Windows and Mozilla/Firefox:</b></font>
To associate the handler with the .tbrdp file type in Mozilla/Firefox:
<ul>
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<code>Other...</code> from the pull-down list.</li>
<li>Browse to the rdp-mime-winxp.exe application you installed
above.</li>
<li>Once this is working, you can click
<code>Do this automatically<code>.</li>
<li>Once this is working, you can click the
<code>Do this automatically</code> check box.</li>
</ul>
<li><font size='+1'><b>Windows and Internet Explorer:</b></font>
To associate the handler with the .tbrdp file type in Windows:
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