A debian package that simplifies setting up a RDP thin terminal
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rba.desktop
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README

This package can be used to setup a linux box as a thin terminal
at rainbow books.

Package Building
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To build the package, perform a git checkout and then run:

  git-buildpackage

Package Installation
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To install the compiled package:

  dpkg -i rbaterminal_1.0.0_all.deb

Post Installation
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Once it's installed, the following configuration steps need to be performed:

- add a new user called auto, password auto
- login to X as auto, changing the session to RBA first
- edit /etc/gdm/gdm.conf and add the following 2 lines to the [daemon] section:
  AutomaticLoginEnable=true
  AutomaticLogin=auto
- edit /etc/sudoers and add the following line:
  jh  ALL=NOPASSWD: /sbin/shutdown
- restart gdm:
  invoke-rc.d gdm restart