- Right-click on the background.
- Click Applications->Snapshot.
- Click the radio button next to Snap Type: Screen.
- Click Snap. After a moment, a big window will open that has an image of the desktop.
This can be a bit disconcerting, as this big window looks exactly like a smaller version of the full screen.
- Along the top of that window's menu bar, click File->Print. A print window will open.
Click Print or Print Preview in that window. You'll probably need to play with the several
Image Viewer options before you get a printout you like.
1) Download GhostScript
Go to ftp://ftp.lpl.arizona.edu/pub/lpl/pc_utils/win/
download gs800w32.exe and gsv43w32.exe to your desktop
(double-click and choose save, or right-click copy and paste).
2) Install GhostScript
Double click on the files you downloaded.
3) Copy the icons to your Desktop
click start->programs->ghostgum->gs view 4.3
right-click on gsview 4.3, send to desktop
4) Run the program
double-click on gsview 4.3 icon on desktop
browse to the .ps file that you wish to display
1) Make a shortcut to Windows Explorer on your Desktop:
* Click Start->Programs->Accessories.
* Right-click Explorer.
* Click Send To->Desktop.
2) Right-click the new Explorer shortcut icon, and select
3) Change the Target field
to %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e,path
(where "path" is the directory you want Explorer to open in,
including the drive.)
For example, to open automatically in c:\bob\dobbs, add
" /e,c:\bob\dobbs" (no quotes) to the Target field.
4) You can have several Explorer shortcuts on your desktop, each
opening to a different directory.
If set up correctly in the remote desktop program, either by the correct option on the command line, or by selection the correct option menues, sound from the terminal server should be delivered to the local machine (the one you are sitting in front of). If the connection is correct, you should hear the normal Windows chimes when you log into the terminal server.
Control of the volume is primarily done on the local machine, but some control is also done on the remote machine. For instance, to select the audio to come from the headphone jack on a SunRay, use the Solaris Audio Control option under CDE Applications and select Headphones. On a PC or Mac, use the normal audio controls.
Unix - Suns, including SunRays, and Linux:
Connect using the "rdesktop" program. Generally useful options include:
- -r sound:local redirect sound to local machine
- -a 16 set color bit depth of display 8|15|16|24
- -f run in full screen mode
- -g 1024x768 set the display geometry to 1024x768
A typical command might be:
rdesktop -a 16 -g 1024x768 -r sound:local ts1.lpl.arizona.edu or rdesktop -a 16 -g 1024x768 -r sound:local ts3.lpl.arizona.edu
Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection is installed on many of the LPL Macs, or is available from http://www.microsoft.com/mac/ under Downloads. Running the RDC program asks for the name of the remote computer, here that would be ts1.lpl.arizona.edu or ts3.lpl.arizona.edu, and clicking the Options tab will allow the user to set options, such as display size, and sound handling.
Other Windows Boxes
To connect to the terminal server from a PC running Windows:
Select Start Select All Programs Select Accessories Select Communications Select Remote Desktop Connection
The program will ask for the name of the remote machine to which to connect; here it would be ts1.lpl.arizona.edu or ts3.lpl.arizona.edu. When you log into the terminal servers, under any enviroment, it will prompt you for a user name and password. Make sure you are on the AD domain and proceed to enter your AD Username/Password combination. In addition, the Options button can be use to set options such as the display size and sound control.
The two Windows Terminal Servers, called ts1.lpl.arizona.edu and ts3.lpl.arizona.edu, are computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system. These servers are available for use from remote machines. This allows users who may have another machine on their desktop the ability to run applications which are only available on Windows machines.
Current software installed includes:
|Adobe Distiller||v 7.0||v 8.0|
|Adobe Reader 8.0||X||X||X|
|CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X3||X||X||X|
|Macromedia Contribute||v 3||CS3|
|Macromedia Dreamweaver||v 8.0||CS3|
|Macromedia Fireworks||v 8.0||CS3|
|Macromedia Flash||v 8.0|
|Macromedia Flash Video Encoder||v 8.0|
|Macromedia Flash Player||v 8.0|
|Mathematica||v 5.2||v 6.0|
|SciFinder Scholar 2006||X||X||X|
If there is a package you would like to have considered for installation, send a note to sys.
The configurations for the different servers can be found in the following table
|P0430023||07/31/2007||Opteron 2 Ghz||Server 2003
|1GB||74/68||AD Domain Contrller|
|0039031800||04/16/2010||Opteron 1.8 Ghz||Server 2003
|Academic and Business office file server
Roamin g Profiles for Business/Academic Office
|0034672730||12/21/2007||Celeron 2.6 Ghz||Server 2003
|0623FU2009||Opteron 2.21 Ghz||Server 2003
|1GB||74/68||AD Domain Controller|
|0039031797||05/14/2010||Opteron 2.8 Ghz||Server 2003
|8GB||68/59||Library World data files and llS|
|0038656216||01/30/2010||Xeon 1.6 Ghz||Server 2003
|AD File Server|
|P0430007||07/31/2007||Opteron 2 Ghz||Server 2003
|1GB||74/51||AD Domain Contrller,Sophos|
|Phxad||188.8.131.52||Opteron 2.39 Ghz||Server 2003
|2GB||279/272||PHXADS Domain Controller|
|Sciad||184.108.40.206||Sunfire||Opteron 2.59 Ghz||Server 2003
|8GB||67/58||PHXADS Domain Controller|
|TS1||220.127.116.11||Gateway 975||0034968157||03/02/2008||Xeon 3.06 Ghz||Server 2003
|AD Terminal Server|
Opteron 1.8 Ghz
|2GB||67/61||AD Terminal Server|
The SunRays are thin client machines which provide a display and input interface (keyboard and mouse) to a SunRay server system. Currently the LPL SunRay server is running Solaris and is called wanachenee.lpl.arizona.edu. The SunRays also provide:
- Audio output to build in speaker and/or headphones
- Security via use of a SmartCard, such as a CATS card
- Local access to USB flash drives
Many programs will work with the default audio setup from the SunRays, using the builtin speaker. For other programs, which expect to use the Unix device /dev/audio, may need to be explicitly given the output device $AUDIODEV. For example: play -d $DEVAUDIO sound.wav.
The audio is controled by the Audio Control tool. This tool should be available from the desktop. If using CDE, right click on the desktop, choose Applications and select the Audio Control option. This control panel allows the user to set the output volume as well as location (the Master Outputmay appear grayed out, but it should still function).
As a security measure, the SunRays can use a SmartCard to allow access to a session. The UofA CAT Card has a SmartCard chip which can be used with the SunRays. By inserting a CAT Card into the slot on the SunRay only that user can access a session. By pulling out the card, the session is disconnected. The user can then go to another SunRay, insert the card into that system, and re-establish the same connection. (Or come back to the original system, eg. after lunch.) Meanwhile another user can use the same SunRay for another session.
A SmartCard is not required to use the SunRay. It simply provides another level of security (a user needs both the account/password, as well as the card) as well as more functionallity (the ability to "move" a session to a new SunRay).
USB Flash Drives
The use of USB flash drives, aka pen drives, aka thumb drives, aka those little do-dads, can easily be use with the SunRays. Simply inserting the drive into one of the USB connectors on the back of the unit, the disk should be mounted on the SunRay server (wanachenee). The drive will be mounted with a name something like:
The owner of the USB file system will be set to the owner of the current SunRay session.
Modifying Display Settings
The command to adjust the display parameters on the SunRays is /opt/SUNWut/bin/utxconfig. In particular, you can use the "-l" option to see the current settings and "-r WIDTHxHEIGHT" options to modify the settings. (
setenv MANPATH /opt/SUNWut/man; man utxconfig for more info)
Changes will only restart once the X-server restarts. That means that you at least need to log off on the SunRay. You might need to reboot.
To connect to the LPL Windows terminal server from a Sun Ray client, use /usr/local/bin/rdesktop. To specify the geometry so that your local window manager will control the window and allow me to minimize the connection, issue the following UNIX command: rdesktop -g 1024x768 -a 16 -r sound:local terminalserver
The /opt/SUNWut directory is where the SunRay server stuff lives, so, in a pinch, that's a good place to look for answers.
If you are running Redhat Linux, you can add a network printers as follows:
Find the IP address of the printer that you wish to add.
To find the printer's IP address, ping it by name from a Linux shell window.
The printers in room 331 are called hp4300-331 and hp4600-331.
The HP-4500 color printer in room 509H is called hp4500-509h.
Login as root.
Add the printer.To add an LPL printer to a Redhat linux machine:If using the gnome GUI:Click foot->programs->system->printer configuration.If using kde:Regardless of GUI type, proceed with:Click New.Click Next.Click the radio button next to JetDirect Printer JETDIRECT.Enter the name of the printer in Queue Name window.Click Next.Enter the printer's IP address in the Printer IP window.Click Next.Click Postscript Printer (top of list).Click Next.Click Finish.Click Apply.Click the row for the new printer in the list of printers.Click Test->US Letter Postscript Testpage.To add a PIRL printer to a Redhat linux machine:If using the gnome GUI:Click Foot_or_Redhat->Programs->System->Printer Configuration.If using KDE:Click K->System->Printer Configuration.Regardless of GUI type, proceed with:Click New.Click Next.Click radio button next to Unix Printer LPD.enter name of printer in Queue Name window.Click Next.type pirlprinters in Server window.type name of printer in Queue window.Click Next.Click Postscript Printer (top of list).Click Next.Click Finish.Click Apply.Click the row for the new printer in the list of printers.Click Test->US Letter Postscript Testpage.