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Re: [K12OSN] Scholastic Read 180 stumping me



Hi Rob, I tried that already (for a moment I thought, this is too easy)
but to no avail, Tom


On Thu, 17 May 2007, Rob Owens wrote:

> There's an option to set the color depth for remote desktop connections.
> On the command line, it would be -a 16 or -a 24 for the "better"
> settings.
>
> In the "Terminal Server Client" gui, it's on the "Display" tab.
>
> Maybe the software is detecting this setting somehow.
>
> -Rob
>
> On Thu, May 17, 2007 at 03:44:16PM -0400, Tom Wolfe wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> >
> > Our school recently made the rash decision to purchase Scholastic's Read
> > 180 Enterprise Edition. I figured, OK I can deal with this, the K12LTSP
> > workstations can use rdesktop to access the Read 180 client as they do
> > with Scholastic's SRI, etc.
> >
> > But Scholastic seems to have outwitted me on this one: when logged on via
> > Remote Desktop, I try to launch the Read 180 client and I get an error to
> > the effect of "This system does not meet the requirement for video
> > display". ^&*#^$&#!! Well that's ridiculous. I imagine that somehow Read
> > 180 sees the Remote Desktop video as being inadequate. I contacted
> > Scholastic and all they can say is "Remote Desktop is not one of the
> > supported configurations for our Help Desk".
> >
> > Anyone have any suggestions on how to outwit this thing? If I can't access
> > Read 180 then it will be a serious blow to the viability of my linux labs,
> > which number 5 right now and total 60 workstations, and growing.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Tom Wolfe
> >
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