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Re: [K12OSN] Scholastic Read 180 stumping me



Hi Levi, thanks for the lead... I tried it in 32-bit, full-screen mode
with the latest update to the Remote Desktop Client, and LAN/100Mbps
selected in the "Experience" sectino. Still the same error.

Regards,
Tom Wolfe


On Fri, 18 May 2007, Levi Kemp wrote:

> This may be too simple still, but are you running rdesktop in a window
> or full screen?
>
> Levi
>
> On Thu, 2007-05-17 at 17:33 -0400, Tom Wolfe wrote:
>
> > 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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