Terminals

Menu path: Setup > Accessories > Terminals > Local Terminal

With the local terminal, you can execute local commands on your thin client. For details of how to use the local terminal, see Using local terminal.

It is also possible to access a local shell without a terminal session: Alternatively, you can switch to the virtual terminals tty11 and tty12 by pressing [Ctrl]+[Alt]+[F11 ]or [Ctrl]+[Alt]+[F12]. Pressing [Ctrl]+[Alt]+[F1] takes you back to the user interface.

The settings for starting the function are described below.

Session name: Name for the session

The session name must not contain any of these characters: \ / : * ? “ < > | [ ] { } ( )

Start menu: If this option is enabled, the session can be launched from the start menu.

Application Launcher: If this option is enabled, the session can be launched with the Application Launcher.

Desktop: If this option is enabled, the session can be launched with a program launcher on the desktop.

Quick start panel: If this option is enabled, the session can be launched with the quick start panel.

Start menu's system tab: If this option is enabled, the session can be launched with the start menu's system tab.

Application Launcher's system tab: If this option is enabled, the session can be launched with the Application Launcher's system tab.

Desktop context menu: If this option is enabled, the session can be launched with the desktop context menu.

Menu folder: If you specify a folder name or a path comprising a number of folder names separated by "/", a menu path will be created for the session. The menu path will be used in the start menu and in the desktop context menu.

Path in the Application Launcher: If you specify a folder name or a path comprising a number of folder names separated by "/", a menu path will be created for the session. The menu path will be used in the Application Launcher.

Desktop folder: If you specify a folder name or a path comprising a number of folder names separated by "/", a menu path will be created for the session. The menu path will be used for the program launcher on the desktop.

Hotkey:

The session can be started with a hotkey. A hotkey consists of one or more modifiers and a key.

Modifiers: A modifier or a combination of several modifiers for the hotkey. You can select a set key symbol/combination or your own key symbol/combination. A key symbol is a defined chain of characters, e.g. Ctrl. Here, you will find the available modifiers and the associated key symbols:

  • (No modifier) = None
  •  = Shift
  • [Ctrl] = Ctrl
  •  = Mod4

    When this keyboard key is used as a modifier, it is represented as Mod4; when it is used as a key, it is represented as Super_L.

  • [Alt] = Alt

Key combinations are formed as follows with |:

  • Ctrl +  = Ctrl|Super_L

Key: Key for the hotkey

To enter a key that does not have a visible character, e. g. the [Tab] key, open a terminal, log on as user and enter xev -event keyboard. Press the key to be used for the hotkey. The text in brackets that begins with keysym contains the key symbol for the Key field. Example: Tab in (keysym 0xff09, Tab)

Autostart: If this option is enabled, the session will be launched automatically when the thin client boots.

Relaunch: If this option is enabled, the session will be relaunched automatically after termination.

Autostart delay: Waiting time in seconds between the thin client booting and the session being launched automatically.

Appliance mode access: Determines whether the session can be started in appliance mode. By default, appliance mode implies that one session is running on the device exclusively. For further information, see Appliance Mode.

 The session can be started in appliance mode. The following starting methods can be used in appliance mode:

  • Desktop (desktop icon; not in appliance mode XDMCP for this Display)
  • Desktop Context Menu (not in appliance mode XDMCP for this Display)
  • Application Launcher (includes Application Launcher's system tabnot in appliance mode XDMCP for this Display)
  • Hotkey
  • Autostart (not in appliance mode XDMCP for this Display)

 The session cannot be started in appliance mode. 


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Last update: September 6, 2019