Presentation and Inquire

Benjamin Ridley benridley29 at
Tue Mar 31 21:56:01 UTC 2020


Have a look at Apache Guacamole. It's a remote desktop client over HTML5.
VNC is one of the protocols it supports, but if you really don't want to
use VNC you can use something like XRDP on your server and connect via


On Wed, 1 Apr 2020, 8:29 am Matías Emanuel Denda Serrano, <
matutetandil at> wrote:

> Hi, my name is Matias, I'm a Systems Engineer, I've never developed nor
> helped developing something similar to this, but I'd like to start now.
> Here is the deal, I'm a developer, and on my daily basis I use my laptop,
> with time it gets obsolete and I have to change it (you may understand the
> situation perfectly). In order to be hardware independent, most of my apps
> are cloud-based, BUT there are some that don't, for instance, the IDE,
> chat, general apps, etc. (Also, when I travel I have to go with my laptop,
> and someone can steal it, it could be damaged, etc.)
> So, my idea was simple, I get a cloud server, I install my favorite Linux
> DIstro a Web Desktop Environment, and I access that machine for any place
> in the world with a Web Browser... My surprise was: "There is No Web
> Desktop Environment" or at least I couldn't find anything, probably because
> no one thinks a server the way I think a server.
> Summarizing, I'd like to develop and here is where I need your help or
> starting point, something that lets me render the "screen" within a
> browser. I'm VERY open to suggestions but basically my vision is to open a
> browser enter to, I will be asked for my username and
> password, and after the validation, I'll see the SAME Desktop Environment
> that the server has. For Instance, if I installed GNOME, then I will see
> GNOME (of course if Gnome supports Wayland).
> Btw, using VNC, is not an option, it is very slow and is not what I want.
> My idea is the browser to be the screen so I can minimize the traffic to
> the minimum. Also, I don't care about moving files from the machine where
> the browser is open.
> Thanks in advance!
> Matias
> --
> Ing. Matías Emanuel Denda Serrano
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