On Tue, Dec 10, 2019 at 11:16 PM JJ O'Keeffe <jete.okeeffe(a)gmail.com> wrote:
How difficult would it be to add the ability to see a client's screen/desktop if
using Wayland? XOrg? Are these possible? Would a 3rd party need to implement these through
Are you asking whether you would be monitoring a user's action who is
on a physical console or are you asking for a new graphical desktop
for the logged-in user within Cockpit?
The first one is probably not possible without the user's consent.
You'd need them to be running some screen-sharing software such as a
VNC or SPICE server and connect to that.
As for a *new* graphical desktop, it's probably possible for cockpit
to initiate a desktop session on the remote machine and implement a
SPICE client in the Cockpit console. That seems like a lot of work for
a dubious proposition, though. What is the use-case?