[kepler-dev] remote display of Kepler & drag&drop

Norbert Podhorszki pnorbert at cs.ucdavis.edu
Tue Apr 25 11:30:33 PDT 2006

No Mac, only linux PCs everywhere.
And there are no error messages, simply it does not do anything.

PS: Thank you for the empathy, I need it desperately.

On Tue, 25 Apr 2006, Matthew Brooke wrote:

> is the remote machine a Mac, by any chance?
> I saw this behavior about a month ago, remotely accessing a mac (using VNC 
> over SSH), and was seeing Java errors that I have never seen before (or 
> since), which had something to do with the display environment and the Apple 
> JVM (I didn't copy the error for posterity, unfortunately). Google didn't 
> shed any light on the issue, and then subsequently, the problem went away as 
> mysteriously as it started.
> In conclusion, I can't offer any helpful advice, but thought a little empathy 
> might help :-)
> I'd be interested to hear if it *is* OS X, and if you get any java errors 
> showing up in the command window
> m
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> ---------------------------------------------
> Norbert Podhorszki wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am trying to use Kepler on a very remote machine, going in with ssh -X 
>> (through an intermediate machine).
>> In such extremely awfully unbearably slow circumstances, dragging the 
>> actors from the tree to the display does not work.
>> Had anyone such experience? Is this kepler specific, or java awt issue?
>> Dragging the actors of a workflow on the screen works - although there is 
>> no one in the world who can wait for it, except me.
>> In a similar silly testing - going to a remote machine and come back using 
>> ssh -X  - running kepler on my own machine behaves similarly. However, the 
>> dragging looks like working: the icon of dragging appears on screen. But 
>> the drop part does not work.
>> Any idea, how to use Kepler remotely?
>> Thanks
>> Norbert


      Norbert Podhorszki
      University of California, Davis
      Department of Computer Science
      1 Shields Ave, 2236 Kemper Hall
      Davis, CA 95616
      (530) 754-8188
      pnorbert at cs.ucdavis.edu

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