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IT News Thread, eyeOS in Other News; This looks like an interesting idea, your 'OS' lives in the cloud (or at least a remote server). The good ...
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    eyeOS



    This looks like an interesting idea, your 'OS' lives in the cloud (or at least a remote server). The good thing is it is open source and you can run it on your own server. I have installed it on a low powered Ubuntu server and it runs pretty well. Requires Apache/PHP5.

    eyeOS - Cloud Computing Operating System | Web Desktop - Web OS - Web Office - your files and applications everywhere
    Setup eyeOS At Home - eyeOS Wiki

    Ubuntu Server

    Code:
    sudo tasksel install lamp-server
    wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/eyeos/eyeOS_1.8.6.2.tar.gz
    tar xzvf eyeOS_1.8.6.2.tar.gz
    sudo cp eyeOS /var/www
    sudo chmod 777 -R /var/www/eyeOS
    Open a web browser to http://<server ip>/eyeOS

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    I have this running at the moment, not published it LIVE to anyone yet.. but hoping to at some point in the new term very good! and it works!

    James.

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    I have seen it not played with it yet but could be very useful.

    Russ

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    eyeOS doesn't like WAMP 2.0i cos it uses PHP 5.3 and eyeOS wants 5.2.x

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    Looks interesting. Does it support RDP? Can I publish TS apps to the eyeOS desktop?

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    I don't think you can as it is linux based.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tmcd35 View Post
    Looks interesting. Does it support RDP? Can I publish TS apps to the eyeOS desktop?
    Afraid not its really just an interactive web page pretending to be a desktop. You could perhaps write your own programs for it though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by russdev View Post
    I don't think you can as it is linux based.

    Russ
    It is actually php based

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    Quote Originally Posted by somabc View Post
    Afraid not its really just an interactive web page pretending to be a desktop. You could perhaps write your own programs for it though.
    Its good, we use it here. There is a website eyeOS Apps where people have created there own apps and themes and they also work very well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyberNerd View Post
    It is actually php based
    Sorry my mistake hmm wonder if will run on vps..

    Russ

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    I've seen this concept before, had accounts at a couple of sites which went bust trying this out. Problem is that whilst it looks fancy, I don't see the point.

    I can do most of that already just using Zoho.

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    for anyone interested I have a demo up here
    username / password => demo/demo

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    I guess this is now something else we need to be looking our for at schools. As I suppose it will allow students to access games and access to unsuitable sites.

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    Erm yes and no - the web is accessed within eyeOS via the browser you use to login to eyeOS with - if that makes any sense? so they will still be forced out via the usual proxy settings already in place...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gatt View Post
    Erm yes and no - the web is accessed within eyeOS via the browser you use to login to eyeOS with - if that makes any sense? so they will still be forced out via the usual proxy settings already in place...
    Thanks for the explanation.

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