[lug] HTML terminal?

Zan Lynx zlynx at acm.org
Thu Dec 14 10:15:35 MST 2006

On Thu, 2006-12-07 at 10:00 -0700, David Morris wrote:
> I don't know if anything like this even exists, I'm just
> hoping:
> I'm looking for a way to run a terminal connection to a
> system using HTML as the interface.  Not a Java applet.
> A text entry form in place of the command line and HTML code
> for displaying the terminal window.
> Why?  Because when I travel, some internet connections I
> find do not allow any form of SSH.  Java can be disabled (or
> not installed) and applications can be prevented from
> running, preventing the use of something like putty.
> But HTML is always there.
> Obviously the interface would be limited to the command
> line...no applications fancier than ex and mail.  But at
> least it would allow minimal access in an emergency.
> Any suggestions?

I just saw this pop up on my Gentoo update:


I have not tried it.  But it could be useful.
Zan Lynx <zlynx at acm.org>
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