[winswitch] Web browser based Xpra viewer

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Wed Apr 24 18:15:10 BST 2013

Hi Ammar,

There are Java versions of the client (AWT and Swing) which could be
delivered to a browser. But:
* this Java code is not production ready by any means
* I've never tried doing that
* you would lose many of the benefits of Xpra (mainly: seamlessness)


On 04/25/2013 12:11 AM, Ammar Husain wrote:
> Hi All,
> Xpra has greatly helped me to remotely connect to applications on my work
> computer. However I was wondering if there is an Xpra viewer that is
> entirely web-based? I was reading through the documentation and it seems
> like the Xpra viewer utilises the windowing system on the client machine.
> Has anyone given it a try to embed the windowing in a web browser, possibly
> using HTML5 canvas / AJAX? I mean something similar to NX WebPlayer or
> noVNC. Would it even be possible to do something like that with Xpra
> viewer? That would be of great help to me.
> Thanks,
> Ammar
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