Future of KSysguard - removing remote monitoring

John Tapsell johnflux at gmail.com
Thu Mar 10 15:18:24 GMT 2011

On 10 March 2011 14:43, Cristian Tibirna <tibirna at kde.org> wrote:
> On March 8, 2011, John Tapsell wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>   For the past 13 years or so, ksysguard has been in KDE under various
>> names.  Right from the beginning it was designed to monitor remote
>> systems as well as local ones.
> John, thanks a lot for taking care of ksysguard. I consider it one of the best
> applications of the KDE basic workspace. I push it energetically on all sys-
> admins I find (and usually they're easily convinced).
> I believe the most important feature of ksysguard is its remote capability. I
> must acknowledge that I know very little of the mechanics of this feature (yet
> I know it is developed in-house, since at the time (long ago...), Chris
> Schlaeger didn't really have much choice in terms of monitoring libraries).
> I dare to ask you consider to not remove this feature. Perhaps your
> observation is rather an occasion to look at some redesign (and reuse of
> better (?) technologies in remote monitoring).

Thanks - you guys have already changed my mind :-)


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