Veyon 4.5.0



  • We're proud to announce the release of Veyon 4.5.0 coming with the largest number of improvements and changes we ever had. Download at https://veyon.io/download and discover the new Slideshow and Spotlight monitoring panels as well as the revised screen sharing features:

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    Changelog:

    • Core: improve invocation of worker processes for better reliability
    • Core: improve message exchange with worker processes (fixes demo mode not starting properly in some cases)
    • Core: implement session ID management to reuse a session ID after a session has been closed - RDP session IDs (which are increased continuously) are no longer used for calculating server port numbers
    • Core: rename configuration key Service/PrimaryServicePort to Service/VeyonServerPort
    • Core: refactor feature plugin API
    • Configurator: Service: improve session mode configuration UI
    • Configurator: Service: improve network configuration UI
    • Configurator: Master: add option to hide own session
    • Configurator: Master: add computer icon spacing setting
    • Configurator: Master: add computer icon aspect ratio setting
    • Demo: refactor server to be multithreaded which greatly improves performance and responsiveness especially with many clients
    • Demo: add feature to share a user's screen instead of the own one
    • Demo: reset access token after stopping server
    • Demo: refactor modes (window/fullscreen) as subfeatures displayed in a drop down menu
    • Demo: add feature to share only one of multiple (own) screens
    • FileTransfer: add configuration page allowing to configure source and destination folders
    • Linux: ignore SIGPIPE and continue running normally if a socket is closed unexpectedly
    • Linux: fix missing dependencies in Ubuntu 20.04 package
    • Linux: fix and prefer reboot/poweroff via systemd-logind
    • Linux: fix reboot/poweroff if e.g. /sbin or /usr/sbin is not in PATH
    • Linux: don't show output of internal systemctl calls
    • Linux: add Debian-gdm as display manager user to properly detect that no user is being logged in
    • Linux: Service: retry server start for sessions in opening state
    • Linux: Service: manually set environment variable XDG_SESSION_ID if pam-systemd is not used
    • Linux: Service: start server instances for active/online sessions only - fixes various issues regarding server start on user login
    • Master: add Slideshow panel
    • Master: add Spotlight panel
    • Master: always adjust the size of computer icons automatically when enabled
    • Master: save and restore states and sizes of panels
    • Master: automatically adjust aspect ratio of computer icons to the original screen sizes
    • Master: update already visible tooltips for computer icons
    • Master: make computer icon spacing configurable and decrease its default value
    • RemoteAccess: show username in window title
    • RemoteAccess: hide toolbar on focus loss
    • ScreenLock: fix lock widget not being shown and thus screen not being locked on some Linux desktops
    • Server: also notify about authentication failure on incomplete authentication attempts
    • Server: add support for external VNC servers without any authentication/password configured
    • Server: improve error handling for VNC server plugins
    • WebAPI: add new plugin offering a RESTful API for accessing Veyon Server instances
    • Windows: disable Interception driver in multi session mode to prevent issues with hanging RDP sessions
    • Windows: refactor service-related debug messages
    • Windows: update 3rdparty component UltraVNC
    • Windows: update libraries (Qt 5.12.11 snapshot, OpenLDAP 2.4.56, OpenSSL 1.1.1h)


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