Recommended update for novnc

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for novnc
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:2766-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1052286 #1077940
Affected Products:
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8
  • HPE Helion Openstack 8

An update that has two recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for novnc provides version 1.0.0 and fixes the following issues:

  • Application: + Heavily revamped interface. + Everything is translated. + Automatic reconnect on disconnects. + Better handling of on screen keyboards. + Support for VNC "bell" sound.

  • Library: + Cleaned up, official and stable API. + Converted to ES6 modules. + Much improved keyboard handling. (bsc#1052286, bsc#1077940) + Support for QEMU's raw keyboard extension. + Support for continuous updates extension. + Proper handling of machines with both touch and mouse/trackpad. + Better handling of mouse wheels. + More responsive and performant panning. + Colour map mode is no longer supported.

  • Misc: + Add manpage.

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-8-2018-1935=1
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-8-2018-1935=1
  • HPE Helion Openstack 8:
    zypper in -t patch HPE-Helion-OpenStack-8-2018-1935=1

Package List:

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 (noarch):
    • novnc-1.0.0-3.3.1
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 (noarch):
    • novnc-1.0.0-3.3.1
  • HPE Helion Openstack 8 (noarch):
    • novnc-1.0.0-3.3.1