[buug] runing X remotely on an XP system
togo at of.net
Fri Dec 12 08:35:07 PST 2003
According to Bill Honeycutt,
> Tony wrote:
> >I have a small network at home. I can connect to my freeBSD system fine
> >through SSH or telnet. however I cannot run any of my X apps remotely
> >from my XP system. Is there a way to do this?
> Check out VNC...
I use tightvnc.org instead. Over my DSL line, tightvnc with ...
-encodings "tight copyrect CoRRE"
... paints an entire 1500x1100 16-bit screen in 1 sec, while realvnc
takes 10 sec.
But if you (Tony) are doing this on a LAN only, "raw" encoding
is what you want, and either is fine. Also, in that case,
you won't need putty either (putty gives you ssh tunnelling).
A tip: when using vnc, avoid patterned wallpapers and
gradients for highest performance. I use blackbox with
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