[clug] remote X performannce
clug at zhasper.com
Tue Aug 4 22:51:51 MDT 2009
On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 4:07 PM, Brett Worth <brett at worth.id.au> wrote:
> 2009/8/3 Michael James <michael at james.st>:
> > We are trying to run an application remotely over X.
> I'll bite. ( I must be having a slow day)
> Are you doing direct remote DISPLAY? I find that if you're trying to
> do remote X then the best way is to use "ssh -X -C" because runs a lot
> faster. The compression is a must.
> That aside I've been using the non-open but cost-free nx for about 18
> months with great success over a remote link with ~600ms ping. I've
> never tried the open version.
You've also never tried the newer open version, NeatX (
http://code.google.com/p/neatx/). I know some of the developers, but haven't
> Using vnc over a port forwarded compressed ssh session can be OK but
> not as nice as the nx sessions. I use thunderbird over nx a lot with
> great success. Firefox over nx is OK but youtube suffers. :-)
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