Thursday is Spice Test Day!

poma pomidorabelisima at
Fri May 31 22:33:02 UTC 2013

On 31.05.2013 19:31, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Fri, 2013-05-31 at 10:54 -0400, Alon Levy wrote:
>>> On 05/30/2013 11:23 AM, Adam Williamson wrote:
>>>> On Thu, 2013-05-30 at 15:53 +0200, poma wrote:
>>>>> On 30.05.2013 14:16, Martin Holec wrote:
>>>>>> Are you tired of using VNC?
>>>>> Nope.
>>>>> Do you have any issues with VNC?
>>>> It's slow, doesn't have as good guest integration as Spice, and misses
>>>> lots of spice's advanced features...
>>> Can Spice be used to connect to an already running Gnome desktop for
>>> remote support purposes?
>> No, it can't do that. You can launch a completely independent X server (Xspice), but not remote an existing one. That could potentially be done by having two graphics drivers for a single X.
> I suppose we should've noted that, slightly contrary to the test day
> announcement, Spice wasn't exactly written as a direct VNC replacement
> for all of VNC's traditional use cases. It was mainly focused on use for
> virtualization, that is its primary design focus ATM. It 'replaces' VNC
> in that specific context, not necessarily for everything you might use
> VNC to do.

And that's why "Are you tired of using VNC?" don't fit in the first
place. :)
Have a nice weekend.


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