FC3 slow X perfomance over ssh
johnh at comp.leeds.ac.uk
Wed Nov 10 15:15:26 UTC 2004
On Wed, 10 Nov 2004 Paul19223 at yahoo.com wrote:
> Since upgrading from FC2 to FC3, remote X applications have slowed
> tremendously. Before, apps like kmail were a bit laggy, but usable. Now I
> can watch it paint the windows piece by piece. Copying a line of text from
> a remote app caused my local X desktop (also running FC3) to lock up for
> over a minute.
> Possibly related to this are a bunch of X errors like
> X Error: BadAtom (invalid Atom parameter) 5
> Major opcode: 18
> Minor opcode: 0
> Resource id: 0x188
> These are printed continuously in the ssh window.
> I'm using ssh -X -C -2 -l <username> <hostname> to log in, same as before.
Use ssh -Y not ssh -X. It's a security thing, read the man page.
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