Semi-OT: VNC Alternatives.
gilboada at netvision.net.il
Thu Nov 3 22:30:21 UTC 2005
I wonder if this may be the source of the problem:
On Fri, 2005-11-04 at 00:28 +0200, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-11-03 at 12:07 -0600, Les Mikesell wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-11-03 at 08:16, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> > > My initial thought was VNC. I've created a couple of VNC accounts on
> > > each server and configured each of accounts to run KDE.
> > > Amazingly enough, the solution seem to be working just fine (considering
> > > the number of active KDE sessions) but soon enough, I started getting
> > > Windows client disconnect errors which do not seem to relate to server
> > > load and/or network load.
> > ...
> > > I tried cygwin/X based solution. But cygwin/X is getting severe tearing
> > > and update problems (both under SSH/tunneling and xdmcp session) which
> > > renders it too unstable in my eyes.
> > I think you have some underlying network problem. Freenx might help
> > by reducing bandwidth needs but you should fix the real issue. Either
> > of those methods should be usable.
> I should make it clear that most of the problems occur when I connect
> over xdmcp.
> However, when when I use the -multiwindow, KDE menus are slow to update
> and at times, I get tearing effects when the mouse is moved too fast.
> As for network problem, I doubt it.
> My FC4 workstation sits on the same network segment as both clients and
> servers and I see no problems on my side. (When tunneling X over SSH)
> The FreeNX is indeed an interesting option. Hopefully with some work, I
> can get the NX source to compile on x86-64.
> > --
> > Les Mikesell
> > lesmikesell at gmail.com
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