TridiaVNC over ISDN

W. Brian Blevins brian "at"
Fri, 11 Aug 2000 16:55:32 +0000


> From: jstranks "at"
> Date: Wed Aug 02 2000 - 13:45:49 BST 
> I have been using VNC 3.3.3r1 (on Solaris) over our in-house network for several 
> weeks now and found it to be a very good tool. A colleague now wants to use it 
> over an ISDN (64 kbit) line and we are concerned that the low connection speed 
> will make VNC unusable in its 'out of the box' configuration. 
> I have searched the archives of this list - some people say ISDN lines are 
> enough while others disagree. 
> What is the truth ? 
> Please can anyone advise me on the best configuration options (I have wondered 
> about -8bit and -deferupdate) 

I find VNC over a single channel ISDN line to be completely usable
with zlib compression enabled.  TridiaVNC supports zlib compression
in the unix and windows clients and servers, as well as the java
viewer (-encodings "zlib hextile copyrect").  You can download
TridiaVNC from:

> Jon 

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