Are 2 Mbps sufficient?
pol-admin "at" uni-duisburg.de
Mon Jan 10 16:10:01 2005
Rudi Verago [vlain] wrote:
> I've been using VNC to remote desktop for elearning but bandwith is a problem.
> With low quality one client need more than 2Mbps (our bandwith limit).
> Anyone know whether is it possible use vnc with lowest bandwidth? I think that
> TCP protocol is the problem because client has a slowdown when there is a
> Thanks and sorry for my english,
as simon said, some settings help a lot.
on the server, disable the desktop wallpaper.
on the client, set the encoding to hextile and reduce the color depth to
8. with linux, you can do it like this:
~> vncviewer -encoding hextile -depth 8 yourvncserver.example.com
like simon, i've done remote administration via vnc over isdn
(64kbit/s). it hurts, but it can save your a%'$&.. ;-)