vnc vs freeNX?
jnw "at" realvnc.com
Mon Feb 13 17:02:01 2006
Are you sure you have used a properly-configured, up-to-date VNC
installation? There's no reason why VNC couldn't match or beat NX on all
but the most low-bandwidth connections, for most common applications.
Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Felix E. Klee [mailto:fk "at" linuxburg.de]
> Sent: 13 February 2006 16:46
> To: James Weatherall
> Cc: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Subject: Re: vnc vs freeNX?
> Am Montag, 13. Februar 2006 17:26 schrieb James Weatherall:
> > > We use it on many machines of our clients, and, yes, NX is
> > > much faster than
> > > VNC.
> > That depends very heavily on exactly how you're using VNC. For some
> > applications and in some configurations, NX may be faster,
> for others, VNC
> > will be.
> I could imagine that VNC is faster for certain speciality
> uses, e.g. with
> embedded devices. However, to remotely work on a modern PC,
> I doubt that
> there are any real world examples where VNC is anywhere near
> as fast as NX,
> especially when bandwidth is limited. If I'm wrong, please
> let me know.
> Dipl.-Phys. Felix E. Klee
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