vnc vs freeNX
jnw "at" realvnc.com
Tue Feb 14 14:17:00 2006
See http://www.realvnc.com/products/free/4.1/winvncviewer.html#Input for the
pointer rate-limiting option, which can be set as a default for all
connections, or saved with a .vnc configuration file.
for the colour & encoding options. In particular, these let you reduce the
colour depth of the connection to reduce the required bandwidth (at the cost
of appearance). Again, these can be saved to be defaults.
Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
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> [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com] On Behalf Of JCA
> Sent: 14 February 2006 13:06
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> Subject: RE: vnc vs freeNX
> > Over very slow lines such as those, you'll want to enable "Pointer
> > rate-limiting" in VNC Viewer. Without this, the channel
> from server to
> > viewer can get saturated with TCP acknowledgements,
> preventing updates
> > getting through.
> How does one set that? I am running 4.1.1 and the
> vncviewer program does
> not offer that option. Also,
> when I bring up a VNC desktop, on pressing the F8 key I get a
> menu which
> does not contain such an
> I would really like to get any acceleration that I can
> for, after playing
> with NX, and while acknowledging
> that it outperforms VNC over very slow connections, NX is
> such a mess to set
> up and configure (even when
> you know exactly what among the many packages one should
> install) that I'd
> rather tweak VNC to run a
> bit faster whenever that is possible.
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