vnc vs freeNX
jnw "at" realvnc.com
Tue Feb 14 15:54:00 2006
The option in question is PointerEventInterval, e.g.
Will specify that pointer movement events should normally be sent only every
Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: JCA [mailto:1.41421 "at" gmail.com]
> Sent: 14 February 2006 15:42
> To: James Weatherall
> Subject: Re: vnc vs freeNX
> On 2/14/06, James Weatherall <jnw "at" realvnc.com> wrote:
> ut for the
> pointer rate-limiting option, which can be set as a
> default for all
> connections, or saved with a .vnc configuration file.
> In my Inputs tab I have 4 check boxes: View Only,
> Accept clipboard from server,
> Send clipboard to server, and Send primary selection...
> Perhaps this is one of those Windows-only options? I am
> running my vncviewer on a Linux box.
> 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.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com
> > [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com] On Behalf Of JCA
> > Sent: 14 February 2006 13:06
> > To: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> > 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
> > from
> > > 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
> > option.
> > 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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