Re: [kde-linux] VNC unacceptably slow for this VNC newbie.
- Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2013 22:52:24 -0700
- From: Jerome Yuzyk <jerome@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [kde-linux] VNC unacceptably slow for this VNC newbie.
On Saturday, January 26, 2013 12:44:20 PM Mark Knecht
> I'm wondering if anyone out there in KDE land has real day-in,
> day-out experience with VNC and whether it's possible to get VNC to
> operate at the same effective speeds? We both use 3 monitor setups but
> the Windows VMs use only 1 or two virtual monitors so I suspect it
> would help alot to limit how much of my KDE desktop is being
> transmitted, etc.
Since the beginning of October 2012 I have been using KRDC and X11VNC to
run my desktop in western Canada from a number of places across the US from
east coast to west and in-between, very effectively.
On my home machine I run
x11vnc -usepw -forever -nomodtweak -display :0
and on my laptop I run KRDC, sometimes through an SSH tunnel, usually
through a wireless connection. Speed has never really been an issue except
when I'm using a shared-wireless link in some cheap motel that's using a
home-grade router. Then I just tell KRDC I'm on a slower connection and it
limits the colour-depth of the transmitted display, and maybe other things.
It's been a perfect solution for me!
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