[linux-elitists] rdp, ica, vnc, X

Mike MacCana mikem@cyber.com.au
Tue Jul 6 23:21:57 PDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-07-06 at 23:41, Julian Romero wrote:
> > > Any recommendation? I have in mind vnc (didn't have time to read the
> > > license, I'm afraid it's  not so open as I wish)
> > > thanks
> > 
> > DXPC, upon which is built Nomachine NX, is reputedly an open protocol
> > that is quite fast for network display.  Don't consider this and
> > endorsement as I did not tried it myself, but a colleague did and say it
> > is much faster than VNC.
> > 
> > http://www.vigor.nu/dxpc/
> > http://www.nomachine.com/sources.php

AFAIK the software has evolved a couple of times, and performance got
better each time.

DXPC -> MLView DXPC -> NX.

> Thanks for the pointers. 
> It seems they are a bit more complex for what I need. I don't plan to
> have a X server available on the client.

A pity - X servers are pretty small these days (they fit on a floppy if
you have one)


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