Caolan McNamara writes:
> At 15:55 22.06.00 +0100, kevin lyda wrote:
> >the compress option for ssh is a good idea, and if you really
> >want a speedup running a compressing x server (which just doesn't send
> >some unneeded bytes - the best compression around) on both the remote
> >and local host is a way to do it.
>> For what its worth, there is "Low Bandwidth X", something that I never
> played with though. man lbxproxy and friends, catch here is that the Xserver
> has to support it. I have absolutely no idea if it is any good, or how it
> achieves its goals. There are some docs on it floating around in ftp.x.org
> (if that url still exists, which gives you some idea of when it was that
> I looked into it last)
There is a package called dxpc. It's in the ports tree of the various
BSD's, and I've used it with netscape over a 28.8k line with reasonable
success. No X server support required, but you need the LZO compression
There is also a version rewritten in Java which uses SSL for encryption.
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