On 1 Nov 2006, at 10:25, Barry Flanagan wrote:
> fuzzix wrote:
>> Niall O Broin wrote:
>>> I'd certainly suggest giving NX a try, in either its free or payware
>>>> Any idea how it compares to TightVNC? I use that over DSL (256k
>> and find it quite usable.
>>>> No comparison in my experience. Using NX over a DSL line is very much
> like using a local X display. Really.
I'll second that, because I'm not sure I was emphatic enough about it
in the first place. I used a KDE session with NX using DSL and it
really was hjust about as good as a local display. I qualify it with
"just about" because it has to be a little less snappy, but it really
isn't visible. I first saw an X client displayed on a server a
continent away something more than 15 years ago in Harvard, and that
was very impressive - my first impressions of NX were similarly
"Ohmigod how can they do that!"
I regularly use VNC sessions of various sorts, and I'd even say that
NX over DSL is better than VNC on a LAN.
Enough already, unless somebody from NX wants to pay me :-)
P.S. I REALLY wanted to correct the typo in the subject, but I bet
it'd break threading for some people.
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