[lug] remote x display
pjr at ucar.edu
Tue Jan 16 20:14:32 MST 2007
In my opinion NX is by far the best way to go. It is much, much faster
than any of the other options I saw offered (and I have tried most of
them) and you can even do things like drive soundcards, share
printers, file systems, etc between the local and remote machines.
Nothing matches it.
If you go this path, one thing to mention that I have needed to do (might be
fixed now), is to set the optimization level to be appropriate for a LAN,
not DSL or other speeds during configuration. For some combinations of X
server and client I would get funny colors to the fonts if this setting wasnt
chosen, and the solution is only mentioned in obscure places.
On Tue, Jan 16, 2007 at 01:52:52PM -0700, Chris Riddoch wrote:
> On 1/16/07, Aaron.Facey at seagate.com <Aaron.Facey at seagate.com> wrote:
> >Was wondering what people are using to display a Linux desktop on XP? Using
> >graphons goglobal product but looking for alternatives.
> NX works well for me. http://www.nomachine.com/
> epistemological humility
> Chris Riddoch
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