[Techtalk] running windows apps via network?
k15a-list-linuxchix at theotherbell.com
Thu Aug 21 17:24:58 EST 2003
Quoting Bud <bud at babytux.org>:
> VNC is one way to go about it as may have mentioned but I think its
> trasferring the video memory (using compression) back and forth between
> vncserver and client. What would be cool is if we can actually get the
> messages that windows sends to update the screen (like in the case of X
> 1 way is to use the Windows terminal server service which I guess would
Every one I know prefers VNC over terminal server. At one point there were
security holes in terminal server (surprise, surprise) and VNC offers more
options wrt repaint algorithms. I had to use VNC over a VPN to debug some
code once... after doing some tweaking, it was quite usable.
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