[Techtalk] low bandwidch X forwarding protocol?

Andreas Berglund andreas.berglund at home.se
Thu Oct 26 09:41:15 UTC 2006

Conor Daly wrote:
> Hi all,
> At work we are about to run a test of a remote access server.  The
> proposed GUI forwarding method is citrix based on its low bandwidth
> consumption.  However we will have full network access from linux clients.
> X forwarding and VNC are apparently much more bandwidth intensive.  Are
> there any free protocols out there that will let me access my work desktop
> (FC5) with as low bandwidth consumption as citrix?
> Ta,
> Conor

Hi Conor, have you looked into NX from www.nomachine.com, it is supposed 
to be low bandwith and low latency. I don't know anything about citrix 
so I don't know how it compares but it might be worth checking out.


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