[Techtalk] low bandwidch X forwarding protocol?

Conor Daly conor.daly-linuxchix at cod.homelinux.org
Thu Oct 26 13:10:14 UTC 2006

On Thu, Oct 26, 2006 at 11:41:15AM +0200 or so it is rumoured hereabouts, 
Andreas Berglund thought:
> Conor Daly wrote:
> >
> >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?
> 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.

Yep, just did.  Very impressed with its behaviour...

Conor Daly <conor.daly at cod.homelinux.org>
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