On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 03:52:31PM -0600, KroNiC~BSD wrote: > I would like to use my freebsd and windows desktops remotly. I tried > TightVNC but found it too slow for me, even on a 10mbps lan with all the > tricks etc.. such as compression. I would think it would be unusable over > a modem. I found Rdesktop and it does work nice to talk to my XP machine > but the image is only 8-bit and would be better at say 24-bit. Is MS > remote desktop encrypted, i have not even checked it yet ,,if not maybe > their is a way to do rdesktop over ssh to the windows machine. Is there > other good solutions such as VNC but faster? > >
Take a look at the man page for lbxproxy. This will help conserve bandwidth. > Now, whats the best "Open Src" way to have a remote NIX* X-server > session. I would like to use my freebsd desktop when i am traveling to > check email, surf the web and maybe use myplayer to watch a movie or play > a MP3. I was thinking of using the X protocol but heard it was too slow > and very bandwidth hundry. Is the latter correct? I would also like to > not only view my Freebsd computer from another nix* machine but also from > a windows box, is there a windows X client? I don't profess to be an expert in these matters but I would be very impressed to see someone do remote X to watch a movie over. There is WierdX which is Java based. I believe that should satisfy the open source requirement. Marc -- Marc Wiz [EMAIL PROTECTED] Yes, that really is my last name. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"