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Re: [vox-tech] Exported X-windows - bandwidth req's
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Re: [vox-tech] Exported X-windows - bandwidth req's

You'll never be able to X over dialup.  I sometimes use X (via an ssh
tunnel) on 2 DSL hosts (across the internet), and the performance is
frustrating.  Like others have said: tightvnc (but even that will be a drag)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Richard Burkhart" <richard@khanfusion.net>
To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Monday, May 19, 2003 5:39 PM
Subject: [vox-tech] Exported X-windows - bandwidth req's

> Would anyone happen to know how much bandwidth is needed to export windows
> from machine to machine?
> Specifically - I'm helping out a family member who'se fresh-to-linux ...
> problems are coming up ... trying to talk them through it is becoming a
> headache.  I'd like to go into Mozilla and figure out directly where the
> configuration is going wrong.
> But would I be out of my mind to try and do this between a pair of 56k
> modems (which of course won't upload any faster than 33,6)?
> How much information IS sent between machines for exported windows anyway?
> Danke
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