[rescue] X forwarding vs RDP

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Mon May 31 13:01:56 CDT 2004

On Mon, May 31, 2004 at 01:34:07PM -0500, Matthew Braun wrote:
> I don't know much about remote desktop technologies, but I was 
> wondering if anyone had information about the bandwidth requirements of 
> X-forwarding versus RDP? I'm under the impression that X is a hog 
> compared to RDP, but I can't find any hard numbers (Google was not my 
> friend this time).
> If X is a pig, are there any free replacements?

X is usable with compression over 64kbps ISDN, but will be a little

VNC is available -runs on X, OSX, Windows.  tightvnc.com


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