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Re: [opensuse] w00t! Finally - RDP for us Linux geeks!
  • From: Andrew Joakimsen <joakimsen@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2009 13:11:25 -0500
  • Message-id: <23fd749a0901171011x5b766747h8c330f9aa51d3b8d@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, Jan 17, 2009 at 00:01, Kai Ponte <kai@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Being a windows / linux user, I would like to just use one protocol to
connect to remote systems. I always use RDP to connect to my wintendo

I particularly do this as I often work at home. I have been - until now
- forced to use NX Client or VNC to connect to my Linux boxes. Though
functional, they are always lacking in my mind. Plus I like having one
interface - the RDC client on Windows - to connect.

I just read an article in Linux Magazine (december issue - )
about XRDP.

I went and downloaded it from the home page:

I compiled, ran checkinstall, and installed the rpm. Sure enough - after
a few config tweaks mentioned in the article - I'm up and running on

Very cool!

How is the optimization of the protocol? IMO VNC is very
inefficient/bandwidth intensive/slow vs RDP which actually can run
really "smooth."

Does this continue to be the case when the server is a Linux machine?
Or is the opensource implementing "not as good?"
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