LBX? or faster remote X?

Xavier Bestel xavier.bestel at
Tue Nov 4 10:23:35 PST 2008

Le mardi 04 novembre 2008 à 12:13 -0600, Jeremy C. Reed a écrit :
> I don't see lbxproxy listed in the 7.4 release. But it is in 7.3. 
> What is its status?
> I found docs online about LBX, but most are very old.
> xdpyinfo doesn't show any LBX extension for me (but I read online that 
> recent X servers include it by default).
> Before I attempt to rebuild Xorg with LBX, please let me know if this is 
> worth my time.
> Any alternatives?
> In my case, I am trying to view hundred page PDFs over a 980 to 1361 
> KB/second connection over a 802.11 wireless network. It is way too slow. 
> I guess a real alternative instead of remote X is to use network file 
> system and actually run the X client on my local X server.

Or use VNC. It's still unmatched.


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