Ideas for X improvement.

Evgeny M. Zubok evgeny.zubok at
Fri May 27 17:22:46 PDT 2011

David Jackson <djackson452 at> writes:

> The client wouldnt have to be moved between servers at all, it could
> be the same proxy server, the proxy server could then open up
> connections to actual X servers and forward things to the real X
> servers. The proxy would massage and rework data as necessary to trick
> the X client and hide the fact it is being displayed to many X servers
> and also keep the X servers in the dark about what is really going on
> as well. This requires no protocol changes and no changes to the
> clients or servers. There are already two or more codebases that this
> has already been done on, one is something called Xmux, the other was
> something called Xshare or something, and I am aware of a possible
> third that was called XTV. None are actively developed at this time.

Look also at NoMachine NX technology:

There are free NX server implementaitions: FreeNX [1] and NeatX
[2]. Also look at the project x2go [3].


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