Ideas for X improvement.

David Jackson djackson452 at
Fri May 27 20:43:14 PDT 2011

As far as I know NX is a tunneling and compression technology but will not
maintain a persistant X applications or session. The applications are
started when you connect from a remote location.

As far as X peristant session, an up to date XVNC that supports Render would
probably be fine a

On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 7:22 PM, Evgeny M. Zubok <evgeny.zubok at>wrote:

> 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].
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]
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