Ideas for X improvement.

David Jackson djackson452 at
Sat May 28 08:57:14 PDT 2011

I meant to say, xvfb. not xrfb. The xvfb and x11vnc combo works great and is
better than Xvnc. So far it has fixed my problems with not being able to use
konqueror on VNC.

On Sat, May 28, 2011 at 8:35 AM, David Jackson <djackson452 at>wrote:

> I have recently started running x11vnc on an Xrfb server. This pretty much
> seems to solve my problems I had with Xvnc. Xvnc did not support render. It
> appears xrfb does and that konqueror runs fine on Xrfb, it would not run on
> Xvnc. So now I just run Xrfb and then x11vnc on that, and that gives me the
> same sort of capability i had with Xvnc. Using x11vnc on Xrfb I have so far
> noticed no latency problems with typing on the keyboard, characters appear
> immediately after I type them. All seems to be well. Everything seems to be
> fast and responsive even when using it remotely.
> On Sat, May 28, 2011 at 8:02 AM, David Jackson <djackson452 at>wrote:
>> sorry i was wrong
>> On Sat, May 28, 2011 at 2:35 AM, Evgeny M. Zubok <evgeny.zubok at>wrote:
>>> David Jackson <djackson452 at> writes:
>>> > 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.
>>> NX, along with compression and caching technologies, provides session
>>> persistence, desktop sharing and session shadowing. Do you mean that or
>>> anything else?
>>> Section 4.4 from
>>> 4.4 Session persistence
>>> NX allows you to disconnect a session, either a desktop or a
>>> floating-window session, from the remote display, i.e the proxy agent
>>> will no longer be connected to any X client. But this doesn't have any
>>> implication on your remote applications, which will continue to be
>>> running. You will be able to reconnect the session later, even from a
>>> different machine. More information about the NX session reconnection
>>> policies are available here(link).
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