Ideas for X improvement.
antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Sat May 28 09:20:28 PDT 2011
On 05/28/2011 07:22 AM, Evgeny M. Zubok wrote:
> David Jackson <djackson452 at gmail.com> 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  and NeatX
> . Also look at the project x2go .
>  http://freenx.berlios.de/
>  http://code.google.com/p/neatx/
>  http://www.x2go.org/
Since we are now listing server wrappers around NX, there is also
winswitch  and nomachine's propriatary server .
Winswitch handles NX as well as xpra and VNC (which were also discussed
elsewhere in this thread).
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