Question about X on the arm's.

Antoine Martin antoine at
Tue Nov 29 08:35:24 UTC 2016

On 29/11/16 14:40, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> On 11/28/16 07:58 PM, Antoine Martin wrote:
>> Even 100mbit is perfectly usable for remote access provided you use the
>> right tools and make some sacrifices. FYI: 4K at 60 "fits" in H264 ~60Mbps.
>> But again, as I said above, just don't expect to handle fullscreen video
>> on arm where *we* don't support hardware H264 decoding. (though other
>> tools might)
> But we're talking the X11 protocol, not H264.  X11 doesn't compress video
> at all - you need an external proxy to do that, and since LBX support was
> dropped from the X server years ago, that leaves ssh X forwarding with
> compression, or picking an alternate protocol such as VNC or RDP.
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