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Re: How to speed up refresh for remote X11 displays via ssh



On 4/23/09, Dave Feustel <dfeustel mindspring com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 01:15:44AM +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> Dave Feustel wrote:
>> > I now have X11 via ssh working on F9, but refresh of the remote X11
>> > window is extremely slow, even over a 1GB switch.  Is there a way to
>> > speed up the refresh?
>>
>> Are you using the -C (compress) switch to ssh? If you aren't, try it.
>>
>>         Kevin Kofler
>
> Using the -C flag and invoking XMaple, it takes 1'38" to load the
> initial screens. This over a 1G switch. The delay is repeated every time
> the maple windows need to be repainted. The delay makes remote X11 way
> too slow for XMaple.

Something must be deeply wrong there. Here it takes 25 secs for the
main windows to get into a state where I can type in it. And that's
through a not blazingly fast adsl + wireless, on a netbook.

Andras


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