Re: gvim and VNC
- In article <20020801155724.00005e58.torte@...>, Thorsten Maerz
>Hi Robin,thanks, I suppose even with our 10Mb/s ethernet speed could be an issue.
>On Thu, 1 Aug 2002 14:48:48 +0100 Robin Becker <robin@...>
>> Whilst setting up a remote machine using ATT VNC remote desktop viewer I
>> noticed that gvim seems to exit so fast that VNC doesn't manage to
>> repaint properly so I have a virtual gvim on my virtual desktop.
>> Is this a result of something gvim does or more likely a VNC buglet?
>Lazy redraw of VNC. Try TightVNC, it offers better compression
>and thus faster screen redraws. I use gVim/TVNC quite regularly
>across system borders without those redraw problems.
I guess my only worry would be about security. I know that VNC has
issues and I suppose all derivatives do as well, certainly the ability
to tunnel through ssh is nice.