[ILUG] X over broadband
Paul Mc Auley
paul at peema.org
Sat Apr 30 13:06:10 IST 2005
On 30 Apr 2005 12:42:26 +0100
Brendan Halpin <brendan.halpin at ul.ie> wrote:
| Should domestic broadband be broad enough for X? I'm typing this
| via X and ssh to my work machine, but it takes quite a long time to
| get emacs up and running. Once it's up, it's fine most of the time,
| but occasionally takes a long time to redraw.
| Is this a fact of life, an upstream problem, or something I can
| fine-tune ssh or emacs to get around?
128 up is probably a bit thin for this sort of thing, while the
compression option helps, it's still a bit painful to use.
The saner option would be to just use your editor in text mode.
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