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Use vncviewer under X11
Authored by: zadig on Sep 19, '05 10:26:24AM

I've tried Chicken of the VNC, and I get much faster response and overall feel when I use an X11 vncviewer instead. If you use Fink, you can fink install tightvnc (or fink install vnc4). After that, with X11 running, you can type 'vncviewer' to fire off the viewer app.

Added hint: you can see the menu in vncviewer at any time by hitting F8.

Also, there are ways to have a really fullscreen vncviewer, with no dock or Mac menu bar, but it involves setting an X11 preference and specifying fullscreen to vncviewer, and it's kind of flaky. Maybe someone else will post a hint for making this work well.



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Use vncviewer under X11
Authored by: sr105 on Jun 05, '08 09:57:10AM

3 years later, this tip is still true. I used Mac Ports to install tightvnc instead of Fink, but I can verify that the speed improvement is dramatic.



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