VNC / RDesktop questions

Steve Meyers steve-plug at
Fri Apr 19 11:08:40 MDT 2013

On 4/19/13 1:44 AM, Levi Pearson wrote:
> RDP works pretty much like VNC does, though it's generally a bit more
> efficient in my experience. The X display managers generally aren't
> involved with either. Most people use VNC and RDP to share an
> existing desktop session over the network rather than a new one that
> isn't attached to a normal local desktop session, but I know there's
> an X server that just does remote display via VNC and I imagine there
> is a similar solution for using RDP. Neither involve XDMCP or X
> display managers, though.

I read recently that Wayland now supports RDP, so we could have RDP 
server support on Linux soon.


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