VNC / RDesktop questions

Barry Roberts blr at
Fri Apr 19 12:11:33 MDT 2013

On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 12:02 PM, Levi Pearson <levipearson at>wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 11:08 AM, Steve Meyers <steve-plug at>
> wrote:
> > I read recently that Wayland now supports RDP, so we could have RDP
> > server support on Linux soon.
> No need to wait for Wayland.  RDP is built into gnome now via 'desktop
> sharing' options, and there's xrdp that appears to be the XDM-style
> remote graphical login thing that Dan was asking for.  Many
> virtualization solutions will provide a virtual console via VNC or RDP
> as well.
Last time I tried that (or xrdp), it was technically available but slower
than vnc.  Has that changed?  I think it was just translating vnc to
(really bad) RDP, IIRC. But it has been a long time.


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