[Dshield] distributing windows updates (was: Proxy

David Vincent david.vincent at mightyoaks.com
Thu Oct 23 22:54:05 GMT 2003


> > > What about VNC?
> > > <http://www.realvnc.com/download.html>
> >
> > I wouldn't recommend that, as it fires off an X session (desktop) on
> > the Linux box and leaves it sitting idle until somebody connects
> > using VNC.
> 
> This is an implementation of VNC with which I am not 
> accustomed.  None 
> of the current implementations of VNC use X.  There is a very good 
> overview of the VNC architecture at 
> http://www.realvnc.com/howitworks.html.  This is by the folks 
> who wrote 
> it.  VNC uses a very lightweight protocol.  Plus, it works backwards 
> from X.  With VNC, the server is located on the remote 
> machine and the 
> client is on the local machine . . . It also supports ssh . . .

i prefer TightVNC
http://tightvnc.com

and lookie here:
http://xf4vnc.sourceforge.net/

-d




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