[Glass] ssh -c arcfour, blowfish-cbc -XC ... USE THIS FOR REMOTE GEMTOOLS:)

Martin McClure via Glass glass at lists.gemtalksystems.com
Thu Mar 26 15:40:05 PDT 2015

On 03/25/2015 10:35 AM, Dale Henrichs via Glass wrote:
> I just tried out Mariano's suggestion to use compression and X11
> forwarding for GemTools and the performance is Very Good for me ... I'm
> forwarding from my laptop over the WAN to my desktop system in the
> office and then forwarding from there to a vm running on the desktop
> system and the performance is just a bit slower than what I see when
> running X11 forwarding from my desktop system to the vm ...

For X connections across a WAN, I use X2Go (x2go.org) which runs a proxy
X server on the X client machine, and a proxy X client on the X server
machine. It cuts the number of network round trips down a *lot*, and
therefore speeds up X over high-latency connections very impressively.


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