free xserver

Suhaib M. Siddiqi Ssiddiqi@InspirePharm.Com
Sun Feb 28 23:02:00 GMT 1999


>Have you looked into VNC from AT&T Laboratories Cambridge?
>
>        http://www.uk.research.att.com/vnc/
>
>You could run VNC's "Unix server" (really X server for Unix) under
>Cygwin to display X output on a "virtual screen", then use the Win32
>VNC Viewer to access it. Valery Tulnikov got this going on an earlier
>version of Cygwin - I don't know what, if anything, is involved in
>updating it.
>

VNC under Windows NT, and Cygwin-B-19.1 , in my hands, was giving a lot of
problems.  It often froze the screen when I tried open an OpenGL/GLX
application.  Often using VNC for Cygwin-B 19.1 on NT caused machine to slow
down or behave strangely.  I ended up trashing it after coupling of week.


>        http://www.dol.ru/users/valtul/
>
>As far as I know, this is your only alternative to MI/X unless you're
>prepared to spend money!
>
>
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