[CentOS] Inquiry:External USB modem and Remote PC Access?

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Tue Oct 27 16:31:07 UTC 2009

> John R Pierce wrote, On 10/27/2009 02:42 AM:
>> GUI over a 28k dialup?  ouch.      there's no network connection at this
>> remote site?   its going to be really really slow over dialup.  I'm
>> talking minutes to paint a screen at 2-3kbyte/sec serial speeds (a
>> 1280x1024 24bit desktop is 3.6 million bytes).     use a really simple
>> theme on the desktop with no shaded borders, no backgroun graphics
>> ('wallpaper'), etc.    Sending a single full screen 1280x1024
>> photographic image could take a half hour or more.
> You Kids and your full desktop hosted back...
> back in the day I worked with individual applications across a 9.6kbps
> connection, and yes it was
> slow and had a bit of lag, but it worked well enough to use xemacs and
> mozilla across.  Also when
Man, talk about a time traveller! How'd you get a copy of firefox back to
when we only had Netscape?

        mark "and that was 14.4k"

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