[CentOS] Enabling X on headless server via network

Wed Jul 28 10:21:26 UTC 2010
John Doe <jdmls at yahoo.com>

From: Nataraj <incoming-centos at rjl.com>

> Are there any advantages to running FreeNX  over vncserver?  Does it 
> perform  better?

Unless I am mistaken:
VNC traffic is bitmap (whole screen or part of the screen, optionaly compressed) 
transfered at each refresh.
FreeNX is compressed/cached XWindow traffic.
I think, although there are bitmaps in XWindow too, you could almost think of it 
as bitmap (heavy) vs vectorial (light).