[svlug] wayland and escape sequences

Michael Eager eager at eagerm.com
Thu May 30 12:21:53 PDT 2019


On 5/30/19 11:49 AM, Steve Litt wrote:
> On Thu, 30 May 2019 09:31:02 -0700
> Michael Eager <eager at eagerm.com> wrote:
> 
>> I'm writing this email over
>> an "ssh -X" connection, and it's very responsive.
> 
> Expect that capability to vanish when you go to Wayland, unless
> somebody designs a remote rendering server that interfaces correctly
> with the not-so-simple Wayland. See
> https://wayland.freedesktop.org/faq.html#heading_toc_j_8 .

I use X2Go (NX protocol) for remote access, both WAN and Lan.  ssh -X 
only on LAN when running single program (e.g., Thunderbird).   Use VNC 
for remote to Windows VM/boxes, Remmina for odd situations (better 
support for scaling).

It looks like Wayland supports RDP and VNC.


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