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Snappy VNC or RDP at Droid's full* res? (Browse All)

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  1. MrDetermination

    MrDetermination Member This Topic's Starter

    Nov 6, 2009
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    I'm a droid nub but I know my network stuff. pfSense, SSH, VPN, yada yada.

    I see a few (mostly pay) RDP/VNC apps on the Market. In my experience RDP has always been much snappier to a Windows box than VNC to a *nix machine.

    Color depth of 15-bit or higher is fine for my needs here. The
    "*" in the thread title refers to the resolution. I'm probably okay without scaling if I can go 800x600 and scroll up/down. Of course that isn't quite "full" on the width... thus the "*". Mostly I'm concerned with responsiveness. And all I need is for touch to = click.

    If VNC is easier on the client side (better remote experience from the droid) I can easily do everything I want on a *nix box.

  2. Jtwo

    Jtwo Member

    Nov 8, 2009
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    Uh, since you know your network stuff do you think you could give me a hand getting VNC connected to my mac?

    It was working fine from my iPhone and I've copied the same settings over to the Droid.
  3. johnlgalt

    johnlgalt Antidisestablishmentarian VIP Member

    Oct 28, 2009
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    I just tried Remoid - was working fine until I pulled the KB out - then it FC'd - I reconnected and started typing and it FC'd again.

    Doubt I am going to pay for an RDC right now - but since I am on Windows 7, and my laptop is also, and it has the clients built in, perhaps I'll just fire up the lappy when I need access....

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