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Re: [Xen-devel] improving VNC performance

To: Todd Deshane <todd.deshane@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] improving VNC performance
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011 12:17:34 +0300
Cc: James Harper <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 10:22:47PM -0400, Todd Deshane wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 10:00 PM, James Harper
> <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > What scope is there for improving VNC performance on HVM machines,
> > mainly Windows?
> >
> > It would be really nice to be able to cut&paste (would require a
> > userspace app), and to fake some accelerator functions (eg block moves).
> >
> One alternative could be to use something like Spice (which has copy
> and paste and good user experience)
> http://spice-space.org/
> http://code.google.com/p/spice4xen/
> For copy and paste only there are utilities such as:
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/synergy2/
> http://beyondcopy.sourceforge.net/
> It seems that VNC does have some copy and paste ability too
> (OpenXenManager and XenCenter implement copy and paste for
> XCP/XenServer vnc consoles for example).

Do you know if there's an official VNC extension for copy&paste? 

-- Pasi

> More discussion on the topic here:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/qemu/+bug/614958
> Thanks,
> Todd
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