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Package: xtightvncviewer (1.3.9-6.4)

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virtual network computing client software for X

VNC stands for Virtual Network Computing. It is, in essence, a remote display system which allows you to view a computing `desktop' environment not only on the machine where it is running, but from anywhere on the Internet and from a wide variety of machine architectures.

It is implemented in a client/server model. This package provides a client for X, with this you can connect to a vncserver somewhere in the network and display its content in a window. There are vncserver available for other operating systems.

The difference between the xtightvncviewer and the normal vncviewer is the data encoding, optimized for low bandwidth connections. If the client do not support jpeg or zlib encoding it can use the default one. Later versions of xvncviewer (> 3.3.3r2) support a new automatic encoding that should be equally good as the tightvnc encoding.

Tags: User Interface: X Window System, Networking: Client, Role: Program, Interface Toolkit: uitoolkit::athena, use::login, Purpose: Data Visualization, X Window System: Application

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 93.3 kB203.0 kB [list of files]
armel 90.7 kB188.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 88.6 kB172.0 kB [list of files]
i386 89.5 kB196.0 kB [list of files]
ia64 115.5 kB245.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 93.4 kB157.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 89.5 kB150.0 kB [list of files]
mips 90.3 kB200.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 90.7 kB200.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 90.1 kB192.0 kB [list of files]
s390 97.9 kB204.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 99.6 kB223.0 kB [list of files]
sparc 89.1 kB193.0 kB [list of files]