[winswitch] trying out xpra/winswitch

Neal Becker ndbecker2 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 4 01:30:28 GMT 2013

4. emacs started manually on remote using xpra looks much nicer than emacs
started via winswitch.  I could send screenshots.

On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 8:20 PM, Neal Becker <ndbecker2 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Trying out latest on Fedora 17.
> 1. Which way to configure Xorg?  Right now I'm trying xvfb with the dummy
> driver:
> xvfb=/usr/bin/Xorg-nosuid -dpi 96 -noreset -nolisten tcp +extension GLX
> +extension RANDR +extension RENDER -logfile
> ${HOME}/.xpra/Xorg.${DISPLAY}.log -config /etc/xpra/xorg.conf
> This seems to look nice on emacs.  But I wonder if this is the "best"
> option?  One thing is, it seems RANDR extension is reported as missing.
>  For example, running xrandr --verbose from within emacs reports that.
> 2. winswitch works, but if I try to start a remote desktop session it
> works with xpra, but not NX.  I believe it said something about ssh server
> not forwarding?
> 3. In winswitch, if I try to start a different size desktop session, it
> does not change size.  Probably related to RANDR missing?

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