[winswitch] network load

Bob Tennent rdt at cs.queensu.ca
Thu Aug 28 12:59:50 BST 2014

 >|> I've just realized that when I attach to a remote xpra
 >|> server, I'm getting 250kB/s network load, even if
 >|> nothing is happening; when I detach, the network load
 >|> goes to zero. Is this normal? Using xpra-0.14.3 on
 >|> Centos 6.
 >|The answer is: it depends.. I believe that you now have
 >|sound forwarding enabled using a not terribly efficient
 >|codec (maybe flac?). This used to be disabled by default
 >|on CentOS only. Turn off sound forwarding to see if
 >|that's the case. If you want to disable this behaviour,
 >|either edit /etc/xpra/xpra/conf, or to do it for a single
 >|user: echo speaker=no >> ~/.xpra/xpra.conf

Yes, this has done the trick (and significantly improved the
performance for everything else!).

Bob T.

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