[winswitch] Xpra 3.0 Windows very slow ssh login

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Wed Oct 16 17:41:12 BST 2019

On 02/10/2019 12:31, Bob Babcock wrote:
> Antoine Martin via shifter-users wrote:
>> In the meantime, you can switch to plink instead of the paramiko backend:
> Confirmed, on Windows 7 I see no hangup at the ssh login dialog when
> using plink and xpra
With xpra 3.0.1 the problem has been fixed.
You can find a pre-release build in the windows beta area:

More details on this GTK "feature" here:


>> The stable repository actually has 3.0 proper, which is very slightly
>> newer than this.
>> You should always add both stable and beta repositories, as the beta
>> one is only a supplemental one, which may or may not have packages in it.
> I'm not ready to experiment with version 4 yet, so I disabled the beta
> repository, uninstalled *xpra* and reinstalled.  That does indeed give a
> slightly newer 3.0.  As I recall, I added the beta repo a while back to
> fix some problem or conflict with updating.  I forget the details, but
> there's no problem today.
> Thanks.

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