[mythtv-users] Ever use VNC? I find it really useful.
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Feb 21 03:23:34 UTC 2006
Dylan R. Semler wrote:
>Michael T. Dean wrote:
>>Dylan R. Semler wrote:
>>>Nick Gomez wrote:
>>>>I'm running Gentoo on an amd64 at home and I connect through my
>>>>companies firewall, over the internet and then through my home
>>>>firewall. My home broadband connection is limited to 300 kbs upstream
>>>>and I still have a pretty responsive desktop. Although I can't watch a
>>>>video stream, I can do just about anything else. Mostly it's like I'm
>>>>sitting in front of my home PC.
>>>300 kbs upload?! man, what service provider do you have. Comcast here
>>>caps everything at 40 or 60 kbs upload, i can't do anything remotely.
>>You sure you're using the same units? 512kbps (kilobits per second)
>>works out to about 45KB/s (kilobytes per second) actual throughput. 40
>>to 60kbps is about equivalent to a dialup modem's downstream bandwidth,
>>so it sounds awful low for a cable system's upstream bandwidth.
>Well you may be on to something. I was speaking in terms of KB/s, I
>guess I assumed Nick was as well the way he described it as like sitting
>in front of his home PC, because it certainly isn't like that for me.
He never said what his home PC is. Perhaps it's a 486-SX/25. ;)
>Sorry for the confusion/wasting of the time.
Happens to the best of us:
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