[wellylug] which is "safer" on a server: Xvfb or vncserver?

Martin Bähr mbaehr at email.archlab.tuwien.ac.at
Mon May 3 06:42:39 NZST 2004

On Sun, May 02, 2004 at 04:16:59PM +1200, Damon Lynch wrote:
> I'm thinking of a choice between Xvfb or
> vncserver.  Do folks have experience with this?  Which is better in
> terms of security or stability? 

i'd go with xvfb simply because i believe it is designed for the kind of
thing you want to do, whereas vncserver has a different purpose.

greetings, martin.
looking for a job doing pike programming, sTeam/caudium/pike/roxen training,
sTeam/caudium/roxen and/or unix system administration anywhere in the world.
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