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krdc: Falling in Love All Over Again

Feb 12, 2008, 12:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Aaron Seigo)

"Today's KDE4 application love session is all about remote access via VNC and RDP via the somewhat cryptically named krdc (which stands for 'KDE Remote Desktop Client,' in case you're wondering).

"I remember back in the day when it only did VNC, and did it fairly slowly at that. At least it had a GUI, and it did get faster over time. A real watershed moment was when it gained RDP support: the rdesktop project accepted a patch to make it easy to XEmbed the rdesktop window in another window. This allowed krdc to provide some user friendly window dressing to the otherwise bare rdesktop window..."

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