I need to access a remote machine via a high latency, slow connection. It uses
x11vnc and I want it to broadcast video in much lower quality than what's actually on the screen. First thing that comes to mind is to use less colours (e.g. 8 bit), but it can be anything, as long as the remote machine is responsive even though it may, for example, show a large rich-colour desktop image (which I don't need to see anyway). Something like this, except for
I will, however, appreciate keeping all the text sharp because, I work with the terminal.
Here's what I tried:
-notruecolor, found here http://www.karlrunge.com/x11vnc/x11vnc_opts.html
-speeds dsl, found here https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1331555
- try setting 8 bit video using
-rawfb, found here https://linux.die.net/man/1/x11vnc
-ncache 10as per https://feeding.cloud.geek.nz/posts/high-latency-vnc-tech-support/, but got this issue
I'm using the built-in Screen Sharing app, which seems to be almost the only option on Mac OS.
I'm out of ideas. Please help.