Question

Is there a way to speed up the VNC display?

  • Posted on April 16, 2013
  • ryeguy1Asked by ryeguy1

It’s so incredibly slow to refresh the screen. Is there anything I can do to speed it up? My ping to the server is only 60ms.


Submit an answer

This textbox defaults to using Markdown to format your answer.

You can type !ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

Sign In or Sign Up to Answer

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Want to learn more? Join the DigitalOcean Community!

Join our DigitalOcean community of over a million developers for free! Get help and share knowledge in Q&A, subscribe to topics of interest, and get courses and tools that will help you grow as a developer and scale your project or business.

Are you running an Ubuntu Desktop droplet or just a server? <br> <br>If you are running a Desktop because its a full VNC it will also be rendering a lot of graphics on every screen so even with a relatively low ping time it can still take a bit to render. <br> <br>The VNC display is also in HTML5 so depending on your browser it may be consuming a lot of resources on your local PC so you may want to try Chrome if you haven’t as we’ve seen that it works best with the console.

It’s the 1gb memory one. But looking at htop nothing is unusual - the core is not pegged, and there is memory left. I even added a gig of swap.

What are the specs of your server?