Is there a way to speed up the VNC display?

Posted April 16, 2013 4.7k views
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.

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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.
Are you running an Ubuntu Desktop droplet or just a server?

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.

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.