X server for Macintosh

sucha at immunex.com sucha at immunex.com
Wed Nov 24 20:05:13 EST 1993


In article <2csiccINNjmg at sat.ipp-garching.mpg.de>, krasel at alf.biochem.mpg.de (Cornelius Krasel) writes:
> Matt Harrington (mbh at sdphu1.uucp) wrote:
> 
> : Hello!
> 
> [stuff about VMS/UNIX deleted]
> 
> : We'd like to get a few Macs to run Word, Excel, etc.  Has anyone had
> : a good experience running MacX to emulate an X terminal?  It seems 
> : painfully slow.  What are the arguments in favor of having PCs
> : that run Windows or NT?  How about PCs and LINUX?
> 
> I agree with you on MacX: it is one of the worst programs I have ever
> seen for the Mac. Unfortunately I have never seen any of the other
> X server programs for the Mac (look in the X FAQ for a list) so I can't
> comment on them. What is a really impressive program, though, is eXceed
> (I think that's the name :-) for PCs which implements an X server under
> Windows. I guess that you will need a 486 for adequate speed, though.
> 
> --Cornelius.
> 
> --
> /* Cornelius Krasel, Abt. Lohse, Genzentrum, D-82152 Martinsried, Germany */
> /* email: krasel at alf.biochem.mpg.de                 fax: +49 89 8578 3975 */
> /* "People are DNA's way of making more DNA." (R. Dawkins/anonymous)      */
I have been using eXodus on my Centris 650 for six months now and I am very 
satisfied with it. Highly recommended.
Sucha Sudarsanam




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