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    My system is deibian

    i run : "wine mstsc.exe" to connect to xp system,

    but it is so slow. why?

    when i at xp system, and connect to xp system, it is fast.

    i run "top",

    the process "xorg" uses the most of cpu



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    How did you install wine?
    From a Debian package?
    Which version of wine is it?
    Did you properly configure wine with
    Code:
    winecfg
    ?
    What is the windows executable that you are trying to run?
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    Quote Originally Posted by styrenes
    My system is deibian

    i run : "wine mstsc.exe" to connect to xp system,

    but it is so slow. why?

    when i at xp system, and connect to xp system, it is fast.
    It's slow because you're running a program not designed for Linux through a piece of software that's trying to emulate the way Microsoft Windows works on your system. Because it has to translate all the calls your program makes into Linux-specific calls, there is a lag and performance suffers. WINE does not allow you to run Microsoft Windows software perfectly or even at comparable speeds to Windows. It's meant as a last resort.
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    Acualy wine has been VERY fast for me in the past, cedega on the other hand is quite a bit slower.

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    If you're finding execution of a tool to be slow, maybe you should ask yourself what you're trying to do. As this is Linux, you may find there is a better way.

    What does mstsc.exe do? You say connecting to a windows XP machine? Can you not use SSH or Samba (or even ftp..?) to do what you're trying?
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    It's a remote desktop client. Roxoff is bang-on - you're using the wrong tool for the job. There are remote desktop protocols that exist on both Linux and Windows that allow snappy, secure connections. The best solution is to run a native Linux app. You might want to look into vnc.

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