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Java GUI is extremely slow if accessed by X-Windows

 
Miro Ricco
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Hello

I'm running applications on Solaris 8 machine accessed using XWindows.
There is slow network connection to the machine.
Native applications are running slowly, but the performance is aceptable.
Java GUI applications are extremely slow.

How can I make it appear faster ?

I cannot change the connection speed, but I'm developer of the java applications, so I can modify the source code, if necessary ...

Best regards
Miro
 
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What kind of java applications are running slowly?

I suspect the best candidate for performance optimization would be to reduce the number of repaints, and to make the regions of repaint as small as possible.
 
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If you're using JDK 1.3, upgrade to 1.4. The remote-X performance difference is huge.

Also consider using VNC instead of X if that's at all possible -- it's much better over a slow link, TightVNC especially.
 
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