On 11 Apr 2013, at 13:53, David Schuller <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> My method is to run the updater graphically on one machine, then spread it around with rsync. Although being able to run it on the command line would allow me to accomplish that from my own desk, without crossing campus to another building. Even with gigabit, running X remotely is rather slow and bothersome.
In some cases I've found that compressing the ssh-traffic (i.e. ssh -C user@host) is enough to transform an unusably slow session to a workable one.