An alternative approach to mobile computing is one in which application interfaces, rather than the computer on which the applications run, are able to move. The Teleporting System is a tool for experiencing such `mobile applications'. It operates within the X Window System, and allows users to interact with their existing X applications at any X display. This `teleporting' is achieved by a `proxy X server' which is able to dynamically re-route the input and output of a set of X applications to any X display.
You can read about the Teleporting system in more detail in the papers Teleporting - Making Applications Mobile and Teleporting in an X Window System Environment. These are part of our on-line library of technical reports and papers.
The Teleporting System has now been superseded by Virtual Network Computing. VNC is a cross-platform, ultra-thin client system. It is publicly available, including source code, under the terms of the GPL licence.
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