FreeBSD desktop Fun with X.org – utilities and features

Posted on in Categories FreeBSD, Howto, Tips, X server last updated December 8, 2006
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The X Window System is a network transparent window system which runs on a wide range of computing and graphics machines. The X.Org Foundation Open Source Public Implementation of X11 (the XOrg Server) is the official reference implementation of the X Window System.

X.org includes several useful utilities and features that almost no one knows about. You can accelerate your display, nest one X server in another, distribute your session across multiple monitors on different machines, and watch a session on another machine. Dru Lavigne explains.

This article covers

=> Tuning your Video cards
=> Nesting Xservers
=> Distributed Multihead
=> Monitor Other Systems etc

Read Fun with X.org ( Via Daemon Dancing in the Dark )

Posted by: Vivek Gite

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