[Fwd: Ubuntu missed a needed ability in the Terminal Server Client package]

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Sat Sep 10 20:38:58 CDT 2005

On Fri, 2005-09-09 at 15:01 +1000, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Matt Zimmerman">
> > What's up with this, btw:
> > 
> > "Use of the Xephyr X server instead of Xnest is recommended."
> Xephyr is a new framebuffer style X server that supports all the new goodies
> such as RANDR, RENDER and COMPOSITE, etc. It's cooler than xnest. :-)

(It's based off the same shiny modular-server base as KDrive is, rather
than the hulking bunch of hacks the DIX[1] the X.Org server uses, and
has the advantage of, as Jeff says, supporting all the new extensions.
Opened Hand[2], who know a thing or two about embedded X, wrote it.)

[1]: Yes, this does stand for Device-Independent X.  No, it is not at
all independent.
[2]: http://www.o-hand.com

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