Text mode toys

Shelagh Manton oneida at tpg.com.au
Mon Oct 10 06:20:15 UTC 2005

On Mon, 10 Oct 2005 11:43:21 +1000, Shelagh Manton wrote:

> On Mon, 10 Oct 2005 02:00:51 +0200, john wrote:
>> hi!
>> well..never heard of any Desktop/windowing system for the console, but did ya 
>> check out aaxine...nice toy...
>> so ya allready have a video player ;)
>> cheers
>> john
>>>On Sunday 09 October 2005 23:51, John Richard Moser wrote:
>>> This is just a hypothetical, but what kinds of things can feasibly be
>>> done without X?  Most of "Anything" is possible of course but truly to
>>> what degree can we take things, just to inspire some thought?
> Read about twin, which is a text mode windowing system, in a magazine
> once. I think you can find it at
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/twin/
> I did try to compile it but without success. I wnet looking for
> a ready made deb, but apparently the debian maintainers feel it it is too
> buggy to worry about 
> Shelagh

Speak of the devil. I just noticed that twin is available through apt.


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