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LPC: 25 years of X

http://lwn.net

The X Window System quietly hit its 25th anniversary back in June; it is, undoubtedly, one of the oldest and most successful free software projects in existence.

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Xorg's X Window innovation - it's not ALL about the graphics (but there's quite a lot of it)

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

In my last article about Xorg, I touched upon several points that have been in a state of continual flux in Xorg. Here's a follow-up on that article, as it seems to have generated quite a lot of interest. However, I didn't expand much on some features and their implications, so I will do so here.

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The X Window innovation: welcome to the new Xorg

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Over time, many people have complained about the X Window system; the X Window system, or Xorg in its current most popular implementation, is the layer between applications and the graphics adapter.

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xrandr and the X Window System

http://blog.hydrasystemsllc.com

For those of us who have traveled outside of the world of Microsoft Windows and into UNIX-like operating systems, we should already be somewhat familiar with the X Window System. Some of us even understand its full potential. Over the years, I have grown really fond of one specific command line utility and that is xrandr.

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The Big X Window Manager Guide (with Screenshots)

http://www.internetling.com

As promised, today we’ll take a look at the various interesting window managers for the X Window System which aren’t (necessarily) a part of a certain desktop environment (that means Enlightenment DR 17 doesn’t count here people, sorry, please take a look at the desktop environment guide).

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