Last week Plymouth had picked up a DRM renderer plug-in, but now this week it has picked up an X11 renderer plug-in. This plug-in makes it possible to run Plymouth and its graphical plug-ins from within an X Server...Read more »
Over at The Complete Geek my friend Jered posted a really nice howto on remote X11 forwarding the other day.
Like uses of Synergy, remote X can be extremely useful when you’re working with multiple machines, or even if you’re working with a virtual machine and need to run some of the applications on the host without constantly flipping windows back and forth.Read more »
MicroXwin is a kernel module Xlib compatible graphics system, but it isn't client/server oriented and is not network oriented. It is binary compatible but uses only 1 to 2 mb of RAM.Read more »
xclip is a command line interface to the X11 selections (X11 clipboard). It can also be used for copying files, as an alternative to sftp/scp, thus avoiding password prompts when X11 forwarding has already been setup. xclip reads from Standard Input or from one or more files and copy it to the X11 clipboard making it available to the X applications.Read more »
Full screen ncurses and X11 traceroute tool.mtr combines the functionality of the ‘traceroute’ and ‘ping’ programs in a single network diagnostic tool.Read more »
X11 comes with unattractive mouse cursors, but it’s trivial to replace them with other themes. In this article I’ll explain how to install mouse cursors system-wide or for a single user, and give you links to my favorite cursor themes.Read more »