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do you want improvements on multiscreening in linux, unix, and mac?

Poll Results: would you contribute? (public)

 
  • 0% (0)
    yes: i'm at your command.
  • 57% (4)
    yes: i'll contribute something.
  • 28% (2)
    no: i'm lazy/ i won't use any thing but windows.
  • 14% (1)
    NO: I hate Linux, unix, and mac!
7 Total Votes  
post #1 of 13
Thread Starter 
I wanted to run dual screen in linux, so I tried to run Xinerama [ wiki extension for spanning a desktop across two or more screens in X], it didn't work, i did a bit of digging and found that it was lacking ALOT!!! so i have decided to see how many people [on the forms] wanted a better Xinerama

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[this is just to see howmany/howmuch people are willing to give to a project to improve X's only option for spaning spanning a desktop across two or more screens]
[X is linux and unix window system, sometimes used in mac]
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post #2 of 13
That's one of the reasons I still use Windows.
post #3 of 13
Monitor Spanning works fine on OS X, as it doesn't use X, it uses Aqua.

At least get your facts straight.
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post #4 of 13
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mac does use the X window system and Xinerama
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post #5 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by General
mac does use the X window system and Xinerama
Ohhhh, no they don't.

The fact that I can start up X.org negates your argument.
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post #6 of 13
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what do you mean X11 is both xorg and xfree86
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post #7 of 13
There's a few different "distros" of X, but I use X.org when i need to use GTK apps. OS X uses Aqua, not X.
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post #8 of 13
i would listen to selecto he knows mac lol
    
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post #9 of 13
Thread Starter 
Aqua is mac's desktop macs use the X11 window system
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post #10 of 13
You really don't get it, do you. Can't you see there that X11.app is something that I have to start? I have to actually click the X11 icon. It's not already started, because OS X doesn't actually need it. And my mistake, OS X uses "Quartz Compositor", and Aqua is the UI. Aqua=Gnome, Quartz=X. Still not X11.
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