I was looking for a lightweight X server, but failed to find one. Then I found out about Wayland. I says that it aims to coexist with X, but can run standalone. When I try to compile it, it needs ...
Can someone explain why two sets of drivers are needed, one in the Linux kernel and one in X? I understand that the device drivers are in the kernel, but what is the role of those in the xserver? ...
I know that Ubuntu is planning to use it in 11.10, and Fedora has announced 'eventual' migration, but I'm curious if there is something using it already that I could load in a VM to help with ...
Will Wayland, unlike X, be able to "know" about a full screen app, and not fire up the screensaver? I remember reading up on this, and X (or present KWin/Compiz) cannot know or be told when to hold ...
I am trying to sort my understanding of the different part of graphics on Linux, and I am confused as to the roles played by each of the following concepts. Display Server Window Manager Graphics ...
I was intrigued by this answer regarding why X is not scalable. I'm unable to find any specific speed comparisons between x forwarding on these different protocols. How much % gain in network speeds ...
Everyone agrees that Wayland is better than X11 for your usual desktop. Why is X then used by every major distro then? Is it bugs, little compability from apps (is that even an issue?) or something ...
The JACK Audio Connection Kit (http://jackaudio.org/) is a really useful tool for working with audio on linux systems. It allows for both audio and MIDI data to be communicated between its clients, ...