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The Official FVWM Home Page. Comparison of X window managers. Comparison of X Window System desktop environments. A desktop environment is a collection of software designed to give functionality and a certain look and feel to an operating system.

Comparison of X Window System desktop environments

Technical elements of a desktop environment[edit] A desktop environment (DE) can be broken up into several components that function independently and interact with one another to provide the look and feel and functionality of the desktop environment. A fundamental part of a DE is the window manager or WM. A window manager creates a certain way for application windows to present themselves to the user. Xorg/proto/randrproto - X Resize and Rotate protocol headers. X Window System. A historical example of graphical user interface and applications common to the MIT X Consortium's distribution running under the twm window manager: X Terminal, Xbiff, xload and a graphical manual page browser A modern example of a graphical user interface using X11 and KDE.

X Window System

In computing, the X Window System (X11, X, and sometimes informally X-Windows) is a windowing system for bitmap displays, common on UNIX-like operating systems. XFree86® Home to the X Window System. X.org - Wiki. The X.Org project provides an open source implementation of the X Window System.

X.org - Wiki

The development work is being done in conjunction with the freedesktop.org community. The X.Org Foundation is the educational non-profit corporation whose Board serves this effort, and whose Members lead this work. The current X.Org release is X11R7.7. The next major release will be X11R7.8. XQuartz. Intro ¶ The XQuartz project is an open-source effort to develop a version of the ​X.org X Window System that runs on OS X.

XQuartz

Together with supporting libraries and applications, it forms the X11.app that Apple has shipped with OS X since version 10.5. Latest Releases ¶ Mavericks users, please use 2.7.5 or later. X Window System. A historical example of graphical user interface and applications common to the MIT X Consortium's distribution running under the twm window manager: X Terminal, Xbiff, xload and a graphical manual page browser A modern example of a graphical user interface using X11 and KDE.

X Window System

In computing, the X Window System (X11, X, and sometimes informally X-Windows) is a windowing system for bitmap displays, common on UNIX-like operating systems. X originated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1984. The protocol version has been X11 since September 1987. Window Managers for X: Metacity. License: GPL Activity Rating: High Metacity is a lightweight window manager written by Havoc Pennington from Red Hat.

Window Managers for X: Metacity

The first version was 2.3, which was released in 2001.