Metisse is an experimental X desktop with some OpenGL capacity. It consists of a virtual X server called Xwnc, a special version of FVWM, and a FVWM module FvwmAmetista. Xwnc is a mix of Xvnc and XDarwin. It draws nothing on your screen; everything is drawn into pixmaps. Similarly to Xvnc, but with a different protocol, Xwnc can send these pixmaps (and other information) to a "viewer";. FvwmAmetista is such a viewer; it uses OpenGL for rendering the X desktop into a window of a "regular" 3D accelerated X server.
DocumentationBuild documentation at http://insitu.lri.fr/metisse/docs/building.html, Build documentation for the server at http://insitu.lri.fr/metisse/docs/running.html, User guide at http://insitu.lri.fr/metisse/docs/using.html
released on 16 December 2004
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2orlater||Ted Teah||25 January 2007|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Developer,Support||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.lri.fr/pipermail/metisse/|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 25 January 2007.
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the page “GNU Free Documentation License”.
The copyright and license notices on this page only apply to the text on this page. Any software described in this text has its own copyright notice and license, which can usually be found in the distribution itself.