An experimental 3D X desktop
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 9 December 2008
25 January 2007
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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 March 2017.
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