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a simple library to display shaped text on your X display.

XOSD displays text on your screen, sounds simple right? The difference is it is unmanaged and shaped, so it appears transparent. This gives the effect of an On Screen Display, like your TV/VCR etc. It also contains an XMMS plugin and a simple example program that can display system logs overlaid on your desktop.


Download version 2.2.14 (mature)
released on 23 November 2004



LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterKelly Hopkins8 May 2009

Leaders and contributors

Tim Wright Maintainer
XOSD Contributor list in file Contributor
Andre Renaud Maintainer

Resources and communication

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DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/scm/?type=svn&group_id=124390

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 2 January 2017.


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