Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 11th Nov 2003 21:43 UTC, submitted by John
X11, Window Managers The new X Server developed under the sponsorship of freedesktop.org is aiming at replacing XFree86. Some code will be re-used but the core will be rewritten by Keith Packard and others. The new X server features full support for transparency, and has window-level image compositing among other things. Check out the screenshots (one more added, now there are four shots).
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Re: 3D
by Jason Lotito on Wed 12th Nov 2003 05:25 UTC

Rayiner Hashem: Yeah, I know Linux can do all that movie stuff, but doesn't mean anything to me. Fine, great. However, right now XFree86 doesn't do OpenGL while in Xinerama mode.

As far as the TwinView stuff goes, that's all fine and dandy. I have two seperate video cards, one is a Voodoo, and one is a Savage. Now, in Windows, I can play 3D games in dual head mode, last time I checked. I assume these are for single cards that support 2 monitors, which does me no good, as there are times I use 3 monitors, with three different video cards. They all work fine in linux, just not with 3D support.