Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 23rd Mar 2005 23:18 UTC, submitted by adel
X11, Window Managers Seth Nickell posted some screenshots and videos showing the experimental Luminocity window manager & Cairo which enable a XOrg-based desktop to get accelerated GL eye candy graphics. update: more here.
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it will be a few more months
by Jon Smirl on Thu 24th Mar 2005 04:34 UTC

The final open source stack will look something like this:

1) framebuffer/DRI device drivers - both will be required
2) mesa with EGL. this is being designed right now.
3) XGL the X sever based on OpenGL.
4) luminosity or some other window manager.
5) Cairo running glitz

Nvidia/ATI will have their own versions of 1/2.

Right now XGL is an X server running inside another X server. You are only seeing technology demos. No one has a standalone OpenGL stack working to run XGL on yet.