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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Can I just have GL without X?
by prok on Thu 24th Mar 2005 05:06 UTC

Eye candy is cool and all but it's just window dressing as far as I'm concerned. You know what would really be useful? Hardware accelerated OpenGL without X. I maintain software that does parallel rendering on linux clusters and lemme tell you something: dealing with X on a cluster is a pain. I'm actually a bit shocked that this doesn't exist.