xpra icon
Bug tracker and wiki

Changes between Version 15 and Version 16 of About


Ignore:
Timestamp:
01/13/17 17:03:53 (4 years ago)
Author:
Antoine Martin
Comment:

--

Legend:

Unmodified
Added
Removed
Modified
  • About

    v15 v16  
    77
    88It now includes much much more than that too, see [/wiki/Enhancements].
     9}}}
     10
     11
     12{{{#!div class="box"
     13= Seamless =
     14
     15Xpra is "''rootless''" or "'''seamless'''": programs you run under it show up on your desktop as regular programs, managed by your regular window manager.
     16}}}
     17
     18{{{#!div class="box"
     19= Network =
     20
     21Sessions can be accessed over [/wiki/Network SSH, TCP, SSL etc], using the [/wiki/Clients native client] available on [/wiki/Platforms many platforms] or using the built-in [/wiki/Clients/HTML5 HTML5 client].
    922
    1023[[BR]]
    1124
    12 Xpra is "''rootless''" or "'''seamless'''": programs you run under it show up on your desktop as regular programs, managed by your regular window manager.
    13 Sessions can be accessed over SSH, or password protected over plain TCP sockets.
     25Xpra is usable over reasonably slow links and does its best to '''adapt''' to changing network bandwidth constraints and application behaviour.
     26}}}
    1427
     28{{{#!div class="box"
     29= Open Source =
    1530[[BR]]
    1631
    17 Xpra is usable over reasonably slow links and does its best to '''adapt''' to changing network bandwidth constraints.
    18 
    19 [[BR]]
    20 
    21 Xpra is '''open-source''' (GPLv2+), multi-platform and multi-language, with current clients written in Python and Java.
     32Xpra is '''open-source''' (GPLv2+), multi-platform.
    2233}}}
    2334
    2435{{{#!div class="box"
    2536[[Image(http://xpra.org/icons/browse.png)]]
    26 = Where Next? =
     37= Get Started =
    2738
    28 [https://www.xpra.org/dists/ Download] and [/wiki/Usage get started] or learn about [/wiki/Enhancements xpra features], [/wiki/Encodings encodings], etc.
     39[https://www.xpra.org/dists/ Download] and [/wiki/Usage get started]
    2940
    3041See [/wiki/News what is happening]: current releases, development and plans.
    31 
    32 For a technical overview of the data flow see: [/wiki/DataFlow]
    3342}}}
    34 
    35 {{{#!div class="box"
    36 [[Image(http://xpra.org/icons/X11.png)]]
    37 = X11 =
    38 But what is X11?
    39 
    40 Some pointers:
    41 * [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_Window_System The X Window System] (wikipedia)
    42 * We use [http://www.x.org/wiki/guide/xlib-and-xcb/ xlib and xcb] either directly or via [http://www.gtk.org/ GTK] on the server side.
    43 * [http://www.x.org/wiki/guide/ The X New Developer’s Guide]
    44 * [http://www.x.org/wiki/guide/xorg.svg xorg diagram] (svg)
    45 * [https://wingolog.org/archives/2008/07/26/ so you want to build a compositor]
    46 }}}