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Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Enhancements

05/25/13 14:54:15 (8 years ago)
Antoine Martin



  • Enhancements

    v1 v1  
     1{{{#!div class="box"
     2= [[Image(http://xpra.org/icons/features.png)]] Enhancements =
     4This fork adds the following enhancements over the [http://partiwm.googlecode.com/ original version]:
     5* Better platform support: [http://xpra.org/dists/osx/x86/ Mac OS X], [http://xpra.org/dists/windows/ Microsoft Windows], [http://xpra.org/dists/Android/Xpra.apk Android APK] (beta), [http://www.jmcp.homeunix.com/blog/?s=xpra Solaris], [http://www.freshports.org/x11/xpra FreeBSD], OpenBSD and many more
     6* Up to date binary packages and repositories: [https://winswitch.org/downloads/debian-repository.html DEB (Debian/Ubuntu)] / [https://winswitch.org/downloads/rpm-repository.html RPM (Fedora/CentOS/openSUSE)], and [http://xpra.org/dists/ many more]
     7* Concurrent multi-client connections ''(experimental)''
     8* GUI launcher
     9* Supports a global configuration file ({{{/etc/xpra/xpra.conf}}}) and per-user overrides ({{{~/.xpra/xpra.conf}}})
     10* Zero-copy and much lower CPU overhead in network code, faster packet encoder
     11* System tray menu for easy disconnection, access to options and statistics
     12* Memory-mapped data transfers for local connections - extremelly fast!
     13* [http://www.videolan.org/developers/x264.html x264], [http://www.webmproject.org/tools/vp8-sdk/group__vp8__encoder.html VPX], [https://code.google.com/p/webp/ webp], JPEG, rgb24, rgb32 and PNG image compression ''(all but rgb are optional, but highly recommended)''
     14* Support for window transparency
     15* Better client keyboard layout support
     16* Handles screen update storms and fast screen refresh rates
     17* Support for password protection option for securing plain TCP connections
     18* Forwarding of system bell and custom application cursors
     19* Forwarding of application notifications ''(requires its own dbus daemon)''
     20* Support for [/wiki/Xdummy Xdummy] and the RandR extension which fixes a number of otherwise unfixable display bugs (ie: #1, #2)
     21* Ability to disable pulseaudio and clipboard synchronization, change dpi setting, etc
     22* Support for shadowing existing displays (see xpra shadow)
     23* Clean client disconnection
     24* Lots of small bug fixes, security fixes and portability fixes (IPv6, endianness, platforms, etc)