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Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of FAQ


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05/25/13 12:32:46 (8 years ago)
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    44== General ==
    55* Why this fork?
    6 This fork started in order to provide features needed to work with winswitch and grew from there
     6This fork started in order to provide features needed to work with [http://winswitch.org/about/ winswitch] and grew from there.
    77* Which version shall I be using?
    88Please always used the latest released version, you can see the last revision tagged [http://xpra.org/svn/Xpra/tags/ here], or look for the last source release [/src/ here].
     
    2626== Features ==
    2727* How do I use notifications forwarding?
    28 System notifications use dbus, so you must start the xpra server within its own dbus session (see dbus-launch for details). This is one of the things that winswitch does for you.
     28System notifications use [http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/dbus dbus], so you must start the xpra server within its own dbus session (see dbus-launch for details). This is one of the things that [http://winswitch.org/about winswitch] does for you.
    2929* How do I use mmap with different users?
    3030Please see the --mmap-group option: the two users need to be in the same group, the mmap file created by the client will use the group-id of the server socket file. You must generally also use the --socket-dir option to place the socket in a location which is available to both users (ie: /tmp)
    3131* How do I enable OpenGL or other X11 extensions?
    32 Please see Xdummy
     32Please see [/wiki/Xdummy Xdummy]
    3333* How do I theme my application?
    34 That depends on the application. GTK2 applications can be themed by setting the GTK2_RC_FILES environment variable, ie:
     34That depends on the application. GTK2 applications can be themed by setting the  GTK2_RC_FILES environment variable, ie:
     35{{{
    3536GTK2_RC_FILES=/path/to/gtkrc YourCommand
     37}}}
    3638}}}
    3739
     
    3941== Warnings and Messages ==
    4042* "{{{Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display}}}" and "{{{Randr not supported: X server does not support required extension Randr}}}"
    41 The virtual framebuffer (typically Xvfb) does not support Randr, this may cause some display problems, try using Xdummy instead
     43The virtual framebuffer (typically Xvfb) does not support Randr, this may cause some display problems, try using [/wiki/Xdummy Xdummy] instead
    4244* "{{{cannot register our notification forwarder ...}}}"
    4345The xpra server was started from a GUI session which already had a dbus instance and a notification daemon, notifications forwarding will not work.