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Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of Xdummy


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Timestamp:
05/16/14 12:42:08 (7 years ago)
Author:
Antoine Martin
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    6 == [[Image(http://xpra.org/icons/gears.png)]] About ==
     6== About ==
    77Xdummy was originally developed by Karl Runge to allow a standard X11 server to be used by non-root users with the dummy video driver "[http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/driver/xf86-video-dummy/ xf86-video-dummy]".
    88The problem with that approach is that it is a hack using {{{LD_SO_PRELOAD}}} tricks to fool the X11 server process, and therefore not suitable for deployment in many environments.
     
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    16 == [[Image(http://xpra.org/icons/gears.png)]] Usage ==
     16== Usage ==
    1717=== Xdummy standlone ===
    1818With this new xserver, you can start a new display using the dummy driver without needing any special privileges whilst still specifying your own log and config files:
     
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    46 == [[Image(http://xpra.org/icons/question.png)]] Configuration ==
     46== Configuration ==
    4747=== Configuration ===
    4848
     
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    59 == [[Image(http://xpra.org/icons/question.png)]] Status ==
     59== Status ==
    6060=== Versions Required ===
    6161Most recent distributions now ship compatible packages though some may have issues with non world-readable binaries (see below), for those that ship outdated versions there are two changes to core Xorg code which are needed: