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Solaris X Window System Developer's Guide
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1.  Introduction to the Solaris X Server

About the Solaris X Server

X11R6 Sample Server

DPS Extension

X Consortium Extensions

X Input Extension

Double Buffer Extension

Shape Extension

Shared Memory Extension

XTEST Extension

Miscellaneous Extension


X Imaging Extension


Shared Memory Transport

Visual Overlay Windows

X11 Libraries

64-bit X11 Libraries

Applications That Run With the Solaris X Server

Supported X11 Applications

Unsupported Applications

OpenWindows Directory Structure

Notes on X11 Programming

Compose Key Support

NumLock Key Support

Color Name Database

Color Recommendations

Further Reading

2.  DPS Features and Enhancements

3.  Visuals on the Solaris X Server

4.  Font Support

5.  Server Overlay Windows

6.  Transparent Overlay Windows

7.  Security Issues

A.  Reference Display Devices



Applications That Run With the Solaris X Server

You can run the following kinds of applications with the Solaris X server:

Supported X11 Applications

The Solaris X server supports the following client applications available from the X Consortium. These clients are also included as part of the Solaris environment.

Unsupported Applications

The following are some applications and libraries, all of which are available from the X Consortium, that run on the server but are not distributed or supported by Sun: