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Is there an alternative to X?

Is there a windowing system compatible with my install that is not based on any version of Xorg or XFree86?

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(NT) What is "my install"?

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My partition layout.

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NetBSD 4.0 i386 ufstype=ffs, FreeBSD 7.0 AMD64 ufstype=ufs2, swap hex value=82, Linux Debian etch AMD64 hex value=83 formatted with mke2fs -j. Xorg 7.x is used with the Linux and FreeBSD installs, XFree86+modular Xorg libraries used with NetBSD. Single cpu, amd64 lowgrade opteron 1999mHz, 1767M RAM. Soundblaster emu10k1 live, integrated ati graphics chip. Locked BIOS, 64M for graphics card. Realtek 8129/39 integrated NIC. Dec alpha dc0 card added.

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Is it Linux Debian or NetBSD?

In reply to: My partition layout. has the documentation for what you can use there.

NetBSD has similar. But today, for now you can have a character (tty) interface or X.

-> Maybe you can share why you need this?
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A replacement for X.

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I don't need the documentation on building Xorg or XF86.
I have all three systems on the disk and can access each from each.

A replacement for X is what I asked for.

-> Maybe I am going to make a mimimalist system?

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There is none.

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You can google just as good as me. I wanted to know which OS you had and was given a reply with 2 OSes in the reply.

-> There are two major interfaces today. There is another but I'd need to know the OS first so not to send you down a rat hole.


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There are a few obscure ones.

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Y-windowing, freesco, fbgui.
I have three OSes on here. I listed that already. One Linux, two BSD.
I'm looking to cut down on memory use of the windowing system- server, desktop, and manger- to allow more memory to applications.

I'll tell you the OSes that I want to install the alternative windowing system on.
FreeBSD, NetBSD, and Debian Linux.

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Keep in mind that...

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Just the wikipedia...

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It's the same.

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Maybe someone will port the plan9 window manager to linux and the bsds.
Anyway, thanks for the help.

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