Entering the 3d-Desktop Dimension
Sep 28, 2004, 10:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thomas Chung, Øyvind Sæther)
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"Binary Packages for 3D-Desktop are not available for all
distributions, but the source is. May the source be with you.
- "Fedora Core users: HOWTO: Building 3d-Desktop RPM package for
- "Gentoo users: emerge 3ddesktop
"Verify that your X server is accelerated (with the command
glxinfo) using proper 3D video drivers for your card. Nvidia owners
can obtain drivers from nvidia.com..."
FedoraNews: HOWTO: Building 3d-Desktop RPM Package for Fedora
[ Thanks to Thomas
Chung for this link. ]
"3d-Desktop is an OpenGL program for switching virtual desktops
in a seamless 3-dimensional manner on Linux. The current desktop is
mapped into a fullscreen 3D environment where you may choose other
screens. Several different visualization modes are available.
"In this article, I'll be using 3ddesktop version 0.2.7 on
Fedora Core 1 as an example but I've made pre-compiled RPM packages
for FC1 and FC2 available at the bottom this article..."