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Entering the 3d-Desktop Dimension

Sep 28, 2004, 10:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thomas Chung, Øyvind Sæther)

Linux Reviews: Want to Impress your Friends with Linux? Use 3D-Desktop!

"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 Fedora Core
  • "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..."

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FedoraNews: HOWTO: Building 3d-Desktop RPM Package for Fedora Core

[ 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..."

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