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Re: X on MS?

On 4/4/2000, 8:55:45 PM, "Eric G . Miller" <egm2@jps.net> wrote
> On Tue, Apr 04, 2000 at 06:41:30PM -0700, Bart Friederichs wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > While reading a page on X, I was wondering, should it be possible to
> > kick out Microsoft's window system and run Windows (??) 98 with X? It
> > says it is portable to various systems. Or maybe just the manager. So,
> > that I can make Win98/NT look like one of the X windows Wmanagers.
> >
> > Just wondering... I am not really wanting to do this, but it might
> > give me more knowledge about MSwin, X, WManagers, Desktops etc.
> >

> Microimages makes an X server that runs on Windows and Macs (MI/X or
> something).  They used to allow free use, but now they charge I think.
> It's part of their cross platform GIS/RS package TNTMips (which is
> good, but $$$$). It basically opens a full screen window and runs
> something like MWM for the window manager -- so it's not real pretty.
> don't know if there are other X servers, or free ones for that matter
> for windows.  I don't think you could get most Window Managers to run
> under windows without special recompilation.  And I have no idea if
> supports the full XDMCP type thingies.

A goodly chunk o' UNIX
Xservers for win32
IBM's Data Explorer :}

{Sorry 'bout that extra copy. :}}

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