Apple releases X11 Update 2006 improves graphics

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Apple has released version 1.1.2 of X11, the X Window System environment in OS X. This new version improves graphic support with enhanced GLX stereo visuals, and improved offscreen rendering for GLX Pbuffers and Pixmaps.

X11 for Mac OS X offers UNIX users the ability to run thousands of X11 applications concurrently with other Mac OS X applications.

For more information about X11 for Mac OS X, please visit this page.

X11 Update 2006 (Apple, 51MB)

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This update addresses several issues in the X11 for Mac OS X package, enabling it to better handle:

- GLX stereo visuals
- offscreen rendering to GLX Pbuffers and Pixmaps

To tell X11 to take advantage of stereo visuals, enter:
$ defaults write com.apple.x11 enable_stereo -bool true

download X11 Update 2006 (Apple, 51MB)

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Posted by Antony at November 3, 2006 5:29 AM

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