WeirdX 1.0.32

WeirdX is an X Window System server in pure Java under GNU GPL.
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WeirdX is an X Window System server in pure Java under GNU GPL.

It is derived from WiredX-Lite and will run on any platforms which support Java 1.1. This X server will not be suitable to exec heavy x clients, but you may find that twm, xterm, etc. will run fine on it.

WeirdX allows you to get secure X accesses via SSH2 X11 forwarding in pure Java. This functionality is based on JSch, which is a pure Java implementation of SSH2 and developed by JCraft under revised BSD license.

Main features:

  • WeirdX handles x protocols directly.
  • WeirdX supports core protocols of X11R6.3 partially.
  • WeirdX is implemented with JDK 1.1.
  • WeirdX runs as an application/applet.
  • WeirdX supports Rootless mode.
  • WeirdX runs as a TrueType font X Server if your JVM supports TrueType fonts.
  • WeirdX supports the three mouse button emulation.
  • WeirdX supports copy/paste operations between the native window system and x clients via CUT_BUFFER0.
  • WeirdX supports 1bpp, 8bpp and 16bpp mode.
  • WeirdX supports multibyte characters; Japanese, Korean and Chinese characters.
  • WeirdX allows you to get secure X accesses in pure Java by using!
  • JRexec is included.
  • WeirdX supports XDMCP.
  • WeirdX supports dxpc(Differential X Protocol Compressor) with the assistance of JDxpc.
  • WeirdX includes hacks for the alpha transparency.
  • WeirdX supports EsounD compatible applications.
  • WeirdX includes the XJS Extension written by Christian Werner.
  • WeirdX is distributed under GNU GPL.
  • WeirdX is not WiredX(please refere to section 1.5 in FAQ).

last updated on:
August 12th, 2005, 19:24 GMT
developed by:
JCraft, Inc.
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
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