Unix/Linux Go Back    


UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users Expert-to-Expert. Learn advanced UNIX, UNIX commands, Linux, Operating Systems, System Administration, Programming, Shell, Shell Scripts, Solaris, Linux, HP-UX, AIX, OS X, BSD.

Graphics Driver Support in Linux

UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users


Closed Linux or Unix Question    
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
    #1  
Old Unix and Linux 06-14-2013
kg_gaurav kg_gaurav is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Last Activity: 17 September 2014, 6:39 AM EDT
Posts: 45
Thanks: 3
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Graphics Driver Support in Linux

It's not exactly a question and more of a discussion.

I found very less graphics application being developed for linux system. I'm not really fond of graphics programming and have a very little knowledge about it. Can any one suggest me that whether linux lack in ghraphics support? or something else is the reason for graphics application in linux?
Sponsored Links
    #2  
Old Unix and Linux 06-14-2013
Corona688 Corona688 is offline Forum Staff  
Mead Rotor
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Last Activity: 31 July 2015, 6:56 PM EDT
Location: Saskatchewan
Posts: 20,777
Thanks: 901
Thanked 3,705 Times in 3,461 Posts
What are you looking for and not finding?

Applications pretty much have to be graphical and interactive in Windows, with its lack of effective shells.
Sponsored Links
    #3  
Old Unix and Linux 06-14-2013
DGPickett DGPickett is offline Forum Advisor  
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Last Activity: 17 February 2015, 1:56 PM EST
Location: Southern NJ, USA (Nord)
Posts: 4,671
Thanks: 8
Thanked 586 Times in 559 Posts
Despite all the bells and whistles from window managers and o/s hooks, under it all is Xwindows in all LINUX/UNIX I can think of, except maybe Apple junk. There are many very accessible tools for using XWindows. I recall one that let you compose graphic files in text and then convert them to popular image file formats. It can light up all the pixels in all the colors. Ubuntu feels like funny Windows. Browsers and JAVA give you access to the graphics. What do you want from a graphics environment?
Sponsored Links
Closed Linux or Unix Question

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Linux More UNIX and Linux Forum Topics You Might Find Helpful
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[Solved] links2 --enable-graphics from source, configure error: no graphics driver found. butterbaerchen OS X (Apple) 6 12-17-2011 07:29 AM
What is the difference between device driver and board support package? anupa UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers 0 09-23-2008 06:06 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:40 AM.