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TinyX - tiny X server


Xvesa [:display] [option...]

Xchips [:display] [option...]

Xfbdev [:display] [option...]

Xi810 [:display] [option...]

Xigs [:display] [option...]

Xipaq [:display] [option...]

Xmach64 [:display] [option...]

Xsavage [:display] [option...]

Xsis530 [:display] [option...]

Xtrident [:display] [option...]

Xtrio [:display] [option...]

Xts300 [:display] [option...]


TinyX is a family of X servers designed to be particularly small. This manual page describes the common functionality of the TinyX servers; for information on a specific X server, please refer to the relevant manual page.

This incarnation of TinyX is colloquially known as kdrive.


In addition to the standard options accepted by all X servers (see Xserver(1) ), all the TinyX servers accept the following options:
-card pcmcia
Use pcmcia card as additional screen.
Disable hardware acceleration.
-origin X,Y
Locates the next screen in the Xinerama virtual screen.
-screen widthxheight[xdepth[xfreq]][@rotation]
Use a screen of the specified width, height, screen depth, frequency, and rotation (0, 90, 180 and 270 are legal values).
Disable the hardware cursor.
Start the server, pause momentarily, and exit.
Disable switching screens by moving the pointer across a screen boundary.
Enable emulation of a middle mouse button by chording.
Disable emulation of a middle mouse button by chording.
Do not probe for a serial mouse.

See Also

X(7) , Xserver(1) , xdm(1) , xinit(1) , Xvesa(1) , Xfbdev(1) , XFree86(1) .


The TinyX common core was written by Keith Packard, based on XFree86 which, in turn, is loosely based on the X11R6 Sample Implementation. It was integrated into the XFree86 build process by David Dawes and X-Oz Technologies.

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