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Old 11-14-2007, 11:36 PM   #1
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gui frambuffer question

Does linux gui or x window always use framebuffer?
if not always, how do i check in linux whether it's using frame buffer or not ?

Old 11-15-2007, 06:42 PM   #2
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No, in fact if your X windows was using the framebuffer, you would know it. It may be enabled, but it usually goes unused in favor of straight X.


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