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doc:de-compat [2017/08/13 12:13]
stefanbaur [Compatibility and Workarounds depend on what version] updated KDE 5 info
doc:de-compat [2020/07/27 13:25] (current)
uli42 [Compatibility and Workarounds depend on what version]
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 X2Go's "X Server"​ is called "​nxagent"​. It is part of the nx-libs package. X2Go's "X Server"​ is called "​nxagent"​. It is part of the nx-libs package.
  
-As of version 3.5.0.x, nxagent is forked from the X.org 6.9 codebase (from 2005.) Therefore, there are reasons why certain modern "​3d-ish"​ desktops are incompatible with nxagent, and therefore X2Go.+As of version 3.5.0.x, nxagent is forked from the X.org 6.9 codebase (from 2005) feature-wise (but not security-wise,​ where it is at much newer level). ​Therefore, there are multiple ​reasons why certain modern "​3d-ish"​ desktops are incompatible with nxagent, and therefore X2Go.
  
   * The desktop environment requires the X11 extension "​Xcomposite",​ which nxagent 3.5.0.x and X.org 6.9 do not support.   * The desktop environment requires the X11 extension "​Xcomposite",​ which nxagent 3.5.0.x and X.org 6.9 do not support.
   * The desktop environment requires a newer version of the X11 extension "​GLX"​ (OpenGL) than nxagent 3.5.0.x and X.org 6.9 provide (version 1.2).   * The desktop environment requires a newer version of the X11 extension "​GLX"​ (OpenGL) than nxagent 3.5.0.x and X.org 6.9 provide (version 1.2).
-  * The desktop environment requires a newer version of the X11 extension "​XRANDR"​ than nxagent 3.5.0.x provides (version 1.2).+  *<​del> ​The desktop environment requires a newer version of the X11 extension "​XRANDR"​ than nxagent 3.5.0.x provides (version 1.2).</​del>​nxagent offers "​XRANDR"​ 1.5 now, so this no longer a problem.
   * The desktop environment checks for a specific physical graphics driver, but nxagent doesn'​t use physical graphics adapters/​drivers.   * The desktop environment checks for a specific physical graphics driver, but nxagent doesn'​t use physical graphics adapters/​drivers.
  
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   * KDE 4: Compatible and no workaround required ​   * KDE 4: Compatible and no workaround required ​
   * KDE 5: <​del>​Incompatible due to plasmashell requiring GLX 1.3</​del>​ We have received several reports that KDE 5 now works with X2Go, even though it takes a long time to initialize the session. If you're interested in running KDE 5 via X2Go and run into issues, please join the X2Go-User Mailing List or, if you are certain you've found a bug, subscribe to X2Go-Dev and file a bug report.   * KDE 5: <​del>​Incompatible due to plasmashell requiring GLX 1.3</​del>​ We have received several reports that KDE 5 now works with X2Go, even though it takes a long time to initialize the session. If you're interested in running KDE 5 via X2Go and run into issues, please join the X2Go-User Mailing List or, if you are certain you've found a bug, subscribe to X2Go-Dev and file a bug report.
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 +For better performance you should set 
 +''​Backend=XRender''​ and
 +''​GraphicsSystem=native''​ and
 +''​XRenderSmoothScale=false''​ in the ''​[Compositing]''​ section of the ''​kwinrc''​ (usually residing in ''​.kde/​share/​config''​).
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