Xgl/Beryl in Mac OS X possible?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by TheLandOfSmeg, Jan 4, 2007.

  1. TheLandOfSmeg macrumors newbie

    Aug 7, 2006
    I've heard a lot of rage about Xgl/Beryl on Linux. I want to give it a go, but I don't want to repartition my MacBook Pro to install Linux as I don't have enough room for Mac OS + Windows + Linux (I currently have Mac OS + Windows + Shared partitions).

    I've heard that it's possible to install a Desktop Environment such as GNOME in Apple's implementation of X11 (X11 1.1.3 - XFree86 4.4.0 / X11R6.6) as Mac OS X is based on BSD Unix (obviously). Is there any way to install GNOME with Xgl/Beryl in Mac OS X too?
  2. clevin macrumors G3


    Aug 6, 2006
    gnome is not the base of xgl, so install gnome will not give u xgl.
  3. GilGrissom macrumors 65816


    Mar 13, 2005
    So is it possible to get Beryl working on OS X at all?

    I'm currently playing around with the idea, I'll post back with progress

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