Arcan 0.6 Display Server Adds Network Transparency, XWayland Client Isolation

Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 26 November 2020 at 03:18 AM EST. 10 Comments
For those with some extra time around the US Thanksgiving holiday, the Arcan display server/environment is out with a new release. This is the interesting project that's powered in part by a game engine, offers X11 and Wayland compatibility, ported to BSDs, and more recently has been exploring VR and other desktop innovations.

Arcan 0.6 is the new release out as of this week. Arcan 0.6 brings initial network transparency support that the developers feel is more powerful than the X11 network transparency (they dub their protocol "A12"), support for on-demand client debugging, KMSCON-like console support, XWayland client isolation for better security, an improved headless mode, and a number of other features.

Those wishing to learn more about Arcan 0.6 can do so via
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