OpenOSX Updates And Ships XFree CD

OpenOSX.com is now shipping the Xfree CD, version 1.2. The XFree CD is an install utility designed for bringing the X-Window library to the Mac platform. The updated CD ships with a simple "5 minute" install of XFree 4.2.1, and features speed improvements and other enhancements. According to OpenOSX.com:

OpenOSX, a leading provider of easy to-use, world-class open-source software, today began shipping their XFree 1.2 CD, which delivers true compatibility with the X-Window library to the Mac OS 10.2.x desktop.

Without typing a single "UNIX" command, the OpenOSX CD will install XFree 4.2.1 with the OroborOSX window manager, fully configured in less then 5 minutes, by simply double-clicking the OpenOSX package icon.

XFree 4.2.1 and all required and optional libraries have have been compiled using gcc 3.1, for at least a 20% performance gain over previous versions of the OpenOSX CD, along with numerous bug fixes and improvements.

You can find more information about the XFree CD at the OpenOSX.com Web site. The XFree CD 1.2 is available for US$30.00.

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