Re: GTK+ in Linux Console with Framebuffer support

On Thu, 2003-08-21 at 05:30, suriya mohan wrote:
> Hi all,
>     I had compiled the vanilla kernel 2.4.20 with frame buffer 
> device
> support. I had executed GTK+ programs using DirectFB. What I want 
> is
> to execute GTK+ programs without using DirectFB in Linux Console. 
> Say
> suppose I coded a program which on execution display a gtk widget 
> with
> command buttons. I should get that widget when I execute the 
> program
> in linux console. And then as usual events can be triggered. Is 
> this
> possible ? GTK widgets in Framebuffer without using DirectFB. If 
> so
> how to do this ?

Isn't that a bit like saying I want use vesa to draw graphics without
using vesa?  DirectFB is the framebuffer API that GTK/FB uses.  Without
DirectFB you have no method of writing to the framebuffer.  So far as I
know there is no other framebuffer api that you can use except DirectFB
for gtk.

That said, let me put in a plug for using X11 instead of FB.  X11 can be
very light (like the kdrive X server for handhelds) and faster than a

I'm not sure what you are talking about with the events triggering on
the console and things.  Perhaps clarify what you are looking for.


> With Regards,
> S.Suriya Mohan
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