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X Font Server

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The X font server (xfs) provides a standard mechanism for an X server to communicate with a font renderer, frequently one running on a remote machine. [1]

10 relations: Cairo (graphics), Font, Font rasterization, Transmission Control Protocol, X logical font description, X Rendering Extension, X Window System, X Window System core protocol, X.Org Server, Xft.

Cairo (graphics)

Cairo (stylized as cairo) is an open source programming library that provides a vector graphics-based, device-independent API for software developers.

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In metal typesetting, a font was a particular size, weight and style of a typeface.

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Font rasterization

Font rasterization is the process of converting text from a vector description (as found in scalable fonts such as TrueType fonts) to a raster or bitmap description.

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Transmission Control Protocol

The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) is one of the main protocols of the Internet protocol suite.

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X logical font description

X logical font description (XLFD) is a font standard used by the X Window System.

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X Rendering Extension

The X Rendering Extension (Render or XRender) is an extension to the X11 core protocol to implement image compositing in the X server, to allow an efficient display of transparent images.

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X Window System

The X Window System (X11, or shortened to simply X) is a windowing system for bitmap displays, common on UNIX-like computer operating systems.

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X Window System core protocol

The X Window System core protocolRobert W. Scheifler and James Gettys: X Window System: Core and extension protocols, X version 11, releases 6 and 6.1, Digital Press 1996, RFC 1013Grant Edwards.

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X.Org Server

X.Org Server is the free and open source implementation of the display server for the X Window System stewarded by the X.Org Foundation.

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Xft, the X FreeType interface library, is a free computer program library written by Keith Packard.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_Font_Server

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