NOTE: CentOS Enterprise Linux 5 is built from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux source code. Other than logo and name changes CentOS Enterprise Linux 5 is compatible with the equivalent Red Hat version. This document applies equally to both Red Hat and CentOS Enterprise Linux 5.
There is a large amount of detailed information available about the X server, the clients that connect to it, and the assorted desktop environments and window managers.
30.6.1. Installed Documentation
/usr/share/X11/doc/ — contains detailed documentation on the X Window System architecture, as well as how to get additional information about the Xorg project as a new user.
man xorg.conf — Contains information about the xorg.conf configuration files, including the meaning and syntax for the different sections within the files.
man Xorg — Describes the Xorg display server.
30.6.2. Useful Websites
https://www.X.org/ — Home page of the X.Org Foundation, which produces the X11R7.1 release of the X Window System. The X11R7.1 release is bundled with Red Hat Enterprise Linux to control the necessary
hardware and provide a GUI environment.
https://dri.sourceforge.net/ — Home page of the DRI (Direct Rendering Infrastructure) project. The DRI is the core hardware 3D acceleration component of X.