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Useful Online facilities

Some of the most useful information on the X library can be found in the include files Xlib.h and X.h. These files are usually found in /usr/include/X11 or /usr/include/X11R5.

There are several example programs in this document. More comprehensive examples are in /export/Examples/X on the CUED teaching system and in the X source tree (/usr/src/X11R4 on the CUED teaching system). Even more examples are available via ftp at

Manpages for the routines are online.

The online help facility at CUED contains a file of answers to frequently asked questions and some discussion of advanced topics.

Relevant newsgroups are:-, comp.sources.x

Tim Love
Mon Mar 11 17:03:18 GMT 1996