Like most UNIX/Linux operating systems, OpenIndiana's GUI environment is based on the X Window System bundled with libraries and applications developed by the freedesktop.org community.
Therefore the Graphic Stack is comprised of:
All these components can be installed using the unified build system oi-userland or simply installed from the package repositories.
Instructions for building and/or installing the different components are provided:
|Building the Xorg display server, protocol headers, client libraries and applications.|
|Building the Mesa library and testing OpenGL capabilities.|
|Packaging new fonts for OpenIndiana.|
|Installation of Nvidia's proprietary graphics driver for Solaris.|
|Building the illumos KMS drivers and libdrm from the gfx-drm gate.|