Checkpoints of GUI-based Applications

@inproceedings{Zandy2003CheckpointsOG,
  title={Checkpoints of GUI-based Applications},
  author={Victor C. Zandy and Barton P. Miller},
  booktitle={USENIX Annual Technical Conference, General Track},
  year={2003}
}
We describe a new system, called guievict, that enables the graphical user interface (GUI) of any application to be transparently migrated to or replicated on another display without premeditative steps such as re-linking the application program binary or re-directing the application process’s window system communication through a proxy. Guievict is based on a small X window server extension that enables an application to retrieve itswindow session , a transportable representation of its GUI… CONTINUE READING