xosd - On-screen display library for X

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 6
Repository PUIAS i386
Package name xosd
Package version 2.2.14
Package release 16.sdl6
Package architecture i686
Package type rpm
Installed size 66.10 KB
Download size 37.28 KB
Official Mirror springdale.math.ias.edu
XOSD displays text on your screen, sounds simple right? The difference
is it is unmanaged and shaped, so it appears transparent. This gives
the effect of an On Screen Display, like your TV/VCR etc.


Package Version Architecture Repository
xosd-2.2.14-16.sdl6.i686.rpm 2.2.14 i686 PUIAS
xosd-2.2.14-16.sdl6.x86_64.rpm 2.2.14 x86_64 PUIAS
xosd-2.2.14-16.el6.i686.rpm 2.2.14 i686 EPEL
xosd-2.2.14-16.el6.i686.rpm 2.2.14 i686 EPEL
xosd-2.2.14-16.el6.x86_64.rpm 2.2.14 x86_64 EPEL
xosd-2.2.14-13.el6.nux.i686.rpm 2.2.14 i686 Nux Dextop
xosd-2.2.14-13.el6.nux.x86_64.rpm 2.2.14 x86_64 Nux Dextop
xosd-2.2.14-4.el6.i686.rpm 2.2.14 i686 NauLinux School
xosd-2.2.14-4.el6.x86_64.rpm 2.2.14 x86_64 NauLinux School
xosd - - -


Name Value
/sbin/ldconfig -
libX11.so.6 -
libXext.so.6 -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.4) -
libpthread.so.0 -
libpthread.so.0(GLIBC_2.0) -
libpthread.so.0(GLIBC_2.1) -
libpthread.so.0(GLIBC_2.3.2) -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -
xorg-x11-fonts-base -


Name Value
libxosd.so.2 -
xosd = 2.2.14-16.sdl6
xosd(x86-32) = 2.2.14-16.sdl6


Name Value
xmms-xosd < 2.2.14-15
xosd-xmms <= 2.2.12


Type URL
Binary Package xosd-2.2.14-16.sdl6.i686.rpm
Source Package xosd-2.2.14-16.sdl6.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Download latest puias-addons rpm from
  2. Install puias-addons rpm:
    # rpm -Uvh puias-addons*rpm
  3. Install xosd rpm package:
    # yum install xosd




2012-07-22 - Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng@lists.fedoraproject.org> - 2.2.14-16
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_18_Mass_Rebuild
2012-01-13 - Petr Pisar <ppisar@redhat.com> - 2.2.14-15
- Disable XMMS plug-in because gdk-pixpuf-0 has been removed
- Remove build-optional static library
- Clean spec file up 
- Do not package XMMS plug-in pixmaps
- Remove patch changing default offset to keep closer with upstream
- Update upstream URLs
2011-02-08 - Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng@lists.fedoraproject.org> - 2.2.14-14
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_15_Mass_Rebuild
2009-07-27 - Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng@lists.fedoraproject.org> - 2.2.14-13
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_12_Mass_Rebuild
2009-02-26 - Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng@lists.fedoraproject.org> - 2.2.14-12
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_11_Mass_Rebuild
2008-02-10 - Kevin Fenzi <kevin@tummy.com> - 2.2.14-11
- Rebuild for gcc43
2007-08-26 - Kevin Fenzi <kevin@tummy.com> - 2.2.14-10
- Update License tag
2007-02-27 - Kevin Fenzi <kevin@tummy.com> - 2.2.14-9
- Remove bmp subpackage, as bmp is no longer shipped.
2006-08-27 - Kevin Fenzi <kevin@tummy.com> - 2.2.14-8
- Rebuild for fc6
2006-06-16 - Kevin Fenzi <kevin@tummy.com> - 2.2.14-7
- Rebuild against new libgdk_pixbuf

See Also

Package Description
xosd-devel-2.2.14-16.sdl6.i686.rpm Development files for the XOSD on-screen display library
xournal-0.4.7-2.sdl6.i686.rpm Notetaking, sketching, PDF annotation and general journal
xscreensaver-5.12-7.puias6.i686.rpm X screen saver and locker
xscreensaver-base-5.12-7.puias6.i686.rpm A minimal installation of xscreensaver
xscreensaver-extras-5.12-7.puias6.i686.rpm An enhanced set of screensavers
xscreensaver-extras-gss-5.12-7.puias6.i686.rpm Desktop files of extras for gnome-screensaver
xscreensaver-gl-base-5.12-7.puias6.i686.rpm A base package for screensavers that require OpenGL
xscreensaver-gl-extras-5.12-7.puias6.i686.rpm An enhanced set of screensavers that require OpenGL
xscreensaver-gl-extras-gss-5.12-7.puias6.i686.rpm Desktop files of gl-extras for gnome-screensaver
xvidcore-1.3.2-2.puias6.i686.rpm MPEG-4 Simple and Advanced Simple Profile codec
xvidcore-devel-1.3.2-2.puias6.i686.rpm Development files for the Xvid video codec
y4mscaler-9.0-9.puias6.i686.rpm Video scaler which operates on YUV4MPEG2 streams
yasm-1.2.0-4.sdl6.i686.rpm Modular Assembler
yasm-devel-1.2.0-4.sdl6.i686.rpm Header files and static libraries for the yasm Modular Assembler
zvbi-0.2.35-1.sdl6.i686.rpm Raw VBI, Teletext and Closed Caption decoding library