Seamless applications / Rootless / standalone windows

Add the ability to run virtualized-os applications as normal applications in seperate windows.


Current Status


A rootless desktop allows to create a seamless desktop environment between the client OS and the guest OS. This kind of functionality is available in VMWare Unity view. Applications should behave as if they were not in a seperate OS.

  • applications are managed and are integrated in the client window-manager/shell
  • show separate client windows for each applications
  • copy & paste, dragging
  • status bar
  • application menu
  • recents documents
  • volume control
  • to be continued...

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