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Old 08-04-2004, 12:08 PM   #1
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Are there any debs for freedesktop(xorg) yet?
Old 08-05-2004, 02:29 AM   #2
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No: because Sarge will be released soon, Debian hasn't switched to yet, they can't afford such a big switch just before a release (I've heard this is the reason). Debian still uses XFree86 4.3.0, which doesn't have the license problem. Debian will probably switch when Sarge is released.
Old 08-06-2004, 01:07 PM   #3
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I upgraded to manually on my redhat 7.3 machine and it wasn't that difficult. However with debian I don't want to break any package dependencies so I'm going to continue using whatever they provide. I'd do it manually if you have to have it.


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