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Old 01-11-2006, 09:46 AM   #1
inspiredbymetal
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install xorg on debain


hey ive just installed installed debian base system

how do i install xorg because at the moment all i seem to be able to install xfree86.

how do i install xorg?

and will i be able to config it useing the xorgconfig ?

thanks
 
Old 01-11-2006, 12:40 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by inspiredbymetal
hey ive just installed installed debian base system

how do i install xorg because at the moment all i seem to be able to install xfree86.

how do i install xorg?

and will i be able to config it useing the xorgconfig ?

thanks
You either have to upgrade your system to testing or unstable if you want the new 6.9 packages it appears you are running stable. Another option would be to search the web for so called "backports" which would be newer packages that have been built specifically for stable.
 
  


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