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Old 04-27-2004, 02:14 AM   #1
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Xfree86 and X.org


What is the difference between Xfree86's X server and X.org and why is Dropline Gnome using X.org over Xfree86?
Can both servers reside on one Linux system?
Are there any benefits to using X.org over Xfree86?


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Old 04-27-2004, 07:52 AM   #3
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afaik both can't coinside (i know this from using Gentoo), without some sort of heavy modification.

xorg is a response to xfree not being totally free; licensing issues. It's certainly not GNU anyway, so code contributed to the project I think could be locked up, and can't be used in your own projects <- need to check this.

xorg works at the moment but I don't think it's considered reliable yet.

If you find anything about getting xorg and xfree to live together please let me know.
 
  


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