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Old 08-27-2005, 05:26 AM   #1
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xfree86 and xorg

could i install both xfree86 and xorg on the kubuntu? if it true, what does active them that kubuntu recognize them?
Old 08-27-2005, 05:47 AM   #2
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why would you want to?
Old 08-27-2005, 09:11 AM   #3
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xfree86 and xorg share a lot of code and put files in the same place on your system, so I don't think you can install one without overwriting files from the other which can cause you problems later.


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