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Old 06-14-2005, 08:42 AM   #1
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Unhappy XFree86 or X.org?


Hi all,
My debian distro include the XFree86 X server v 4.1.0 (woody). Well, it's working quite well but I looked for an upgrade. First, I looked at XFree86, in order to download v. 4.5.0 But now, i've learned that xf86 has no future and i'm leaning towards x.org server.. But i'm not sure...

Which should I download?
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Old 06-14-2005, 08:48 AM   #2
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xorg. that's where all the development and clever things are going.
 
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Well, thanks acid!
 
Old 06-14-2005, 08:51 AM   #4
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Sorry,I forgot to ask in my last post... What are the diffrecens between xf86 and x.org?
 
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9 months ago it was just the license. since then... just slightly different features. you'd need to check the changelogs since then to see what's been updated since the fork, which took place on (i think) Xfree86 v 4.3.99.

xorg has a lot more new transparency and shadowing capabilites for one thing though.
 
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Thnaks for a second time!
 
  


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