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Old 10-24-2005, 12:31 PM   #1
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Lightbulb XOrg 6.9 RC1 install - success

Just did an upgrade to XOrg 6.9. RC1 (from source) on my Slack 10.2

Wanted to share the story (link to the blog)
Old 10-24-2005, 03:51 PM   #2
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I was getting excited there reading your reasons for upgrading, hoping some major revisions had been made to the Composite extension, but reading the changelog, it looks like not much is new for NVidia, so I guess upgrading isn't too critical for me personally.

Xv has always worked quite well for me, beyond the obligatory crash when using OpenGL applications.
Old 10-24-2005, 11:17 PM   #3
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I am very glad it worked for you.
I will wait for 6.9 to be finally released though.
Old 10-25-2005, 04:17 PM   #4
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W@@T !!

hey man thx a million, it worked great for me. now i await the full release
Old 10-25-2005, 05:35 PM   #5
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This looks like a good old fashioned Success Story to me. So I have moved it there.


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