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Old 02-29-2008, 04:51 PM   #1
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Xorg version current

I have always wondered about this, does slack have its number for X releases?

This is a pre-release version of the X server from The X.Org Foundation.
It is not supported in any way.
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X.Org X Server
Release Date: 5 September 2007
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
Build Operating System: Slackware 12.1 Slackware Linux Project
Current Operating System: Linux zeus #1 SMP Wed Feb 27 22:23:44 GMT 2008 i686
Build Date: 14 December 2007  12:30:03PM
using the current version, should not be 7.x or whatever Xorg release its on?

Old 02-29-2008, 05:52 PM   #2
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The X Server project is only one of many projects within the X.Org system.
The overall release is X11R7.3, and each project has its own version.

Sort of like a Linux distribution... the current Slackware release is 12.0, but the default kernel for 12.0 is


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