Re: X.org Questions
From: Timo Reimerdes (tr_at_gtnw.de)
To: Chris Anderson <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2004 12:05:02 +0200
On Mo, 2004-09-13 at 01:49 -0400, Chris Anderson wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-09-13 at 00:55 -0400, Ed Sutherland wrote:
> > After looking at screenshots of X.org, it seems to be more graphically
> > up-to-date than XFree86. But, I have some questions:
> > 1) Can X.org be apt-gotten? (otherwise, where and how)
> Not officially, there may be a repo somewhere that someone else
> maintains though.
> > 2) How difficult is replacing xfree with x.org?
> Extract source, apt-get build-dep xserver-xfree86, make World, make
> install. Going backwards could possibly be troublesome (perhaps build to
> another prefix).
> > 3) Any issues specific to the ppc architecture I should be aware? Thanks.
> I haven't encountered any thus far.
Yet another question:
What, except the transparency and the shadow-thingy is of advantage in
x.org? is anything done noticably better? is it recomendable?
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