Re: Which version of X should I use?
Hal Vaughan wrote:
>I'm re-installing Debian on a system.
>I tried this last month and ran into trouble with the video card (ATI Radeon
>All-In-Wonder). It turns out the version of X in the current stable branch
>does not support my card well. The previous version supported it and 4.2
>So am I better off going into testing and getting X 4.2, or going backward to
>3.x (I can't remember the exact number of the last 3.x version)?
xfree86 v3 and v4 are separate packages, and both in Woody. Do
apt-cache show xfree86-common for more info on v4. apt-cache show
xfree86-common-v3 is about v3, duh. I recall that while in Potato
(stable) I had to upgrade to Woody (testing) to get v4 for i810 video
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