Re: what is the name of the xf4.0.2 package
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On Sun, Jan 21, 2001 at 12:14:49AM +1100, Drew Parsons wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 20, 2001 at 11:53:09AM +0100, Gerhard Reuteler wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am looking for a debian package for XF86 4.0.2 which works for the pismo
> > laptop, but I cannot find one. Does it work or is it to early to change to
> > the new version.
> X is spread over a half-dozen odd packages. Some base files are in
> xfree86-common, fonts are in xfonts-base and others, the x-server itself is
> in xserver-common and xserver-xfree86. You should choose these packages
> from in dselect (or aptitude?), and then dselect will prompt you asking if
> you want to include other related packages at the same time.
> xserver-xfree86 should work for all video cards (if they are supported by X
> v4 at all).
> By the way, v4 itself is only available in Debian unstable (but slowly
> making its way into Debian testing). However I think a version has been
> compiled informally somewhere for potato (Debian stable). You might find
> references to the potato packages on the Debian X mailing list (I think
> archives can be found from www.debian.org).
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