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Re: XFree86 4.2 (binaries) over XFree86 4.1 (Debian) - Mini-HOWTO

On Sat, Jun 08, 2002 at 11:00:05AM +0200, Werner Heuser wrote:
> Hi,
> on my laptops I have encountered some troubles with XFree86 4.1, so 
> I wanted to try the new 4.2 release. Since there are no Debian
> packages available yet, I have decided to install the binaries from
> XFree86. Please note I respect the reasons of the package maintainer
> I just couldn't wait. The installation seems easy but I 
> have written down the complete process here
> http://mobilix.org/debian_xfree42.html

You might also be interested to hear there were some unofficial debs for 4.2
advertised on the debian-x mailing list, at

They may be a prerelease version, though, I don't know the latest news for


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