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Re: Upgrading XFree86

*- On  9 Sep, Greg Vence wrote about "Re: Upgrading XFree86"
> "J.H.M. Dassen (Ray)" wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 09, 1999 at 08:49:29 -0500, David Kanter wrote:
>> > I need some advice on how to upgrade the XFree86 files that came with
>> > Slink. My problem is that I have a card (STB nVIDIA TNT, 16 Mb of RAM) not
>> > listed in the stable version, but listed in the unstable version of X.
>> At http://netgod.net/x/ you can find newer X packages compiled for use on
>> "stable".
> However, I've got a Viper 770 (TNT2 16 MB) and that doesn't show up
> until 3.3.4 those files are at http://www.debian.org/~branden/  
> As of 48 hrs ago, it had dependency problems on the fonts.  I may try
> again this weekend if there's been a fix.  Otherwise, I'm considering
> the Potato option...

You can just manually install the xserver-common and xserver-svga from
Branden's site with 'dpkg -i xserver-*'.  The server will work with the libs and other components.

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