Re: Getting xfree86 4.02 onto an isolated laptop
- To: "David A . Rogers" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Cc: email@example.com
- Subject: Re: Getting xfree86 4.02 onto an isolated laptop
- From: Timeboy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2001 19:14:16 +0200
- Message-id: <20010912191416.D378@Calculusterix.http://www.msn.de>
- In-reply-to: <20010912094401.A1112@DROGERS2K>; from email@example.com on Wed, Sep 12, 2001 at 16:44:01 +0200
- References: <20010912094401.A1112@DROGERS2K>
On Wednesday Sep 12 16:44 David A. Rogers wrote:
> ** I have received a hand-me-down laptop - a Thinkpad 365XD with TFT display.
> ** I've got potato on it, but 3.3.6 doesn't work for my display (unless you
> ** count VGA16 yuck!). However, I just found a web site that says that 4.02
> ** works well on the exact model I have.
> ** Here's my problem. I've only ever used the debian CDs and stable before.
> ** I've read how to get unstable stuff, but that only works well if you have a
> ** reasonable pipe to the net. This thing has a slow modem 28.8 and I don't
> ** have it working under Linux yet anyway.
> ** What's going to be the easiest way to get xfree 4.02 onto this laptop? Be
> ** as explicit as you are able, please. I'm still learning.
Much Linux magazines includes a CD-Rom. You could look by some newsdealers
if there is a magazine with a CD that includes the newest .deb files of
XFree86. Sorry! But i can't give you a suggestion which magazine at this
time has a CD with XFree86 for Debian.
Wer Käse mag, der futtert auch Füsse!