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X Server 1.6.2 Gets Released

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Published on 07 July 2009 11:12 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org
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The first pre-release for X Server 1.6.2 came a month ago followed by a release candidate about one week ago, but this afternoon Keith Packard has announced the final release of X Server 1.6.2.

In X Server 1.6.2 are a handful of bug fixes and improvements that should be stable for the X Server 1.6 series while the grunt of the development work has been focused on X Server 1.7 / X.Org 7.5, which will hopefully be released in late summer.

The X Server 1.6.2 release announcement can be read on the xorg-announce list.

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