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X Server 1.7.1 Release Candidate 2

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Published on 19 October 2009 10:16 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org
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Shipping with X.Org 7.5 when its to be released shortly will be X Server 1.7.1, which is the first point release in the X Server 1.7 series that introduced X Input 2.0, Multi-Pointer X, and other new capabilities. For some last minute testing before going gold, X Server 1.7.1 Release Candidate 2 was made available over the weekend.

This release candidate carries some fixes that will make the X Server work again on the Alpha architecture, patches for Xming and Xwin, and fixes for other bugs. The final release of X Server 1.7.1 is expected this Friday.

Check out the release announcement for more details.

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