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X Server 1.7.1 Released, 1.7.2 In 5 Weeks

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Published on 23 October 2009 07:56 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org
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Just as planned, X Server 1.7.1 was released this morning by Peter Hutterer. This bug-fix update to X Server 1.7 contains a fair amount of fixes and other minor improvements since the 1.7.0 release that came less than a month ago. Compared to X Server 1.7.1 RC2 from earlier this week, there are some XACE updates.

Peter is planning on having X Server 1.7.2 be released in about five weeks with the first of those release candidates coming in two weeks. The X Server 1.7.1 release announcement can be found on the X.Org mailing list. X.Org 7.5 is planned for release later today.

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