X Server 1.7.4 Is Just About Here
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org on 26 December 2009 at 05:41 AM EST. 1 Comment
Work on the X Server 1.7.4 point release is finishing up and as a result Peter Hutterer has tagged the second release candidate, which may very well be the last test release before it goes gold. X Server 1.7.4 RC2 back-ports a number of fixes from X Server 1.8, switches the default keyboard layout to pc105 (from pc104), man-page fixes/updates, and miscellaneous other work.

The X Server 1.7.4 Release Candidate 2 announcement can be found on the X.Org mailing list. X Server 1.7.4 should be out within the next week or two. Meanwhile, the next major release, X Server 1.8, should be out by the end of March.
About The Author
Author picture

Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.

Related X.Org News
Popular News
Trending Reviews & Featured Articles