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X.Org 7.6 Release Candidate 1 Is Finally Here

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Published on 12 November 2010 10:04 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org
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Alan Coopersmith has announced the first release candidate of X.Org 7.6. Originally the X.Org 7.6 release was supposed to come in October, but that didn't happen and now into November we are finally seeing the first test katamari.

Seeing as X.Org 7.6 is just a collection of mostly existing X.Org packages, there isn't too much to do before the final release. "At this point, only some final bug fixes, documentation updates, and janitorial cleanups are expected between now and the final release of X11R7.6, including final releases of several modules for which release candidates are included in this set (including libX11 1.4.0 and xorg-docs 1.6.0)."

This release uses X.Org Server 1.9.

The X11R76-RC1 announcement with a list of changed module versions since X.Org 7.5 can be found on the xorg-announce mailing list.

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