X.Org Server 1.20 "Shrimp & Grits" Open For Development

Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org on 18 November 2016 at 07:36 PM EST. 14 Comments
Earlier this week was the X.Org Server 1.19 release as a major update with development going on for one year. Now, X.Org Server 1.20 development is open.

Keith Packard today officially opened up post-1.19 development with the celebratory version bump.

The codename for this new development milestone is Shrimp-and-grits with KeithP continuing in his peculiar codenames.

No release schedule has been discussed yet for 1.20. In recent years the xorg-server had been on a six month release cadence but with development slowing up a bit lately, xorg-server 1.19 took one year to emerge.

What do you hope this next X.Org Server release holds in store? XWayland improvements, continued work on xf86-video-modesetting, and better GLAMOR support are safe bets for seeing improved in the months ahead. Share your other hopes for this next server release by commenting on this article in the forums.
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