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linuX-gamers.net: Xorg X11 Server Release 6.8

Aug 25, 2004, 21:15 (3 Talkback[s])

"The new XOrg X11 server is due out on August 25th and with it comes some new, exciting features and improvements to old ones. I will describe some of these features, changes and more in this article.

"With all the XFree86 dust settling and X.Org emerging as the new kingpin of X11 servers, this release might be what it needs to push it into the spotlight. With a large development team and promising new features, the possibilities seem huge (dare I say even limitless?). Among these new features, probably the biggest one is support for translucency. This beautiful new feature makes the open source desktop look better than it has ever been! Here is just a teaser. You can find loads more screenshots on their release screenshots page. You also might notice the snazzy new drop shadows, yet another piece of eye candy adding to the already-large repository..."

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