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X.Org 7.3 Preview

Aug 30, 2007, 02:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

[ Thanks to Michael for this link. ]

"Scheduled for release tomorrow is X.Org 7.3. Among the new features for X.Org 7.3 include the Xorg server 1.4, an application for adjusting a display's backlight, updated display drivers, and support for font catalog directories. Version 1.4 of the X.Org server contains such features as RandR 1.2 support, input hot-plugging, KDrive enhancements, Solaris DTrace support, and EXA improvements. In this article today, we will briefly go over some of the changes found in X.Org 7.3 and we will follow up with some benchmarks in early September.

"The RandR 1.2 (Resize and Rotate) extension found in X.Org 7.3 most notably brings capabilities to dynamically control external monitors..."

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