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LinuxPR: X.Org Announces Update to X Window System

Aug 24, 2000, 11:54 (3 Talkback[s])

"X.Org, the worldwide consortium empowered with the collaborative development of the X Window System technology and standards announces today the release of X11R6.5.1. This release includes key enhancements in the Xprint, as well as nearly two hundred updates from the prior release, X11R6.4. This release was also the first one to use the new "FastTrack" process which makes the new software available to the public much more quickly than in the past. This release is available for download at http://www.X.Org.

"We, at X.Org, are extremely pleased to deliver this update to the X11 community." Said Steve Swales, Sun Microsystems, Inc. representative and Chairman of X.Org. "This latest release, X11R6.5.1, demonstrates X.Org's continued commitment to providing the over 30 million X Window System users worldwide by updating the SI with necessary new features and fixes."

"With the continued success of the UNIX operating system, and the stunning growth and popularity of the Linux operating system, deployment of the X Window System is at an all-time high." said David Dawes, Chairman of XFree86. "I am happy to see X.Org recognizes this and is continuing to update their SI."

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