X.Org 7.3 Preview

[ 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

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