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X.Org Server 1.17.2 Out Now with XWayland, GCC 5, and VESA Improvements

X.Org Server 1.17.2 is a massive update and the changelog, which has been attached at the end of the article for reference, is overwhelming. Highlights of this release include an important security fix for XWayland, better compatibility with the GCC 5 compiler, fb setup improvements for big-endian processors, int10 setup fixes for VESA, and a patch for a regression in the server-interpreted’s authentication.