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X.Org Server 1.19 Finally Lands in Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) for Better Gaming

In mid-March, Canonical’s Timo Aaltonen announced the availability of the X.Org Server 1.19.2 packages in the proposed repositories of Ubuntu 17.04, along with the Mesa 17.0 3D Graphics Library. It took about a month of testing, but the X.Org Server packages were finally upgraded from the old 1.18.4 release to version 1.19.3. Yes, you’re reading it right, Ubuntu 17.04’s graphics stack has just been upgraded to X.Org Server 1.19.3 and Mesa 17.0.2, which should provide users with a more powerful gaming platform if they are using open-source graphics drivers for AMD Radeon and Intel graphics cards, but also for Nvidia GPUs.