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Re: [vox-tech] XFree86 4.2.0 on debian?
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Re: [vox-tech] XFree86 4.2.0 on debian?




Quoting Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org>:

> begin Ryan <ryan@mother.com> 
> > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> > Hash: SHA1
> > 
> > I've just ordered one of those nifty all-in-wonder radeon 7500s for a
> box to 
> > serve as a movie player/retrogaming system/pvr/music player, and would
> really 
> > like to use debian (probably sid or sarge) but the video card in
> question 
> > requires XFree86 4.2.0. Does anyone know if there are debian packages
> for 
> > XFree86 4.2.0?
>  
> http://people.debian.org/~branden/
> 
> branden is the X maintainer for debian.  he also releases X packages
> that are more unstable than sid (as in, sid viscious?).
> 

Hi Ryan,

I am running sarge/testing on two of my systems both with XFree86 4.2.0 and I am
having no problems with it.  Just add the lines from Branen's page to your
/etc/apt/source.list file and do an apt-get update && apt-get upgrade.

That should do the trick for you.  If you need any help let me know.

-Stephen
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