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    Second version of XFree86 4.2 pre release packages
    Submitted by robster on Monday, August 12, 2002 – 15:58
    X Window SystemBranden ‘Overfiend’ Robinson has quietly slipped out a second version of his pre-release XFree86 4.2 packages. The announcement is on the glorious X Strike Force page. Of course the usual disclaimers apply, if these packages fry your system and refuse to make you your morning cup of Earl Grey, dont come running to us or Branden. But I’m sure he’d love to hear any feedback you do have on the debian-x mailing list (and not on IRC, private mail or the BTS).
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    Subject: Pedantic nit 🙂
    Author: pwhysall
    Date: Wednesday, 2002/08/21 – 13:51
    This section is misnamed.

    From the X(7) man page:

    The X Consortium requests that the following names be used when refer-
    ring to this software:

    X
    X Window System
    X Version 11
    X Window System, Version 11
    X11

    So, whatever it is called, it should be something off that list.

    </uberpedant>

    peter@mirrorshades.org
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    Subject: hmmm ok.
    Author: grolschie
    Date: Friday, 2002/08/23 – 07:29
    Not XF, XF86, XFree86, XF4.x, etc?
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    Subject: Line for sources.list
    Author: martijn
    Date: Tuesday, 2002/08/13 – 21:36
    To use the packages, add the following line to your /etc/apt/sources.list file:

    deb http://people.debian.org/~branden/ sid/i386/
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    Subject: Mirrors
    Author: ilmari
    Date: Saturday, 2002/08/17 – 05:13
    You really want to use one of the mirrors on this list.
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    Subject: Problems with ATI Rage Mobility
    Author: ypadhye
    Date: Monday, 2002/08/12 – 21:19
    I get vertical lines on my Sony vaio laptop which has ATI rage mobility card, i have to downgrade xserver-xfree86 package for 4.1.0 release to get rid of this problem.
    even the tarballs from gatos.sf.net for 4.2.0 show vertical lines
    Is this problem fixed in this relese?
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    Subject: Hem, read the last sentence i
    Author: hobbes
    Date: Monday, 2002/08/12 – 23:27
    Hem, read the last sentence in the original article…
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    Subject: What’s URL?
    Author: ypadhye
    Date: Monday, 2002/08/12 – 23:35
    Can you please post the URL of the original article?
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    Subject: He meant this sentence:
    Author: molo
    Date: Tuesday, 2002/08/13 – 02:04
    He meant this sentence:

    But I’m sure he’d love to hear any feedback you do have on the debian-x mailing list (and not on IRC, private mail or the BTS).

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