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Re: is XFree86 supported / encouraged by NetBSD? [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
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On Jan,Wednesday 30 2008, at 7:18 AM, Paul (NCC/CS.) wrote:
I think that you should use that X server which works for you. If you
want acceleration use modular Xorg from pkgsrc. If in-base XFree86
server works for you and you don't want any new features use that. But
my recommend is modular Xorg.
i am confused as to what X to use in general.
Recommended installation procedure is use Xorg from pkgsrc. Xfree86 in
base is portable enough to run on almost all of NetBSD platforms but
it is old.
XFree86 when used with a non nvidia video card
seems to work well. But is it encouraged / supported
or not recommended for use in NetBSD?
Is it being phased out?
Should we be using Xorg?
Why does a default install still have XFree86?
I thought it had been given the boot but I'm not
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