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X.Org Server 1.9 RC5 Released

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Published on 14 July 2010 09:25 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org
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X.Org Server 1.9 is due to be released in just about one month, so as such, Keith Packard the release manager has pushed out the fifth release candidate of this forthcoming X.Org update. As said by Keith, "Not a huge number of changes this time around, but a couple of useful bug fixes."

Packard also said in the release announcement, "We've got four more weeks before the release; keep the changes coming!" The changes found in 1.9 RC5 range from XKB to DIX and DRI2 changes.

Keith has also provided an update on the 1.9 release blocking bugs that need to be cleared prior to the August release of X.Org Server 1.9.

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