Package xorg: Information

Source package: xorg
Version: 7.4.0-alt1.M41.1
Build time:  Aug 8, 2008, 11:58 PM
Category: System/X11
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License: MIT/X11
Summary: Part of the X.Org implementation of the X Window System
Description: 
If you want to install the X Window System (TM) on
your machine, you'll need to install X.Org.

The X Window System provides the base technology
for developing graphical user interfaces. Simply stated,
X draws the elements of the GUI on the user's screen and
builds methods for sending user interactions back to the
application. X also supports remote application deployment-running an
application on another computer while viewing the input/output
on your machine.  X is a powerful environment which supports
many different applications, such as games, programming tools,
graphics programs, text editors, etc.  X.Org is the version of
X which runs on Linux, as well as other platforms.

This package contains the basic fonts, programs and documentation
for an X workstation.  However, this package doesn't provide the
program which you will need to drive your video hardware.  To
control your video card, you'll need the particular X server
package which corresponds to your computer's video card.

In addition to installing this package, you will need to install
the X.Org package which corresponds to your video card, the
Xconfigurator package and the xorg-x11-libs package. You may also
need to install one of the X.Org fonts packages.

And finally, if you are going to develop applications that run as
X clients, you will also need to install xorg-x11-devel.

List of rpms provided by this srpm:
xorg (noarch)
xorg-apps (noarch)
xorg-compat-devel (noarch)
xorg-devel (noarch)
xorg-drv-input (noarch)
xorg-drv-video (noarch)
xorg-libs (noarch)
xorg-mesagl (noarch)
xorg-proto-devel (noarch)
xorg-utils (noarch)

Maintainer: Valery Inozemtsev

List of contributors:
Valery Inozemtsev


Last changed


Aug. 8, 2008 Valery Inozemtsev 7.4.0-alt1.M41.1
- build for branch 4.1
June 6, 2008 Valery Inozemtsev 7.4.0-alt2
- xorg-drv-video: drop requires xorg-drv-voodoo
June 4, 2008 Valery Inozemtsev 7.4.0-alt1
- Xorg-7.4
- rename xorg-x11* to xorg*