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From: Lindsay Haisley <fmouse-gentoo@...>
Subject: Re: Xorg-Toshiba Laptop
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2004 12:45:11 -0500
Thus spake Luke-Jr on Fri, Oct 08, 2004 at 12:10:32PM CDT
> On Friday 08 October 2004 4:59 pm, Ettore Salvi wrote:
> > Hi everybody:
> >         I'm installing Gentoo on my laptop (Toshiba Satellite A30 ).
> > For XFree86Config
> 
> Your first mistake is using XFree. Most of the Linux world (incl Gentoo) are 
> using X.org now.

This is news to me, although I note, now that you mention it, that there's
an xorg-x11 ebuild in Gentoo (blocked by XFree).  When I installed Gentoo on
my desktop box a year ago or so, I believe that Xfree was recommended.

A few questions:

What are the advantages of X.org over XFree?

If I have XFree successfully installed and running, are there any advantages
to switching?

Do 3rd party vendors, notably VMWare which I think supplies an optimized
XFree driver, support X.org?

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