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 What's Next for X?

"The X Window System is around 20 years old, and has gone through a variety of transformations. Weird hardware from ancient Sun workstations to the first 386-based PCs has forced evolution-- and some nasty hacks--on the server. What we use today on most Linux distributions, XFree86, is the result of this development path. To cut a long story short, the state of the X Window System isn't really a happy one. Leaving the deep technical issues aside, the impact on users of the Linux desktop includes:"

 (Submitted by Noel Fri Sep 10, 2004 )


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