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1<sect2>
2<title>Introduction to XFree86</title>
3
4<screen>Download location: <ulink url="&xfree86-download;"/>
5Version used: &xfree86-version;
6Package size: &xfree86-size;
7Estimated Disk space required: &xfree86-buildsize;
8Estimated build time: 63m (667 MHz)</screen>
9
10<para><screen>XFree86 depends on: <xref linkend="freetype2"/></screen></para>
11
12<para>XFree86 is a freely redistributable open-source implementation of the
13X Window System. XFree86 provides a client/server interface between display
14hardware (the mouse, keyboard, and video displays) and the desktop environment
15while also providing both the windowing infrastructure and a standardized
16application interface (API).</para>
17
18<para>There are several files that need to be fetched from the download location:
19<screen>X420src-1.tgz 25354 KB
20X420src-2.tgz 22683 KB
21X420src-3.tgz 9089 KB</screen></para>
22
23<para>In addition, the following file will be needed:
24<screen><ulink url="ftp://ftp.xfree86.org/pub/XFree86/4.2.1/patches/4.2.0-4.2.1.diff.gz"/></screen></para>
25</sect2>
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