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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY xorg-server-download-http "&xorg-download-http;/xserver/xorg-server-&xorg-server-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY xorg-server-download-ftp "&xorg-download-ftp;/xserver/xorg-server-&xorg-server-version;.tar.bz2">
9 <!ENTITY xorg-server-md5sum "a22ccd74a5eee721cad6805e489c7144">
10 <!ENTITY xorg-server-size "6.2 MB">
11 <!ENTITY xorg-server-buildsize "274 MB (with tests)">
12 <!ENTITY xorg-server-time "0.8 SBU (using parallelism=4; with tests)">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="xorg-server" xreflabel="Xorg-Server-&xorg-server-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="xorg-server.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <date>$Date$</date>
20 </sect1info>
21
22 <title>Xorg-Server-&xorg-server-version;</title>
23
24 <indexterm zone="xorg-server">
25 <primary sortas="a-xorg-server">xorg-server</primary>
26 </indexterm>
27
28 <sect2 role="package">
29 <title>Introduction to Xorg Server</title>
30
31 <para>
32 The <application>Xorg</application> Server is the core
33 of the X Window system.
34 </para>
35
36 &lfs101_checked;
37
38 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
39 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
40 <listitem>
41 <para>
42 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&xorg-server-download-http;"/>
43 </para>
44 </listitem>
45 <listitem>
46 <para>
47 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&xorg-server-download-ftp;"/>
48 </para>
49 </listitem>
50 <listitem>
51 <para>
52 Download MD5 sum: &xorg-server-md5sum;
53 </para>
54 </listitem>
55 <listitem>
56 <para>
57 Download size: &xorg-server-size;
58 </para>
59 </listitem>
60 <listitem>
61 <para>
62 Estimated disk space required: &xorg-server-buildsize;
63 </para>
64 </listitem>
65 <listitem>
66 <para>
67 Estimated build time: &xorg-server-time;
68 </para>
69 </listitem>
70 </itemizedlist>
71
72<!-- Prime support is now automatically added in DRI3, and this patch
73 may break things on some setups.
74 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
75 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
76 <listitem>
77 <para>
78 Optional patch:
79 <ulink url="&patch-root;/xorg-server-&xorg-server-version;-add_prime_support-1.patch"/>
80 </para>
81 </listitem>
82 </itemizedlist>-->
83
84 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Xorg Server Dependencies</bridgehead>
85
86 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
87 <para role="required">
88 <xref linkend="pixman"/> and
89 <xref linkend="xorg7-font"/> (only font-util), and at runtime:
90 <xref role="runtime" linkend="xkeyboard-config"/>
91 </para>
92
93 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
94 <para role="recommended">
95 <phrase revision="sysv"><xref linkend="elogind"/>,</phrase>
96 <xref linkend="libepoxy"/> (needed for glamor and Xwayland),
97 <phrase revision="sysv"><xref role="runtime" linkend="polkit"/> (runtime),
98 </phrase><xref linkend="wayland"/> (needed for Xwayland),
99 <phrase revision="sysv"> and</phrase> <xref linkend="wayland-protocols"/>
100 <phrase revision="systemd">, and <xref linkend="systemd"/></phrase>
101 </para>
102
103 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
104 <para role="optional">
105 <xref role="runtime" linkend="acpid"/> (runtime),
106 <xref linkend="doxygen"/> (to build API documentation),
107 <xref linkend="fop"/> (to build documentation),
108 <xref linkend="nettle"/>,
109 <xref linkend="libgcrypt"/>,
110 <xref linkend="xcb-util-keysyms"/>,
111 <xref linkend="xcb-util-image"/>,
112 <xref linkend="xcb-util-renderutil"/>,
113 <xref linkend="xcb-util-wm"/> (all three to build Xephyr),
114 <xref linkend="xmlto"/> (to build documentation),
115 <ulink url="http://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases/libunwind">libunwind</ulink>, and
116 <ulink url="https://www.x.org/archive/individual/doc/">xorg-sgml-doctools</ulink> (to build documentation)
117 </para>
118
119 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
120 <ulink url='&blfs-wiki;/Xorg7Server'/>
121 </para>
122 </sect2>
123
124 <sect2 role="installation">
125 <title>Installation of Xorg Server</title>
126<!-- Patch removed
127 <para>
128 If you have downloaded the optional patch, apply it by running the
129 following command:
130 </para>
131
132<screen><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../xorg-server-&xorg-server-version;-add_prime_support-1.patch</userinput></screen>-->
133
134 <para>
135 Install the server by running the following commands:
136 </para>
137
138<screen><userinput>./configure $XORG_CONFIG \
139 --enable-glamor \
140 --enable-suid-wrapper \
141 --with-xkb-output=/var/lib/xkb &amp;&amp;
142make</userinput></screen>
143
144 <para>
145 To test the results, issue: <command>make check</command>. You
146 will need to run <command>ldconfig</command> as the <systemitem
147 class="username">root</systemitem> user first or some tests may fail.
148 </para>
149
150 <para>
151 Now as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>
152 user:
153 </para>
154
155<screen role="root" revision="sysv"><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
156mkdir -pv /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d &amp;&amp;
157cat &gt;&gt; /etc/sysconfig/createfiles &lt;&lt; "EOF"
158<literal>/tmp/.ICE-unix dir 1777 root root
159/tmp/.X11-unix dir 1777 root root</literal>
160EOF</userinput></screen>
161
162<screen role="root" revision="systemd"><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
163mkdir -pv /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d</userinput></screen>
164
165 </sect2>
166
167 <sect2 role="commands">
168 <title>Command Explanations</title>
169
170 <para>
171 <parameter>--enable-glamor</parameter>: Build the Glamor DIX (Device
172 Independent X) module which is currently used by: R600 or later radeon
173 video chipsets, the modesetting driver (which is part of this package)
174 for hardware using KMS which offers acceleration, and (optionally) the
175 intel driver.
176 </para>
177
178 <para>
179 <parameter>--enable-suid-wrapper</parameter>: Builds the suid-root
180 wrapper for legacy driver support on rootless xserver systems.
181 </para>
182
183 <para>
184 <option>--disable-systemd-logind</option>:
185 This switch disables <phrase revision="systemd">systemd-logind</phrase>
186 <phrase revision="sysv">elogind</phrase> integration allowing Xorg Server
187 to work without having the <phrase revision="systemd">systemd</phrase>
188 <phrase revision="elogind">elogind</phrase> PAM module configured.
189 </para>
190
191 <para>
192 <option>--enable-install-setuid</option>:
193 This switch restores the setuid bit to the Xorg executable allowing Xorg
194 Server to work with a virtual terminal designated on the
195 <command>startx</command> command line.
196 </para>
197
198 <para revision="sysv">
199 <command>cat &gt;&gt; /etc/sysconfig/createfiles...</command>: This
200 command creates the <filename class="directory">/tmp/.ICE-unix</filename>
201 and <filename class="directory">/tmp/.X11-unix</filename> directories at
202 startup, and ensures that the permissions and ownership are correct as
203 required by the server.
204 </para>
205
206 <para>
207 <option>--enable-dmx</option>: Builds the DMX (Distributed Multihead X)
208 server.
209 </para>
210
211 <para>
212 <option>--enable-kdrive</option>: This option allows the
213 <command>configure</command> script to enable Xephyr if its dependencies
214 are met.
215 </para>
216
217 </sect2>
218
219 <sect2 role="content">
220 <title>Contents</title>
221
222 <segmentedlist>
223 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
224 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
225 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
226
227 <seglistitem>
228 <seg>
229 cvt, gtf, X, Xnest, Xorg, and Xvfb; optional: dmxaddinput,
230 dmxaddscreen, dmxinfo, dmxreconfig, dmxresize, dmxrminput,
231 dmxrmscreen, dmxtodmx, dmxwininfo, vdltodmx, Xdmx, xdmxconfig, Xephyr,
232 <!--Xfbdev--> and Xwayland
233 </seg>
234 <seg>
235 several under $XORG_PREFIX/lib/xorg/modules/{,drivers,extensions}
236 including modesetting_drv.so
237 </seg>
238 <seg>
239 $XORG_PREFIX/{include/xorg,lib/xorg,share/X11/xorg.conf.d} and
240 /var/lib/xkb
241 </seg>
242 </seglistitem>
243 </segmentedlist>
244
245 <variablelist>
246 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
247 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
248 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
249
250 <varlistentry id="cvt-x7">
251 <term><command>cvt</command></term>
252 <listitem>
253 <para>
254 calculates VESA CVT mode lines
255 </para>
256 <indexterm zone="xorg-server cvt-x7">
257 <primary sortas="b-cvt">cvt</primary>
258 </indexterm>
259 </listitem>
260 </varlistentry>
261
262 <varlistentry id="dmx-x7">
263 <term><command>dmx*</command></term>
264 <listitem>
265 <para>
266 are various tools used for manipulating the dmx server
267 </para>
268 <indexterm zone="xorg-server dmx-x7">
269 <primary sortas="b-dmx">dmx*</primary>
270 </indexterm>
271 </listitem>
272 </varlistentry>
273
274 <varlistentry id="gtf-x7">
275 <term><command>gtf</command></term>
276 <listitem>
277 <para>
278 calculates VESA GTF mode lines
279 </para>
280 <indexterm zone="xorg-server gtf-x7">
281 <primary sortas="b-gtf">gtf</primary>
282 </indexterm>
283 </listitem>
284 </varlistentry>
285
286 <varlistentry id="vdltodmx-x7">
287 <term><command>vdltodmx</command></term>
288 <listitem>
289 <para>
290 is a tool used to convert VDL config files to DMX config
291 files
292 </para>
293 <indexterm zone="xorg-server vdltodmx-x7">
294 <primary sortas="b-vdltodmx">vdltodmx</primary>
295 </indexterm>
296 </listitem>
297 </varlistentry>
298
299 <varlistentry id="X-x7">
300 <term><command>X</command></term>
301 <listitem>
302 <para>
303 is a symbolic link to Xorg
304 </para>
305 <indexterm zone="xorg-server X-x7">
306 <primary sortas="b-X">X</primary>
307 </indexterm>
308 </listitem>
309 </varlistentry>
310
311 <varlistentry id="Xdmx">
312 <term><command>Xdmx</command></term>
313 <listitem>
314 <para>
315 is a proxy X server that uses one or more other X servers as
316 its display devices
317 </para>
318 <indexterm zone="xorg-server Xdmx">
319 <primary sortas="b-Xdmx">Xdmx</primary>
320 </indexterm>
321 </listitem>
322 </varlistentry>
323
324 <varlistentry id="Xephyr-x7">
325 <term><command>Xephyr</command></term>
326 <listitem>
327 <para>
328 is a nested X server which supports modern X extensions
329 </para>
330 <indexterm zone="xorg-server Xephyr-x7">
331 <primary sortas="b-Xephyr">Xephyr</primary>
332 </indexterm>
333 </listitem>
334 </varlistentry>
335
336 <varlistentry id="Xnest-x7">
337 <term><command>Xnest</command></term>
338 <listitem>
339 <para>
340 is a nested X server
341 </para>
342 <indexterm zone="xorg-server Xnest-x7">
343 <primary sortas="b-Xnest">Xnest</primary>
344 </indexterm>
345 </listitem>
346 </varlistentry>
347
348 <varlistentry id="Xorg-x7">
349 <term><command>Xorg</command></term>
350 <listitem>
351 <para>
352 is the X11R7 X Server
353 </para>
354 <indexterm zone="xorg-server Xorg-x7">
355 <primary sortas="b-Xorg">Xorg</primary>
356 </indexterm>
357 </listitem>
358 </varlistentry>
359
360 <varlistentry id="Xvfb-x7">
361 <term><command>Xvfb</command></term>
362 <listitem>
363 <para>
364 is the virtual framebuffer X server for X Version 11
365 </para>
366 <indexterm zone="xorg-server Xvfb-x7">
367 <primary sortas="b-Xvfb">Xvfb</primary>
368 </indexterm>
369 </listitem>
370 </varlistentry>
371
372 <varlistentry id="xdmxconfig-x7">
373 <term><command>xdmxconfig</command></term>
374 <listitem>
375 <para>
376 is a graphical configuration utility for the dmx server
377 </para>
378 <indexterm zone="xorg-server xdmxconfig-x7">
379 <primary sortas="b-xdmxconfig">xdmxconfig</primary>
380 </indexterm>
381 </listitem>
382 </varlistentry>
383
384 <varlistentry id="Xwayland-x7">
385 <term><command>Xwayland</command></term>
386 <listitem>
387 <para>
388 allows the X server to run X clients under wayland (i.e. wayland
389 provides the input devices and handles the presentation of the
390 windows)
391 </para>
392 <indexterm zone="xorg-server Xwayland-x7">
393 <primary sortas="b-Xwayland">Xwayland</primary>
394 </indexterm>
395 </listitem>
396 </varlistentry>
397
398 <varlistentry id="modesetting_drv-x7">
399 <term><filename class="libraryfile">modesetting_drv.so</filename></term>
400 <listitem>
401 <para>
402 provides a video driver for machines using Kernel Mode Setting (KMS).
403 This will use glamor if that has been enabled and the hardware offers
404 acceleration
405 </para>
406 <indexterm zone="xorg-server modesetting_drv-x7">
407 <primary sortas="c-modesetting_drv">modesetting_drv.so</primary>
408 </indexterm>
409 </listitem>
410 </varlistentry>
411
412 </variablelist>
413
414 </sect2>
415
416</sect1>
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