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Adding initial x.org files

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1<sect1 id="xorg" xreflabel="X.org-&xorg-version;">
2<?dbhtml filename="xorg.html" ?>
3<title>X.org-&xorg-version;</title>
4
5
6<sect2>
7<title>Introduction to <application>X.org</application></title>
8
9<note><para>There are two packages in BLFS that implement the <application>X</application>
10Window System: <application>X.org</application> and <application>XFree86</application>.
11These packages are quite similar. In fact the base system of <application>X.org</application>
12is <application>XFree86</application>-RC2. The primary difference as of this writing is
13the license provisions of the packages. For someone building a package for their own use,
14these issues are not significant. Most large commercial distributions have decided
15to use the <application>X.org</application> package, but several still use
16<application>XFree86</application>.</para>
17
18<para>A second reason for the forking of X packages is the stated goals of the
19developers. Some developers were unhappy with the administration and progress of
20<application>XFree86</application>. X.org's future plans include significant
21improvements to the internals of the system and more frequent releases.</para>
22
23<para><application>XFree86</application> continues to be a solid, conservitive
24application with excellent driver support.</para>
25
26<para>Both <application>X.org</application> and <application>XFree86</application>
27can be installed in the same way, but this section will provide a slightly
28different and more current variation for installation.</para>
29</note>
30
31
32<para><application>X.org</application> is a freely redistributable open-source
33implementation of the <application>X</application> Window System.
34This application provides a client/server interface between display
35hardware (the mouse, keyboard, and video displays) and the desktop environment
36while also providing both the windowing infrastructure and a standardized
37application interface (<acronym>API</acronym>).</para>
38
39<sect3><title>Package information</title>
40<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
41<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&xorg-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
42<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&xorg-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
43<listitem><para>Download size: &xorg-size;</para></listitem>
44<listitem><para>Estimated Disk space required: &xorg-buildsize;</para></listitem>
45<listitem><para>Estimated build time: &xorg-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
46</sect3>
47
48
49<sect3><title><application>X.org</application> dependencies</title>
50
51<sect4><title>Required</title>
52<para><xref linkend="libpng"/>, <xref linkend="expat"/>, <xref linkend="freetype2"/>
53and <xref linkend="fontconfig"/>.</para>
54</sect4>
55
56</sect3>
57
58
59<sect3><title>Download Instructions</title>
60
61<para>There are several files that need to be fetched from the download location:</para>
62<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
63<listitem><para><filename>X11R6.7.0-src1.tar.gz</filename></para></listitem>
64<listitem><para><filename>X11R6.7.0-src2.tar.gz</filename></para></listitem>
65<listitem><para><filename>X11R6.7.0-src3.tar.gz</filename></para></listitem>
66<listitem><para><filename>X11R6.7.0-src4.tar.gz</filename></para></listitem>
67<listitem><para><filename>X11R6.7.0-src5.tar.gz</filename></para></listitem>
68<listitem><para><filename>X11R6.7.0-src6.tar.gz</filename></para></listitem>
69<listitem><para><filename>X11R6.7.0-src7.tar.gz</filename></para></listitem>
70</itemizedlist>
71
72<para>The first package contains the <application>X.org</application> libraries amd
73support programs, the second contains standard X programs, the third contains the
74X server, the fourth and fifth are fonts, the sixth is normal documentation, and the seventh
75is hardcopy documentation.</para>
76
77<para>To check your downloads for integrity, download the <filename>md5sums</filename>
78file. Then:</para>
79
80<screen><userinput><command>md5sum -c md5sums</command></userinput></screen>
81
82<para>All seven packages should give an OK status.</para>
83</sect3>
84</sect2>
85
86<sect2>
87<title>Installation of X.org</title>
88<para>Under Construction</para>
89</sect2>
90
91<sect2>
92<title>Command Explainations</title>
93<para>Under Construction</para>
94</sect2>
95
96
97<sect2>
98<title>Configuring X.org</title>
99<para>Under Construction</para>
100</sect2>
101
102
103
104
105<!--
106&xorg-intro;
107&xorg-inst;
108&xorg-exp;
109&xorg-config;
110&xorg-desc;
111-->
112
113</sect1>
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