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Thread: X vs XFree86
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I thought they were the same thing? If they aren't, then my guess would be that XFree86 is geared toward just x86 architecutre boxen whereas X is general for anything that you can put a *nix on. Just my uneducated guess."Time is an illusion. Lunchtime, doubly so."
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If I remember corretly...X is basically just a protocol. It's specifications for how a GUI should run. XFree86 is the implementaion of the protocol into an actually GUI.Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air...