Fwd: xf86-video-intel in ubuntu feisty (needed dependencies)

Ross Burton ross at burtonini.com
Thu Apr 26 03:49:12 PDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-04-26 at 12:26 +0200, Javier Ruiz Hidalgo wrote:
> I'd like to test the new intel driver plus the xrandr
> on-the-fly-switch on my laptop (currently using ubuntu feisty) but
> being my main work machine I'd like to try not change too many things
> (in case I need to revert something back).
> I guess I need to install xrandr 1.2 and xf86-video-intel 2.0.0 but is
> it possible to install it using the the xserver version 1.2.0
> (provided by feisty) or should I use the xserver 1.3.0?
> Also, is xorg 7.2 and libxrandr 1.2 (provided by feisty) ok or do I
> need any more recent packages of something else?

I'm running xorg-xserver 1.3 and the -intel driver on feisty, by simply
rebuilding those packages from Debian Experimental.  They build without
any changes, and work nicely.

You'll want to either rebuild xbase-clients from experimental or build
your own xrandr too of course.

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