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

Andrew J. Barr andrew.james.barr at gmail.com
Thu Apr 26 04:36:01 PDT 2007

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Javier Ruiz Hidalgo wrote:
> Thanks for the ultra-fast answer, I might try the Ross approach (as I
> haven't got that much space now for an extra partition)....
>> 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.
> What are the source names for the packages in debian experimental?
> I've searched for "xserver-xorg-core" (binary name) and "xorg-xserver"
> (source name) in ubuntu but I can't seem to find them in debian
> experimental (i'm using  packages.debian.org). I'll try to use the
> packages Timo Aaltonen suggested for the -intel driver...

xorg-server (source) is now available in
unstable. I think the 2.0 Intel driver is too.

>> You'll want to either rebuild xbase-clients from experimental or build
>> your own xrandr too of course.
> Do I need xbase-clients? It seems to be a virtual package in ubuntu
> feisty, you mean I only need xrandr or all packages xbase-clients
> depends on?

Ubuntu has created a single package for every last program in
xbase-clients, hence the virtual package. Debian, OTOH, just has one
monolithic package for all the tools.

> thanks!

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