Release Notes: Support was added for Multi-Pointer X (MPX), for input device properties, for X Input Extension version 2.0 (XI2), and for predictable pointer acceleration. The Resize, Rotate, and Reflect Extension (RANDR) version 1.3 adds projective transforms and reintroduces panning. Several video and input driver enhancements were made. Bugs were fixed.
Release Notes: The Xorg server now supports faster startup and shutdown, EDID 1.4, Secure RPC authentication, GLX and DRI passthrough support for Xephyr, smarter autoconfiguration, and more. The PCI bus scanning/accessing code was replaced with libpciaccess. Many stability and completeness fixes were made for the evdev input driver; it should work out of the box with a large range of devices. Support for ATI r5xx/r6xx/r7xx (RadeonHD 1xxx/2xxx/3xxx) devices was added, including full RandR 1.2 support, and textured video for r5xx. Many other modifications and fixes were made.
Release Notes: The server was updated to 1.4, which features RandR 1.2 with output hot-plugging, on-the-fly output reconfiguration, and mode switching. Support was also added for input hot-plugging through HAL or dbus, with enhanced support for touch screens and tablets. An xbacklight utility was added for controlling laptop background illumination. The EXA framework was improved. Drivers were added for Vermilion and Glide, supporting 1st and 2nd generation Voodoo cards. Support was added for font catalog directories in the font path. DTrace support was added for OpenSolaris.
Release Notes: This version is a new minor release that includes additional hardware support, functional enhancements, and bugfixes. Only tarballs for packages that have had updates since the 7.0 release are included in this release. To build this release, you will first need to get the packages from 7.0 and then add the new packages from 7.1 to them.
Release Notes: EXA was added as a new acceleration architecture to replace XAA. Freetype, Xft, fontconfig, MESA (OpenGL), and MRI were updated. XRX support and XvMC support were updated. Support for enabling and disabling extensions from the command line was added. Experimental DRI support for Radeon 9500 and above was added. The software Render core was enhanced, and MMX blending routines as well as some filter operations for the Render extension were added. Several security fixes were integrated. Support for various operating systems was enhanced.
Release Notes: This release addresses a portion of the bugs reported since Release 6.5.1 patch 1, along with additional fixes from the XFree86 community. It also incorporates the AccessX keyboard & mouse accessibility configuration application donated by DEC/Compaq & Sun, and some of the internationalization features donated by Sun.