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{{Entry
|Name=xorg-server
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|Name=X.Org X Server
|Short description=X servers
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|Short description=Xorg implementation of the X Window System
|Full description=The X.Org project is a free implementation of the X Window System which runs on most free operating systems, including on the GNU system and its variants GNU/Linux.
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|Full description=This package provides the Xorg X server itself. The X server accepts requests from client programs to create windows, which are (normally rectangular) 'virtual screens' that the client program can draw into.
  
X.Org Server is used for the windowing graphical user interface on GNU and BSD systems.
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Windows are then composed on the actual screen by the X server (or by a separate composite manager) as directed by the window manager, which usually communicates with the user via graphical controls such as buttons and draggable titlebars and borders.
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|Homepage URL=http://www.x.org/
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|Is High Priority Project=No
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|VCS checkout command=git clone https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver.git
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|Computer languages=C
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|Documentation note=For a comprehensive overview of X Server and X Window System, consult the following article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_server
  
''xorg-server'' refers to the X servers packages of X.
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=== Xorg server with wayland backend ===
|Homepage URL=http://www.x.org/
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[[Guix]] provides a separate package with [https://guix.gnu.org/packages/xorg-server-xwayland-1.20.7/ wayland backend].
|User level=intermediate
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|Decommissioned or Obsolete=No
|Component programs=Xorg, Xprt, Xvfb, Xnest, Xdmx
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|Related projects=Core X11 runtime, Wayland
|Related projects=iceauth,
 
 
|Keywords=xserver,xorg
 
|Keywords=xserver,xorg
|Version identifier=1.14.3
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|Version identifier=1.20.9
|Version date=2013/09/12
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|Version date=2020/08/25
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
|Version download=http://xorg.freedesktop.org/archive/individual/xserver/xorg-server-1.14.3.tar.gz
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|Version download=https://www.x.org/archive/individual/xserver/xorg-server-1.20.9.tar.gz
 
|Last review by=Genium
 
|Last review by=Genium
|Last review date=2013/09/16
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|Last review date=2020/09/03
|Submitted by=Genium
 
 
|Submitted date=2013/09/16
 
|Submitted date=2013/09/16
|Status=
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|User level=advanced
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|Component programs=Xorg, Xprt, Xvfb, Xnest, Xdmx
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=No
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|OpenPGP signature=https://www.x.org/archive/individual/xserver/xorg-server-1.20.9.tar.gz.sig
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|Test entry=No
 
|Is GNU=No
 
|Is GNU=No
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Project license
 
{{Project license
 
|License=X11
 
|License=X11
|License copyright=copyrighted by the X.Org Foundation
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|License copyright=Copyright (C) 1994-2003 The XFree86 Project, Inc.  All Rights Reserved.
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Copyright (C) Colin Harrison 2005-2008
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Copyright 1985-1998, 2001  The Open Group
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Copyright 2002 Red Hat Inc., Durham, North Carolina.
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Copyright (c) 1987, 1989-1990, 1992-1995  X Consortium
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Copyright (c) 1991, 1996-1997 Digital Equipment Corporation, Maynard, Massachusetts.
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Copyright (c) 1994, 1995  Hewlett-Packard Company
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Copyright (c) 1995  X Consortium
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Copyright 2004 Red Hat Inc., Durham, North Carolina.
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Copyright (c) 1997  Metro Link Incorporated
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Copyright (c) 2000 by Conectiva S.A. (http://www.conectiva.com)
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|License verified by=Genium
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|License verified date=2020/04/16
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|License note=https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/-/blob/master/COPYING
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}}
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{{Project license
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|License=Expat
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|License copyright=Copyright © 2011 Dave Airlie
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Copyright © 2000-2001 Juliusz Chroboczek
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Copyright © 1998 Egbert Eich
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Copyright © 2006-2007 Intel Corporation
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Copyright © 2006 Nokia Corporation
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Copyright © 2006-2008 Peter Hutterer
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Copyright © 2006 Adam Jackson
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Copyright © 2009-2010 NVIDIA Corporation
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Copyright © 1987, 2003-2006, 2008-2010 Oracle and/or its affiliates.
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Copyright © 1999 Keith Packard
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Copyright © 2007-2009 Red Hat, Inc.
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Copyright © 2005-2008 Daniel Stone
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Copyright © 2006-2009 Simon Thum
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Copyright © 2003-2008, 2013 Geert Uytterhoeven
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Copyright © 2006 Luc Verhaegen
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Copyright © 2009-2010 NVIDIA Corporation
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Copyright © 1987, 2003-2006, 2008-2010 Oracle and/or its affiliates.
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Copyright © 1999 Keith Packard
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Copyright © 2007-2009 Red Hat, Inc.
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Copyright © 2005-2008 Daniel Stone
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Copyright © 2006-2009 Simon Thum
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Copyright © 2003-2008, 2013 Geert Uytterhoeven
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Copyright © 2006 Luc Verhaegen
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Copyright 2008 Tungsten Graphics, Inc., Cedar Park, Texas.
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SGI FREE SOFTWARE LICENSE B (Version 2.0, Sept. 18, 2008)
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Copyright (C) 1991-2000 Silicon Graphics, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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Copyright 2001-2004 Red Hat Inc., Durham, North Carolina.
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Copyright (c) 2003 by the XFree86 Project, Inc.
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Copyright 2004-2005 Red Hat Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina.
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Copyright © 2006  Red Hat, Inc.
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(C) Copyright 1998-1999 Precision Insight, Inc., Cedar Park, Texas.
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Copyright 1998-2000 Precision Insight, Inc., Cedar Park, Texas.
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Copyright 2000 VA Linux Systems, Inc.
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Copyright (c) 2002, 2008, 2009 Apple Computer, Inc.
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Copyright (c) 2003-2004 Torrey T. Lyons.
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(C) Copyright IBM Corporation 2003
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(C) Copyright IBM Corporation 2004-2005
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|License verified by=Genium
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|License verified date=2020/04/16
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|License note=https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/-/blob/master/COPYING
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}}
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{{Project license
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|License copyright=Copyright 1997 by The XFree86 Project, Inc.
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Copyright © 1999-2000 SuSE, Inc.
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Copyright © 2007 Red Hat, Inc.
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Copyright 1987-1991, 1993 by Digital Equipment Corporation, Maynard, Massachusetts.
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Copyright 1991 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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Copyright 1991, 1993 Olivetti Research Limited, Cambridge, England.
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Copyright 1987 by Digital Equipment Corporation, Maynard, Massachusetts,
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Copyright 1994 Quarterdeck Office Systems.
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Copyright 1989 by Hewlett-Packard Company, Palo Alto, California.
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Copyright © 2008 Red Hat, Inc.
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Partly based on code Copyright © 2000 SuSE, Inc.
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Copyright 1995-1998 by Metro Link, Inc.
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Copyright (c) 1997 Matthieu Herrb
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Copyright 1998 by Metro Link Incorporated
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Copyright 1992 Vrije Universiteit, The Netherlands
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Copyright 1998 by Concurrent Computer Corporation
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Copyright © 2004 Nokia
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|License verified by=Genium
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|License verified date=2020/04/16
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|License note=https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/-/blob/master/COPYING
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}}
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{{Project license
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|License=Other
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|License copyright=Copyright 1997 Digital Equipment Corporation.
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|License verified by=Genium
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|License verified date=2020/04/16
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|License note=https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/-/blob/master/COPYING
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}}
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{{Project license
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|License=BSD 3Clause
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|License copyright=Copyright (c) 2001, Andy Ritger  aritger@nvidia.com
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|License verified by=Genium
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|License verified date=2020/04/16
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|License note=https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/-/blob/master/COPYING
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}}
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{{Project license
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|License=Other
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|License copyright=(c)Copyright 1988,1991 Adobe Systems Incorporated.
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|License verified by=Genium
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|License verified date=2020/04/16
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|License note=https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/-/blob/master/COPYING
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Person
 
{{Person
|Real name=Matt Dew
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|Real name=Adam Jackson
 
|Role=maintainer
 
|Role=maintainer
|Email=marcoz@osource.org
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|Email=ajax@nwnk.net
|Resource URL=
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Debian (Ref) (R)
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|Resource kind=Developer
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|Resource URL=https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/xorg-server
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Debian (Ref) (R)
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|Resource kind=Developer
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|Resource URL=https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/xorg
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=GitLab
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|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
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|Resource URL=https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=GitLab
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|Resource kind=Bug Tracking
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|Resource URL=https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/-/issues
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=xorg Info Page
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|Resource kind=Mailing List Subscribe
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|Resource URL=http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/xorg
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Xorg
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|Resource kind=Download
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|Resource URL=https://www.x.org/archive/individual/xserver/
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Wikidata
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|Resource kind=General
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|Resource URL=https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q518900
 
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{{Resource}}
 
 
{{Software category
 
{{Software category
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|Interface=x-window-system
 
|Programming-language=C
 
|Programming-language=C
|Version-control=git
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|Runs-on=BSD, GNU/Linux
 
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Latest revision as of 15:41, 3 September 2020

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X.Org X Server

http://www.x.org/
Xorg implementation of the X Window System

This package provides the Xorg X server itself. The X server accepts requests from client programs to create windows, which are (normally rectangular) 'virtual screens' that the client program can draw into.

Windows are then composed on the actual screen by the X server (or by a separate composite manager) as directed by the window manager, which usually communicates with the user via graphical controls such as buttons and draggable titlebars and borders.

Documentation

For a comprehensive overview of X Server and X Window System, consult the following article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_server

Xorg server with wayland backend

Guix provides a separate package with wayland backend.

Related Projects





Licensing

License

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Notes

License

X11

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Genium

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16 April 2020

License

Expat

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Genium

Verified on

16 April 2020

License

Other

Verified by

Genium

Verified on

16 April 2020

Verified by

Genium

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16 April 2020

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Genium

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16 April 2020




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Adam Jackson maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref) (R)Developerhttps://tracker.debian.org/pkg/xorg-server
WikidataGeneralhttps://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q518900
Debian (Ref) (R)Developerhttps://tracker.debian.org/pkg/xorg
GitLabVCS Repository Webviewhttps://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver
GitLabBug Trackinghttps://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/-/issues
xorg Info PageMailing List Subscribehttp://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/xorg
XorgDownloadhttps://www.x.org/archive/individual/xserver/


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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 3 September 2020.



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