If that’s not enough for you, this guide will take you through the steps of installing the latest Xorg 7.2 server. I needed to do this as well to get my new 965GM chipset working.
- Uninstall you’re old version of xorg (removepkg) packages are located in /var/log/packages
- Download the new packages. I got my packages from the pinki1 build. Don’t download the auto script it will not work for you, trust me.
- I downloaded them all to /var/log/packages then installed them (installpkg)
- Now is the time to install any graphic drivers if you happen to be using the lintel drivers you can find the install directions from: http://intellinuxgraphics.org/install.html and the actual drivers from xorg.freedesktop.org
- Change all the fontpaths in /etc/X11/xorg.conf from
- Change your fontpaths in /etc/fonts/fonts.conf:
- Install these packages:
- Run /usr/X11R6/bin/fc-cache -f from root and user if you have another account.
- Congratulations you’re now running xorg 7.2
/usr/X11R7/lib to /etc/ld.so.conf
Add /usr/X11R7/bin to the PATH variable
Note: you can also edit /etc/profile and find the lan that says:
And change X11R6 to X11R7
/X11R6 to /X11R7
might be changed to
ftp://ftp.scarlet.be/pub/linuxpackages/Slackware-11.0/Library/libpthread-stubs/libpthread-stubs-0.1-i486-1ced.tgz ftp://ftp.scarlet.be/pub/linuxpackages/Slackware-11.0/X11/libxcb/libxcb-1.0-i486-1ced.tgz ftp://ftp.scarlet.be/pub/linuxpackages/Slackware-11.0/X11/xcb-proto/xcb-proto
Note: Change xcb-proto to xcb-proto.tgz so you can install it:
# mv xcb-proto xcb-proto.tgz