The Linux XFree86 HOWTO

Eric Steven Raymond

Thyrsus Enterprises

$Date: 2001/09/09 08:29:29 $

Revision History
Revision 7.22001-09-09Revised by: esr
XFree86 site has changed directory structure.
Revision 7.12001-08-09Revised by: esr
Configuration has changed, and is now much simpler.
Revision 7.02000-08-21Revised by: esr
First DocBook version.

This document describes how to obtain, install, and configure version 4.1.0 of the XFree86 version of the X Window System (X11R6) for Linux systems. It is a step-by-step guide to configuring XFree86 on your system.

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
1.1. Other sources of information
1.2. New versions of this document
1.3. Feedback and Corrections
2. Hardware requirements
3. Installing XFree86
4. Configuring XFree86
4.1. Normal Configuration
5. Running XFree86
6. Translations