We are very pleased to announce the release of XFree86 4.7.0.  This
release comes about a year after the 4.6.0 release, and is the product
of the work of dedicated volunteers.  We would like to thank all who
have contributed to this release, through code, testing, and other
feedback, and all who continue to support XFree86 and the work of its
volunteer developers.

Source, patches, and binaries for a range of platforms are now
available for download from our ftp site:


We currently have binaries available for a number of platforms.  More
will become available over time.  If you are not sure which binary set
you need, first download the "Xinstall.sh" script, and run:

   sh Xinstall.sh -check

Also, before downloading, check the 4.7.0 online documentation at:


Read especially the README, Release Notes and Install documents.  Also
check the ERRATA for 4.7.0 for any last minute issues:


and the UPDATES page to see when new binaries or other updates are


The CVS tag for this release is "xf-4_7_0".  Information about
accessing our anonymous CVS service is at http://www.xfree86.org/cvs/.

User-related problems should be reported to our [EMAIL PROTECTED]
list.  Development issues and specific bugs should be reported to our
devel@xfree86.org list and/or logged at http://bugs.xfree86.org/.

The next release, 4.8.0, is planned for the second half of 2008.  If
you find XFree86 useful and would like to help support our work, please
visit our donations page:




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