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Recommended update for XFree86

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(Last modified: 05DEC2005)


solutions Recommended update for XFree86 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (f51b0a897dfe68b8a64436b1fdec10b5)

Applies to

Package: XFree86
XFree86-libs
XFree86-Xprt
XFree86-Xnest
XFree86-Xvfb
XFree86-fonts-75dpi
XFree86-doc
XFree86-man
XFree86-Xvnc
XFree86-fonts-100dpi
XFree86-fonts-cyrillic
XFree86-fonts-scalable
XFree86-fonts-syriac
XFree86-devel
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Open Enterprise Server
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-10682
Release: 20051205
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Japanese users of NLD should update to make sure kinput2 works.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

  • GTK_IM_MODULE is set to "xim" if kinput2 is used to avoid that the automatic input method selection code in GTK2 selects another input method which may not work.
  • fixes a Bug in XIM (#99465, X.Org #2006)
  • fixed Xserver crash in glx module
  • update vfb sources to current CVS to fix 24bit support and various other bugs in Xvfb

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh XFree86.rpm XFree86-libs.rpm XFree86-Xprt.rpm XFree86-Xnest.rpm XFree86-Xvfb.rpm XFree86-fonts-75dpi.rpm XFree86-doc.rpm XFree86-man.rpm XFree86-Xvnc.rpm XFree86-fonts-100dpi.rpm XFree86-fonts-cyrillic.rpm XFree86-fonts-scalable.rpm XFree86-fonts-syriac.rpm XFree86-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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