First X.Org Server 1.18 Release Candidate Build Brings Almost 300 Improvements


xorgThe X.Org Foundation, through Keith Packard, announced the immediate availability for download of the first Release Candidate (RC) build towards the X.Org Server 1.18 open-source implementation of the X Window System.

According to the overwhelming changelog, which we’ve attached at the end of the article for reference, X.Org Server 1.18 Release Candidate 1 is an enormous milestone that adds approximately 300 changes, which include addition of new features, under-the-hood improvements, and bugfixes. There are improvements for everything, from XWayland, XFree86, xf86Crtc, XQuartz, and Xephyr,…