X.Org Open Source Public Implementation of X11

X.org has changed to an Open Source model to maintain the official Public Implementation of X11.

X.org invites anyone who has an interest to join in. Anyone may create and work on a branch in the repository. See XOrgRepository for more information about the X.org repository.

Public, open mailing lists to discuss the development will be available shortly after the first of the year. Anyone will be able to subscribe and post to the lists.


See XOrgNews for information about progress being made in the XOrg tree.

To Do

See XOrgToDo for a list of tasks that need to be done.


The following communities have chosen the X.org repository as the home for their work:


The freedesktop bugzilla can be found on http://bugs.freedesktop.org. Use the xorg product to report bugs against the Xorg tree.


The following is general information on how to access the X.org repository; see XOrgRepository for more information about the X.org repository.

Use your pdx.freedesktop.org shell account to access /cvs/xorg with ssh, or use anonymous CVS:

$ cvs -d :pserver:anoncvs@pdx.freedesktop.org:/cvs/xorg login
CVS password: <hit return>
$ cvs -d :pserver:anoncvs@pdx.freedesktop.org:/cvs/xorg co xc

Browse CVS with View CVS

Mailing Lists

The xorg mailinglist is the place for discussion of the xorg repository.

The xorg-commit mailinglist archives commits to the xorg repository.

Other open X.org mailing list(s) for discussing development, etc., are also coming soon.

More information will be available soon. Watch this space.

-- KalebKEITHLEY - 18 Nov 2003

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