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Fink Rocks!
Authored by: serversurfer on Oct 17, '01 07:56:13PM
You guys should check out the Fink package manager.
It automates the installation of lots of unix software, including XFree86 (418 packages, right this minute). I have been using it for several months now, and I have only had two or three packages fail to compile (and they were all from the unstable tree).

P.S. If you are Finking XFree86 on 10.1, you will get a keyboard error. (you can only tell if you launch from the Terminal). The solution for this can be found in the FinkFAQ

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Fink Rocks!
Authored by: bozhe_moy on Oct 19, '01 11:54:41PM

Thanks about the keaboard tip. X darwin starts up fine now but it complains about some nonexisting file
.Xauthority in my local use directory. I installed X window using Fink from my local directory
not as root. Does it have anything to do with it? Or shoudl I just create an empty .Xauthority text file to make this error disappear?
What is that second error about locate? Anyone can help me out?
Below is what I get when I start XDarwin.

XFree86 Version 4.1.99.1 / X Window System
(protocol Version 11, revision 0, vendor release 6510)
Release Date: xx June 2001
If the server is older than 6-12 months, or if your hardware is
newer than the above date, look for a newer version before
reporting problems. (See http://www.XFree86.Org/FAQ)
Operating System: Darwin
Display mode: Rootless Quartz
cat: /Users/tkachuk/.Xauthority: No such file or directory
cat: /Users/tkachuk/.Xauthority: No such file or directory
cat: /Users/tkachuk/.Xauthority: No such file or directory
cat: /Users/tkachuk/.Xauthority: No such file or directory
cat: /Users/tkachuk/.Xauthority: No such file or directory
Warning: locale not supported by C library, locale unchanged
Warning: locale not supported by C library, locale unchanged
cat: /Users/tkachuk/.Xauthority: No such file or directory
Warning: locale not supported by C library, locale unchanged



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