X transition time!

Robbie Williamson robbie at ubuntu.com
Tue Jan 24 19:00:19 UTC 2012

Just wanted to say "Great work Ubuntu-X team!" I just upgraded my X220T
and went smooth as silk!


On 01/23/2012 05:18 PM, Christopher James Halse Rogers wrote:
> Hey all!
> It's that time of the cycle again - the time to switch to a new X
> server, when the Ubuntu-X team conspires to break everyone's system for
> a day or so while the archive settles back into consistent state.
> But wait!  This time we're trying out a new method for X transitions
> that should entirely remove the breakage. The full X stack has been
> staged in a PPA, everything is built against it, and we're preparing to
> copy that wholesale to the archive.
> There should not be any time when the archive is in an inconsistent
> state.  In fact, you shouldn't notice anything much, apart from a large
> number of upgrades. This includes users of the proprietary nvidia and
> fglrx drivers, with the exception of users of nvidia-96 (for extremely
> old cards).
> While the Ubuntu-X team has tested the packages and upgrades to the
> packages, we obviously can't cover everything.  Please be on the lookout
> for X problems in the next couple of days.
> Thanks!
> Chris

Robbie Williamson <robbie at ubuntu.com>

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