questions of upgrading xserver
peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Thu Aug 28 00:09:57 PDT 2008
On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 06:57:22AM +0000, Wayne wrote:
> I've built a xserver in my ubuntu. My system has included
> a xserver, and I built a new xserver in /opt/modular/.
> Now I want my system run the new server automatically
> when booting. How to do?
> In /opt/modular/, it includes:
> bin/ etc/ include/ lib/ share/ var
> I copied each of them into the following folders:
> bin => /usr/bin
> etc => /etc
> include => /usr/include
> lib => /usr/share
> var => /var
last I checked you can't just copy everything, some paths get compiled in.
So you either need to compile with prefix=/usr, or you just leave the stuff in
The following should do the trick for most setups:
ln -s /opt/modular/bin/Xorg /usr/bin/X
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