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This page is to serve as a gathering point for various X-related specs, howtos, todo lists, and other assorted resources. #title Ubuntu-X Team
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== Driver Info == === Basic Troubleshooting Resources ===
 * [[http://ubuntuforums.org/forumdisplay.php?f=326|Absolute Beginner Talk Forum]]
 * [[X/Reporting|X Reporting]] - How to create good X bug reports
 * [[X/Config|Configuration]] - Configuring input devices, graphics, drivers, and more
 * [[http://ubuntuforums.org/forumdisplay.php?f=332|Hardware & Laptops Support Forum]]
 * [[https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto|Binary Driver Howto]]
 * [[https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HybridGraphics|Hybrid Graphics Howto]]
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 * [http://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/ nouveau]

== Teams ==

 * ["XSwat"] - Xorg bug triage team

== Blueprints ==

=== Current Specifications ===

These specifications are likely to be included in an upcoming Ubuntu release.

 * ["Xorg7.3Integration"] - Integrate Xorg 7.3 components, adopt config autodetection
 * ["DisplayConfigGTK"] - New GUI utility for configuring Xorg
 * ["BulletProofX"] - Failsafe mode when X doesn't start, with displayconfig-gtk to configure
 * ["CompositeByDefault"] - Switch default window manager from Metacity to Compiz, use Beryl effects
 * ["XorgCtrlAltBackspace"] - Disable the Ctrl-Alt-Bksp shortcut

=== Pending Specifications ===

These specifications need further discussion and drafting, but are likely to be accepted for future Ubuntu releases if this work is done.

 * ["MouseExtraButtons"] - Enable extra buttons present on Microsoft Explorer mice

=== Historical Specifications ===

 * ["XRoadmap"] - Xorg 7.0, discusses the X modularization and XKB work (for Warty?)
 * ["XRoadmapDapper"] - Plans for continuing maintenance of X, Mesa packaging in Dapper
=== Advanced Topics ===
 * [[X/Triaging|X Triaging]] - How to ensure new X bug reports have enough info to troubleshoot
 * [[X/Troubleshooting|X Troubleshooting]] - How to analyze X bugs to make them solvable
 * [[X/Backtracing|X Backtracing]] - How to collect a backtrace for an X crash
 * [[X/Bisecting]] - Using bisection techniques to solve regressions or backport fixes
 * [[X/Testing/Touch]] - Touchscreen and multi-touch testing
 * [[X/Bugs]] - Analysis of collection of similar bugs
 * [[X/Bugs/Transitions]] - Explanation for "installing xserver-xorg-core would break existing software"
 * [[X/i8xxUnsupported]] - Explanation of why i845, i855, i865, etc. chips aren't supported
 * [[X/NonGraphicalBoot]] - Running X manually, without gdm
 * [[X/KernelModeSetting]] - Configuring and using KMS (in Karmic)
 * [[X/Rootless]] - Running X as a user process, not as the root user
 * [[X/InputCoordinateTransformation]] - How to set the mapping of an input device to a display through X
 * [[X/HybridGraphics]] - How to make the most of your system with hybrid graphics
 * [[X/Quirks|X Quirks]] - Fixes for some common hardware-specific issues
 * [[X/FixingCrashes|X Crash Fixing]] - How to fix X crashes
 * [[X/InterpretingIntelGpuDump]] - Ringbuffers, batchbuffers, and the meaning of `intel_gpu_dump` output
 * [[X/DebuggingWithValgrind]]
 * [[X/CommonErrors]]
 * [[X/ErrorMessages]]
 * [[X/Debugging/WirelessWithoutX|Wireless Without X]] - How to get a wireless network connection without X.
 * [[X/Debugging/WiredWithoutRouter|Direct Wired Without WAP]] - How to connect two laptops with direct ethernet cord.
 * [[Bugs/AtiDriver]]
 * [[https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BootOptions|BootOptions]]
   * [[http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu_Feisty_Installation_Guide|fglrx installation on Ubuntu]]
 * DebuggingUsplash
 * [[https://launchpad.net/~xorg-edgers|XorgOnTheEdge]] - for bleeding edge packages
 * [[X/Dev/DeviceTreeHWDetection]]
=== Development Foundations ===
 * [[X/SwatTeam]] - Joining the Ubuntu X.org team
 * [[X/Architecture]] - High level architectural overview of X.org
 * [[X/DriverDevelopment]] - Developing new Xorg drivers for Ubuntu
 * [[X/DriverBuilding]] - Building debs of upstream drivers
 * [[X/Glossary|X Glossary]] - Explanations for confusing terms often seen in logs and error messages
 * [[X/Blueprints]] - Specifications of interest for X
 * [[X/GitUsage]] - Instructions for using git
 * [[X/DesktopWishlist]] - Pending Xorg changes that would benefit Ubuntu Desktop
 * [[X/KernelWishlist]] - Pending/desired kernel changes that would benefit Xorg
 * [[https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/?field.tag=xorg-needs-kernel-fix]] - Kernel fixes needed for xorg issues
 * [[X/BetaReviewChecklist]] - Things to do / stuff to consider reverting around -beta
 * [[http://www.bryceharrington.org/X/Reports/ubuntu-x-swat/versions-current.html|Current Package Merge Status]]
 * [[X/Tagging]] - Bug tagging
 * [[X/PackageNotes]] - One of our packaging tools makes use of this

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Basic Troubleshooting Resources

Advanced Topics

Development Foundations

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