XServer with no backfill functionality

PPA description

This PPA contains a variant of the xserver with background initialization disabled. This will result in background corruption (video garbage) in windows or new objects, however it also gives a performance boost, and on some drivers the corruption isn't noticeable.

Adding this PPA to your system

You can update your system with unsupported packages from this untrusted PPA by adding ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/xserver-no-backfill to your system's Software Sources. (Read about installing)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/xserver-no-backfill
sudo apt-get update
Technical details about this PPA

This PPA can be added to your system manually by copying the lines below and adding them to your system's software sources.

Display sources.list entries for:
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-x-swat/xserver-no-backfill/ubuntu YOUR_UBUNTU_VERSION_HERE main 
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-x-swat/xserver-no-backfill/ubuntu YOUR_UBUNTU_VERSION_HERE main 
Signing key:
1024R/AF1CDFA9 (What is this?)

For questions and bugs with software in this PPA please contact Ubuntu-X.

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Overview of published packages

12 of 2 results
Package Version Uploaded by
xorg-server 2:1.6.4-2ubuntu4.1~nobackfill~1 Bryce Harrington (2009-11-22)
xorg-server 2:1.6.0-0ubuntu14.1~nobackfill~1 Bryce Harrington (2009-05-07)
12 of 2 results

Latest updates

  • xorg-server 367 weeks ago
    Successfully built
  • xorg-server 396 weeks ago
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