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3. System Software

3.1. X Servers

The most notable freely available set of X servers are known as XFree86, which is included with all of the Linux distributions.

The main reasons for choosing a commercial X server over XFree86 are fourfold:

Accelerated X

The "fast" X. I have used Accelerated X to drive my Diamond Viper card. Their old URL was www.xinside.com; apparently they have changed the company name because they were getting monstrous numbers of web "hits" from people looking for sexually-oriented materials. ("Shouldn't X-Inside mean that you've got really 'hot stuff' inside?!?")

3.2. Other X Tools

3.3. Network Security, Monitoring, Response

3.4. Fax, Pager Systems

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