xserver-xephyr - nested X server

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name xserver-xephyr
Package version 1.12.4
Package release 6+deb7u6
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 2.18 KB
Download size 995.72 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Xephyr is an X server that can be run inside another X server,
much like Xnest. It is based on the kdrive X server, and as a
result it supports newer extensions than Xnest, including render and
More information about X.Org can be found at:
This package is built from the X.org xserver module.


Package Version Architecture Repository
xserver-xephyr_1.12.4-6+deb7u8_i386.deb 1.12.4 i386 Debian Security Updates Main
xserver-xephyr_1.12.4-6+deb7u8_amd64.deb 1.12.4 amd64 Debian Security Updates Main
xserver-xephyr_1.12.4-6+deb7u6_i386.deb 1.12.4 i386 Debian Main
xserver-xephyr - - -


Name Value
libaudit0 >= 1.7.13
libc6 >= 2.8
libdrm2 >= 2.3.1
libgcrypt11 >= 1.4.5
libgl1 -
libgl1-mesa-glx -
libpixman-1-0 >= 0.21.6
libselinux1 >= 2.0.82
libx11-6 >= 2:
libxau6 -
libxdmcp6 -
libxext6 -
libxfont1 >= 1:1.4.2
libxv1 -
xserver-common >= 2:1.12.4-6+deb7u6


Name Value
xserver -


Type URL
Binary Package xserver-xephyr_1.12.4-6+deb7u6_amd64.deb
Source Package xorg-server

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install xserver-xephyr deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install xserver-xephyr




2015-02-09 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
xorg-server (2:1.12.4-6+deb7u6) wheezy-security; urgency=high
* dix: Allow zero-height PutImage requests (regression in previous update)
* xkb: Don't swap XkbSetGeometry data in the input buffer (prerequisite for
next patch)
* xkb: Check strings length against request size (CVE-2015-0255)
2014-12-09 - Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@debian.org>
xorg-server (2:1.12.4-6+deb7u5) wheezy-security; urgency=low
* Two followup patches by Keith Packard
2014-12-09 - Salvatore Bonaccorso <carnil@debian.org>
xorg-server (2:1.12.4-6+deb7u4) wheezy-security; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload by the Security Team.
* Fix encoding of debian/changelog to UTF-8. 
2014-12-09 - Moritz Mühlenhoff <jmm@debian.org>
xorg-server (2:1.12.4-6+deb7u3) wheezy-security; urgency=low
* Multiple new security issues, backports by Julien and myself
(CVE-2014-8091 to CVE-2014-8102)
2013-12-17 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
xorg-server (2:1.12.4-6+deb7u2) wheezy-security; urgency=high
* exa: only draw valid trapezoids
Addresses CVE-2013-6424
2013-10-21 - Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@debian.org>
xorg-server (2:1.12.4-6+deb7u1) stable-security; urgency=low
* CVE-2013-4396
2013-04-17 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
xorg-server (2:1.12.4-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Touch: Fix duplicate TouchBegin selection with virtual devices
(closes: #696272)
* Xi: Don't check for TOUCH_END, it's never set
* Xi: Update the device after delivering the emulated pointer event
(closes: #702662)
* xf86: fix flush input to work with Linux evdev devices.  Addresses
2013-02-23 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
xorg-server (2:1.12.4-5) unstable; urgency=low
* dmx: don't include dmx-config.h from xdmxconfig (closes: #495816)
* xfree86: bail on misformed acpi strings (closes: #696110)
* dix: don't allow overriding a grab with a different type of grab
* dix: Set focus field on XI2 crossing events (closes: #699907)
* Link against -lbsd on kfreebsd.  This gives us access to getpeereid(), and
makes MIT-SHM work with non-world-accessible segments (closes: #701469).
2012-11-29 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
xorg-server (2:1.12.4-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix memory leak in libnettle sha1 patch.  Thanks, Yaakov Selkowitz!
* Cherry-pick from upstream:
- dix: set the device transformation matrix.  Avoids cursor jumps in
virtualbox (closes: #694598)
2012-11-05 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
xorg-server (2:1.12.4-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Replace EXA patch from previous upload with the one actually applied
upstream (closes: #666468).

See Also

Package Description
xserver-xfbdev_1.12.4-6+deb7u6_amd64.deb Linux framebuffer device tiny X server
xserver-xorg-core_1.12.4-6+deb7u6_amd64.deb Xorg X server - core server
xserver-xorg-dev_1.12.4-6+deb7u6_amd64.deb Xorg X server - development files
xserver-xorg-input-acecad_1.5.0-1+b2_amd64.deb X.Org X server -- AceCad input driver
xserver-xorg-input-aiptek_1.4.1-1+b2_amd64.deb X.Org X server -- Aiptek input driver
xserver-xorg-input-all_7.7+3~deb7u1_amd64.deb X.Org X server -- input driver metapackage
xserver-xorg-input-elographics_1.4.1-1_amd64.deb X.Org X server -- ELOGraphics input driver
xserver-xorg-input-evdev-dev_2.7.0-1_all.deb X.Org X server -- evdev input driver (development headers)
xserver-xorg-input-evdev_2.7.0-1+b1_amd64.deb X.Org X server -- evdev input driver
xserver-xorg-input-joystick-dev_1.6.1-1_all.deb X.Org X server -- joystick input driver (development headers)
xserver-xorg-input-joystick_1.6.1-1+b1_amd64.deb X.Org X server -- joystick input driver
xserver-xorg-input-kbd_1.6.1-1+b1_amd64.deb X.Org X server -- keyboard input driver
xserver-xorg-input-mouse_1.7.2-3_amd64.deb X.Org X server -- mouse input driver
xserver-xorg-input-mtrack_0.2.0-3_amd64.deb Multitouch X input driver
xserver-xorg-input-multitouch_1.0~rc2+git20110312-2+b1_amd64.deb Multitouch X input driver