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Date:      Sun, 4 Jan 2015 12:41:25 -0500
From:      Xavier Freebsd Questio <xavierfreebsdquestio@aim.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: emulate a Xorg configuration of GNU/Linux (Fedora 21) on FreeBSD
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