You can get a trial version (1.0 in my case) from
http://www.tenon.comwhich can be downloaded via IE. Once you get the installer package, clicking on the installer icon does everything for you.
If you have already installed Xtools and want to keep it, do
# cd /etc
# mv X11 X11.tenon
# cd /usr
# mv X11R6 X11R6.tenon
You can download precompiled binary packages from
http://www.xfree86.orgor you can compile it for yourself. The XFree86 binary package is now available with a GUI installer. Its installation is just as easy as Xtools: clicking on the installer icon does everything for you.
In addition, if you want to install RPM packages that depend on X11's dynamic shared libraries, you need to install a dummy X11 package as:
# rpm -ivh <somewhere>/X11-1.0-2a.ppc.rpm
in order to resolve unsatisfied dependencies.
You may also need to install the Xaw3d library as:
# rpm -ivh <somewhere>/Xaw3d-1.5-4a.ppc.rpm
if you want to install packages such as gv, xdvi, etc.
Customization of X11
Optionally, you can add more fonts as you need: in my case, I added small fonts for my PowerBook's LCD.
# cd <somewhere>/fonts
6x12rk.pcf.gz fonts.alias.75dpi.added s5x8.pcf.gz
# cp *.gz /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/
# mkfontdir /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/
# cat fonts.alias.75dpi.added >> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/fonts.alias
# cat fonts.alias.misc.added >> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/fonts.alias
To switch from Xtools to XF86, or vice versa Swap
/etc/X11That's it. Be careful for key and mouse button assignments. Be also careful that /private/etc/X11 is a real directory unlike in Xtools where it is a symbolik link.