Quote Originally Posted by VinDSL View Post
I dunno... Maybe I just got lucky.
I couldn't get anywhere with 1.14.1 on this legacy machine, soooo...
I installed (edgers) xserver-xephyr 1.14.2 & xserver-common 1.14.2, and waited patiently for xserver-xorg-core 1.14.2 to be fully cooked (it was being held back, after the partial upgrade).
Yesterday, one or more of the dependencies that xserver-xorg-core 1.14.2 was waiting for was fulfilled.
Of note...
Commit Log for Mon Jul  8 12:46:19 2013
Removed the following packages:
I *thought* this was rather odd.
Just saying...
Did You try to re-install these two packages?