Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 11th Jul 2013 17:56 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "Mir, Ubuntu's in-progress replacement for the X Window System, is being used internally at Ubuntu developer Canonical and will be available to all users in the next version of the operating system. Mir was announced in March, with Canonical saying that a new display server is needed to power the Unity interface across desktops, phones, and tablets." Anyone here experience with Mir? Is it any good? any downsides?
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RE[2]: Comment by lucas_maximus
by TechGeek on Sat 13th Jul 2013 02:57 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by lucas_maximus"
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At least they're going to deliver, where the hell is Wayland? Right, still stuck in design by committee and mailing list.



Actually the Wayland project had to make a bunch of changes to enable Mir or Wayland to work. They also haven't been out whoring up the media, preferring to wait for their project to be somewhat complete. Canonical copied what Wayland did, cooked up a couple fancy demos, and declared themselves lord and master of the almighty Mir.

As for progress, you can try GTK under Wayland in Fedora 19. And if you google images for it, you can see it actually working on Fedora 19.

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