Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Sep 2013 21:22 UTC, submitted by lucas_maximus
X11, Window Managers Intel on Ubuntu's XMir:

We do not condone or support Canonical in the course of action they have chosen, and will not carry XMir patches upstream.

Ubuntu has to do virtually all its work on Xmir drivers by itself. No one else supports it.

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RE[4]: Ubuntu had good reason
by Soulbender on Tue 10th Sep 2013 08:45 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Ubuntu had good reason"
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I think this is the cause of popularity.

No, not really. RH desktop is too much focused on enterprise stability (read: hopelessly outdated) to be of interest to consumers.
RH already gave up on the consumer desktop because they couldn't make a dent.

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