Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 28th Apr 2011 20:55 UTC
Linux Yeah, it's the day of double-dippin' today. And, the contradiction couldn't be bigger. In one corner we have one of the oldest and most respected distributions, and in the other corner we have the sometimes controversial but immensely popular relative newcomer. Slackware 13.37 and Ubuntu 11.04 have been released.
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RE[7]: Wayland
by Elv13 on Fri 29th Apr 2011 05:11 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Wayland"
Elv13
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It will take 2 full years at best before it start to replace X in non-mobile distros, never at worst. I have a lot or problems with X, currently, it use 1.2gb of ram because of leaks that are mostly unfixable and untraceable, it's also quite unresponsive and inferior to other rendering system like OSX/QuartzExtreme+CoreImage. But going as far I saying it could be replaced as of -today- is going way too far. There is nothing to replace X in the short term.

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