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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lucas_maximus
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2009-08-18
ideasman42 Member since:
2007-07-20

Too many standards? - this hardly applies for X11 alternatives. Unlike languages and file formats, a display manager needs buy-in from driver writers, widget toolkits, application developers... So I think its very unlikely we will be spoilt for choice here.

Edited 2013-07-12 12:18 UTC

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lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

The whole point is there is Mir and Wayland. It causes fragmentation.

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