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[3]: Ubuntu had good reason
by lucas_maximus on Tue 10th Sep 2013 08:23 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Ubuntu had good reason"
lucas_maximus
Member since:
2009-08-18

How But Redhat gave up on a providing an desktop years ago (before Ubuntu even came out). I know RHEL has a desktop configuration but it isn't where they make their money.

Edited 2013-09-10 08:24 UTC

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Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

How But Redhat gave up on a providing an desktop years ago


Yeah, exactly.

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RE[4]: Ubuntu had good reason
by fewt on Tue 10th Sep 2013 12:18 in reply to "RE[3]: Ubuntu had good reason"
fewt Member since:
2010-06-09

How could they give up something that they never had or even tried to have?

http://www.techhive.com/article/144749/article.html

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lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

Redhat 7.3, 8 and 9 were pretty good desktop Operating systems, and you could pick it up in PC world in the UK in a nice shrink wrap box.

http://www.amazon.com/Red-Hat-Linux-9-0-Personal/dp/B00008QODZ

Most of the reviews are from 2003.

Edited 2013-09-10 17:29 UTC

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allanregistos Member since:
2011-02-10

How could they give up something that they never had or even tried to have?

http://www.techhive.com/article/144749/article.html

I remember, RH announce a global linux desktop or something I forgot the exact term. And then eventually gave up the idea.

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