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The Mir Display Server Has Received Initial Vulkan 3D API Support And New Features Specific To IoT

As you may know, Ubuntu is working a lot at Mir, their own display server specially created for Ubuntu Touch. They wanted to use Wayland and first, but in order to have more control over it, they preferred to create

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Ubuntu Touch Has Received Mir Updates, Among Others

As you may know, Canonical is constantly upgrading Ubuntu Touch, the mobile version of Ubuntu. According to Canonical’s Łukasz Zemczak, the Ubuntu developers have managed to implement Mir 0.18, a new UI Toolkit and updated versions of the Web Browser,

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Mir 0.14 Has Been Officially Released And Implemented On the Ubuntu Touch 15.10 Development Branch

As you may know, Mir is Canonical’s next generation display server specially created to replace the good old X.org server on Ubuntu desktop. For now, it is used by default only on Ubuntu Touch, the mobile version of Ubuntu, along

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Mir 0.14 Has Been Added To The Unstable Branch Of Ubuntu Touch

Canonical’s Łukasz Zemczak has announced that Mir 0.14 has been added to the development branch of Ubuntu Touch, bringing impressive bug-fixes and performance enhancements. The developers are working hard at getting Mir ready for the stable branch, to be available

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Ubuntu Touch (Based on Ubuntu 15.10) Will Receive Mir 0.14.0 Soon

As a reminder, Ubuntu Touch OTA-5 Update has been released this week, bringing enhancements for the Meizu and Bq phones. Also, a new version of the Mir display server is scheduled to get implemented in Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf. This

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Unity 8 And Mir Has Received Interesting Improvements

Canonical’s Kevin Gunn has recently announced that Unity 8 has received updates and enhancements, including UI improvements, code cleanups and better multi-monitor support via QtMir, LXC support for Xapps, work for the launcher parity has been done, some features landed

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Unity 8 Has Received Full Shell Rotation Support and Other New Features

Unity 8 and Mir are Canonical’s future generation desktop environment and display server, currently used on Ubuntu Touch (the mobile version of Ubuntu) and Ubuntu Desktop Next (an Ubuntu flavor created for testing Canonical’s latest technology: Mir, Unity, Snappy packages,

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Unity 8 and Mir Have Received New Fixes. You Can Now Install and Test them on Ubuntu, via PPA

Unity 8 and Mir are Canonical’s future generation desktop environment and display server, currently used on Ubuntu Touch (the mobile version of Ubuntu) and Ubuntu Desktop Next (an Ubuntu flavor created for testing Canonical’s latest technology: Mir, Unity, Snappy packages,

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Unity 8 and Mir Have Received New Updates

As you may know, Mir and Unity 8 are two of Canonical’s main pieces, in their work to create the first mobiled-desktop convergent system and to create the main IoT (Intenet of Things) operating system. For now, Unity 8 and

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Canonical Made It Easy for All the Users to Test Unity 8 and Mir, via a LXC Container

As you may know, Mark Shuttleworth’s goal is to create the first convergent system, and Unity 8 and Mir are two important pieces, in achieving this. Unity 8 and Mir are used by default on Ubuntu Touch, the mobile version

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