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It’s Official. Fedora 21, Using GNOME 3.14 Will Run On Wayland As The Default Display Server

Hello Linux Geeksters. It’s official. Fedora 21, using GNOME 3.14 (scheduled for release on September 2014) will be the first Linux system to use the Wayland system compositor as default, instead of the good old X11 server. The Fedora developers have

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The Fedora Developers Plan To Release Fedora 21 With Official Wayland Support

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Wayland is a new system compositor created by the Red Hat developers and sponsored by Intel and Samsung, among others. It is also used on mobile devices, the Jolla phone being the first

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Chromium, Google’s Open-Source Browser Has Been Ported To Work On Mir, Via The Wayland Base Code

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Google’s Chromium open-source browser, which has been ported to work on Wayland via Ozone-Wayland, has been patched to run on Mir, via the Wayland base code. Intel has been very involved to making

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GNOME 3.12 Is Not Ready To Use Wayland As Default Yet

Hello Linux Geeksters. The initial plan was to enable Wayland by default on GNOME 3.12, the developers have decided to support Wayland as default only on GNOME 3.14, due to some issues, despite the fact that GNOME Shell 3.12 and

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Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome May Be Impossible To Release

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Canonical is working at Mir, their own display server, which is wanted to be a good X.org alternative. While it has implemented on Ubuntu Touch, the Ubuntu images for mobile phones and tablets,

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Ubuntu Gnome Will Be Most Likely Using X.Org At Least Until Ubuntu 14.10

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may already know, Canonical has been working at lot at Mir, their own display server, which is intended to be an alternative to the good old X.org server. Initially the Ubuntu developers planed to use

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Fedora 20 Beta Has Released Yesterday + Download Links

Hello Linux Geeksters. After a series of delays, Fedora 20 Beta “Heisenbug” has been released yesterday, being now available for download. Among others, Fedora 20 Beta comes with Gnome 3.10.x and support for the Wayland system compositor, or KDE 4.11.x,

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Fedora 20 Beta Has Been Rescheduled For The 12th Of November

Hello Linux Geeksters. The developers have decided to release Fedora 20 Beta on the 12th November 2013 (shortening the beta testing period), since many of the existing bugs have been crushed. Also the Final Change Deadline has been scheduled for

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Linux News: Fedora 20 Will Be Released With Another One Week Delay

Hello Linux Geeksters. Both the beta and the stable versions of Fedora 20 Heisenbug will be released with one week delay (added to the previous delay) due to some unresolved bugs. So, the updated date for the release of Fedora

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Surprising Or Not, Fedora 20 Will Be Delayed With One Week

Hello Linux Geeksters. Both the Fedora 20 Beta and final releases have been delayed with one week because of some bugs that didn’t get fixed. It was caused by some installer issues, Apple EFI issues and some file system problems.

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