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Security Issue While Switching Between Virtual Terminals On Canonical’s XMir

A big security issue has been descovered at Canonical’s XMir display server, but until know, nobody fixed it. The virtual terminal implementation on Mir is simple, it listens for input events whenever a key is pressed simultaneously, with CTRL or

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Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander Running On Mir Is Available For Testing

As you may know, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander will ship with Mir by default and XMir replacing the old X.org. While Kubuntu 13.10 refuses to switch to Mir, in order to use Wayland, the Lubuntu team has also announced on

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How To Install And Test Mir On Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander

As you may have noticed I have written a series of articles on Mir and XMir in the last days. To sum up, this are the main ideas, for now: Canonical switches to Mir and automatically replaces the X.org server

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XMir On Mir Video Demonstration For Unity 7, Gnome 3, KDE, XFCE And LXDE

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you already know, there are different opinions on Mir and XMir, the open-source display server developed by Canonical. While Ubuntu decided to switch to Mir and XMir, Kubuntu and Lubuntu declined this change. In short, Canonical

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