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Red Hat Developer Talks About Mir/XMir’s Problems On His Official Blog

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Canonical has worked hard in the last couple of months on implementing Mir and XMir. Despite the fact that the initial plan was to release Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander with Mir/XMir, the Ubuntu

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It’s Official: Mir/XMir Will Not Be Used As Default On Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, From Performance Reasons

As a reminder, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander will be released on the 17th of October, 2013. The initial plan was to released it with Mir as default, a display server developed by Canonical, used as a replacement for X.Org. But

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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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How To Easily Install And Test The Mir Display Server On Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Canonical has decided to replace the X.org graphical server with Mir, their own display server, on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander and also use it on Ubuntu Touch. For now, the Mir display server

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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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LightDM 1.7.4 Comes With Unity Support For Mir

In the last weeks, Canonical has announced that Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander will ditch the X.org server and use it Mir and XMir instead, a display server developed by the Ubuntu team. As you already know, LightDM is the default

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Lubuntu 13.10 Will NOT Switch To Mir / XMir Display Server Until Lubuntu 14.04 LTS

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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Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander Switches to Mir, Kubuntu 13.10 Doesn’t

Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamanader swiches to Mir: It looks like Canonical’s plan is to install the Mir display server by default on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamanader, running with XMir, an X.org alternative from Mir. So, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander will

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