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Old 12-10-2013, 08:09 PM   #1
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What distros uses the Mir display manager


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i'm curious to try mir display server but don't have a clue which distro(s) uses it by default. Anyone knows??????????
 
Old 12-10-2013, 08:16 PM   #2
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At this point none does. But in the future I think Ubuntu will because they are the one developing it. It will be a Ubuntu thing including their Ubuntu touch version.
Not Xubuntu, nor Lubuntu, nor Kubuntu, Just Ubuntu.
 
Old 12-10-2013, 08:53 PM   #3
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Wow, I thought it was already out because I always hear talk about it. I guess I have to wait then.

thanks TroN-0074
 
Old 12-10-2013, 10:58 PM   #4
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Mir may, or may not ship with Ubuntu 14.04:
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...tem&px=MTQ4OTA
Ubuntu 14.04 will be a long term support (LTS) release, so it remains to be seen if the Ubuntu developers will make the change to Mir with a LTS release of Ubuntu:
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... it will be very interesting to see how the situation plays out for Ubuntu 14.04 since it's a Long-Term Support release. Modern Ubuntu LTS releases are maintained on the desktop for a period of five years so generally Canonical is conservative with pushing major user-facing changes into these versions.
But you will probably (maybe) have Mir with Ubuntu 14.10!
 
Old 12-11-2013, 07:15 PM   #5
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Mir is aimed to be the default in Ubuntu 14.10, 14.04 will have Xorg by default. AFAIK, no other distro announced going for Mir.
 
  


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