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    Phoronix: XMir-Based Xubuntu Images Now Available

    Xubuntu, the Xfce-based flavor of Xubuntu, is presently evaluating the use of Canonical's Mir display server via the XMir X11 transition layer. For helping in the process and testing, the Ubuntu derivative has made public some Xubuntu XMir images...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTQyOTQ

  • #2
    But will it handle Bumblebee without the need to fallback to plain X.org?

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    • #3
      What. That's just stupid. There is no benefit for using XMir for Xubuntu, and all the downsides. For a lightweight desktop distribution it makes no sense at all.

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      • #4
        Why do people think that adding another layer is a good idea?

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        • #5
          Originally posted by blackout23 View Post
          Why do people think that adding another layer is a good idea?
          in this case TEARING is fucking everywhere. xMir may help solve those problems (i am not sure if it is possible technicaly. i just guess)

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          • #6
            Originally posted by verde View Post
            in this case TEARING is fucking everywhere.
            Not if I disable compositing or use compton. So no itís not everywhere.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by stqn View Post
              Not if I disable compositing or use compton. So no itís not everywhere.
              still its everywhere out of the box

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              • #8
                I hope, that Mir will be easy to uninstall...

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by verde View Post
                  still its everywhere out of the box
                  You're doing it wrong if you have tearing.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by blackout23 View Post
                    Why do people think that adding another layer is a good idea?
                    Unlike the maintainers of some other derivatives (*cough* Kubuntu! *cough*) they realize that anything but Mir has absolutely zero future on an Ubuntu base.

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