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  • #11
    Originally posted by Rexilion View Post
    Thanks! But I think it might take a while before this will hit Arch. I'll certainly keep an eye on this.
    hopefully, i'll never see it. i'd rather get wayland

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    • #12
      Originally posted by justmy2cents View Post
      hopefully, i'll never see it. i'd rather get wayland
      I'll wait another 3 years before most of the bugs are ironed out once a compositor is released. At this rate, who knows when we'll see a day to day use version?

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      • #13
        Originally posted by uid313
        I wish Linux would have this too.
        Ever hear of Wayland and Weston?

        Originally posted by chrisq
        I still have it installed, so any great ideas of how to make it a decent desktop OS is appreciated, but I'm not holding my breath...
        There are none. You are far better off installing something else which will likely be far more useful.
        Last edited by endman; 03-01-2014, 04:37 PM.

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        • #14
          Originally posted by endman View Post
          Ever hear of Wayland and Weston?
          You'll be waiting a while yet for them to be functional replacements for X11.

          There are none. You are far better off installing something else which will likely be far more useful.
          He can simply install GNOME 3 or KDE, XFce, whatever suits him- and then work from there.

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          • #15
            Originally posted by phoronix View Post
            Phoronix: X.Org Server Now Runs Without Root On OpenBSD

            The OpenBSD operating system now supports running its X.Org Server without root permissions for better security...

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

            Thanks for article, this is definitely good news

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