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    Default Wayland-Based Chromium Browser Released

    Phoronix: Wayland-Based Chromium Browser Released

    Intel's Open-Source Technology Center has done their first release of Ozone-Wayland, the new component that allows Google's Chromium web-browser to work natively on Wayland without any dependence on X.Org. Fedora and Ubuntu binaries are currently available...

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

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    Finally, awesome!

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    Haha!
    Wayland Chrome for Ubuntu. I know that most of the Ubuntu derivatives uses/will use the Wayland protocol for their displayservers, it just kinda seems a little like a slap in Canonicals face, if it doesn't work with Mir :P

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    Canonical will have to build a Mir backend for Ozone in the future. But meanwhile, this is awesome!

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    Damn these journalists!
    It's not a release, it's a preview release, big difference implied. Still awesome news.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mark45 View Post
    Damn these journalists!
    It's not a release, it's a preview release, big difference implied. Still awesome news.
    Quite a milestone i might add.


    Come on Firefox people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by phoronix View Post
    Fedora and Ubuntu binaries are currently available...
    What about Gentoo ebuilds? I didn't find even an overlay...

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