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Kubuntu, KDE Has Little Hope For Ubuntu's Mir

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Published on 15 May 2013 11:08 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu
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Martin Gräßlin, the maintainer of KDE's KWin window manager, has been vocal against Canonical's Mir Display Server from the beginning. He's now written another blog post on the matter in which he makes it rather clear there is little hope of seeing KDE running on the Ubuntu Wayland-competitor.

Over the weekend, Martin penned Mir in Kubuntu where he further describes the issues and frustrations with Mir.

Martin concluded his latest Mir blog post with, "I’m not really optimistic that it will still be possible to provide the Ubuntu flavors once the transition to Mir is done. I don’t think that Canonical has any interest in the community provided distributions on top of Ubuntu any more. There are many small changes in the direction which indicate that. But we will see, maybe I’m too pessimistic."

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