Ubuntu's Mir 2.10 Released With Modernized Touch Events, New Window Move Gesture

Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu on 26 October 2022 at 05:10 AM EDT. 5 Comments
A new version of Canonical's Mir open-source display server is now available for what serves as a Wayland compositor for various Ubuntu use-cases around IoT and other niche purposes.

With Mir 2.10 there is now the ability to move maximized windows, discrete scroll events for the X11 platform code to make scrolling on X11 "a bit less jank", modernizing of some of the touch event code, implementing of the modifier + drag window move gesture, improved client class lifetime management, correct X11 platform pixel format selection, and a variety of different bug fixes throughout.

Downloads and more details on all of the changes with Mir 2.10 via Mir on GitHub.
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