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Mir 1.0 Still Planned For Ubuntu 17.10, Wayland Support Focus

Following our reporting of Mir picking up initial support for Wayland clients, Mir developer Alan Griffiths at Canonical has further clarified the Wayland client support. It also appears they are still planning to get Mir 1.0 released in time for Ubuntu 17.10.

19 September 2017 - Mir 1.0 - 17 Comments
Ubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" Beta Released

The first beta is available today for the Ubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" release for the flavors opting in to participate in this development milestone ahead of the official launch in October.

31 August 2017 - Ubuntu 17.10 Beta - 32 Comments
Mir Relicensed To GPLv2 Or GPLv3

While we await the Mir 1.0 release with its new target of supporting Wayland clients directly, we noticed there was a re-licensing change this week for the Mir code-base.

9 August 2017 - Mir - 28 Comments
Mir 0.27 Released With Drag-And-Drop Support

Ubuntu's Mir display server is out today with version 0.27 that is an interim step before Mir 1.0 with Wayland client support. Mir 0.27 contains functionality that was a work-in-progress during Canonical's recent restructuring and shift in focus.

11 July 2017 - Mir 0.27 - 10 Comments
Ubuntu 17.10 Alpha 1 Released

Ubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" Alpha 1 is now available as the first official development release (sans the daily ISOs) for this upcoming milestone.

30 June 2017 - Ubuntu 17.10 - 5 Comments
Mir 0.26.3 Released

With Canonical divesting in Mir from the desktop and abandoning their mobile phone/tablet ambitions, we might not see Mir v1.0 ever reached as was anticipated to happen for the Ubuntu 17.10 cycle. However, Mir is still being maintained for IoT use-cases and today is a new point release.

15 June 2017 - Mir 0.26.3 - 16 Comments

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