Mir

Mir is the display server developed by Canonical to compete with Wayland and ultimately succeed the X.Org Server. Mir is in production use on Ubuntu Touch while it's expected to be used by default in the Ubuntu 14.10 Linux release. The Mir Display Server was announced in 2013.

Additional Information: unity.ubuntu.com/mir

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Mir Articles & Reviews

Linux 5.5 Feature Overview - Raspberry Pi 4 To New...   Software   08 Dec 2019
Mesa 17.3 With RADV Vulkan Running Great With Polaris,...   Display Drivers   24 Oct 2017
Ubuntu 17.10 Ships Today - Arguably Its Most...   Operating Systems   19 Oct 2017
A Look Back At The Desktop & X.Org/Wayland/Mir...   Operating Systems   05 Apr 2017
Trying Out Unity 8 + Mir On Ubuntu 17.04   Operating Systems   23 Mar 2017
Trying Out The Experimental Unity 8 Session On Ubuntu...   Software   05 Oct 2016
Ubuntu 14.10 XMir System Compositor Benchmarks   Operating Systems   23 Oct 2014
Early Ubuntu 14.04 Intel XMir Benchmarks   Display Drivers   02 Jan 2014
XMir Performance Measured On Ubuntu 13.10   Software   19 Oct 2013
X.Org vs. XMir On KDE, Xfce, Unity Desktops   Software   24 Sep 2013
Mesa 9.2 X.Org/Mir Ubuntu 13.10 Performance Benchmarks   Display Drivers   30 Aug 2013
Composite Bypass Support Sharply Bumps XMir's...   Software   29 Aug 2013
Intel Haswell Laptop Impact When Running XMir   Display Drivers   18 Aug 2013
Unity On XMir Performance For Nouveau Gallium3D   Software   30 Jun 2013
2D Performance Also Impacted By Unity On XMir   Software   29 Jun 2013
The First Benchmarks Of Unity On XMir: There's A...   Display Drivers   28 Jun 2013
The Wayland Situation: Facts About X vs. Wayland   Display Drivers   07 Jun 2013
Fedora 17 vs. Fedora 18 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   24 Jan 2013
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Battles Fedora 17 On Intel Ivy Bridge   Operating Systems   26 Jun 2012
Intel HD 4000 Ivy Bridge Graphics On Linux   Graphics Cards   24 Apr 2012
ECS A780GM-A v1.0   Motherboards   14 Apr 2008
Tagan BZ 900W   Power Supplies   18 Mar 2008
OCZ ReaperX HPC 4GB PC2-6400   Memory   14 Mar 2008
New Project Indiana Details Emerge   Operating Systems   19 Sep 2007
Ubuntu's displayconfig-gtk   Display Drivers   24 Aug 2007
Fedora 7 Test 3 Live   Operating Systems   29 Mar 2007
Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn Herd 5   Operating Systems   05 Mar 2007
Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn Herd 2   Operating Systems   14 Jan 2007
Fedora Core 6   Operating Systems   19 Oct 2006
Linspire v5.1.365 Beta Italiano   Operating Systems   01 Apr 2006
Customizing Fedora 4   Operating Systems   17 Dec 2005
MEPIS SimplyMEPIS v3.4-1 RC1   Operating Systems   24 Nov 2005
Ultra Products X-Finity 600W   Power Supplies   26 Mar 2005

Mir Linux News

Devuan 4.0 Alpha Builds Updated For Debian 11 Stripped...   Debian   19 Jul 2021
Ubuntu Touch OTA-18 Released - Still Using Ubuntu...   Ubuntu   14 Jul 2021
AMD's Linux Strides In H1'21 From FreeSync HDMI To...   AMD   04 Jul 2021
Debian 11 "Bullseye" Installer RC2 Released   Debian   15 Jun 2021
Intel Gallium3D Driver Merged Into Mesa 21.2 For Gen4...   Intel   13 Jun 2021
Canonical's Mir 2.4 Brings Numerous X11 + Wayland...   Ubuntu   08 Jun 2021
Open-Source Driver Flips On OpenGL ES 3.1 For Select...   Nouveau   07 Jun 2021
Crocus Gallium3D Nears Mainline Mesa For Gallium3D...   Intel   05 Jun 2021
GCC Rust Front-End Continues Advancing With Plans To...   GNU   29 May 2021
Ubuntu Touch OTA-17 Released - Still Working Toward...   Ubuntu   13 May 2021
Nouveau Working On Bringing Up Some OpenGL Compute...   Nouveau   01 May 2021
Arch-Based Endeavour OS Spins Up April Release, Adds...   Operating Systems   18 Apr 2021
Devuan 4.0 Alpha Builds Begin For Debian 11 Without...   Debian   16 Apr 2021
Linux 5.12 Corruption, GNOME 40, AMD Milan, Rust In...   Phoronix   01 Apr 2021
The Most Popular AMD Linux/Open-Source News For...   AMD   31 Mar 2021
Crocus: Working On Gallium3D For Old Intel Graphics   Intel   24 Mar 2021
System76 Introduces Thelio Mira Computers - Powered By...   Hardware   11 Mar 2021
Mir 2.3.2 Released With Better XWayland HiDPI,...   Ubuntu   11 Feb 2021
Ubuntu Core + Mir Is Powering Smart Exercise Mirrors   Ubuntu   04 Feb 2021
UBports Aiming For An Exciting 2021 With Ubuntu Touch   Ubuntu   25 Jan 2021
Qt Open-Source Downloads Temporarily Offline Due To...   Qt   20 Jan 2021
Fedora Looks To Overhaul Its Community Outreach   Fedora   12 Jan 2021
Open-Source NVIDIA Support For Recent GPUs Is Poor But...   Nouveau   12 Jan 2021
PHP 8.0 Is Too Fresh For Fedora 34 That It Will Be...   Programming   10 Jan 2021
Ubuntu Had A Stellar 2020 From Ubuntu 20.04 LTS To...   Ubuntu   29 Dec 2020
Fedora Is Looking For Your Artwork, Photos, Recipes +...   Fedora   25 Dec 2020
Phoronix Test Suite 10.2 Milestone 3 Released For The...   Phoronix Test Suite   22 Dec 2020
Mir 2.2 Released With Display Wall Capabilities,...   Ubuntu   19 Nov 2020
LLVM Has Fleshed Out Its Plan For Replacing...   LLVM   14 Nov 2020
Fedora Developers Discuss Retiring NTP, Deprecating...   Fedora   02 Nov 2020
Mir 2.1 Released With Some New Protocol Support, Many...   Ubuntu   29 Sep 2020
Fedora 34 Change To Further Compress Install Media...   Fedora   15 Sep 2020
Mark Shuttleworth Now Plans To Restore Ubuntu's...   Ubuntu   13 Sep 2020
Intel IWD 1.9 Released With New Capabilities   Intel   05 Sep 2020
Fedora 34 Aims To Shrink Its Install Media By Ramping...   Fedora   28 Aug 2020
MIR JIT Aiming For First Release Later This Year By...   Programming   25 Aug 2020
MuQSS/CK's Con Kolivas Becoming Concerned Over The...   Linux Kernel   20 Aug 2020
Wayland's Weston Compositor Introduces...   Wayland   30 Jul 2020
Mir 2.0 Released In Dropping Legacy Bits, New Platform...   Ubuntu   24 Jul 2020
RadeonSI Lands Bits In Mesa 20.2 For Better Dealing...   Mesa   22 Jul 2020
Intel's IWD Daemon Has Been Fleshing Out WiFi Display...   Intel   19 Jul 2020
Canonical Is Using Mir To Bring Flutter To Wayland   Ubuntu   12 Jul 2020
Mircade Still Being Worked On As A Confined Mir + Snap...   Ubuntu   04 Jul 2020
EGMDE Is Still Being Hacked On As A Lightweight Mir...   Ubuntu   26 Jun 2020
Mageia 8 Alpha 1 Released With Better ARM Support,...   Operating Systems   26 Jun 2020
FSGSBASE Testing Is Encouraged Ahead Of Linux 5.9   Linux Kernel   20 Jun 2020
Phoronix Test Suite 9.8 Milestone 1 Readies Another...   Phoronix Test Suite   04 Jun 2020
Ubuntu Touch OTA-12 Released With The Switch Finally...   Ubuntu   13 May 2020
Experimental Linux Live OS For Showcasing Wayland...   Wayland   07 May 2020
Mir 1.8 Released With HiDPI Improvements, Better...   Wayland   16 Apr 2020
KWinFT: KDE's KWin Forked To Focus On Better Wayland...   KDE   15 Apr 2020
Kdenlive 20.04 Beta Released With Continuing To...   KDE   28 Mar 2020
LLVM 10.0-RC3 Released With The Final Expected Soon...   LLVM   05 Mar 2020
DragonFlyBSD 5.8 Released For This Popular +...   BSD   03 Mar 2020
Unity 8 Desktop Renamed To Lomiri   Ubuntu   28 Feb 2020
Mir 1.7.1 Released With X11 Support Promoted Out Of...   Ubuntu   25 Feb 2020
LLVM's Go Front-End Was Finally Dropped From The...   LLVM   17 Feb 2020
New Patches: AMD Live Migration Support For VMs With...   AMD   13 Feb 2020
DragonFlyBSD Improves Its TMPFS Implementation For...   BSD   13 Feb 2020
Mir's X11 Support Is Being Promoted From Experimental   Wayland   09 Feb 2020
Unity 8 + Mir Is Being Packaged Up For Debian   Debian   06 Feb 2020
Nouveau Still Pushing Forward In 2020 Thanks To Red...   Nouveau   01 Feb 2020
UBports' Unity 8 Has Working Wayland Support   Ubuntu   31 Jan 2020
Sony Now "Officially" Maintaining The Linux...   Hardware   28 Jan 2020
Red Hat Developer's MIR Is A Lightweight JIT Compiler   Programming   20 Jan 2020
Mir 1.7 Released With Improvements For Running X11...   Ubuntu   16 Jan 2020
Unity 8 Desktop On Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Could Take A Year...   Ubuntu   14 Jan 2020
It Looks Like GCC's Long-Awaited Git Conversion Could...   GNU   09 Jan 2020
Linux 5.6 Seeing Random Changes, New...   Linux Kernel   08 Jan 2020
Wayland's Wild Decade From v1.0 Release To Usable...   Wayland   29 Dec 2019
X.Org Saw A Lot Of Work In The 2010s Even With Wayland...   X.Org   28 Dec 2019
Debian's Excitement In The 2010s From Big Releases To...   Operating Systems   27 Dec 2019
Eric S Raymond Believes Reposurgeon Is Finally Ready...   GNU   24 Dec 2019
From Botched Releases To Exciting New Features, Fedora...   Fedora   24 Dec 2019
2010 Through 2019 NVIDIA Linux News Topped By Linus...   NVIDIA   19 Dec 2019
AMD Sends Updated Zen CPU Microcode To Linux-Firmware...   AMD   18 Dec 2019
Mir Lands Server-Side Decoration Support For XWayland   X.Org   16 Dec 2019
Ten Years Past GNOME's 10x10 Goal, The Linux Desktop...   GNOME   14 Dec 2019
Ubuntu's Mir Display Stack Accomplished A Lot In 2019...   Ubuntu   14 Dec 2019
The Most Popular Linux Hardware Reviews / Benchmarks...   Phoronix   12 Dec 2019
The Most Popular Linux / Open-Source News Of This...   Phoronix   11 Dec 2019
Debian Installer Bullseye Alpha 1 Released   Debian   05 Dec 2019
Mir 1.6 Released With New Wayland, DispmanX Platform...   Ubuntu   03 Dec 2019
UBports' Ubuntu Touch Porting Now Easier To Newer...   Ubuntu   25 Nov 2019
The Open-Source NVIDIA Driver Will End Out 2019 In...   Nouveau   24 Nov 2019
Linux's Crypto API Is Adopting Some Aspects Of Zinc,...   Linux Kernel   19 Nov 2019
Intel To Drop Very Old Drivers/BIOS From Their Site,...   Intel   18 Nov 2019
UBports Begins Offering Ubuntu Touch 64-Bit ARM Images   Arm   06 Nov 2019
NetworkManager 1.21.3 Is Another Step Towards NM 1.22   Linux Networking   03 Nov 2019
Mir Working On A Mir-On-Wayland Nested Compositor...   Ubuntu   30 Oct 2019
Ubuntu's Mir Working On Replaceable Renderer, Hybrid...   Ubuntu   28 Oct 2019
PHP 7.4's FFI Support Is In Good Shape For Tapping C...   Programming   25 Oct 2019
UBports' Ubuntu Touch OTA-11 Released   Ubuntu   23 Oct 2019
Xfce 4.16 To Drop GTK2 Support, Explore Some...   Desktop   20 Oct 2019
An Interview With Zlatan Todoric, Open-Source...   Hardware   20 Oct 2019
Ubuntu 19.10 Available For Download With Its GNOME...   Ubuntu   17 Oct 2019
Arch Linux Nears Roll-Out Of Zstd Compressed Packages...   Operating Systems   16 Oct 2019
LLVM Clang RISC-V Now Supports LTO   LLVM   16 Oct 2019
TURNIP Vulkan Driver Gets MSAA Working   Mesa   16 Oct 2019
Sony Pushes More AMD Jaguar Optimizations To Upstream...   LLVM   14 Oct 2019