non-Unity flavours and Mir

Julien Lavergne gilir at ubuntu.com
Wed May 15 16:21:49 UTC 2013


2013/5/15 Jonathan Riddell <jr at jriddell.org>:
> Dear flavour people, the switch to Mir in Ubuntu seems pretty risky for the
> existance of Kubuntu, I wonder if other flavours have the same probable
> problem.  Is it worth having a vUDS session about it?  Or if that's too late
> a discussion over e-mail?
>
> KWin dev has opinions on the subject
> http://blog.martin-graesslin.com/blog/2013/05/mir-in-kubuntu/

No evaluation so far for Lubuntu. We hope to be able to use X and GTK
2 at least for 14.04 (we are using openbox for the window manager).
The main point for us is the level of maintenance that the X stack
will have for 14.04.
After 14.04, no clear direction so far.

Regards,
Julien Lavergne



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