Ubuntu graphic stack roadmap update

Oliver Ries oliver.ries at canonical.com
Fri Jun 28 17:49:21 UTC 2013

Hey Sedat,

On Fri, Jun 28, 2013 at 3:52 AM, Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am here on Ubuntu/precise AMD64 (WUBI installation) and wanted to
> test the new "Ubuntu graphic stack" based on (X)Mir after being
> inspired by a German article [1].
> Is there somewhere an ISO-image around for easy testing?
> Daily ones?

we are not doing daily images for Mir, but this might be a good idea when
we get closer to the MIR for Mir. However, I don't know how involved the
creation of an ISO is and thus can't make a commitment.

> In [2] I see that saucy is minimum base and the PPA lists saucy and raring.
> How easy/bad/impossible/brainfu**ed is backporting to precise?
> ( I can place required X components in an /opt/xorg path. Just thinking...
> )

Saucy is the main target and should be used for any type of evaluation,
Raring is a lesser supported development platform (see

There is no plan for backporting Mir to P at this point.

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