Xubuntu on XMir discussion

Brandon Watkins bwat47 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 6 20:16:23 UTC 2013


On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 3:07 PM, Shuhao Wu <shuhao at shuhaowu.com> wrote:

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> Hi all,
>
> I'm sure we've all heard about the potential move to XMir for Xubuntu.
> I don't see a discussion thread anywhere so I thought I'd start one so
> we can all offer our opinions.
>
> As a daily Xubuntu user, I would be against putting XMir as the
> default on Xubuntu 13.10. In fact, I don't think that this should be
> done until at least 14.10. For one, there are still a lot of open
> issues surrounding XMir (multi monitor support being a big one) and it
> is much less mature. Setting that to the default probably will cause a
> lot more issues than we expect on the field. Stability is a very
> important issue for many users such as myself.
>
> Furthermore, we would be taking a big performance penalty if we
> included XMir as the default for 13.10 (probably will improve in the
> near future but there will still be another layer):
> http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=MTQyOTY
>
> I would be totally okay with putting this in a package somewhere
> (xubuntu-desktop-xmir?) so users can opt to install it themselves to
> test and so forth.
>
> Cheers,
> Shuhao
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An optional package and/or session sounds like a nice idea to me.
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