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Ubuntu Display Server Fallout

Mar 12, 2013, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

Recently, many people have expressed concern over Ubuntu's desire to migrate from the X Window System to the Mir display server, which the Ubuntu team will manage themselves. The bulk of the concern seems to be confusion over why Ubuntu developers wouldn't use Wayland instead. In this article, I'll explore the official reasoning for the decision, while also exploring some additional considerations that most people aren't talking about.

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