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Ubuntu, GNOME and Wayland

Apr 06, 2017, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Daniel Stone)

The news of Ubuntu rejoining the GNOME fold is obviously a large, and undoubtedly difficult, decision that will have ramifications for years to come. For developers, a lot of the differentials in desktop technology (e.g. indicators, menus, scrollbars) between the two may now be at an end, making generic Linux an easier target for ISVs. And, assuming a GNOME Shell port to Mir is not underway, we are back at only supporting two window systems: X11 and Wayland.

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