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    Mir Alternatives

    Mir is described as 'The purpose of Mir is to enable the development of user interfaces shells. In the case of Ubuntu, Mir will be utilized by next generation Unity' and is a Window Manager in the OS & Utilities category. There are three alternatives to Mir for Linux, BSD and Mac. The best alternative is Wayland, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Mir are X11 (Free, Open Source) and XQuartz (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 18, 2020
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    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    The purpose of Mir is to enable the development of user interfaces shells. In the case of Ubuntu, Mir will be utilized by...
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Wayland is intended as a simpler replacement for X11, easier to develop and maintain. Desktop environments that support Wayland include GNOME and KDE Plasma.
    1. The X.Org project provides an open source implementation of the X Window System. The development work is being done in conjunction with the freedesktop.org community. The X.
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    2. This provides a windowing system for some applications that normally run on Linux, as well as für forwarding GUI from the server to your client computer.

      Discontinued

      Isn't updated since 2016

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