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    X11 Alternatives

    X11 is described as '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' and is a Desktop Environment in the OS & Utilities category. There are three alternatives to X11 for Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Wayland, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like X11 are XQuartz (Free, Open Source) and Mir (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 28, 2018
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    The X.Org project provides an open source implementation of the X Window System. The development work is being done in...
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      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. 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.

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      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.
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