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Unity8: a project that uses Mir

By Alan Griffiths on 19 December 2018

Unity8 is a graphical shell targeting a range of devices and form factors including phones, tablets, laptops and desktops. Unity8 uses the facility to customize Mir’s default window management to give its “convergent” experience. In…

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egmde: a project that uses Mir

By Alan Griffiths on 19 November 2018

Display servers solve a large and complex problem. Mir provides a broad and powerful library to solve those problems, but there is a learning curve to use Mir effectively. It is really helpful to have a step-by-step example that covers…

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The MirAL story

By Guest on 3 April 2017

This is a guest post by Alan Griffiths, Software Developer at Canonical. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com I’m Alan Griffiths and I’m a software developer. Being a software developer…

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Mir: 2016 end of year review

By Guest on 17 January 2017

This is a guest post by Alan Griffiths, Software engineer at Canonical. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com 2016 was a good year for Mir – it is being used in more places, it has…

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Mir is not only about Unity8

By Guest on 28 November 2016

This is a guest post by Alan Griffiths, Software engineer at Canonical. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com Mir is a project to support the management applications on the display(s) of…