Mir Is Officially Land to Ubuntu 13.10
The Mir Display Server, one of the biggest changes in the Ubuntu operating system since Unity, has landed in the Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) repositories.
Canonical initially announced that Mir would be available in Ubuntu 14.04, the next LTS release, but along the way they realized that it could be done a lot sooner.
The plan is now to integrate Mir in Ubuntu 13.10, which is due to arrive in just a few months. Moreover, the team of developers from Canonical in charge of Steam had to implement it before August 29, which is the infamous day of the Feature Freeze. (more…)