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Mir Enables XDG Shell By Default, Dropping Mir EGL For Ubuntu 18.04

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There is just one month to go until the official debut of the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS "Bionic Beaver" release and Canonical's Mir team is busy as ever on the home stretch of final changes for this next release.

Some of the Mir team's recent progress with their focus the past few months on Wayland support includes:

- XDG Shell v6 support is now enabled by default. XDG_Shell is the Wayland protocol addition for managing surfaces with window dragging/resizing/stacking and other actions mostly desktop focused.

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Also: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS “Bionic Beaver” Beta 1 Released For Opt-In Flavors: Download Now

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