Is Linux Mint using Mir rather than Wayland? I just had a package installed for Mir on Mint Update

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CrazyElf
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Is Linux Mint using Mir rather than Wayland? I just had a package installed for Mir on Mint Update

Post by CrazyElf » Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:09 pm

Just wondering, is Linux Mint going with Mir? I just had a package from MintUpdate with Mir to install.

All I could find about this topic is here:
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The package was libmirclient9.

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Re: Is Linux Mint using Mir rather than Wayland? I just had a package installed for Mir on Mint Update

Post by jerson » Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:27 pm

I think I just got the Mir update via update manager.

Commit Log for Thu Jun 15 21:44:28 2017


Upgraded the following packages:
libmirclient9 (0.21.0+16.04.20160330-0ubuntu1) to 0.26.3+16.04.20170605-0ubuntu1
libmirprotobuf3 (0.21.0+16.04.20160330-0ubuntu1) to 0.26.3+16.04.20170605-0ubuntu1

Installed the following packages:
libcapnp-0.5.3 (0.5.3-2ubuntu1)
libmircommon7 (0.26.3+16.04.20170605-0ubuntu1)
libmircore1 (0.26.3+16.04.20170605-0ubuntu1)
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Re: Is Linux Mint using Mir rather than Wayland? I just had a package installed for Mir on Mint Update

Post by Bender72 » Thu Jun 15, 2017 1:07 pm

I'm seeing that today in my update manager too. Why would it want to install any mir components?

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Re: Is Linux Mint using Mir rather than Wayland? I just had a package installed for Mir on Mint Update

Post by Monsta » Thu Jun 15, 2017 2:24 pm

GTK+3 package (libgtk-3-0) depends on libmirclient9 because GTK+3 has a Mir backend (in addition to X11, Wayland and some others).
Other packages are pulled in as dependencies of libmirclient9.

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