Ubuntu moving towards Wayland

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Sat Nov 6 13:56:47 UTC 2010

On Sat, Nov 06, 2010 at 01:51:32PM +0000, Camilo Mesias wrote:
> > I believe it is possible to do photo management, web browsing and
> > watching video, even on the current version of Fedora.
> Indeed. It's not the point that it's possible or not. I could do much
> of that on a Windows 3.11 machine... Be honest with yourself, is it
> every bit as good as the experience on a non-free OS and software
> stack? I don't think it is.

Perfectly honestly, yes, it's much better than OS X now.

> Out of interest, do you use individual shells/terms or something that
> provides a more remote desktop like experience?

I use ssh -Y.  Anything that sits in a huge window showing an entire
desktop-in-a-desktop is so obviously the wrong way to do it, from both
a usability and efficiency perspective, that I'm just astonished that
people suggest I use something like VNC.


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