With xorg-server 1.17.1-0ubuntu4 we have a new XMir codebase. This is
the code that was used for the MWC convergence demo .
There is now a special XMir XServer (/usr/bin/Xmir) in the "xmir"
package. The xserver-xorg-xmir package which had a plugin for
/usr/bin/X is now an empty transitional package. "/usr/bin/X -mir" no
The old XMir code is now no longer supported. At some point there will
be a mass-closing of bugs - if you can reproduce an issue in the new
XMir please re-open.
Do to how cursors are now implemented you will currently not see
cursors when running inside unity-system-compositor. This will be
Unfortunately since the new XMir requires cutting edge Mir features we
can't SRU this change to older releases. So if you want to play with
XMir please run wily.
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