Ubuntu Linux 18.04 ‘Bionic Beaver’ LTS will default to Xorg

The introduction of Ubuntu 17.10 “Artful Aardvark” saw the Linux-based distribution switching to Wayland as the default display server. However, when the next LTS release arrives this year, Canonical will offer something else instead. Canonical says that Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, codenamed “Bionic Beaver,” will offer Xorg as the default graphics server. The distribution, which is set to land in April, will have Wayland available, but as an alternative. Xorg will be the default option because it works well with various screen-sharing software, like Google Hangouts and Skype, and remote desktop software and it has a “less dramatic” recoverability from Shell… [Continue Reading]
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