Last week I was at the ACCU conference and ran into Andy Balaam who was showing off a GPD Pocket 2 with Ubuntu MATE installed.
I couldn’t resist the chance to test Mir on this device, so we installed the egmde snap…
snap install --edge --classic egmde
… and logged in with the “egmde” session. Sadly, the screen appeared sideways. But after signing into a VT to set the
orientation: right that was fixed:
To use X11 applications a couple more configuration commands are needed:
sudo apt install xwayland
sudo snap set egmde x11-display=auto