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Chromium Aura Under Wayland Published

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Published on 07 June 2012 06:53 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland
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Intel has published their latest Wayland goodness: the code for Google's Chromium based on Aura under Wayland.

One month ago I wrote about Chromium running on Wayland after Intel Open-Source Technology Center developers resurrected work on getting Google's web-browser to play under Wayland/Weston. There was originally some Wayland work in the official Chromium/Chrome branch, but it ended up being dropped months ago, but now Intel's back with their own enablement patches.

Intel's Yan Wang based this work on the latest Google Chromium Git and he's trying to keep it updated against the daily branches of Google's browser. There's only a few known issues at the moment and everything seems to be in good standing when using this modified code.

For those interested in build instructions or other information for Chromium on Wayland, see this wayland-devel message.

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