1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking Benchmarking Platform
Phoromatic Test Orchestration

GNOME 3.10 Continues Pushing Ahead With Wayland

GNOME

Published on 22 August 2013 04:37 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME
33 Comments

New GTK+, Mutter, and GNOME Shell development releases in recent days continues advancing the GNOME 3.10 support for Wayland.

As the very latest GNOME 3.10 Wayland developments:

- GNOME Shell 3.9.90 has continued work towards running as a Wayland compositor. The work in this most recent release include switching to the Mutter abstraction layer for cursor tracking and adding a confirmation dialog for display changes.

- Since last week, GNOME Display Settings now work on Wayland. With Mutter 3.9.90 there is the DBus API for display configuration, the new abstraction layer for cusor tracking (that GNOME Shell is taking advantage of already), and support for the plugin modality under Wayland.

- GTK+ 3.9.12 has support so that both Wayland and X11 clipboard implementations for the GNOME tool-kit can co-exist just fine.

GNOME 3.10 will be officially released by the end of September and with it will come experimental Wayland support though it won't really be a polished experience until 2014.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
Latest Articles & Reviews
  1. GeForce GTX 750 Series: Nouveau vs. NVIDIA Linux Driver Performance
  2. GLAMOR + RadeonSI 2D Acceleration Is Quite Good For Open-Source AMD 2D Performance
  3. AMD Radeon R9 290 OpenGL On Ubuntu 15.04: Catalyst vs. RadeonSI Gallium3D
  4. Ubuntu 15.04 Offers Faster OpenGL For AMD Radeon GPUs On Open-Source
  5. Ubuntu 15.04 Brings Some Graphics Performance Improvements For Intel Haswell
  6. Sub-$20 802.11n USB WiFi Adapter That's Linux Friendly
Latest Linux News
  1. Virt-Manager 1.2.0 Brings OVMF/AAVMF Support For UEFI In VMs
  2. Interesting GSoC 2015 Projects: Wine D3DRM, GameStream, NaCL Fun
  3. An Ubuntu Phone Will Ship This Year With The Converged Unity Experience
  4. Ubuntu 15.10 Is Codenamed The Wily Werewolf
  5. Mono 4 Is Planned For Fedora 23
  6. Ubuntu 15.10's "W" Codename Being Revealed Soon
  7. The Six X.Org Summer GSoC Projects For 2015
  8. Linux 4.1-RC2 Kernel Released
  9. GNOME 3.17.1 Released
  10. A Lot Of Improvements Are Coming For Mir 0.13, Including Work Towards Libinput
Most Viewed News This Week
  1. Trying Out Microsoft Visual Studio Code On Linux
  2. Microsoft Releases New Code IDE For Linux!
  3. Improvements On The Way For GNOME's Nautilus File Manager
  4. Kodi 15.0 Beta 1 Released
  5. A Lot Of Improvements Are Coming For Mir 0.13, Including Work Towards Libinput
  6. Mono 4.0 Makes Use Of Microsoft's Open-Source Code, C# 6.0
  7. GCC 4.9.2 vs. GCC 5 Benchmarks On An Intel Xeon Haswell
  8. QEMU 2.3 Officially Released