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GNOME/GTK On Wayland Gains Focus At GUADEC

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Published on 30 July 2014 01:03 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME
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GTK+ and GNOME Wayland support were frequent focal discussion points at this year's GUADEC -- GNOME's annual conference -- for getting rid of X11.

At GUADEC 2014 this week Matthias Clasen talked up GTK+ improvements, Jasper St.Pierre talked up GNOME Wayland work, and other work of interest to Phoronix readers. Jasper St.Pierre specifically talked about X11 security issues and limitations and other problems.

While I wasn't out at GUADEC this year and without rattling about the usual information most Phoronix-reading Wayland-fans already know, if you're interested in the information covered about these topics from this year's GNOME developer conference, see this excellent FedoraMagazine.org posting with all the detailed summaries.

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