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GNOME Shell Gets Wayland HiDPI Fonts, Mutter Gets Touch Gestures

New releases of the GNOME Shell and Mutter are available today in preparation for the GNOME 3.13.4 development milestone this week.
23 July 2014 - GNOME 3.13.4

Libinput 0.5 Improves Pointer Acceleration, Adds A Configuration API

Libinput, the input library designed for use by Wayland compositors and other environments for having common input device handling on Linux, is out with a significant update.
23 July 2014 - libinput - 4 Comments

RealVNC Introduces VNC Wayland Developer Preview

For nearly one year we've known about RealVNC being interested in Wayland support for their commercial VNC products and last year they proposed a remote access protocol for Wayland. Today, RealVNC has put out a developer preview of its VNC software for Wayland.
9 July 2014 - RealVNC - 18 Comments

XWayland GLAMOR & DRI3 Support Added In Mainline X.Org Server

A commit to the X.Org Server code-base tonight added GLAMOR and DRI3 support for XWayland.
25 June 2014 - DRI3 - 15 Comments

Wayland's libinput 0.4.0 Released

The latest Wayland news this morning on top of several other events is the release of libinput 0.4.0 by Peter Hutterer.
25 June 2014 - libinput - 2 Comments

Drawing Tablet Support Being Figured Out For Wayland

Support for drawing tablets is currently being figured out for the Wayland protocol.
25 June 2014 - Tablet - 1 Comment

Glx-Dock/Cairo-Dock Has Been Ported To Wayland

One of the first desktop "docks" is now available for Wayland!
22 June 2014 - Cairo-Dock - 6 Comments

Weston DRM Compositor Support Proposed For NVIDIA's TK1

Support for running Wayland's Weston compositor directly off the DRM kernel driver for the NVIDIA Tegra K1 SoC found within the Jetson TK1 development board has been proposed for mainline Weston.
20 June 2014 - Jetson TK1 - 14 Comments

Wayland-based Compositor With An Oculus Rift

The "Motorcar Compositor" is an interesting Wayland-based compositor that supports using an Oculus Rift and Razer Hydra with support for 3D windows.
16 June 2014 - Wayland Compositor - 15 Comments

Wayland 1.6 & GNOME 3.14 Are Shaping Up Well

Wayland 1.6 and GNOME 3.14 are shaping up to be a great couple with this next major Linux desktop release featuring Wayland support out-of-the-box.
14 June 2014 - GNOME 3.14 - 26 Comments

Wayland LiveCD Updated Against v1.5, Uses Systemd On Ubuntu

For those looking for an easy way to play with Wayland/Weston 1.5 along with various Wayland-enabled open-source desktop applications, RebeccaBlackOS has been updated.
28 May 2014 - RebeccaBlackOS 1.5 - 30 Comments

Tablet Support Gets Figured Out For Libinput

For open-source developers interested in the latest Wayland developments, the upstream contributors are still sorting out the tablet support for the generic input library.
25 May 2014 - libinput

Wayland 1.6 Planned For September With Better Work-Flow

While Wayland/Weston 1.5 was just released hour ago, Kristian Høgsberg is already making plans for Wayland 1.6.
20 May 2014 - Wayland 1.6

Wayland & Weston 1.5 Officially Released

The official release of Wayland 1.5 is now available along with the adjoining quarterly update to the Weston reference compositor to Wayland.
20 May 2014 - Wayland 1.5

Wayland's Weston Is Past 90,000 Lines

With the release of Wayland 1.5 being imminent, here's some fresh development statistics for its active Weston compositor.
19 May 2014 - Weston - 4 Comments

Wayland 1.5 With Weston 1.5 Is Coming In A Few Days

Two weeks after the first release candidate of Wayland 1.5, the second release candidate of Wayland 1.5 with the Weston 1.5 compositor is now available. If all goes well, the official Wayland/Weston 1.5 release will happen in the next few days.
13 May 2014 - Wayland 1.5 - 3 Comments

Wayland 1.5 Appears To Be In Great Shape

The 1.5 release of Wayland and the Weston compositor is imminent and this release appears to be particularly good.
8 May 2014 - Wayland 1.5 - 19 Comments

Wayland 1.5 Release Candidate Is Out There

The first version 1.5 release candidates of Wayland and the Weston compositor are now available.
1 May 2014 - Wayland 1.5 - 4 Comments

Red Hat Developers Propose Wayland For Fedora 21

After being an optional, experimental feature in Fedora 20, Wayland with GNOME 3.14 might be getting ready to take on the default Fedora 21 desktop.
29 April 2014 - Fedora 21 - 37 Comments

GNOME Developer Adds Tablet Support To Wayland's Libinput

The libinput library that's a generic means of handling Linux input devices so the support can be standardized and shared amongst other Wayland compositors and other possible "clients", now has patches for tablet support.
21 April 2014 - Libinput - 6 Comments

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