Wayland News Archives
When X.Org Foundation board member Martin Peres isn't busy hacking on the Nouveau open-source NVIDIA driver, he's often focusing on software security related work through his studies. One of his recent endeavors in trying to improve Linux security is working on a library for Wayland Security Modules (libWSM) to support security decision making on Wayland-based graphic stacks.
10 October 2014 - WSM - 29 Comments
With Fedora 21 there's the GNOME 3.14 Wayland session that's starting to become day-to-day usable but isn't yet complete. There's also a long list of known applications that don't yet play well outside of X11 and other shortcomings.
9 October 2014 - Fedora 21 - 16 Comments
Pekka Paalanen of Collabora has landed the new presentation extension for Wayland that currently is living within the Weston compositor code-base until it's fully vetted.
30 September 2014 - Presentation - 3 Comments
With yesterday's GNOME 3.14 release the Wayland support is considered sufficient for day-to-day use running the GNOME stack on Wayland rather than an X11 Server on Linux. However, the GNOME developers don't consider this to be "100% complete" yet and there's still some more work needed to be cleared up on the Wayland side.
25 September 2014 - GNOME on Wayland - 15 Comments
With Weston 1.6 release the libinput library is now used by default for handling input. Linux input expert Peter Hutterer at Red Hat has written a lengthy blog post to explain the need for libinput and how it's improving device input on Linux.
24 September 2014 - libinput - 6 Comments
The latest quarterly update to Wayland and its Weston compositor are now available! Wayland/Weston 1.6.0 is another important milestone now crossed in delivering a next-generation Linux display experience.
19 September 2014 - Wayland/Weston 1.6 - 10 Comments
While Canonical is putting all of its eggs with their Mir display server to fulfill their desktop convergence strategy and providing the next-generation Ubuntu display experience, Wayland isn't totally off-limits for users -- at least through Ubuntu 14.10.
13 September 2014 - Packaging - 28 Comments
The final release candidate of Wayland 1.6 along with the Weston reference compositor is now available for testing with hopes of officially releasing this quarterly update next week.
12 September 2014 - Wayland 1.6 - 10 Comments
With Wayland said to be shipping in millions of smart TVs, set-top boxes, IVI systems, and more, who are the top contributors to this modern display server technology? Here's a look at the top contributions in recent months to Wayland and its Weston reference compositor.
10 September 2014 - Wayland/Weston - 13 Comments
Wayland 1.6 is finally close to materializing and should be officially released later this month.
5 September 2014 - Wayland 1.6 - 24 Comments
Enlightenment fans can celebrate today that the big Enlightenment compositor work has been merged to mainline Enlightenment ahead of the upcoming E19 release.
26 August 2014 - E19 - 25 Comments
Following last week's EFL 1.11 release, the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries are back under heavy development.
25 August 2014 - IVI Shell - 2 Comments
Earlier this month at SIGGRAPH, ARM and Collabora was talking up the benefits and possibilities for Wayland over X11.
23 August 2014 - ARM Mali - 46 Comments
With Kristian Høgsberg seemingly busy with other projects, Pekka Paalanen went ahead and did the first alpha release for the upcoming Wayland and Weston 1.6 release.
22 August 2014 - Wayland 1.6 - 14 Comments
We haven't heard much talk lately about Wayland 1.6 but Pekka Paalanen is stepping up and is trying to begin organizing work towards the Wayland/Weston 1.6 release that's quickly due.
18 August 2014 - Wayland 1.6 - 14 Comments
Matthias Clasen of Red Hat shared a status update about Wayland on Fedora 21 today, the first day of this year's Flock conference.
6 August 2014 - Fedora 21 Wayland - 8 Comments
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, 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
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
A commit to the X.Org Server code-base tonight added GLAMOR and DRI3 support for XWayland.
25 June 2014 - DRI3 - 15 Comments
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