Wayland News Archives
Wayland 1.0.1 Has Been Released

The first point release of Wayland 1.0 is now available for those interested in this next-generation display server environment.

20 November 2012 - Wayland 1.0.1 - 4 Comments
XWayland Gets Updated

Daniel Stone has updated the XWayland patches for supporting X.Org/X11 applications on Wayland.

7 November 2012 - XWayland - 9 Comments
What Wayland's Development Looks Like

With the recent release of Wayland 1.0, here's a visualization that looks back on the development of Wayland/Weston going back to 2008 when it was born as a small project by Kristian Høgsberg at Red Hat.

3 November 2012 - Wayland - Add A Comment
Green Island: A New Qt-Based Wayland Compositor

Less than one day after the official release of Wayland 1.0 there is a new Wayland compositor that emerges. This new compositor for Wayland is dubbed "Green Island" and leverages Qt, QtQuick, and QML for creating a new and unique Linux desktop experience.

23 October 2012 - Green Island - 32 Comments
Wayland Continues To Excite Linux Users

Wayland continues to be a topic that draws a lot of interest from Linux desktop end-users, based upon the turnout to a session regarding the Wayland/Weston Display Server Framework at LinuxDays in Prague.

21 October 2012 - Wayland In Prague - 12 Comments
Wayland/Weston 0.99 Is Out, 1.0 Next Monday

Wayland v0.99.0 was released yesterday evening along with a matching version of the reference Weston compositor. The planned Wayland 1.0 release is penciled in for next week Monday, 22 October.

16 October 2012 - Wayland 1.0 - 48 Comments
Wayland 1.0 Stable Release Is Imminent

Kristian Høgsberg spoke this week at XDC2012 about Wayland and Weston. Here's a short recap plus some videos that include new demos of this promising project.

21 September 2012 - Wayland 1.0 - 78 Comments
A Crazy Qt-Based 3D Wayland "Maze" Compositor

For those interested in Wayland, Qt, and 3D, there's an interesting new Wayland compositor out in the wild. This compositor renders a 3D maze using Qt and brings in some Wolfenstein 3D elements while allowing Wayland surfaces to be rendered on the walls.

18 September 2012 - New Wayland Compositor - Add A Comment
Wayland Weston Control: Automated Input Controlling

Weston Control is a new program for Wayland's reference compositor that uses a new wl_control protocol for controlling surfaces. The weston-control program can then be scripted for automatically moving windows, rotating windows, resizing surfaces, and much more.

17 September 2012 - Wayland - 10 Comments
New XWayland Protocol Published

Tiago Vignatti of Intel has published his latest XWayland protocol work as he looks to take X11/X.Org Server support atop Wayland up to speed.

13 September 2012 - XWayland Protocol - 3 Comments
Tear-Free, Hardware-Accelerated Video On Wayland

Kristian Høgsberg has demonstrated that tear-free video playback on Wayland is a reality and that running Wayland on Intel hardware does allow for hardware-accelerated video playback thanks to VA-API support.

29 August 2012 - Video - 11 Comments

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