Wayland News Archives
GNOME developers hope that GNOME 3.10 will be in decent shape for initially supporting Wayland as an alternative to X11/X.Org. There's already been improvements made to GNOME Shell, the GTK tool-kit, and other components. Committed today to GTK+ was more Wayland work.
3 September 2013 - Wayland GTK+ - 4 Comments
Kristian Høgsberg released version 1.2.2 of the Weston reference compositor today for Wayland. The new releases are mainly to iron out some unexpected bugs that landed in the recent Weston 1.2.1 release from last week. Wayland meanwhile is still at version 1.2.1.
30 August 2013 - Wayland/Weston - 3 Comments
David Herrmann is on a coding spree this summer. His latest set of ten patches this week provide for device management support using systemd's logind service.
25 August 2013 - Patches - 120 Comments
There's been mixed talks in the past about having Wayland serve as a system compositor while on Friday a new proposal was initiated in terms of planning a Wayland System Compositor Protocol.
25 August 2013 - Wayland System Compositor - 1 Comment
The DRM compositor back-end for Wayland's Weston now has a patch that provides hardware-accelerated screen capturing support by using VA-API with drivers that support this video decode/encode acceleration mechanism.
23 August 2013 - Wayland DRM - 31 Comments
Enlightenment's Wayland ambitions are becoming a reality with Enlightenment E19 set to support operating as its own Wayland compositor using some interesting technology.
23 August 2013 - Wayland Compositor - 11 Comments
Kristian Høgsberg has put out the first point release to Wayland 1.2 and its adjoining Weston reference compositor. While mostly about bug-fixes, there's also some original new work found in Wayland/Weston 1.2.1.
22 August 2013 - Wayland/Weston 1.2.1 - 30 Comments
Wayland has gained support for client and server-side programming language bindings.
19 August 2013 - Programming Language Bindings - 8 Comments
In the past few days several videos have surfaced for "Nemoshell", a reported window manager for Wayland but details on the software project are scarce.
14 August 2013 - Nemoshell - 9 Comments
In addition to the Hawaii Weston Shell update and better touch input support on Weston, there's some more good news for Wayland: the GNOME Display Settings is now working on Wayland via a new Dbus interface.
14 August 2013 - GNOME Display Settings - 105 Comments
At the beginning of the day I wrote about the Hawaii desktop environment having a new Weston Shell release. This Qt5-based desktop is not only nice for showing off the next-generation Linux display stack, but with it also comes a dramatic reduction in system memory usage.
13 August 2013 - Memory Usage - 10 Comments
Hawaii Shell, a Qt 5 based desktop interface that has a Weston plug-in for Wayland support, has experienced a new release. This Hawaii Shell release for Wayland has many new desktop-related features for those wishing for something a little more than a stock Weston desktop.
13 August 2013 - Hawaii Shell - 22 Comments
Commits today to Wayland's Weston compositor improve the touch event situation.
12 August 2013 - Weston Touching
Orbital is a plugin/client for Wayland's Weston compositor that provides a custom shell for the next-generation display server. Orbital is made using Qt 5 and Qt Quick 2.
9 August 2013 - Orbital Shell - 25 Comments
Patches were published today that add support to Wayland's Weston compositor for Sony Clickpad touchpads.
5 August 2013 - Sony Clickpad - 6 Comments
Aside from the progressing PRIME support for Wayland, more good news today for this X.Org Foundation backed project is RealVNC expressing interest in supporting Wayland for their remote desktop software.
1 August 2013 - RealVNC - 22 Comments
PRIME, the DRI2 offloading implementation, is beginning to be brought up under Wayland.
1 August 2013 - PRIME Wayland - 9 Comments
A simple drawing library has been created for Wayland in the process of porting a simple terminal and dynamic menu system from X11 to Wayland.
27 July 2013 - Wayland Drawing - 25 Comments
With the recent release of Wayland/Weston 1.2, here's a look at some current development statistics.
24 July 2013 - Development Pace - 52 Comments
Carsten Haitzler, a.k.a. "Rasterman" and known for his work on the Enlightenment window manager / desktop, has provided some new comments on Enlightenment's planned support for Wayland.
23 July 2013 - Enlightenment Wayland - 22 Comments
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