Wayland News Archives
MPlayer2, the fork of MPlayer, now has patches to support this video player while running on Wayland.
24 August 2012 - MPlayer2 - 2 Comments
Rob Clark, the Texas Instruments developer known for his work on the OMAP DRM driver, DMA-BUF, and hacking a Qualcomm open-source driver in his spare time, has been dabbling with Wayland. Rob's done some optimizations and simplifications to shaders used by Wayland's Weston reference compositor that greatly improve the performance.
23 August 2012 - New Work - 2 Comments
Reports are surfacing that NVIDIA is looking at ways to implement Wayland support for their binary Linux graphics driver.
17 August 2012 - NVIDIA-Wayland - 23 Comments
After several interesting news items in recent days about Wayland, the latest is that Wayland/Weston now has support for cursor themes.
13 August 2012 - Ready For The Desktop! - 12 Comments
XWayland, the implementation that allows for X11 applications to run inside Wayland by running a root-less X.Org Server, will be talked about next month for possible upstreaming in the X.Org Server.
11 August 2012 - XWayland - 10 Comments
While an OpenWF back-end compositor for Wayland once provided hope that more hardware would work with Wayland whereby OpenWF Display drivers were available, the OpenWF support is being dropped already from the compositor.
1 August 2012 - OpenWF - 7 Comments
Weston, the reference compositor to Wayland, now has support for output configuration from the Weston config file, i.e. the equivalent of configuring your output options with an X.Org Server from the xorg.conf.
31 July 2012 - Wayland Weston - 37 Comments
Aside from the Wayland/Weston 0.95 announcement, also being discussed in recent days on the Wayland development list has been support supporting the AMD Catalyst and NVIDIA Linux binary graphics drivers under Wayland.
25 July 2012 - Wayland Fail - 77 Comments
Version 0.95 of Wayland and Weston were released on Tuesday.
25 July 2012 - New Wayland - 1 Comment
The latest feature for Wayland's Weston reference compositor / shell is a sliding layout effect.
10 July 2012 - Weston Compositirng Manager - 11 Comments
Now that there's been the latest development statistics on Mesa / Gallium3D and the X.Org Server, here's some fresh numbers concerning the development pace of Wayland and the reference Weston compositor.
5 July 2012 - Wayland/Weston
The developer responsible for KMSCON and FBLOG is seeking comments on a proposed design for virtual terminals and multiple seats that relies upon Wayland as a system-wide compositor.
5 July 2012 - An Attempt - 13 Comments
In preparation for the Wayland/Weston 0.95 release in early July, a pre-release is now available (v0.94.90) that gets ready for this important milestone.
25 June 2012 - Now Here - 14 Comments
There's work under-way on implementing input method support for Wayland that was spawned by an earlier proposal.
21 June 2012 - Wayland Text Input - 1 Comment
The Wayland port for Google's Android platform is continuing to be hacked on by Collabora. Here's some new details.
20 June 2012 - Display Server - 10 Comments
While Canonical is working on tiny bits of Wayland code for upstream, Intel OTC developers and others continue with a bulk of the advancements for Wayland and Weston. One of the latest Intel patch sets is for handling cursor surfaces and animated cursors.
16 June 2012 - New Features - 7 Comments
While Canonical isn't known for making many low-level upstream Linux contributions, new patches authored by one of Canonical's Ubuntu developers has been posted for mainline Wayland.
15 June 2012 - Canonical - 10 Comments
For those curious about the support for running X11/X.Org applications on Wayland, the support has come along quite nicely and is basically ready to begin showing off.
13 June 2012 - Almost Ready - 16 Comments
As the latest Wayland progress, patches have emerged so that the reference Weston compositor can handle virtual workspaces.
12 June 2012 - Well, Weston - 14 Comments
If not being able to tell the time while running the reference Weston compositor held you back from experimenting with Wayland, fear not. Logging functionality for Weston was also merged.
9 June 2012 - Weston Clock - 11 Comments
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