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Mainlining XWayland To Be Discussed Next Month

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

Wayland Losing OpenWF Display Back-End

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

Wayland's Weston Gets Output Configuration File

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

Binary Driver Blobs Aren't Yet Ready For Wayland

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

Wayland 1.0 With Weston Is Near: v0.95 Is Released

Version 0.95 of Wayland and Weston were released on Tuesday.
25 July 2012 - New Wayland - 1 Comment

Video: Wayland's Weston Gains Sliding Support

The latest feature for Wayland's Weston reference compositor / shell is a sliding layout effect.
10 July 2012 - Weston Compositirng Manager - 11 Comments

Wayland Development Continues Picking Up

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

Proposal For Wayland With Virtual Terminals

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

Wayland, Weston 0.95 Pre-Release Is Available

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

New Input Method Support In Wayland

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

Wayland On Android Is Continuing To Come Along

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

Wayland Gets Support For Animated Cursors

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

Canonical Posts More Wayland Patches

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

X.Org Applications On Wayland Are Working

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

Wayland Can Now Handle Virtual Workspaces

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

New Feature To Wayland's Weston: A Clock

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

Chromium Aura Under Wayland Published

Intel has published their latest Wayland goodness: the code for Google's Chromium based on Aura under Wayland.
7 June 2012 - It's There - 3 Comments

VA-API In Wayland Is About Ready For Videos

The VA-API video acceleration support for Wayland and Weston appears about ready.
5 June 2012 - VA-API - 4 Comments

The Android Back-End For Wayland's Weston

As a sign the support may soon be merged, the patches needed for having an Android back-end for Wayland and the reference Weston compositor were published on the mailing list.
31 May 2012 - Wayland-droid - 8 Comments

Wayland's Weston Now Supports Video Capturing

Wayland's Weston reference compositor now has built-in support for video capturing.
29 May 2012 - Wayland - 5 Comments

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