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Wayland News Archives

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

Wayland's Weston Running On Android

Wayland's reference compositor, a.k.a. Weston, is now running on Google's Android.
24 May 2012 - Wayland-Weston - 4 Comments

Canonical Makes Rare X.Org/Wayland Contribution

While Canonical is known -- and commonly criticized -- for not investing in making heavy, low-level upstream Linux contributions, today a set of patches intended for upstream were published by a Canonical engineer concerning XWayland support.
23 May 2012 - XWayland - 9 Comments

Wayland Gains New Zoom, Transition Features

Wayland with the reference Weston compositor now have patches available for providing a zoomed-in area to follow the text cursor around the screen. There's also support for animated zoom transitions.
21 May 2012 - Wayland-Weston - 1 Comment

Ubuntu System Compositor: Wayland Plug-In, Not Fork

One of the more interesting technical sessions last week at the UDS-Q summit was concerning the Ubuntu 12.10 plans for a system compositor, which would be based upon Wayland. While I still view it as unlikely to happen in any meaningful way for Ubuntu 12.10, other developers have since expressed their views as well.
14 May 2012 - Plans - 19 Comments

Ubuntu 12.10 Grows Ambitious Wayland Plans

A meeting at the Ubuntu Developer Summit in Oakland just ended concerning a Wayland-based system compositor for Ubuntu 12.10.
9 May 2012 - Ubuntu Wayland - 11 Comments

A Migration Guide From X11 To Wayland Brought Up

Brought up on the Wayland development list over the weekend was a migration guide for developers in moving from X11 support to Wayland/Weston.
7 May 2012 - Discussion - 2 Comments

First Signs Of Wayland Running On Android

A developer for Collabora has been bringing Wayland and the reference Weston compositor to Google's Android mobile Linux platform.
27 April 2012 - Wayland-droid? - 16 Comments

ADWC: A Tiling Window Manager For Wayland

There's now the first tiling manager for Wayland. Called ADWC, this open-source tiling manager can already start applications using XWayland. There's some videos showing off this Weston fork, including the Opera web-browser and KDE's KWrite running on Wayland.
22 April 2012 - Woohoo - 6 Comments

The Top Contributors To Wayland

Here's a look at the top contributors to the Wayland Display Server project and the related Weston reference compositor along with some other statistics to reflect its development history.
19 April 2012 - Wayland-Weston - 5 Comments

Wayland Support For Pinging, Fading Clients

Patches were published today that introduce pinging support for Wayland clients, in an attempt to determine if a client is dead or alive. Should a client not respond to the ping request, the Wayland client's surface is faded-out.
16 April 2012 - Dead Clients - 8 Comments

Wayland Gets A "Super" Repository For C.I.

The latest out of the Wayland development camp is a new, super CI repository setup by a Red Hat engineer that should make it easier to test out Wayland and its reference Weston compositor.
11 April 2012 - Wayland

Wayland Running Various GTK Applications

There's some more progress to report on with Wayland and Weston beyond the Wayland talks at last week's LF collab summit, including a video showing various GTK applications running within Wayland on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
9 April 2012 - Wayland Progress - 14 Comments

The Wayland Redux From This Week

Here's a Wayland/Weston redux on the information that's been brought up in the past few days concerning this next-generation Linux display server, including a new Wayland video.
7 April 2012 - And Weston - 3 Comments

An Experimental GNOME Shell Running On Wayland

On Wednesday of the 2012 LF Collaboration Summit, besides the X and Wayland integration talk, there was a second discussion concerning Wayland/Weston during a Tizen track. During this talk were a few tid-bits of interesting information revealed, such as an experimental GNOME 3.x desktop on Wayland.
5 April 2012 - GNOME 3.x Shell - 3 Comments

X/Wayland Is Coming Along Nicely, But Work Is Left

Keith Packard spoke on Wednesday of the 2012 Linux Foundation Collaboration concerning Wayland and its backwards compatibility support for X applications.
4 April 2012 - X-Wayland - 21 Comments

XWayland Updated Against X.Org Server 1.12

Kristian Høgsberg has pushed updated patches this morning for XWayland in the X.Org Server that re-base this work to the X.Org Server 1.12 series. He's also updated the XWayland support for the xf86-video-intel graphics driver. XWayland is the effort for allowing an X.Org Server to run as a Wayland client.
27 March 2012 - Woohoo - 6 Comments

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