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Wayland News Archives

Video: An Interesting Wayland Tech Discussion

For those Linux enthusiasts interested in the Wayland Display Server, here's a video recording of an interesting technical discussion worth watching.
7 February 2012 - Toolkit Q&A - 1 Comment

Wayland 1.0 Is Set For H1'2012 Release

A few days ago I wrote that the Wayland Display Server is preparing for a stable 1.0 release and now this weekend from FOSDEM new information has been learned.
5 February 2012 - Wayland Display Server - 9 Comments

Introducing Wayland's Weston Launcher

The other Wayland-related news yesterday besides the surprise announcement that the Wayland 1.0 stable release is approaching was the first-shot attempt at "weston-launch", an easy launcher for the demo Weston compositor.
1 February 2012 - It's Here

Wayland Preparing For 1.0 Stable Release

This weekend at FOSDEM 2012 what Kristian Høgsberg is expected to say in Brussels will surprise many of you: Wayland 1.0 is gearing up for release as their first -- stable -- release. Wayland is supposed to be ready to take on the Linux desktop world.
31 January 2012 - Yes, Really - 90 Comments

Wayland Is Almost Ready For Showing Off

If you haven't tried out the Wayland Display Server as of late, after there being a stream of new announcements, you probably should or at least check out the videos in this posting. The Wayland Display Server is becoming more lively and slowly reaching a point where it may be possible for some to use it on a day-to-day basis.
30 January 2012 - Wayland Display Server - 30 Comments

Wayland Can Now Do Surface Transformations

Patches have landed so that the Wayland Display Server can now handle surface transformations. Separately, there's also an easy-to-understand guide for using the Qt 5.0 tool-kit with Wayland.
28 January 2012 - Patches - 2 Comments

Wayland Action Items You Can Start On

Tiago Vignatti, one of the active developers at Intel who's dedicated to the Wayland team, has shared some active TODO list items that for those wishing to contribute can easily jump on.
19 January 2012 - TODO List

Wayland's Window Stacking & Raising Design

Besides tool-kit advancements, other happenings in the world of Wayland this week pertain to coming up with a suitable window stacking and raising design for this next-generation display server.
18 January 2012 - RFC Patches - 3 Comments

Enlightenment Is Enlightening Wayland

The Enlightenment project has made significant progress in making their key libraries compatible with the Wayland Display Server.
13 January 2012 - EFL Work - 33 Comments

Sprite Support For Wayland's Weston

There's some RFC patches out this week from Intel's Jesse Barnes that provides sprite support for the recently announced Weston Compositor for the Wayland Display Server.
7 January 2012 - RFC Patches - 4 Comments

Wayland Announces... Weston Compositor

Kristian Høgsberg of Wayland fame has announced Weston for Wayland...
3 January 2012 - Rename - 1 Comment

Wayland Gets Full-Screen Mode-Setting Support

As a slightly belated Christmas gift, Juan Zhao of Intel has published a new Wayland Display Server patch-set for allowing full-screen mode-setting support.
30 December 2011 - Gaming On The Way? - 2 Comments

How-To: Run Your Qt Apps On Wayland Right Now

The plethora of Wayland news continues. Here's a guide on how to run Qt applications within the Wayland Display Server for those not waiting until the 2012 onslaught begins.
20 December 2011 - Run It Today

Multi-Touch Patches Already Come To Wayland

While patches for multi-touch with the X.Org Server were only published this week, Intel has already been working on multi-touch support for the Wayland Display Server. On Friday they published a separate multi-touch implementation for Wayland.
17 December 2011 - Already - 2 Comments

Wayland: GBM Changes, Triple Buffering Support

There's some new year-end work going on in the land of Wayland following a mysterious event.
14 December 2011 - New Work - 3 Comments

Wayland Has Working Screensaver Support

Patches have been published for Wayland today for an idle animation interface and implementation within its demo compositor. In other words, you can now have a working screensaver in Wayland.
8 December 2011 - Patches - 1 Comment

A Screensaver Interface Comes To Wayland

For those wishing to follow the development of Wayland Display Server, there's some new progress to report on. This time it's about supporting screensavers under Wayland.
22 November 2011 - Screensaver - 22 Comments

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tries For A Wayland Preview

While we're at least a year away from seeing the Wayland Display Server play any semi-serious role in the Ubuntu stack, for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS there may actually be an experimental Wayland preview session available.
3 November 2011 - New Update - 9 Comments

Intel Publishes New Wayland Documents

Intel's Juan Zhao has written and published some new documents on Wayland. In particular, a step-by-step guide for building and setting up Wayland under Ubuntu 11.04 and also a document briefly going over the Wayland architecture and API.
24 October 2011 - Documentation

Wayland Reference Code Being Re-Licensed

A number of months ago I wrote about plans for some of the Wayland code to be re-licensed under the LGPLv2. That didn't happen and now Kristian is looking at a new license for the Wayland reference code.
20 September 2011 - Wayland-Demos - 20 Comments

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