Wayland News Archives
We haven't heard much talk lately about Wayland 1.6 but Pekka Paalanen is stepping up and is trying to begin organizing work towards the Wayland/Weston 1.6 release that's quickly due.
18 August 2014 - Wayland 1.6 - 14 Comments
Matthias Clasen of Red Hat shared a status update about Wayland on Fedora 21 today, the first day of this year's Flock conference.
6 August 2014 - Fedora 21 Wayland - 8 Comments
New releases of the GNOME Shell and Mutter are available today in preparation for the GNOME 3.13.4 development milestone this week.
23 July 2014 - GNOME 3.13.4
Libinput, the input library designed for use by Wayland compositors and other environments for having common input device handling on Linux, is out with a significant update.
23 July 2014 - libinput - 4 Comments
For nearly one year we've known about RealVNC being interested in Wayland support for their commercial VNC products and last year they proposed a remote access protocol for Wayland. Today, RealVNC has put out a developer preview of its VNC software for Wayland.
9 July 2014 - RealVNC - 18 Comments
A commit to the X.Org Server code-base tonight added GLAMOR and DRI3 support for XWayland.
25 June 2014 - DRI3 - 15 Comments
The latest Wayland news this morning on top of several other events is the release of libinput 0.4.0 by Peter Hutterer.
25 June 2014 - libinput - 2 Comments
Support for drawing tablets is currently being figured out for the Wayland protocol.
25 June 2014 - Tablet - 1 Comment
One of the first desktop "docks" is now available for Wayland!
22 June 2014 - Cairo-Dock - 6 Comments
Support for running Wayland's Weston compositor directly off the DRM kernel driver for the NVIDIA Tegra K1 SoC found within the Jetson TK1 development board has been proposed for mainline Weston.
20 June 2014 - Jetson TK1 - 14 Comments
The "Motorcar Compositor" is an interesting Wayland-based compositor that supports using an Oculus Rift and Razer Hydra with support for 3D windows.
16 June 2014 - Wayland Compositor - 15 Comments
Wayland 1.6 and GNOME 3.14 are shaping up to be a great couple with this next major Linux desktop release featuring Wayland support out-of-the-box.
14 June 2014 - GNOME 3.14 - 26 Comments
For those looking for an easy way to play with Wayland/Weston 1.5 along with various Wayland-enabled open-source desktop applications, RebeccaBlackOS has been updated.
28 May 2014 - RebeccaBlackOS 1.5 - 30 Comments
For open-source developers interested in the latest Wayland developments, the upstream contributors are still sorting out the tablet support for the generic input library.
25 May 2014 - libinput
While Wayland/Weston 1.5 was just released hour ago, Kristian Høgsberg is already making plans for Wayland 1.6.
20 May 2014 - Wayland 1.6
The official release of Wayland 1.5 is now available along with the adjoining quarterly update to the Weston reference compositor to Wayland.
20 May 2014 - Wayland 1.5
With the release of Wayland 1.5 being imminent, here's some fresh development statistics for its active Weston compositor.
19 May 2014 - Weston - 4 Comments
Two weeks after the first release candidate of Wayland 1.5, the second release candidate of Wayland 1.5 with the Weston 1.5 compositor is now available. If all goes well, the official Wayland/Weston 1.5 release will happen in the next few days.
13 May 2014 - Wayland 1.5 - 3 Comments
The 1.5 release of Wayland and the Weston compositor is imminent and this release appears to be particularly good.
8 May 2014 - Wayland 1.5 - 19 Comments
The first version 1.5 release candidates of Wayland and the Weston compositor are now available.
1 May 2014 - Wayland 1.5 - 4 Comments
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