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Wayland News Archives

The Developers Leading Wayland This Year

With Wayland said to be shipping in millions of smart TVs, set-top boxes, IVI systems, and more, who are the top contributors to this modern display server technology? Here's a look at the top contributions in recent months to Wayland and its Weston reference compositor.
10 September 2014 - Wayland/Weston - 13 Comments

Wayland/Weston 1.6 Release Candidate 1 Is Out

Wayland 1.6 is finally close to materializing and should be officially released later this month.
5 September 2014 - Wayland 1.6 - 24 Comments

Enlightenment E19 Lands Its New Wayland Compositor Code

Enlightenment fans can celebrate today that the big Enlightenment compositor work has been merged to mainline Enlightenment ahead of the upcoming E19 release.
26 August 2014 - E19 - 25 Comments

Enlightenment's EFL Gains A Wayland IVI Shell Support

Following last week's EFL 1.11 release, the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries are back under heavy development.
25 August 2014 - IVI Shell - 2 Comments

ARM Talks Up Wayland For Mali

Earlier this month at SIGGRAPH, ARM and Collabora was talking up the benefits and possibilities for Wayland over X11.
23 August 2014 - ARM Mali - 46 Comments

Wayland & Weston 1.6 Alpha Released

With Kristian Høgsberg seemingly busy with other projects, Pekka Paalanen went ahead and did the first alpha release for the upcoming Wayland and Weston 1.6 release.
22 August 2014 - Wayland 1.6 - 14 Comments

Wayland 1.6 Is Under Planning For Release

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

The State Of Wayland For Fedora 21

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

GNOME Shell Gets Wayland HiDPI Fonts, Mutter Gets Touch Gestures

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 0.5 Improves Pointer Acceleration, Adds A Configuration API

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

RealVNC Introduces VNC Wayland Developer Preview

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

XWayland GLAMOR & DRI3 Support Added In Mainline X.Org Server

A commit to the X.Org Server code-base tonight added GLAMOR and DRI3 support for XWayland.
25 June 2014 - DRI3 - 15 Comments

Wayland's libinput 0.4.0 Released

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

Drawing Tablet Support Being Figured Out For Wayland

Support for drawing tablets is currently being figured out for the Wayland protocol.
25 June 2014 - Tablet - 1 Comment

Glx-Dock/Cairo-Dock Has Been Ported To Wayland

One of the first desktop "docks" is now available for Wayland!
22 June 2014 - Cairo-Dock - 6 Comments

Weston DRM Compositor Support Proposed For NVIDIA's TK1

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

Wayland-based Compositor With An Oculus Rift

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 & GNOME 3.14 Are Shaping Up Well

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

Wayland LiveCD Updated Against v1.5, Uses Systemd On Ubuntu

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

Tablet Support Gets Figured Out For Libinput

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

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