Wayland News Archives
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
After being an optional, experimental feature in Fedora 20, Wayland with GNOME 3.14 might be getting ready to take on the default Fedora 21 desktop.
29 April 2014 - Fedora 21 - 37 Comments
The libinput library that's a generic means of handling Linux input devices so the support can be standardized and shared amongst other Wayland compositors and other possible "clients", now has patches for tablet support.
21 April 2014 - Libinput - 6 Comments
Collabora has publicly announced this morning Maynard, a new Wayland-based shell that's lightweight and should work great for the Raspberry Pi.
16 April 2014 - Raspberry Pi - 17 Comments
There's a set of new Mesa patches for turning Mesa's swrast driver into supporting DRI2 with GBM/DRM support in order to support running GNOME's Mutter-Wayland compositor on a software-based graphics stack within virtual machines.
12 April 2014 - Testing
Intel developers continue experimenting with a Resize and Rotate protocol extension for Wayland's Weston compositor that was originally designed for the X.Org Server.
8 April 2014 - RandR - 8 Comments
Wayland 1.5 along with the Weston 1.5 compositor upgrade should be released in the weeks ahead.
8 April 2014 - Wayland 1.5 - 3 Comments
Wayland's reference compositor Weston now has support for using the new XWayland DDX support that was merged into the X.Org Server.
7 April 2014 - XWayland - 5 Comments
Initial XWayland support was merged for X.Org Server 1.16 this week.
6 April 2014 - XWayland - 2 Comments
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