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Wayland News Archives

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

Wayland 1.6 Planned For September With Better Work-Flow

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

Wayland & Weston 1.5 Officially Released

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

Wayland's Weston Is Past 90,000 Lines

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

Wayland 1.5 With Weston 1.5 Is Coming In A Few Days

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

Wayland 1.5 Appears To Be In Great Shape

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

Wayland 1.5 Release Candidate Is Out There

The first version 1.5 release candidates of Wayland and the Weston compositor are now available.
1 May 2014 - Wayland 1.5 - 4 Comments

Red Hat Developers Propose Wayland For Fedora 21

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

GNOME Developer Adds Tablet Support To Wayland's Libinput

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

Maynard: A Lightweight Wayland Desktop

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

GNOME Aims To Get Mutter-Wayland Running With LLVMpipe

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 Work On The Weston RandR Protocol

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 & Weston 1.5 Gear Up To Be Released

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

Weston Gains Support For Using The New XWayland DDX

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

Learning More About XWayland

Initial XWayland support was merged for X.Org Server 1.16 this week.
6 April 2014 - XWayland - 2 Comments

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