Wayland News Archives
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
Wayland's Weston compositor has picked up support for the much talked about full-screen shell protocol.
4 April 2014 - Weston - 2 Comments
Intel developers have out a new Ozone-Wayland release, their platform work that allows Google's Chromium browser to natively run on Wayland. Besides updating this Wayland Chromium support, there's also an interesting IVI demo to show.
26 March 2014 - Chromium on Wayland - 2 Comments
Earlier in the month an Intel developer published an initial RandR-like protocol for Wayland's Weston. That proposed protocol has now been revised following much feedback from developers.
24 March 2014 - RandR - 5 Comments
The developer behind the Rebecca Black OS that is a Wayland Live DVD shipping with all of the experimental Wayland and Weston code along with other Wayland-ported apps, has seen a major update in time for weekend testing.
22 March 2014 - Rebecca Black OS - 7 Comments
Michel Dänzer landed a fix on Monday for those users of the RadeonSI driver (the open-source Linux driver for the HD 7000 series and newer) when using XWayland in conjunction with the specialized GLAMOR driver.
18 March 2014 - XWayland - 1 Comment
The full-screen shell protocol for Wayland's Weston compositor will allow for features like splash screens and terminal emulators as simple full-screen clients, but the code is still being revised ahead of its hopeful merger.
18 March 2014 - Fullscreen Shell - 13 Comments
Patches are continuing to be reviewed and refined for introducing weston-ivi-shell, a reference shell for Wayland's Weston compositor within the world of In-Vehicle Infotainment systems, primarily for Tizen.
17 March 2014 - In-Vehicle Infotainment - 2 Comments
The latest Weston code finally adds support for building this reference Wayland compositor with support for a libinput-based input device back-end.
13 March 2014 - Libinput - 5 Comments
Martin Gräßlin has written a new blog post about "KDE5" and Wayland.
10 March 2014 - KF5 - 60 Comments
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