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Wayland's Weston 1.2.2 Incorporates Some Bug Fixes

Kristian Høgsberg released version 1.2.2 of the Weston reference compositor today for Wayland. The new releases are mainly to iron out some unexpected bugs that landed in the recent Weston 1.2.1 release from last week. Wayland meanwhile is still at version 1.2.1.
30 August 2013 - Wayland/Weston - 3 Comments

Systemd-Logind Device Management For Wayland

David Herrmann is on a coding spree this summer. His latest set of ten patches this week provide for device management support using systemd's logind service.
25 August 2013 - Patches - 120 Comments

Proposing A Wayland System Compositor Protocol

There's been mixed talks in the past about having Wayland serve as a system compositor while on Friday a new proposal was initiated in terms of planning a Wayland System Compositor Protocol.
25 August 2013 - Wayland System Compositor - 1 Comment

Wayland Gets Hardware-Accelerated Screen Capturing

The DRM compositor back-end for Wayland's Weston now has a patch that provides hardware-accelerated screen capturing support by using VA-API with drivers that support this video decode/encode acceleration mechanism.
23 August 2013 - Wayland DRM - 31 Comments

Enlightenment E19 Can Act As A Wayland Compositor

Enlightenment's Wayland ambitions are becoming a reality with Enlightenment E19 set to support operating as its own Wayland compositor using some interesting technology.
23 August 2013 - Wayland Compositor - 11 Comments

Wayland & Weston 1.2.1 Released

Kristian Høgsberg has put out the first point release to Wayland 1.2 and its adjoining Weston reference compositor. While mostly about bug-fixes, there's also some original new work found in Wayland/Weston 1.2.1.
22 August 2013 - Wayland/Weston 1.2.1 - 30 Comments

Wayland Gains Client/Server-Side Language Bindings

Wayland has gained support for client and server-side programming language bindings.
19 August 2013 - Programming Language Bindings - 8 Comments

Nemoshell: Another Wayland Window Manager

In the past few days several videos have surfaced for "Nemoshell", a reported window manager for Wayland but details on the software project are scarce.
14 August 2013 - Nemoshell - 9 Comments

GNOME Display Settings Now Working On Wayland

In addition to the Hawaii Weston Shell update and better touch input support on Weston, there's some more good news for Wayland: the GNOME Display Settings is now working on Wayland via a new Dbus interface.
14 August 2013 - GNOME Display Settings - 105 Comments

Hawaii On Wayland's Weston Shows Low RAM Usage

At the beginning of the day I wrote about the Hawaii desktop environment having a new Weston Shell release. This Qt5-based desktop is not only nice for showing off the next-generation Linux display stack, but with it also comes a dramatic reduction in system memory usage.
13 August 2013 - Memory Usage - 10 Comments

Hawaii Wayland/Weston Shell Gets New Release

Hawaii Shell, a Qt 5 based desktop interface that has a Weston plug-in for Wayland support, has experienced a new release. This Hawaii Shell release for Wayland has many new desktop-related features for those wishing for something a little more than a stock Weston desktop.
13 August 2013 - Hawaii Shell - 22 Comments

Wayland's Weston Gets Better Touch Input Support

Commits today to Wayland's Weston compositor improve the touch event situation.
12 August 2013 - Weston Touching

Orbital: A New Shell For Wayland's Weston

Orbital is a plugin/client for Wayland's Weston compositor that provides a custom shell for the next-generation display server. Orbital is made using Qt 5 and Qt Quick 2.
9 August 2013 - Orbital Shell - 25 Comments

Sony Clickpad Support Comes To Wayland's Weston

Patches were published today that add support to Wayland's Weston compositor for Sony Clickpad touchpads.
5 August 2013 - Sony Clickpad - 6 Comments

RealVNC Remote Desktop Wants To Support Wayland

Aside from the progressing PRIME support for Wayland, more good news today for this X.Org Foundation backed project is RealVNC expressing interest in supporting Wayland for their remote desktop software.
1 August 2013 - RealVNC - 22 Comments

Experimental PRIME Support For Wayland

PRIME, the DRI2 offloading implementation, is beginning to be brought up under Wayland.
1 August 2013 - PRIME Wayland - 9 Comments

Wayland Gets A Simple Drawing Library

A simple drawing library has been created for Wayland in the process of porting a simple terminal and dynamic menu system from X11 to Wayland.
27 July 2013 - Wayland Drawing - 25 Comments

Wayland, Weston 1.2 Development Statistics

With the recent release of Wayland/Weston 1.2, here's a look at some current development statistics.
24 July 2013 - Development Pace - 52 Comments

Rasterman: Enlightenment To Have Full Wayland Support

Carsten Haitzler, a.k.a. "Rasterman" and known for his work on the Enlightenment window manager / desktop, has provided some new comments on Enlightenment's planned support for Wayland.
23 July 2013 - Enlightenment Wayland - 22 Comments

Enlightenment On Wayland Still Being Done

A lot of Linux desktop users are looking forward to the full port of the Enlightenment desktop to Wayland.
21 July 2013 - Enlightenment Wayland - 7 Comments

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