Wayland

Wayland is a display server protocol that is a FreeDesktop.org project with development being driven by multiple organizations. Wayland is widely viewed as the likely successor to the X11 Server on the modern Linux desktop with it being supported by multiple Linux distributions. The reference Wayland implementation is the Weston compositor.

Additional Information: wayland.freedesktop.org

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Wayland Articles & Reviews

Fedora 25 Turned Out Great, Definitely My Most...   Operating Systems   21 Nov 2016
XDC2016 Wraps Up After Many Wayland, X.Org & Mesa...   Events   24 Sep 2016
Trying Out Fedora 25 With Wayland, Early Benchmarks...   Operating Systems   22 Aug 2016
A Brief Look At Fedora 24   Operating Systems   16 Jun 2016
KDE Plasma 5.5 Has Evolved Well Beyond Where Plasma 4...   Software   08 Jan 2016
GNOME 3.18 On Fedora 23: X.Org vs. Wayland Performance   Software   24 Sep 2015
Fedora 22 KDE Delivers A Great Plasma 5 Experience   Operating Systems   07 Jun 2015
XWayland Linux Gaming Performance With GNOME Wayland...   Software   25 Sep 2014
X.Org Server 1.16 Officially Released With Terrific...   Software   17 Jul 2014
Trying Out The Latest Wayland Linux Desktops With RBOS   Software   25 Mar 2014
Ubuntu 13.10 vs. Fedora 20 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   03 Jan 2014
Early Ubuntu 14.04 Intel XMir Benchmarks   Display Drivers   02 Jan 2014
GNOME Shell Wayland Benchmarks From Fedora 20   Display Drivers   26 Dec 2013
Running The Latest GNOME Wayland Shell On Fedora 20   Software   28 Oct 2013
The First Wayland Benchmarks From Fedora 20 Show Great...   Operating Systems   07 Oct 2013
The Wayland Situation: Facts About X vs. Wayland   Display Drivers   07 Jun 2013
Why Wayland & Weston Were Forked   Software   29 Mar 2013
XDC2012: Lots Of Progress On X, Mesa, Wayland   Events   24 Sep 2012
Running Wayland: It Works, But A Lot Of Work Remains   Software   10 Aug 2012
Ubuntu Delays Wayland System Compositor   Software   10 Aug 2012
Running Wayland On Ubuntu 11.10   Software   25 Aug 2011
KDE Draws Up Plans For Wayland In 2012   Software   07 Aug 2011
MeeGo Tablet UX 1.3 May Use Wayland This Year   Software   27 May 2011
Will Wayland Become A New Desktop Standard?   Software   17 May 2011
It's Becoming Very Easy To Run Wayland   Software   25 Nov 2010
The State Of The Wayland Display Server   Software   20 May 2009
Wayland: A New X Server For Linux   Software   03 Nov 2008

Wayland Linux News

Google Is Making It Possible To Run Android Studio On...   Google   25 Mar 2017
Ubuntu 17.04 Still Hasn't Landed X.Org Server 1.19   Ubuntu   25 Mar 2017
Libinput 1.7 Released With Support For Lid Switches,...   Wayland   22 Mar 2017
Qt Wayland Is Next Appearing On Tractors & Farm...   Qt   22 Mar 2017
Some Of The Lesser Known Wayland Compositors   Wayland   19 Mar 2017
Mir Will Support NVIDIA's EGL Streams Approach   Ubuntu   19 Mar 2017
Sway 0.12 Wayland Compositor Released   Wayland   18 Mar 2017
GNOME 3.24 RC2 Released   GNOME   16 Mar 2017
X.Org Server 1.19.3 Released   X.Org   15 Mar 2017
Wayland Weston Compositor's Next Version Will Be v3.0   Wayland   14 Mar 2017
GNOME Wayland Gets Last Minute Drag-n-Drop...   GNOME   14 Mar 2017
There's Been A Bit Of Progress On Vulkan Support In...   Vulkan   13 Mar 2017
Libinput Updates For Early March   Wayland   09 Mar 2017
X.Org XDC2017 Happening From 20 To 22 September   X.Org   06 Mar 2017
X.Org Server 1.19.2 Released With Numerous Fixes   X.Org   02 Mar 2017
GNOME 3.24 Beta 2 Released, Prepping For This Month's...   GNOME   02 Mar 2017
Collabora's Graphics Work So Far In 2017, They Are...   X.Org   01 Mar 2017
X.Org Has Been Accepted For The 2017 Google Summer of...   X.Org   28 Feb 2017
Wayland 1.14 Scheduled For Early June Release   Wayland   26 Feb 2017
Wayland's Weston 2.0 Compositor Released   Wayland   24 Feb 2017
Libinput 1.7 Is Carrying A Number Of Big Features   Wayland   23 Feb 2017
Weston 2.0 RC2 Wayland Compositor Arrives With Last...   Wayland   21 Feb 2017
Wayland 1.13 Released   Wayland   21 Feb 2017
Mesa 13.0.5 Released   Mesa   20 Feb 2017
The X.Org Foundation Is Preparing For Their 2017...   X.Org   18 Feb 2017
Mesa 13.0.5 Is Coming In The Next Few Days   Mesa   17 Feb 2017
GNOME 3.24 Beta Released   GNOME   16 Feb 2017
GNOME Shell & Mutter Up To 3.24 Beta State   GNOME   16 Feb 2017
MPV 0.24 Media Player Adds Experimental Stream...   Multimedia   15 Feb 2017
It's Now Easier Trying Firefox Wayland Support On Arch...   Mozilla   14 Feb 2017
Wayland 1.13 RC1, Weston 2.0 RC1 Released   Wayland   14 Feb 2017
GTK+ 3.89.4 Released With More Vulkan Work, Wayland...   GNOME   14 Feb 2017
Intel's Linux Graphics Driver To Enable Atomic Support...   Intel   12 Feb 2017
X.Org Server 1.20 Breaks The Video Driver ABI   X.Org   12 Feb 2017
Libinput X.Org Driver Updated With New Capabilities   X.Org   09 Feb 2017
Wayland's Weston 2.0 Beta Released   Wayland   08 Feb 2017
Wayland 1.13 Beta Released   Wayland   07 Feb 2017
Why I Run Fedora Linux On My Main Production System   Fedora   06 Feb 2017
Enlightenment Wires In Wayland's Pointer Constraints...   Wayland   04 Feb 2017
GNOME 3.24, LDC 1.1 & Minimal Container Image...   Fedora   01 Feb 2017
KDE Plasma 5.9 Hits The Web With Global Menus, Better...   KDE   31 Jan 2017
More Mesa Work Coming Out Of Imagination Tech?   Mesa   30 Jan 2017
Wayland 1.13 Alpha & Weston 2.0 Alpha Released   Wayland   25 Jan 2017
Qt 5.8 Toolkit Officially Released   Qt   23 Jan 2017
GNOME 3.23.4 Released   GNOME   20 Jan 2017
Libinput 1.6 Released With New Touchpad Acceleration   Wayland   19 Jan 2017
XWayland Initial Window Positioning Merged For...   Wayland   19 Jan 2017
NVIDIA 378.09 Driver Adds Multi-Threaded GLSL Shader...   NVIDIA   18 Jan 2017
NVIDIA Publishes EGL External Platform Interface &...   NVIDIA   18 Jan 2017
Google Developers Working On Gaming Protocol For...   Wayland   17 Jan 2017
GNOME Developer On GTK4: State-of-the-Art of Toolkit...   GNOME   17 Jan 2017
Wayland 1.13 Planned For Release Next Month   Wayland   13 Jan 2017
Qt 5.8 Hoping To Release Next Week, Last Minute Test...   Qt   13 Jan 2017
KDE Plasma 5.9 Beta Released, Adds Global Menus &...   KDE   12 Jan 2017
X.Org Server 1.19.1 Released   X.Org   11 Jan 2017
Libinput 1.6 Is Coming Soon With Its New Touchpad...   Wayland   10 Jan 2017
Experimental KDE Plasma Neon Wayland ISO Spin   KDE   09 Jan 2017
GTK's Vulkan Renderer Now Working On Wayland   GNOME   04 Jan 2017
Skylake Iris Pro Graphics: Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE,...   Operating Systems   31 Dec 2016
KDE Plasma 5.9 Being Released In One Month With Many...   KDE   31 Dec 2016
KDE Frameworks / Plasma Progressing On FreeBSD,...   KDE   29 Dec 2016
The Top NVIDIA vs. AMD/Radeon Linux News Of 2016   Hardware   29 Dec 2016
Automotive Grade Linux UCB 3.0 Released, Brings New...   Operating Systems   29 Dec 2016
The Wayland Highlights Of 2016   Wayland   28 Dec 2016
GNOME vs. KDE: The Top Linux Desktop News Of 2016   Desktop   28 Dec 2016
Arcan Display Server Working On X.Org / Wayland...   Free Software   27 Dec 2016
Sway i3-Compatible Wayland Compositor Ends Out 2016...   Wayland   27 Dec 2016
X.Org Server Development Continues Trending Quite Low   X.Org   27 Dec 2016
Linux Gaming Was Great In 2016, But 2017 Should Be...   Linux Gaming   27 Dec 2016
Fedora Linux Had A Heck Of A Year, Finally Hitting...   Fedora   26 Dec 2016
The Most Viewed Ubuntu & Mir News Of 2016   Ubuntu   26 Dec 2016
Mir 0.25 Released: Pointer Confinement, Gamma KMS...   Ubuntu   25 Dec 2016
OpenMandriva Lx 3.01 Brings Stable KDE Plasma On...   Operating Systems   25 Dec 2016
Etnaviv Gallium3D Driver Revived, Render-Only Library...   Mesa   24 Dec 2016
NVIDIA Developer Posts Auto PRIME Detection, Mesa USB...   Mesa   23 Dec 2016
FreeBSD Making Progress On Wayland Support, The Basics...   BSD   22 Dec 2016
Qt 5.8 Release Candidate Is Here, Qt 5.8.0 In January   Qt   22 Dec 2016
GTK 3.89.2 Released With Vulkan Renderer, Continued...   GNOME   21 Dec 2016
My 2016 Favorites: Vulkan, Fedora 25 Wayland, Mesa...   Free Software   21 Dec 2016
GNOME Wants To Help You Cook With GNOME Recipes   GNOME   19 Dec 2016
Reworked Touchpad Acceleration For Libinput: No Longer...   X.Org   19 Dec 2016
3D-Accelerated Remote Wayland Displays Are Being...   Wayland   18 Dec 2016
December Has Been A Very Exciting Month So Far For...   Hardware   15 Dec 2016
Some GTK3/Wayland/OpenGL Improvements For LibreOffice   LibreOffice   13 Dec 2016
GNOME 3.23.3 Released   GNOME   13 Dec 2016
KDE Frameworks 5.29 Adds Barcode/QR Generation, Faster...   KDE   13 Dec 2016
GTK3 Work Towards EGL X11 Support, GTK4 Vulkan Merged   GNOME   12 Dec 2016
Atomic Mode-Setting Updated For Wayland's Weston   Wayland   10 Dec 2016
Chromium/Chrome Wayland Updates: Keyboard Device...   Wayland   09 Dec 2016
The Favorite Open-Source Vulkan Projects Of Phoronix...   Vulkan   05 Dec 2016
GTK Lands A Big Refactoring Of OpenGL Code   GNOME   05 Dec 2016
Intel Publishes Renderbuffer Decompression Patches   Intel   02 Dec 2016
Forum Spam/Filtering Redesign; 300+ Linux...   Phoronix   01 Dec 2016
Amlogic Meson VPU DRM Driver In The Works   Linux Kernel   01 Dec 2016
Vivante Gallium3D Driver Proposed For Mainline Mesa +...   Mesa   30 Nov 2016
Initial XWayland Window Positioning Support For Weston   Wayland   30 Nov 2016
Developers Explore Meson Build System For Wayland /...   Wayland   29 Nov 2016
Mir/Ubuntu Developer Talks Up Mir Outside Of Unity 8   Ubuntu   28 Nov 2016
GNOME Shell & Mutter Land New 3.24 Development...   GNOME   23 Nov 2016
GNOME 3.23.2 Released With More Work Towards GNOME...   GNOME   22 Nov 2016