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

A Look Back At The Desktop & X.Org/Wayland/Mir...   Operating Systems   05 Apr 2017
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

Arcan 0.5.2 Released: That Display Server Built On A...   Free Software   24 May 2017
Wayland's XDG-Shell Preparing For Stable   Wayland   24 May 2017
Igalia Making Progress On Improving Chromium Wayland   Wayland   23 May 2017
Samsung/Enlightenment Experiment With Wayland In A...   Wayland   20 May 2017
Chrome OS Is Working To Remove The Last Of Its X11...   Operating Systems   20 May 2017
Better KWin Wayland HiDPI Support Still Baking   KDE   18 May 2017
PasVulkan: Now You Can Make Use Of Vulkan In Object...   Vulkan   17 May 2017
Intel's ANV Vulkan Driver Hooks In...   Vulkan   16 May 2017
KDE Plasma 5.10 Beta Ships With Folder View Default,...   KDE   15 May 2017
KDE Frameworks 5.34 Released   KDE   14 May 2017
It's Now Possible To Run Fedora On Chromebooks With...   Fedora   12 May 2017
GNOME 3.24.2 Released With A Variety Of Fixes   GNOME   11 May 2017
Westfield: Wayland For HTML5/JavaScript   Wayland   11 May 2017
Better Driver Matching For X.Org Server 1.20   X.Org   10 May 2017
Exciting GSoC 2017 Projects: Vulkan Software Renderer,...   Google   04 May 2017
Skylane: A Wayland Implementation In Rust, Part of...   Wayland   04 May 2017
Unity 8 Abandonment, Windows 10 vs. Linux Tests...   Phoronix   30 Apr 2017
DirectFB Is Back To Being Dormant   Free Software   30 Apr 2017
Sway Wayland Compositor Adding Proprietary NVIDIA...   Wayland   30 Apr 2017
XWayland Picks Up Tablet Pad Support   X.Org   28 Apr 2017
Meson Support Has Landed In The X.Org Server   X.Org   27 Apr 2017
MPV 0.25 Media Player Released With Numerous Changes   Multimedia   24 Apr 2017
Ubuntu 17.10 Release Schedule Published   Ubuntu   21 Apr 2017
Enlightenment's EFL Wires Up A Focus Manager   Desktop   21 Apr 2017
Ubuntu 17.10 Is Artful   Ubuntu   20 Apr 2017
Mir Developers See The Door, No Commits In A Week   Ubuntu   20 Apr 2017
GStreamer 1.12 Is On Approach With New Features,...   GNOME   20 Apr 2017
More Details On UBports' Plans For Unity, Mir &...   Ubuntu   15 Apr 2017
GLAMOR 2D Tests On Ubuntu 17.04 With X.Org Server 1.19   Ubuntu   13 Apr 2017
Mir Developer Pleads The Case "Why Mir"   Ubuntu   12 Apr 2017
Mir Developer: Anyone Interested In Native Wayland...   Ubuntu   11 Apr 2017
UBports' Fork Of Unity 8 Plans To Eventually Get On...   Desktop   09 Apr 2017
GNOME's Mutter Begins Landing Monitor/Display Rework   GNOME   08 Apr 2017
Mark Shuttleworth Makes More Comments On Ubuntu GNOME,...   Ubuntu   08 Apr 2017
All FreeDesktop.org Projects Now Appear To Have A...   Free Software   08 Apr 2017
Qt 5.9 Beta Released   Qt   07 Apr 2017
Mir Developer Hopes Community Will Use It & Add...   Ubuntu   07 Apr 2017
Ubuntu Server Exploring A New Installer & More   Ubuntu   06 Apr 2017
RandR 1.6 Proposal Around The Work On Linux VR HMDs...   X.Org   06 Apr 2017
Some In The Ubuntu Community Want To Fork, Maintain...   Ubuntu   06 Apr 2017
Ubuntu To Abandon Unity 8, Switch Back To GNOME   Ubuntu   05 Apr 2017
X.Org Server 1.19 Lands In Ubuntu 17.04   Ubuntu   05 Apr 2017
A Look At Some Of The Feature Plans For GNOME 3.26   GNOME   03 Apr 2017
April Fools' Or Should Wayland Switch Away From Using...   Wayland   02 Apr 2017
More Details On The Proposed Inputfd Protocol For...   Wayland   02 Apr 2017
GTK+ 3.90.0 Released, Advancing Towards GTK 4.0   GNOME   01 Apr 2017
Students Are Missing Out On An Incredible Opportunity...   Google   01 Apr 2017
Inputfd: Better Supporting Gaming Devices On Wayland   Wayland   31 Mar 2017
NVIDIA Rolls Out Tegra X2 GPU Support In Nouveau   Nouveau   29 Mar 2017
RADV & ANV Vulkan Drivers Are One Command Away On...   Ubuntu   26 Mar 2017
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