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  • phoronix
    started a topic A Short Video Tour Of The Wayland Display Server

    A Short Video Tour Of The Wayland Display Server

    Phoronix: A Short Video Tour Of The Wayland Display Server

    There's been a lot of talk lately about the Wayland Display Server since it was announced Ubuntu is going to deploy their Unity Desktop atop Wayland. The new Wayland mailing list has become lively with end-users and developers and there's more people now trying out this experimental lightweight display server that leverages OpenGL ES, kernel mode-setting, and the Graphics Execution Manager, among other recent Linux graphics technologies. Most people though still haven't seen or used Wayland, but here's a short video showing it off...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=ODgwMw

  • snadrus
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    Better res

    http://www.chaosreigns.com/wayland/wayland.ogv
    Here's the OGV for those with firefox wanting a better view.

    Here's Ubuntu-on-Intel setup directions:
    http://www.chaosreigns.com/wayland/ubuntu.html

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  • 89c51
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7RxuxlXFQQ


    one more video of wayland running qt demo found on the tubez


    does the demo working means that apps will run on it without much work???

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  • droidhacker
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    Originally posted by evolution View Post
    Now, it would be nice ATI and nVidia proprietary drivers could support Wayland (even if it wasn't in a short term...).
    No it wouldn't. That would be entirely counter productive. Let the blobs die, the open source drivers are already superior in the vast majority of ways, the banishment of the blob drivers will do nothing except accelerate the adoption and advancement of the superior open source drivers.

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  • nerdopolis
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    I think that there are Wayland ports in progress...

    Here is a GTK screenshot from the Wayland site http://wayland.freedesktop.org/wayland-gtk.png
    I think its GTK 3, as it was made more cross platform.
    I don't know how forward compatible GTK2 apps are with GTK3...

    Here is some clutter screenshots from the Wayland site
    http://wayland.freedesktop.org/clutter-hands.png
    http://wayland.freedesktop.org/clutter-flowers.png

    They also are working on QT 4. I don't know whats going to happen to QT 3 apps...
    Here is a screenshot from the wayland site
    http://wayland.freedesktop.org/qt-mainwindow.png

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  • Vadi
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    Hm, it seems to do more than I thought. How is gtk/clutter affected by this?

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  • evolution
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    Hummm... I found it yummy! Very nice demos about Wayland! :P

    Now, it would be nice ATI and nVidia proprietary drivers could support Wayland (even if it wasn't in a short term...).

    My 2c, cheers!

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  • Melcar
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    Looks nice.

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  • Kazade
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    Originally posted by 89c51 View Post
    two more vids found on spacetube

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cs9Ly5ldR9A

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssxB0...eature=related


    also a canonical employee (he has a canonical email) seems to have submitted some patches in the mailing list related to the clients

    interesting stuff
    That was Bryce Harrington, he's Canonical's X guy. I wouldn't be surprised if he is working on making it work for Ubuntu already

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  • RahulSundaram
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    Hi

    For those you want to try it out on Fedora, here is a experimental package

    http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/b...buildID=205017

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