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    Phoronix: Wayland 1.0 Officially Released

    Wayland 1.0 along with the reference Weston 1.0 reference compositor were officially released on Monday...

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

  • #2
    Originally posted by BO$$ View Post
    There is no God. If this shit takes off linux desktop will be dead.
    Michael, you need to add voting so I can +1 these sorts of awesome comments! Bonus points if you add categories, then I could "+1, Troll" this.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by BO$$ View Post
      Everybody will be crying in pain when nothing will work any longer mark my words
      Sometimes change is painful, but necessary.

      Officially, welcome Wayland!

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      • #4
        Originally posted by BO$$ View Post
        Yeah you think I'm trolling but let's wait two Ubuntu versions until they make Wayland mandatory and get rid of Xorg. Everybody will be crying in pain when nothing will work any longer mark my words.
        Like they made Unit... Oh wait, you can still remove it. "Crying in pain" .. xD lol
        Plus, what will we do without the tearing? They'll remove that feature too from Linux. Among many other things. :|

        Originally posted by BO$$ View Post
        Ubuntu is well known for using stuff that isn't anywhere near stable, or usable, or anything remotely decent.
        Wait, isn't that Arch and Fedora? I am missing things lately, and I wanted to reinstall Arch to try all the new/unstable/unusable things more easily .. Better stay on Ubuntu you say?

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        • #5
          Originally posted by BO$$ View Post
          Yeah you think I'm trolling
          Yes. Yes we do.

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          • #6
            Not trying to troll and I welcome new solutions but as it stands Wayland doesn't look like its at a v1.0 state yet.

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            • #7
              and the Nvidia propietary drivers? (for example). is compatible with wayland?

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              • #8
                Originally posted by jmcharron View Post
                Not trying to troll and I welcome new solutions but as it stands Wayland doesn't look like its at a v1.0 state yet.
                the versioning is completely irrelevant. apt is still 0.x, even though it would be considered extremely mature.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by sl1pkn07 View Post
                  and the Nvidia propietary drivers? (for example). is compatible with wayland?
                  Of course not, the protocol just became stable TODAY. GTK, EFL, QT, and KDE can all work on Wayland support because of the "scratch your own itch" nature of OSS. Nvidia and AMD arent going to spend money on developers to make their drivers Wayland compatible when they may have to turn around and redo all of it the next day.

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                  • #10
                    honestly i don't care. the gui on linux is so messed up, it would be like painting a broken car. wayland is trying to solve a problem that doesn't need solving. it is trying to make desktop linux to function properly. this is pointless because the average consumer needs office, itunes, photoshop, blueray, netflix. they are gonna start using linux because stallman lectures them about their freedom. on the server side, you don't even need graphical acceleration. you might as well be running a vesa driver. power users shy from linux too- lacks on apps, sucky multi-monitor support, regressions all over the place, bad power management on laptops.

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