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    Phoronix: The Many Features Coming To The Wine 4.0 Stable Release From Vulkan To New Input Devices

    January should bring the release of Wine 4.0 as the annual stable release of this software for running Windows applications/games on Linux. As Wine 4.0 continued to be developed over the course of bi-weekly development releases all year, here's a look back at the notable features to find with this upcoming Wine 4.0.0 release...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...ature-Overview

  • cj.wijtmans
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    Nope KDE does not have one. Wayland breaks many applications for productional usage.

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  • Vistaus
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    Originally posted by schmidtbag View Post
    Even ignoring Wayland, XFCE is a bit outdated.
    Shhhh, don't let debianxfce hear you! :P

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  • schmidtbag
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    Originally posted by lumks View Post
    But given that wayland itself is right now at the starting point, there is no need to rush at all. Let KDE, XFCE and the others make a nice-to-use wayland-ready-compositor at first.
    KDE already has one. Even ignoring Wayland, XFCE is a bit outdated.

    Originally posted by sireangelus View Post
    well, i mean, valve is in it now, we should expect improvements to fly.
    I'm not really sure how much Valve cares about Wayland. I'm sure they're not against it, but I don't think it's much of a priority to them either. I think they care more about increasing the compatibility of Proton.

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  • sireangelus
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    Originally posted by stingray454 View Post
    Really impressed by this years progress on Wine, and it does wonders for the linux community as a whole (enabling gaming is both great for existing users and to build a larger user base). Awesome work!

    Anyone know what the status is for Wine on wayland?
    well, i mean, valve is in it now, we should expect improvements to fly.

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  • lumks
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    Originally posted by stingray454 View Post
    Anyone know what the status is for Wine on wayland?
    The same as on Wine for MacOS, it requires a Xserver, because of mimimi (and nobody who wants to re-work that)
    So in short: there is no progress and nothing planned for the near future.

    https://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=42284

    But given that wayland itself is right now at the starting point, there is no need to rush at all. Let KDE, XFCE and the others make a nice-to-use wayland-ready-compositor at first.

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  • stingray454
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    Really impressed by this years progress on Wine, and it does wonders for the linux community as a whole (enabling gaming is both great for existing users and to build a larger user base). Awesome work!

    Anyone know what the status is for Wine on wayland?

    Leave a comment:

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