2016 Wayland Experiences: GNOME: Perfect, KDE: Bad, Enlightenment: Good

Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland on 12 February 2016 at 01:27 PM EST. 39 Comments
Developer Pavlo Rudyi has written a blog post about his experiences with the different desktop environments currently supporting Wayland. The results aren't a big surprise, but nevertheless it's great to see the continued interest in Wayland and the ongoing work by many different parties in ensuring Wayland will be able to dominate the Linux desktop.

Pavlo found Weston to be "good", GNOME is "perfect", KDE is "bad", and Enlightenment is "good." Again, this is just in relation to each desktop's Wayland support.

Here is also a video Pavlo recorded from his testing:

If you are curious and want to learn more thoughts about the different Wayland desktops -- as tested via Fedora and Rebecca Black OS -- read the blog post at TLHP.cf.
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