Wine's Wayland Driver Will Finally Set The Window Title

Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland on 24 April 2024 at 06:10 AM EDT. 17 Comments
A small but notable patch was merged to upstream Wine overnight: the window title for application windows is now actually set under Wayland.

Since last year has been this bug report over the window title not being set when using Wine Wayland but it working fine with Wine on X11.

Baking since the end of February has been this merge request to to set the Wayland app-id from the process name so the window title is properly set. Finally it's landed and will be part of the Wine 9.8 bi-weekly development release for addressing this small but notable defect in the Wayland support.

Wine window title example

Other ongoing Wine Wayland activities can be found via this merge request search.
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