labwc 0.6.1 Released For Window-Stacking Wayland Compositor

Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland on 30 January 2023 at 06:31 AM EST. 9 Comments
Labwc that has been in development for a few years as a window-stacking Wayland compositor issued its latest release this weekend.

Labwc builds off the wlroots library and is inspired by Openbox for this window-stacking compositor that is lightweight and pursues a fairly simple design.


With Sunday's labwc 0.6.1 release there is a new "regions" config option, implementing a "Kill" action for SIGTERM'ing client processes, a "reuseOutputMode" option to enjoy a flicker-free boot experience, support for the simple-pixel-buffer-v1 protocol, improved HiDPI support, and menu handling improvements. The labwc 0.6.1 release also has a variety of different bug fixes, including various server side decoration fixes.

Those wanting to build labwc 0.6.1 from source or to see the full list of changes with this new release, stop by the project's GitHub.
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