Chromium/Chrome Wayland Updates: Keyboard Device Changes, Service-Side Decorations
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland on 9 December 2016 at 07:39 AM EST. 12 Comments
WAYLAND --
There have been some new commits to Google's Chromium code-base this week worth pointing out.

Some Wayland updates have landed to benefit Google's web-browser. Among the commits in the past few days include:

- Adding protocol for keyboard device changes by extending wl_keyboard to be able to pass information about the connected keyboard type.

- Updating against the upstream Wayland code for getting protocol changes needed by EXO. EXO Is a display server on top of the Aura Shell.

- EXO now has support for service-side decorations.

Working on finding out more about Google's latest Wayland work going on at the company, will update on more information.
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