More Of KDE Is Getting Hooked Up, Running Properly On Wayland
Written by Michael Larabel in KDE on 4 September 2015 at 12:25 PM EDT. 8 Comments
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KDE developers continue making progress on porting to Wayland.

KDE developer Marco Martin has joined in on the process of porting more code/features over to Wayland. There's now a KDE protocol for controlling shadow/background effects on Wayland, which is now yielding a KDE Plasma session on Wayland that visually looks quite similar to X11.

Marco commented in a blog post that included a screenshot of the latest KDE Plasma Wayland experience, "As an 'user' of the infrastructure, I’m very impressed about the work that went in the Wayland port of KWin and from the KWayland framework: it really makes using a very challenging and “peculiar” plain C API very easy and elegant in a way familiar with our cozy C++/Qt world. I can say that is a learning curve soft enough for everyone to jump in and help the big scary transition if they feel to."
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