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OBS Studio Now Ready With Wayland Capture Support

Well known GNOME developer Georges Stavracas has been working to make OBS Studio fully-working under Wayland and today that reality has been achieved with native Wayland support and the ability to capture monitors and windows on Wayland compositors.

31 March 2021 - OBS Studio + Wayland - 35 Comments
Taiwins Wayland Compositor Switches From WLROOTS To Its Own Library

Taiwins debuted last year as a compact Wayland compositor and focused on being modular with Wayland scripting support. Up to now Taiwins relied upon the WLROOTS effort born out of the Sway project for doing much of the Wayland heavy-lifting but the developer has now replaced it with its own Wayland support library.

31 January 2021 - Taiwins 0.2.9 - 91 Comments
LIBEI Yields New Effort For Emulating Input Devices In Wayland

Red Hat's input expert Peter Hutterer has started writing another library to help the Linux input ecosystem: LIBEI. This new library is focused on offering emulated input device support for Wayland in order to support use-cases like xdotool for automating input events.

31 July 2020 - Emulated Input - 10 Comments
Wayland's Weston 9.0 Reaches Alpha

Weston 9.0 release preparations are getting underway. At least compared to the original Weston 9.0 release plans, this Wayland compositor is running about a month behind those plans but in any case the release is now making its way to reality.

31 July 2020 - Weston 9.0 - 2 Comments
Libinput 1.16 Will Warn You If Your System Is Too Slow

It's been over a half-year already for the current libinput 1.15 series for this input handling library used on both X.Org and Wayland environments. But libinput 1.16 is finally en route with the first release candidate out today.

15 July 2020 - libinput 1.16 - 42 Comments
Wayland-Info Spun From Weston Code For Offering Wayland Helper Tool

Wayland's Weston compositor has provided a weston-info utility to display information on supported Wayland extensions and versioning along with other details of the Wayland compositor environment. That utility is now being spun out as wayland-info as a Wayland compositor-agnostic utility for displaying this information.

10 July 2020 - wayland-info - Add A Comment

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