Wayland News Archives
KDE Now Supports Fractional Scaling On Wayland

While KDE's new goals will include focusing on Wayland support, a big TODO item was just crossed off the list this week... KDE Plasma finally supports fractional scaling under Wayland.

8 September 2019 - Wayland Fractional Scaling - 19 Comments
Stepping Towards Better VR Headset Support On Wayland

Sway and WLROOTS creator Drew DeVault on top of his several open-source projects has also been working on improving the VR infrastructure support on Wayland as part of contract work for Status.im. The secure communication company is looking to build a Wayland-driven VR workspace but for that the VR headset support on Wayland needs to be improved.

12 August 2019 - DRM Leasing On Wayland - 5 Comments
GNOME 3.34 Now Supports Starting XWayland On-Demand

One of the long-time work-in-progress patch series has been realized in time for next month's GNOME 3.34 release... Mutter when acting as a Wayland compositor will allow starting XWayland on-demand, or rather only running it when needed to handle an X11 client/application.

6 August 2019 - On-Demand XWayland - 13 Comments
Chamferwm Is Still Kicking As A Vulkan-Powered X11 Compositor

While waiting on a flight delay yesterday, I was trawling through GitHub checking out different open-source projects, in this case Vulkan projects, and pleased to see that Chamferwm still exists. For those that missed our earlier coverage of Chamferwm months ago, it's a Vulkan-powered X11 compositor / window manager.

9 June 2019 - Chamferwm - 3 Comments
Prolific Red Hat Developer Starts Up "Wayland Itches" Project

Longtime Red Hat developer Hans de Goede who has been responsible for many Linux desktop improvements over the years from laptop support fixes to open-source GPU driver fixes to most recently flicker-free boot has a new area of hacking: taking care of the pain points under Wayland.

14 May 2019 - Things That Itch With Wayland - 88 Comments

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