Wayland News Archives
Wayland's Weston Is In Severe Need Of More Development Help

If you want to dive into the world of Wayland development or the Linux graphics stack as a possible career move, beginning with Weston would be a wise choice and they could really benefit from all the development resources they can receive.

3 November 2018 - Weston Resources Low - 56 Comments
Wayland's Weston Gets A Remoting Plugin For Virtual Output Streaming

While Wayland/Weston development might be lightening up a bit for now with Samsung OSG closing up shop and they being one of the major drivers in recent years to this stack, fortunately, other developers remain. Tomohito Esaki of IGEL endpoint management solutions has introduced a remoting plugin with output streaming for Weston.

30 October 2018 - Virtual Remote Outputs - 21 Comments
Wayland Shells From The Perspective Of WLROOTS

The lead developer of the Sway Wayland compositor, Drew DeVault, has for the past year also been working on the "wlroots" Wayland compositor library that is modular and can perform a lot of the "heavy lifting" when it comes to writing new Wayland compositors. Way-Cooler, Purism's Phosh, and other projects have also been investigating wlroots for their own use-cases.

2 August 2018 - wlroots Library - 1 Comment
Libinput Gets Reworked Trackpoint Acceleration

Peter Hutterer at Red Hat is trying again to get trackpoint acceleration performing nicely under the libinput library so trackpoints behave nicely across Wayland, X.Org, and Mir systems.

13 July 2018 - Another Attempt At Trackpoints - 14 Comments
How To Make Use Of Wayland Screen Sharing With PipeWire & XDG Desktop Portal

A few days back we reported on the Red hat progress with supporting WebRTC-based screen-casting under Wayland that's working both for KDE Plasma and GNOME Shell. Given all the concerns over the years in supporting screen sharing / remote desktop under Wayland and the bits only coming together recently, Red Hat's Jan Grulich has offered up a guide.

4 July 2018 - PipeWire + XDG Portal - 12 Comments

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