Wayland

Wayland is a display server protocol that is a FreeDesktop.org project with development being driven by multiple organizations. Wayland is widely viewed as the likely successor to the X11 Server on the modern Linux desktop with it being supported by multiple Linux distributions. The reference Wayland implementation is the Weston compositor.

Additional Information: wayland.freedesktop.org

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Wayland Articles & Reviews

Ubuntu 19.04 Radeon Linux Gaming Performance: Popular...   Linux Gaming   18 Apr 2019
The Fastest Linux Distributions For Web Browsing -...   Operating Systems   29 Mar 2019
KDE Plasma, GNOME Shell, Xfce, LXQt & MATE Linux...   Linux Gaming   30 Dec 2018
A Look At The Linux Graphics/Gaming Performance With...   Software   10 Sep 2018
KDE vs. GNOME, X.Org vs. Wayland Radeon Linux Gaming...   Linux Gaming   12 May 2018
Intel Graphics On Ubuntu: GNOME vs. KDE vs. Xfce vs....   Software   21 Jan 2018
Intel Graphics Performance: Ubuntu 17.04 vs. 17.10   Linux Gaming   20 Oct 2017
Ubuntu 17.10 Ships Today - Arguably Its Most...   Operating Systems   19 Oct 2017
Radeon Linux Gaming Performance: Ubuntu 17.04 vs....   Linux Gaming   18 Oct 2017
Fedora 26 vs. 27 Beta Benchmarks, Wayland vs. X.Org...   Operating Systems   14 Oct 2017
GNOME 3.26: Wayland vs. X.Org Performance - Boot...   Software   11 Sep 2017
Trying Out Ubuntu 17.10 On A Laptop One Month Ahead Of...   Operating Systems   07 Sep 2017
A Look Back At The Desktop & X.Org/Wayland/Mir...   Operating Systems   05 Apr 2017
Fedora 25 Turned Out Great, Definitely My Most...   Operating Systems   21 Nov 2016
XDC2016 Wraps Up After Many Wayland, X.Org & Mesa...   Events   24 Sep 2016
Trying Out Fedora 25 With Wayland, Early Benchmarks...   Operating Systems   22 Aug 2016
A Brief Look At Fedora 24   Operating Systems   16 Jun 2016
KDE Plasma 5.5 Has Evolved Well Beyond Where Plasma 4...   Software   08 Jan 2016
GNOME 3.18 On Fedora 23: X.Org vs. Wayland Performance   Software   24 Sep 2015
Fedora 22 KDE Delivers A Great Plasma 5 Experience   Operating Systems   07 Jun 2015
XWayland Linux Gaming Performance With GNOME Wayland...   Software   25 Sep 2014
X.Org Server 1.16 Officially Released With Terrific...   Software   17 Jul 2014
Trying Out The Latest Wayland Linux Desktops With RBOS   Software   25 Mar 2014
Ubuntu 13.10 vs. Fedora 20 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   03 Jan 2014
Early Ubuntu 14.04 Intel XMir Benchmarks   Display Drivers   02 Jan 2014
GNOME Shell Wayland Benchmarks From Fedora 20   Display Drivers   26 Dec 2013
Running The Latest GNOME Wayland Shell On Fedora 20   Software   28 Oct 2013
The First Wayland Benchmarks From Fedora 20 Show Great...   Operating Systems   07 Oct 2013
The Wayland Situation: Facts About X vs. Wayland   Display Drivers   07 Jun 2013
Why Wayland & Weston Were Forked   Software   29 Mar 2013
XDC2012: Lots Of Progress On X, Mesa, Wayland   Events   24 Sep 2012
Running Wayland: It Works, But A Lot Of Work Remains   Software   10 Aug 2012
Ubuntu Delays Wayland System Compositor   Software   10 Aug 2012
Running Wayland On Ubuntu 11.10   Software   25 Aug 2011
KDE Draws Up Plans For Wayland In 2012   Software   07 Aug 2011
MeeGo Tablet UX 1.3 May Use Wayland This Year   Software   27 May 2011
Will Wayland Become A New Desktop Standard?   Software   17 May 2011
It's Becoming Very Easy To Run Wayland   Software   25 Nov 2010
The State Of The Wayland Display Server   Software   20 May 2009
Wayland: A New X Server For Linux   Software   03 Nov 2008

Wayland Linux News

KDE's Night Color Feature Being Ported From Wayland To...   KDE   23 Jun 2019
Valve Is Funding Improvements To KDE's KWin & More...   Valve   22 Jun 2019
GNOME 3.33.3 Released With Sysprof Profiling...   GNOME   21 Jun 2019
Intel Graphics Driver Ready For HDR Support In Linux...   Intel   20 Jun 2019
Librem 5 Dev Kit Can At Least Run Quake II Now,...   Hardware   19 Jun 2019
Qt 5.13 Released With glTF 2.0 Importing, Wayland...   Qt   19 Jun 2019
Libinput 1.14 Will Support Dell's Totem Input Device   Hardware   19 Jun 2019
KDE's Konsole Seeing Improvements For Wayland   KDE   18 Jun 2019
Inkscape Founder & X.Org Veteran, Bryce...   Ubuntu   13 Jun 2019
SDL2 Adds Wayland HiDPI Support   Wayland   12 Jun 2019
Debian 10.0 "Buster" Lining Up To Release In...   Debian   11 Jun 2019
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS With Latest GNOME Update Now Plays...   Ubuntu   10 Jun 2019
Waffle 1.6 Released As Library Allowing GL / Windowing...   Mesa   10 Jun 2019
Chamferwm Is Still Kicking As A Vulkan-Powered X11...   Wayland   09 Jun 2019
KDE Frameworks 5.59 Brings More Fixes   KDE   08 Jun 2019
Ubuntu Touch Nearing Updated Unity 8 + Mir, But Not...   Ubuntu   08 Jun 2019
GNOME 3.34's Mutter Adds Mouse Accessibility Support...   GNOME   06 Jun 2019
KDE Has Made Much Progress On Usability/Productivity,...   KDE   05 Jun 2019
Linux 5.3 To Enable HDR Metadata Support For AMDGPU...   Radeon   05 Jun 2019
Qt 5.13 Hits The Release Candidate Stage   Qt   05 Jun 2019
Sway 1.1 Released With Switch Event Support, Touch...   Wayland   03 Jun 2019
Running NVIDIA On GNOME's X.Org Session May Get A Lot...   GNOME   02 Jun 2019
Zombieload, RHEL 8.0, Linux 5.2 & GCC Happenings...   Free Software   31 May 2019
X.Org Server 1.20.5 Released With A Few XWayland &...   X.Org   30 May 2019
Qt 5.13 Should Be Released By Mid-June With Lottie...   Qt   29 May 2019
DisplayLink's USB Display Docks Should Work Nicely On...   Hardware   29 May 2019
GNOME Inching Closer To Better Wayland Multi-Monitor...   GNOME   28 May 2019
Google Hired Another Linux Graphics Veteran To Work On...   Google   28 May 2019
The Librem 5 Smartphone Software Made More Progress In...   Hardware   28 May 2019
Canonical Releases Mir 1.2 For Fostering Mir-Based...   Ubuntu   28 May 2019
KDE Plasma 5.17 To Properly Support Screen Sharing On...   KDE   26 May 2019
More HDR Display Bits On The Way For The Linux 5.3...   Hardware   26 May 2019
X.Org Server Closer To Better Handling On-Demand...   X.Org   26 May 2019
GNOME 3.33.2 Released As Another Step Towards The...   GNOME   25 May 2019
GNOME's Mutter Makes Another Step Towards X11-Less,...   GNOME   24 May 2019
XWayland Receive An EGL-Based GLX Provider, Helping...   X.Org   24 May 2019
GNOME 3.34's Mutter Gets Important Fix To Avoid...   GNOME   23 May 2019
Problems Being Investigated Under Wayland Itches...   Wayland   22 May 2019
GNOME 3.34's Mutter Lowers Output Lag On X11 To Match...   GNOME   21 May 2019
X.Org's XDC2019 Issues Call For Proposals On Wayland,...   X.Org   21 May 2019
KDE Plasma 5.16 To Allow Fully Configuring Touchpads...   KDE   19 May 2019
KDE Plasma 5.16 Beta Released With Many Features   KDE   16 May 2019
The Process For Eventually Releasing X.Org Server 1.21   X.Org   15 May 2019
Red Hat Is Looking To Hire Another Experienced...   Red Hat   14 May 2019
Prolific Red Hat Developer Starts Up "Wayland...   Wayland   14 May 2019
KDE Frameworks 5.58 Released With Many Fixes,...   KDE   13 May 2019
KDE To More Prominently Show FUSE Mounts, Many Other...   KDE   12 May 2019
Debian 10 "Buster" Currently Defaults To...   Debian   10 May 2019
Libinput 1.13.2 Released With Better Finger Detection...   Free Software   09 May 2019
AMD Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise 19.Q2 for Linux...   Radeon   09 May 2019
GTK 3.96 Released As Another Step Closer To GTK 4.0   GNOME   08 May 2019
KWin-LowLatency: An Effort To Yield Less Stutter &...   KDE   08 May 2019
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 Reaches General...   Red Hat   07 May 2019
There Are A Ton Of Interesting GSoC Projects This...   Google   06 May 2019
Looking Ahead To Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 News...   Red Hat   06 May 2019
KDE's KWin Now Correctly Shows Emojis In Titlebars,...   KDE   05 May 2019
Fedora 30 Wayland vs. X.Org Graphics Benchmarks On...   Fedora   04 May 2019
Sway 1.1 Is Bringing Touch Support To Swaybar, Other...   Wayland   03 May 2019
GNOME 3.34's Mutter Integrates A New Clipboard Manager   GNOME   03 May 2019
Canonical Releases "WLCS" Wayland...   Ubuntu   02 May 2019
Oracle Linux 8 Beta Released - Based On RHEL 8   Red Hat   01 May 2019
Wio: Plan 9's Rio Windowing System Re-Implemented As A...   Wayland   01 May 2019
ZFS On Linux, Intel Cascadelake, Linux 5.1/5.2 Excited...   Phoronix   01 May 2019
Qt 5.13 Will Still Try To Ship In May   Qt   30 Apr 2019
Fedora Looking At Using VESA-Based FBDEV Driver,...   Fedora   26 Apr 2019
GNOME 3.33.1 Kicks Off The New Development Cycle...   GNOME   26 Apr 2019
Purism Shares April Update On Librem 5...   Hardware   24 Apr 2019
Linux 5.1 Encounters "Regression Special"...   Linux Kernel   24 Apr 2019
"Cage" Sees Initial Test Release For...   Wayland   24 Apr 2019
KDE Saw More System Settings Work While EGLStreams...   KDE   21 Apr 2019
The PinePhone Linux Smartphone Dev Kit Can Run...   Hardware   20 Apr 2019
It's Time To Re-Vote Following The Botched 2019 X.Org...   X.Org   19 Apr 2019
Ubuntu 19.10 To Be The Eoan ________   Ubuntu   18 Apr 2019
Ubuntu 19.04 Released As A Big Linux Desktop...   Ubuntu   18 Apr 2019
GLAMOR Sees More Improvements For What Will Eventually...   X.Org   18 Apr 2019
GNOME Shell & Mutter 3.32.1 Released With Many...   GNOME   17 Apr 2019
Qt 5.13 Beta 2 Available For Testing Lottie Support,...   Qt   16 Apr 2019
Fedora 30 Is Approaching The Finish Line But First It...   Fedora   16 Apr 2019
NVIDIA EGLStreams Support Merged Into KWin For KDE...   KDE   15 Apr 2019
Wayland Has A Color Manager Calibration Protocol In...   Wayland   15 Apr 2019
Wayland's Current Release Manager Is Stepping Down,...   Wayland   05 Apr 2019
Fedora Workstation 30 Is Shaping Up To Be Another...   Fedora   04 Apr 2019
High Resolution Scroll Wheel Support Being Worked On...   Wayland   03 Apr 2019
"SPURV" Containerized Android Allows Running...   Wayland   02 Apr 2019
GNOME Is Also Getting Fixed Up For Lower CPU Usage...   GNOME   01 Apr 2019
Stadia, Web Browsers, GNOME 3.32 & Jetson Nano...   Phoronix   01 Apr 2019
Radeon VII & Linux 5.0 Excited Open-Source...   Free Software   30 Mar 2019
Libinput 1.13 Released With Improved Touch...   Free Software   29 Mar 2019
Wayland's Weston 6.0 Compositor Released With New...   Wayland   28 Mar 2019
GSoC 2019 Could Bring Work On A Vulkan GPU Driver...   X.Org   26 Mar 2019
SUSE Develops New Driver That Exposes DRM Atop FBDEV...   Linux Kernel   26 Mar 2019
Canonical Reportedly Not Planning To Enable...   Ubuntu   25 Mar 2019
Libinput 1.13 RC2 Better Detects Triple Taps   Wayland   22 Mar 2019
Wayland 1.17 Released With Updated Protocol &...   Wayland   21 Mar 2019
Some Quick Graphics/Game Tests With GNOME 3.32 On...   GNOME   20 Mar 2019
The Greenfield Wayland Compositor Can Now Run Apps...   Wayland   20 Mar 2019
Qt 5.13 Beta Released   Qt   19 Mar 2019
MATE 1.22 Released - Inching Towards Wayland Support,...   Desktop   18 Mar 2019
Firefox Wayland By Default Diverted To Fedora 31   Fedora   18 Mar 2019
GTK4 Seeing Text Entry Improvements, Easier To Create...   GNOME   16 Mar 2019