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 20.04 GNOME X.Org vs. Wayland Session...   Linux Gaming   30 Mar 2020
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

High Resolution Wheel Scrolling Back To Being Finished...   Desktop   04 Apr 2020
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Beta Released   Ubuntu   03 Apr 2020
Apple Using Rust, exFAT, Ryzen Laptops, Ubuntu 20.04...   Phoronix   31 Mar 2020
GNOME's Mutter Working On Variable Refresh Rate...   GNOME   31 Mar 2020
X.Org Server 1.20.8 Released With No Sign Of...   X.Org   30 Mar 2020
Lutris 0.5.5 Linux Game Manager Adds Humble Bundle...   Linux Gaming   29 Mar 2020
Qt 5.15 Beta 2 Released For This Last Big Update...   Qt   23 Mar 2020
KDE Developers Still Managing Interesting Improvements...   KDE   22 Mar 2020
Firefox 76 Enabling VA-API Wayland Acceleration For...   Mozilla   19 Mar 2020
KDE Frameworks 5.68 Release Brought Many Fixes   KDE   15 Mar 2020
GNOME's Mutter Finally Wires Up Middle Button Click...   GNOME   15 Mar 2020
GNOME 3.36 Released With Latest Wayland Improvements,...   GNOME   11 Mar 2020
GNOME 3.36 Set To Be Released Today With Ongoing...   GNOME   11 Mar 2020
Firefox 74 Begins Rolling Out With DNS-Over-HTTPS,...   Mozilla   10 Mar 2020
Mozilla Making Progress With Offering Firefox As A...   Mozilla   09 Mar 2020
GNOME 3.36 RC2 Released Ahead Of The Official Desktop...   GNOME   06 Mar 2020
Sway Wayland Compositor Seeing Adaptive-Sync/VRR...   Wayland   04 Mar 2020
Firefox 75 On Wayland Now To Have Full WebGL, Working...   Mozilla   03 Mar 2020
GNOME Shell To Ship New App For Managing Extensions   GNOME   02 Mar 2020
KDE Dolphin Restoring Support For Seeing Samba Shares...   KDE   01 Mar 2020
KDE Has Screen Rotation Now Working On Wayland   KDE   01 Mar 2020
GNOME 3.36 Seeing Last Minute Mutter Wayland...   GNOME   01 Mar 2020
Wayland-Protocols 1.19 Released With Governance Guide,...   Wayland   29 Feb 2020
Godot Game Engine Working Towards Native Wayland...   Linux Gaming   29 Feb 2020
Qt Wayland's Maintainer Is Leaving The Company   Qt   29 Feb 2020
X.Org/FreeDesktop.org Is Looking For Sponsors Or May...   X.Org   27 Feb 2020
Mir 1.7.1 Released With X11 Support Promoted Out Of...   Ubuntu   25 Feb 2020
GNOME On Wayland Screencasting Is About To Be A Heck...   GNOME   24 Feb 2020
X.Org Server Lands Fixes For XWayland Full-Screen...   X.Org   24 Feb 2020
KDE Saw Many Bug Fixes This Week From KWin Crashes To...   KDE   23 Feb 2020
GNOME 3.36 Beta 2 Released With Initial Setup Parental...   GNOME   18 Feb 2020
LavaLauncher 1.6 Released As A Simple Dock/Launcher...   Wayland   17 Feb 2020
Lima Gallium3D Driver Picks Up Multi-Submit...   Mesa   17 Feb 2020
KDE Sees Improvements For Samba Shares, Fixing Mouse...   KDE   16 Feb 2020
Belated GTK 3.98 Puts GTK 4.0 One Step Closer   GNOME   13 Feb 2020
Wayland 1.18 Released With Meson Support, Other Minor...   Wayland   12 Feb 2020
KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS Released After A Lot Of Polishing,...   KDE   11 Feb 2020
MATE 1.24 Released For Letting GNOME 2 Continuation...   GNOME   10 Feb 2020
Mir's X11 Support Is Being Promoted From Experimental   Wayland   09 Feb 2020
GNOME Shell + Mutter See Big Last Minute Improvements...   GNOME   06 Feb 2020
Unity 8 + Mir Is Being Packaged Up For Debian   Debian   06 Feb 2020
Early Out Of Tree Patches Let Wine Run Natively On...   WINE   04 Feb 2020
Hikari Is A FreeBSD-Focused X11 Window Manager +...   BSD   03 Feb 2020
KDE Begins February With More Improvements In Tow   KDE   02 Feb 2020
UBports' Unity 8 Has Working Wayland Support   Ubuntu   31 Jan 2020
GTK4 Data Transfer APIs Being Modernized Around...   GNOME   29 Jan 2020
MPV Player 0.32 Released With RAR5 Support, Bash...   Multimedia   26 Jan 2020
KDE Developers Continue Polishing Ahead Of Plasma 5.18...   KDE   26 Jan 2020
Firefox Is Seeing Work On Wayland VA-API Video...   Mozilla   25 Jan 2020
Weston 8.0 Released With DRM HDCP Support, EGL Partial...   Wayland   24 Jan 2020
Sway 1.4 Wayland Compositor Brings VNC Support,...   Wayland   22 Jan 2020
Wayland 1.18 Alpha Released With Meson Support,...   Wayland   21 Jan 2020
Think Silicon's GLOVE OpenGL-Over-Vulkan Library Now...   Vulkan   20 Jan 2020
KDE Plasma 5.18 Seeing More Last Minute Work To Make...   KDE   19 Jan 2020
X.Org's XDC2020 May Abandon Poland Conference To Find...   X.Org   18 Jan 2020
Mir 1.7 Released With Improvements For Running X11...   Ubuntu   16 Jan 2020
Wayland 1.18 Planned For Release Next Month   Wayland   15 Jan 2020
X.Org Server 1.20.7 Released With A Handful Of Fixes...   X.Org   14 Jan 2020
Wayland Adds Meson Build System Support   Wayland   14 Jan 2020
KDE Devs Fix Several Wayland Bugs, Annoying KWin...   KDE   12 Jan 2020
GNOME 3.34.3 Released To Offer Up More Fixes Ahead Of...   GNOME   09 Jan 2020
KDE Kicks Off 2020 With Landing New Feature Work   KDE   05 Jan 2020
X.Org Server Development Hits A Nearly Two Decade Low   X.Org   04 Jan 2020
Libinput 1.15 Released For Improving Input On X.Org +...   X.Org   03 Jan 2020
Sway 1.3 Release Candidate Brings Many Changes For...   Wayland   01 Jan 2020
Happy New Year + A Look Back At The Most Popular Linux...   Phoronix   31 Dec 2019
KDE Picked Up A Few Improvements During Christmas Week   KDE   29 Dec 2019
Wayland's Wild Decade From v1.0 Release To Usable...   Wayland   29 Dec 2019
X.Org Saw A Lot Of Work In The 2010s Even With Wayland...   X.Org   28 Dec 2019
MPV 0.31 Video Player Adds Pseudo Client Side...   Multimedia   28 Dec 2019
KDE Plasma 5 + KDE Applications Matured Rather Well   KDE   26 Dec 2019
From Botched Releases To Exciting New Features, Fedora...   Fedora   24 Dec 2019
Intel Adding DRM-Based Scaling Filter Support For...   Intel   22 Dec 2019
XWayland Gets Tidied Up Ahead Of The Holidays For The...   X.Org   21 Dec 2019
Wayland's Weston 8.0 Reaches Beta With Direct-Display...   Wayland   21 Dec 2019
2010 Through 2019 NVIDIA Linux News Topped By Linus...   NVIDIA   19 Dec 2019
GNOME's Mutter Now Batches Clipping Rectangles For...   GNOME   18 Dec 2019
Purism Making Some Progress On Convergence With Phosh...   Wayland   17 Dec 2019
Mir Lands Server-Side Decoration Support For XWayland   X.Org   16 Dec 2019
Ten Years Past GNOME's 10x10 Goal, The Linux Desktop...   GNOME   14 Dec 2019
KDE Frameworks 5.65 Released With KQuickCharts For...   KDE   14 Dec 2019
Ubuntu's Mir Display Stack Accomplished A Lot In 2019...   Ubuntu   14 Dec 2019
The Most Popular Linux Hardware Reviews / Benchmarks...   Phoronix   12 Dec 2019
Wayland's Weston 8.0 Reaches Alpha With EGL Partial...   Wayland   07 Dec 2019
Libinput 1.15 Is On Approach With Various...   X.Org   05 Dec 2019
Chromium's Ozone Wayland Back-End Is Now Considered...   Wayland   05 Dec 2019
GNOME Shell + Mutter Had A Busy November With Some Big...   GNOME   03 Dec 2019
Mir 1.6 Released With New Wayland, DispmanX Platform...   Ubuntu   03 Dec 2019
XWayland Multi-Buffering Lands To Avoid Stuttering /...   X.Org   29 Nov 2019
Wayland's Weston 8.0 Bringing Direct-Display...   Wayland   27 Nov 2019
UBports' Ubuntu Touch Porting Now Easier To Newer...   Ubuntu   25 Nov 2019
X.Org Server 1.20.6 Released With Many Bug Fixes -...   X.Org   23 Nov 2019
XWayland Work Pending To Address Game...   X.Org   20 Nov 2019
NEMO-UX Vanishes As What Was A Wayland Shell Designed...   Wayland   19 Nov 2019
WXRC Is The Wayland XR Compositor For VR Headsets   Wayland   15 Nov 2019
Purism Outlines Librem 5 Software Work During October...   Free Software   15 Nov 2019
GNOME's Mutter Adds XWayland Full-Screen Games...   GNOME   01 Nov 2019
Mir Working On A Mir-On-Wayland Nested Compositor...   Ubuntu   30 Oct 2019
Fedora 31 Released For This Innovative Linux...   Fedora   29 Oct 2019
Ubuntu 19.10 Is The First Time We've Seen (X)Wayland...   Ubuntu   29 Oct 2019