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

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

Qt 5.12 Beta 2 Brings Many Fixes   Qt   16 Oct 2018
Purism Shares The Latest Librem 5 Smartphone Progress...   Hardware   15 Oct 2018
X.Org Server 1.20.2 Released With A Bunch Of Bug Fixes   X.Org   15 Oct 2018
FreeDesktop.org Might Formally Join Forces With The...   X.Org   15 Oct 2018
KDE Frameworks 5.51 Released   KDE   15 Oct 2018
KaOS 2018.10 Released With KDE Plasma 5.14 Desktop,...   KDE   14 Oct 2018
Ubuntu's Bring-Up Of NVIDIA's Driver With Mir...   Ubuntu   12 Oct 2018
GNOME 3.31.1 Released As The First Step Towards GNOME...   GNOME   12 Oct 2018
XDC2019 X.Org / Mesa / Wayland Conference To Be Hosted...   X.Org   11 Oct 2018
The X.Org / Mesa GPU Talks From XDC2018 Are Now...   X.Org   10 Oct 2018
KDE Plasma 5.14 Released With A Plethora Of...   KDE   09 Oct 2018
Fedora Developers Update Firefox For Wayland With...   Fedora   09 Oct 2018
Fedora 29 Is Now Under Its Final Freeze For Release...   Fedora   09 Oct 2018
The MATE Wayland Port Is Moving Along, NVIDIA Mir...   Ubuntu   06 Oct 2018
Qt 5.12 Beta Released With Better Performance, Input...   Qt   05 Oct 2018
Virtual KMS Is Working On Wayland Support Plus Other...   X.Org   02 Oct 2018
Vulkan Working To Drop Mir Surface Support   Vulkan   01 Oct 2018
Speck, Steam Play, RTX 2080 & Linux Kernel...   Phoronix   01 Oct 2018
Arcan 0.5.5 + Durden 0.5 Released - The Display Server...   Free Software   29 Sep 2018
Following Mir 1.0, Developers Encouraged To Target...   Ubuntu   28 Sep 2018
The State Of Wayland Support For KDE Plasma 5.14   KDE   25 Sep 2018
Fedora 29 Is On Track With A Lot Of Changes   Fedora   25 Sep 2018
XDC 2018 Kicks Off Tomorrow In A Coruña   X.Org   25 Sep 2018
Wayland's Weston Will Now Respect Your VR HMD   Wayland   24 Sep 2018
Good Support For Wayland Remote Desktop Handling On...   KDE   23 Sep 2018
Sway 1.0 Alpha 6 Released, Now Supports...   Wayland   22 Sep 2018
Mir 1.0 Released For "Next-Generation of...   Ubuntu   21 Sep 2018
Qt 5.11.2 Released With ~800 Changes, 250+ Bug Fixes   Qt   20 Sep 2018
Ubuntu 18.10's SDL2 Build Will Ship With Vulkan...   Ubuntu   20 Sep 2018
Qt 5.12 Alpha Released With OpenGL ES 3.1 Renderer,...   Qt   18 Sep 2018
Canonical Developers Now Preparing Mir 1.0 For Release...   Ubuntu   17 Sep 2018
VKMS Driver Getting Cursor Support In The Next Kernel...   Linux Kernel   14 Sep 2018
KDE Plasma 5.14 Beta Brings Many Improvements,...   KDE   13 Sep 2018
Lubuntu Switching To VLC, KDE 5 LibreOffice Frontend   Operating Systems   13 Sep 2018
AMD Finally Rolls Out New Linux Patches For...   Radeon   11 Sep 2018
Libinput 1.12 Released With New Quirks System,...   Wayland   11 Sep 2018
KDE Frameworks 5.50 Brings Big Updates For...   KDE   09 Sep 2018
Mir Is Back To Running On Phones, Thanks To UBports   Ubuntu   08 Sep 2018
Purism's Librem 5 Making Progress In GTK4 Toolkit...   Hardware   06 Sep 2018
10 Reasons Linux Gamers Might Want To Pass On The...   NVIDIA   05 Sep 2018
GNOME 3.32 Release Schedule Published - 3.32.0 Due Out...   GNOME   05 Sep 2018
GNOME 3.30 Ready For Release Today With Many New...   GNOME   05 Sep 2018
Firefox 62.0 Now Available For Download With Some...   Mozilla   04 Sep 2018
Libinput 1.12 RC3 Adds New Pointer Jump Detection For...   Wayland   04 Sep 2018
KaOS 2018.08 Released As One Of The Great KDE Linux...   Operating Systems   01 Sep 2018
Mir's EGMDE "Edge" Now Has Experimental X11...   Ubuntu   28 Aug 2018
Kodi 18 Enters Beta With Better Stability Plus...   Multimedia   27 Aug 2018
Wayland 1.16 Released, Likely The Last Time-Based...   Wayland   24 Aug 2018
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Beta Updates Cockpit,...   Red Hat   22 Aug 2018
Desktop Icons For The GNOME Shell Are Back With Beta...   GNOME   22 Aug 2018
Why Linux's Direct Rendering Manager Won't Add A...   Linux Kernel   22 Aug 2018
GNOME Shell & Mutter Get Tidied Up Ahead Of Next...   GNOME   20 Aug 2018
Adreno 600 Series Support Lands In Mesa 18.3 Gallium3D   Mesa   18 Aug 2018
Wayland 1.16 / Weston 5.0 RC2 Released To Fix...   Wayland   18 Aug 2018
Mir Has Partial Support For The NVIDIA Proprietary...   Ubuntu   17 Aug 2018
Lubuntu Planning Switch To Wayland, Porting Openbox To...   Ubuntu   17 Aug 2018
VKMS Coming In Linux 4.19 Is One Of The Best GSoC...   Linux Kernel   15 Aug 2018
Mesa 18.2-RC3 Released With Two Dozen Fixes   Mesa   15 Aug 2018
Libinput 1.12 RC2 Continues Working On Improving Linux...   Wayland   14 Aug 2018
XDC2018 Will Have Many Interesting Talks On Vulkan,...   X.Org   12 Aug 2018
KDE Frameworks 5.49 Released With Many Changes   KDE   11 Aug 2018
Wayland 1.16 & Weston 5.0 Release Candidates For...   Wayland   11 Aug 2018
Mir Now Supports XDG Shell Stable   Ubuntu   11 Aug 2018
Mesa 18.2-RC2 Released With 17 Fixes So Far   Mesa   08 Aug 2018
Mir's EGMDE Desktop Is Now Available From The Snap...   Ubuntu   07 Aug 2018
X.Org Server 1.20.1 Released With Many Bug Fixes   X.Org   07 Aug 2018
Sway 1.0 Alpha 5 Brings Multi-GPU Support, Virtual...   Wayland   06 Aug 2018
X.Org Server 1.20 Branch Created, Latest EGLStreams...   X.Org   05 Aug 2018
Advanced DRI Configuration Picking Up New Features   Mesa   04 Aug 2018
Adreno A6xx Gallium3D Support Coming Together   Mesa   04 Aug 2018
Purism Shares Latest Librem 5 Phone Hardware Plans,...   Hardware   03 Aug 2018
Wayland Shells From The Perspective Of WLROOTS   Wayland   02 Aug 2018
The Current Happenings Within LXQt As Of Summer 2018   Desktop   01 Aug 2018
Mutter Gets More Crash Fixes, GNOME Shell Better Deals...   GNOME   01 Aug 2018
Kodi 18 Alpha 3 Released With Better Stability   Multimedia   01 Aug 2018
GNOME Might Need To Crack Down On Their JavaScript...   GNOME   31 Jul 2018
Wayland Protocols 1.16 Released With Few Updates   Wayland   30 Jul 2018
XWayland Now Makes Sure DRI3 Gets Turned On For GLAMOR   X.Org   30 Jul 2018
Libinput 1.12 Is Going To Be A Big Release For...   Wayland   30 Jul 2018
Wayland 1.16 & Weston 5.0 Hit The Beta Milestone   Wayland   28 Jul 2018
Fedora 29 Is Shaping Up To Be A Very Exciting Release   Fedora   25 Jul 2018
Sway 1.0 Alpha 4 Released With Real-Time Video...   Wayland   18 Jul 2018
GNOME Shell & Mutter Updated Ahead Of GNOME 3.29.4   GNOME   18 Jul 2018
Red Hat Continues Driving Wonderful Innovations In...   Fedora   18 Jul 2018
Librem 5 Development Boards Won't Be Shipping Now...   Hardware   16 Jul 2018
The State Of The VKMS Driver, Preparations For vBlank...   Linux Kernel   16 Jul 2018
Latte Dock 0.8 Released For This KDE-Aligned Desktop...   KDE   15 Jul 2018
KDE Frameworks 5.48 Brings KWayland Fixes & Many...   KDE   14 Jul 2018
Wayland 1.16 & Weston 5.0 Reach Alpha   Wayland   13 Jul 2018
Mir 0.32.1 Released With Launcher For Internal Wayland...   Ubuntu   13 Jul 2018
More Mutter Performance Tuning Work Landing For GNOME...   GNOME   13 Jul 2018
Libinput Gets Reworked Trackpoint Acceleration   Wayland   13 Jul 2018
Virtual Kernel Mode-Setting Driver Being Added To...   Linux Kernel   12 Jul 2018
GNOME 3.30 Mutter Relieves Wayland Code From Depending...   GNOME   07 Jul 2018
Wayland's Weston Picks Up Force-On, Modifiers, Aspect...   Wayland   07 Jul 2018
Latte Dock 0.8 Is Around The Corner With Many New...   KDE   06 Jul 2018
Wayland-Protocols 1.15 Adds XDG-Decoration Protocol...   Wayland   05 Jul 2018
Apple, Ryzen, Valve & The Evolving Linux Kernel...   Free Software   04 Jul 2018
How To Make Use Of Wayland Screen Sharing With...   Wayland   04 Jul 2018
Mir Developers Ponder Their Approach For Supporting...   Ubuntu   02 Jul 2018