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

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

Entangle 2.0 Released For Taking Control Of Your DSLR...   Desktop   16 Jan 2019
More GNOME Performance Optimizations Being Tackled...   GNOME   14 Jan 2019
Kodi 18 Leia Nearly Released, But For Now An RC5   Multimedia   13 Jan 2019
GNOME 3.32 Will Do A Better Job Picking The Primary...   GNOME   13 Jan 2019
FOSDEM 19 Is Happening In Just Three Weeks, There Will...   Linux Events   13 Jan 2019
KDE Frameworks 5.54 Released With KWayland...   KDE   12 Jan 2019
Mir Made Good Progress Over The Holidays With Porting...   Ubuntu   11 Jan 2019
GNOME Shell + Mutter 3.31.4 Deliver Desktop...   GNOME   10 Jan 2019
Intel Developer Working On Adding HDR Display Support...   Wayland   10 Jan 2019
Purism Shares The Progress Made On Their Librem 5...   Hardware   09 Jan 2019
It's Still A Slow Process For Ubuntu Touch Moving To...   Ubuntu   09 Jan 2019
To No Surprise, Fedora 30 Will Target GNOME 3.32   Fedora   08 Jan 2019
Panfrost Open-Source Mali Driver Now Has A Winsys...   Mesa   07 Jan 2019
KDE Developers Kick Off 2019 With More Fixes &...   KDE   06 Jan 2019
GNOME On Wayland Is No Longer Frustratingly Slow With...   GNOME   04 Jan 2019
From The Linux Perspective: What I Am Most Looking...   Linux Kernel   02 Jan 2019
Other Open-Source / Linux Letdowns For 2018 From File...   Free Software   02 Jan 2019
Linux 4.20, Debian, Intel, x32, Microsft's Actions...   Phoronix   01 Jan 2019
KDE Plasma 5.14 On The Way To FreeBSD, KDE Wayland...   KDE   01 Jan 2019
Open-Source / Linux Letdowns For 2018   Free Software   31 Dec 2018
Ubuntu Had A Very Busy 2018 But Not Everything Turned...   Ubuntu   30 Dec 2018
KDE Had A Darn Exciting Year With Better Wayland...   KDE   30 Dec 2018
The Biggest GNOME Stories Of 2018   GNOME   29 Dec 2018
Mesa RadeonSI Lands FreeSync / Adaptive-Sync Support...   Radeon   28 Dec 2018
The X.Org Server Continues Cruising Along As We...   X.Org   28 Dec 2018
Cage Is A New Wayland Compositor For...   Wayland   27 Dec 2018
A Look At The Wayland/Weston Development Stats For...   Wayland   26 Dec 2018
The Most Popular Intel Linux News & Reviews Of...   Intel   25 Dec 2018
Happy Holidays As We Wrap Up 2018, Looking Ahead To An...   Phoronix   25 Dec 2018
The xf86-video-ati X.Org Driver Receives Some EOY...   Radeon   25 Dec 2018
LibreELEC 9.0 Beta Pulls In Kodi 18, Core OS...   Multimedia   24 Dec 2018
Ubuntu Mir Developer Creates New Wayland Debug Tool   Ubuntu   24 Dec 2018
Chrome 72 Beta Deprecates TLS 1.0/1.1, Steps Towards...   Google   19 Dec 2018
Mir 1.1 Released With EGLStreams KMS Support To Work...   Ubuntu   18 Dec 2018
Ubuntu's Dock CPU Usage To Be Lowered By A Third,...   Ubuntu   17 Dec 2018
Mesa 18.2.7 Released With Several RADV Driver Fixes,...   Mesa   13 Dec 2018
Wayland's Weston Switching Over To The Meson Build...   Wayland   13 Dec 2018
Linux Is Already In Good Shape For The New Features Of...   Intel   12 Dec 2018
KDE Frameworks 5.53 Released With Important KIO...   KDE   09 Dec 2018
Qt 5.12 Released With Many Improvements, Joined By Qt...   Qt   06 Dec 2018
Mir 1.1 Is Releasing Soon With Experimental X11...   Ubuntu   30 Nov 2018
Sway 1.0 Beta 2 Rolls Out For Feature-Rich...   Wayland   30 Nov 2018
Mesa 18.3-RC5 Released As The Stable Release Looms   Mesa   30 Nov 2018
GNOME On Wayland Will Now Work Correctly For Non-60Hz...   GNOME   23 Nov 2018
Kodi 18 Release Candidate 1 Now Available For This...   Multimedia   22 Nov 2018
Qt 5.12 Release Candidate Available, Final Coming In...   Qt   22 Nov 2018
GNOME's Mutter On Wayland Will Now Support GPU...   GNOME   21 Nov 2018
Wayland Secure Output Protocol Proposed For Upstream -...   Wayland   19 Nov 2018
Unite Shell: Making GNOME Shell More Like Ubuntu's...   GNOME   19 Nov 2018
Ubuntu Mir's EGMDE Desktop Getting Experimental...   Ubuntu   17 Nov 2018
Qt 5.12 Lowering The QML Memory Consumption, Better...   Qt   16 Nov 2018
Mozilla Now Ships Firefox Nightly Builds With Wayland...   Mozilla   16 Nov 2018
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Beta Released With Stratis,...   Red Hat   15 Nov 2018
NVIDIA Working On An EGLStreams Back-End For KDE On...   KDE   14 Nov 2018
Collabora Revives Work On Alpha Compositing Protocol...   Wayland   14 Nov 2018
Wayland Protocols 1.17 Brings Explicit Synchronization...   Wayland   12 Nov 2018
KDE Frameworks 5.52 Released With KWayland Virtual...   KDE   10 Nov 2018
Mesa 18.3-RC2 Released With RADV, Wayland & NIR...   Mesa   09 Nov 2018
VirtualBox 5.2.22 Released, Disables 3D For Wayland...   Virtualization   09 Nov 2018
Qt 5.12 Fast Approaching With The Final Beta Now...   Qt   08 Nov 2018
AMD Lands Big Batch Of AMDVLK Vulkan Driver Changes To...   Radeon   08 Nov 2018
Mesa Gets Patches For...   Mesa   07 Nov 2018
i3 Window Manager v4.16 Released   X.Org   05 Nov 2018
KDE Developers Had A Busy Week With Revising Icons,...   KDE   04 Nov 2018
Wayland's Weston Is In Severe Need Of More Development...   Wayland   03 Nov 2018
SDL2 Nukes Its Mir Support With Wayland Compatibility...   Linux Gaming   03 Nov 2018
Chrome 72 Poised To Have Some Wayland Performance...   Google   01 Nov 2018
SDL 2.0.9 Released As The Latest Version For This...   Linux Gaming   31 Oct 2018
Zink For OpenGL-Over-Vulkan Currently Supports GL 2.1...   Mesa   31 Oct 2018
GNOME 3.30.2 Released As Focus Shifts To GNOME 3.32   GNOME   31 Oct 2018
Samsung Comments On Open-Source Restructuring   Free Software   31 Oct 2018
PipeWire Is Still On Track For One Day Being A Drop-In...   Multimedia   30 Oct 2018
Fedora 29 Officially Released With Arguably The Best...   Fedora   30 Oct 2018
SDL2 Picks Up Support For KDE Server-Side Decorations   Linux Gaming   30 Oct 2018
Wayland's Weston Gets A Remoting Plugin For Virtual...   Wayland   30 Oct 2018
Samsung Open-Source Group Reportedly Shuts Down   Free Software   27 Oct 2018
AMDVLK Driver Still Being Fixed Up For Steam Play /...   Radeon   26 Oct 2018
The Big DRM Graphics Driver Pull Request Has Been...   Linux Kernel   25 Oct 2018
More Than 80 Kernel Patches Were Made This Summer By...   Free Software   24 Oct 2018
KDE Will Now Set Scale Factor For GTK Apps, Plasma...   KDE   21 Oct 2018
Panfrost Open-Source GPU Driver Continues Advancing...   Mesa   21 Oct 2018
Sway 1.0 Beta Released - Offers 100% Compatibility...   Wayland   20 Oct 2018
XRGEARS: Infamous "Gears" Now On VR Headsets...   Vulkan   20 Oct 2018
AMDVLK Radeon Vulkan Driver Updated With A Slew Of...   Radeon   19 Oct 2018
Ubuntu 18.10 Set For Release Today With Some Nice...   Ubuntu   18 Oct 2018
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