XWayland

XWayland is a component to be merged into the X.Org Server for offering a compatibility layer to run legacy X11 applications on Wayland.

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XWayland Articles & Reviews

GNOME XWayland Radeon Gaming Performance Is In Good...   Linux Gaming   01 Feb 2021
XWayland Linux Gaming Performance With GNOME Wayland...   Software   25 Sep 2014
X.Org Server 1.16 Officially Released With Terrific...   Software   17 Jul 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

XWayland Linux News

X.Org Server 21.1 RC1 Released With VRR Support For...   X.Org   21 Sep 2021
The Current State Of Intel Discrete Graphics On Linux:...   Intel   17 Sep 2021
KDE Plasma 5.23 Beta Released As The 25th Anniversary...   KDE   16 Sep 2021
Mesa Lands Option That Can Help XWayland-Based Gaming...   Mesa   13 Sep 2021
KDE's Plasma Wayland Session Is "Finally Reaching...   KDE   04 Sep 2021
Wayland Protocols 1.22 Released With DRM Object...   Wayland   01 Sep 2021
KDE Plasma 5.23 Will Be Another Exciting Release With...   KDE   28 Aug 2021
GNOME 41 Beta Released With "Calls" SIP/VoIP...   GNOME   23 Aug 2021
KDE Plasma Introduces A New Overview Effect, Many...   KDE   21 Aug 2021
X.Org Server 21.1 Will Aim To Release In The Coming...   X.Org   10 Aug 2021
LE9, Canonical's Profits, Steam Deck, & Loongson...   Phoronix   01 Aug 2021
NVIDIA Releases 470.57.02 Linux Driver, DLSS SDK Adds...   NVIDIA   19 Jul 2021
New X.Org Server Release While Maintaining Separate...   X.Org   11 Jul 2021
XWayland 21.1.2 Released With NVIDIA Hardware...   Wayland   09 Jul 2021
KDE Kicks Off July With More Plasma Wayland Fixes   KDE   09 Jul 2021
X.Org Server 21.1 Development Snapshot Released   X.Org   05 Jul 2021
XWayland 21.1.2 Nears With NVIDIA Hardware...   X.Org   30 Jun 2021
NVIDIA Posts 470 Linux Driver Beta With Better Wayland...   NVIDIA   22 Jun 2021
Experimental Wayland Driver For Wine Now Supports...   WINE   07 Jun 2021
X.Org Server Git Lands Latest Patches To Help NVIDIA...   X.Org   31 May 2021
XWayland Lands Support For Sharing Pixmaps Via MIT-SHM   X.Org   19 May 2021
GNUstep Releases Early Wayland Support, Many Other...   Desktop   06 May 2021
Taiwins 0.3 Released As Newest Wayland Compositor...   Wayland   04 May 2021
Hypocrite Commits, Rocket Lake Benchmarks, Arch's New...   Phoronix   01 May 2021
Fedora 34 Released As A Hugely Exciting Update For...   Fedora   27 Apr 2021
Fedora 34 To Release Next Week As A Very Exciting...   Fedora   24 Apr 2021
Mesa 21.0.3 + Mesa 21.1-rc2 Released   Mesa   21 Apr 2021
X.Org Server 1.20.11 Released Due To New Security...   X.Org   13 Apr 2021
X.Org Server Git Lands Support For...   NVIDIA   09 Apr 2021
Ubuntu 21.04 Beta Released For This Linux 5.11 Powered...   Ubuntu   01 Apr 2021
The Most Exciting Open-Source Graphics Driver News...   Mesa   29 Mar 2021
KDE Saw More Wayland Fixes This Week, Other Changes   KDE   20 Mar 2021
GNOME 40 Release Candidate Arrives Ahead Of Next...   GNOME   19 Mar 2021
Standalone XWayland Makes It For Ubuntu 21.04 Along...   Ubuntu   18 Mar 2021
XWayland 21.1 Standalone Released To Offer Better X11...   X.Org   17 Mar 2021
The Last Minute GNOME Shell + Mutter 40 Release...   GNOME   16 Mar 2021
LABWC Is The Newest Stacking Wayland Compositor   Wayland   06 Mar 2021
NVIDIA 470 Linux Driver Series To Be "Even More...   NVIDIA   05 Mar 2021
Wine's Project Leader Has Given A Blessing To The...   WINE   05 Mar 2021
KDE Rolling Out New CLI Tools, Many Crash Fixes   KDE   27 Feb 2021
GNOME 40 Beta Released With Many Improvements   GNOME   24 Feb 2021
GNOME Shell + Mutter 40 Beta Released With Wayland...   GNOME   23 Feb 2021
Experimental Wayland Support For Wine Now Sees More...   Wayland   19 Feb 2021
XWayland 21.1 Release Candidate Offers Split From The...   X.Org   17 Feb 2021
Mir 2.3.2 Released With Better XWayland HiDPI,...   Ubuntu   11 Feb 2021
The Work Ahead For Ubuntu 21.04 To Switch To Wayland...   Ubuntu   09 Feb 2021
KDE Plasma 5.22 Will Support Direct Scan-Out For...   KDE   06 Feb 2021
Fedora 34 Will See HarfBuzz-Enabled FreeType As The...   Fedora   05 Feb 2021
Taiwins Wayland Compositor Switches From WLROOTS To...   Wayland   31 Jan 2021
GNOME Shell Merges Its New Horizontal Workspaces   GNOME   30 Jan 2021
XWayland 21.1 Planned For Release In Mid-March   X.Org   29 Jan 2021
GNOME 40 Alpha Released   GNOME   26 Jan 2021
GNOME 40 Will Now Handle XWayland On-Demand By Default   GNOME   19 Jan 2021
Fedora Looks To Overhaul Its Community Outreach   Fedora   12 Jan 2021
NVIDIA Prepares XWayland OpenGL/Vulkan Acceleration...   NVIDIA   07 Jan 2021
Fedora 34 To Ship With Standalone XWayland, LLVM 12 +...   Fedora   05 Jan 2021
Some Linux/Open-Source Letdowns Last For Years   Free Software   01 Jan 2021
The Most Popular NVIDIA Linux News + Milestones Of...   NVIDIA   30 Dec 2020
DNF/RPM Copy-On-Write Eyed For Fedora 34 To Speed Up...   Fedora   23 Dec 2020
Fedora Shifting Their Git Repositories To...   Fedora   21 Dec 2020
KDE Sees New Features, Bug Fixes Ahead Of Christmas   KDE   19 Dec 2020
XWayland 21.1 Proposed In Splitting Off Releases From...   X.Org   18 Dec 2020
There's Finally An Experimental Driver For Native...   WINE   15 Dec 2020
GNOME's Mutter 40 Alpha Released With Big Improvements   GNOME   02 Dec 2020
X.Org Server 1.20.10 Allows For Larger Number Of Input...   X.Org   02 Dec 2020
Fedora Looks To Provide Standalone XWayland Package...   Fedora   30 Nov 2020
KDE Closing Out November With More Plasma Wayland...   KDE   28 Nov 2020
Arcan 0.6 Display Server Adds Network Transparency,...   Free Software   26 Nov 2020
KDE Saw A "Bug Massacre" This Week With...   KDE   31 Oct 2020
Adam Jackson On The State Of The X.Org Server In 2020   X.Org   28 Oct 2020
More KDE Wayland Fixes Heading Into Plasma 5.20.1   KDE   17 Oct 2020
NetBSD Has Some Wayland Support But X11 Is Far More...   Wayland   29 Sep 2020
KDE Plasma 5.20 Beta Released With Better Wayland...   KDE   17 Sep 2020
Gamescope Continues Advancing As Wayland/Vulkan...   Valve   16 Sep 2020
Hikari 2.2 Wayland Compositor Adds Support For WayVNC,...   Wayland   08 Sep 2020
Intel mOS, Cachy, Mozilla Layoffs Were The Open-Source...   Phoronix   01 Sep 2020
Many Linux Developers Are Ecstatic Over Fedora On...   Hardware   31 Aug 2020
X.Org Server 1.20.9 Released With Numerous XWayland...   X.Org   26 Aug 2020
Some Ugly Code Can Get NVIDIA's Linux Driver Working...   NVIDIA   23 Aug 2020
30-bit Deep Color For GNOME On Wayland Will Likely...   GNOME   18 Aug 2020
GNOME 3.38 Beta Released Ahead Of Official Release...   GNOME   15 Aug 2020
More Wayland Fixes Pile On For KDE Plasma 5.20   KDE   08 Aug 2020
GNOME OS Is Taking Shape But Its To Serve For Testing...   GNOME   22 Jul 2020
EGMDE Is Still Being Hacked On As A Lightweight Mir...   Ubuntu   26 Jun 2020
KDE Plasma 5.19 Released After Lots Of Polishing,...   KDE   09 Jun 2020
KDE Plasma 5.19 Has Better Wayland Support But Their...   KDE   02 Jun 2020
High Resolution Wheel Scrolling Back To Being Finished...   Desktop   04 Apr 2020
X.Org Server 1.20.8 Released With No Sign Of...   X.Org   30 Mar 2020
GNOME 3.36 Set To Be Released Today With Ongoing...   GNOME   11 Mar 2020
GNOME 3.36 RC2 Released Ahead Of The Official Desktop...   GNOME   06 Mar 2020
GNOME 3.36 Seeing Last Minute Mutter Wayland...   GNOME   01 Mar 2020
Mir 1.7.1 Released With X11 Support Promoted Out Of...   Ubuntu   25 Feb 2020
X.Org Server Lands Fixes For XWayland Full-Screen...   X.Org   24 Feb 2020
GNOME 3.36 Beta 2 Released With Initial Setup Parental...   GNOME   18 Feb 2020
KDE Sees Improvements For Samba Shares, Fixing Mouse...   KDE   16 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
Early Out Of Tree Patches Let Wine Run Natively On...   WINE   04 Feb 2020
Mir 1.7 Released With Improvements For Running X11...   Ubuntu   16 Jan 2020
X.Org Server 1.20.7 Released With A Handful Of Fixes...   X.Org   14 Jan 2020