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 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

KWin On Wayland Without X11 Support Can Startup So...   KDE   13 Dec 2017
Wayland Had An Impressive 2017 With KDE Support...   Wayland   13 Dec 2017
2017 Has Been The First Year In A Decade Without A...   X.Org   05 Dec 2017
Way-Cooler Is Still Around As An i3-Inspired Wayland...   Wayland   04 Dec 2017
DRI3 v1.1 & DRI3 v1.2 Patches Revised   X.Org   07 Nov 2017
Enlightenment 22 Is Packing Much Better Wayland...   Desktop   04 Nov 2017
Mir 0.28.1 Arrives With Fixes, Fedora Support   Ubuntu   01 Nov 2017
KDE Plasma 5.11 Officially Released With Vault, Better...   KDE   10 Oct 2017
XFree KWin: Ridding KDE's Wayland Compositor Of X11...   KDE   24 Sep 2017
NVIDIA Making Progress On Server-Side GLVND: Different...   NVIDIA   23 Sep 2017
X.Org Server 1.20 Expected Around January With New...   X.Org   23 Sep 2017
KDE Plasma 5.11 Rolls Into Beta With New System...   KDE   14 Sep 2017
GNOME's Mutter Loses Some Of Its X11 Dependence   GNOME   10 Sep 2017
XWayland Grabs Onto Keyboard Grab Support   X.Org   01 Aug 2017
Wayland-Protocols 1.10 Adds XDG-Output   Wayland   31 Jul 2017
NVIDIA's Server-Side GLVND Implementation   X.Org   21 Jul 2017
Server-Side GLVND Being Hacked On, Could Help PRIME...   X.Org   18 Jul 2017
Wayland Protocols v1.9 Released   Wayland   11 Jul 2017
X.Org 2017 Summer Projects Continue Making Progress   X.Org   09 Jul 2017
XDG-Output Protocol Proposed For Wayland   Wayland   05 Jul 2017
Enlightenment 0.21.8 Released   Desktop   28 May 2017
Fractional Scaling Might Soon Be Accomplished For...   GNOME   28 May 2017
Chrome OS Is Working To Remove The Last Of Its X11...   Operating Systems   20 May 2017
It's Now Possible To Run Fedora On Chromebooks With...   Fedora   12 May 2017
Better Driver Matching For X.Org Server 1.20   X.Org   10 May 2017
Exciting GSoC 2017 Projects: Vulkan Software Renderer,...   Google   04 May 2017
XWayland Picks Up Tablet Pad Support   X.Org   28 Apr 2017
Meson Support Has Landed In The X.Org Server   X.Org   27 Apr 2017
GLAMOR 2D Tests On Ubuntu 17.04 With X.Org Server 1.19   Ubuntu   13 Apr 2017
X.Org Server 1.19 Lands In Ubuntu 17.04   Ubuntu   05 Apr 2017
Google Is Making It Possible To Run Android Studio On...   Google   25 Mar 2017
Ubuntu 17.04 Still Hasn't Landed X.Org Server 1.19   Ubuntu   25 Mar 2017
Some Of The Lesser Known Wayland Compositors   Wayland   19 Mar 2017
X.Org Server 1.19.3 Released   X.Org   15 Mar 2017
X.Org Server 1.19.2 Released With Numerous Fixes   X.Org   02 Mar 2017
Wayland's Weston 2.0 Compositor Released   Wayland   24 Feb 2017
Weston 2.0 RC2 Wayland Compositor Arrives With Last...   Wayland   21 Feb 2017
It's Now Easier Trying Firefox Wayland Support On Arch...   Mozilla   14 Feb 2017
Wayland 1.13 RC1, Weston 2.0 RC1 Released   Wayland   14 Feb 2017
X.Org Server 1.20 Breaks The Video Driver ABI   X.Org   12 Feb 2017
Wayland's Weston 2.0 Beta Released   Wayland   08 Feb 2017
Wayland 1.13 Beta Released   Wayland   07 Feb 2017
Wayland 1.13 Alpha & Weston 2.0 Alpha Released   Wayland   25 Jan 2017
XWayland Initial Window Positioning Merged For...   Wayland   19 Jan 2017
X.Org Server 1.19.1 Released   X.Org   11 Jan 2017
Skylake Iris Pro Graphics: Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE,...   Operating Systems   31 Dec 2016
FreeBSD Making Progress On Wayland Support, The Basics...   BSD   22 Dec 2016
Initial XWayland Window Positioning Support For Weston   Wayland   30 Nov 2016
X.Org Server 1.20 "Shrimp & Grits" Open...   X.Org   18 Nov 2016
X.Org Server 1.19 Officially Released With A Year's...   X.Org   15 Nov 2016
Fedora 25 Is Quite Possibly My Most Favorite Release...   Fedora   10 Nov 2016
X.Org Server 1.19 RC2, Some Prominent XWayland Changes   X.Org   29 Oct 2016
Trying Out Ubuntu GNOME 16.10, Wayland Session Not So...   Ubuntu   13 Oct 2016
Last Minute XWayland Improvements For X.Org Server...   X.Org   05 Oct 2016
October Should Be Very Exciting For Linux Enthusiasts   Free Software   02 Oct 2016
X.Org Server 1.19 Release Candidate 1   X.Org   19 Sep 2016
X.Org Server 1.19 Is Ready To Freeze, Almost 600...   X.Org   17 Sep 2016
Last Minute Wayland Fixes For GNOME 3.22   GNOME   13 Sep 2016
XWayland Pointer Confinement & Warping   X.Org   08 Sep 2016
KDE Neon Developer OS Switches To Plasma Wayland By...   KDE   06 Sep 2016
Keyboard Grabbing Protocol Proposed For Wayland   Wayland   30 Aug 2016
"Way Cooler" Is A Wayland Window Manager /...   Wayland   13 Aug 2016
X.Org Server 1.18.4 Released With XWayland / GLAMOR /...   X.Org   19 Jul 2016
Fedora Users Now Have An Experimental Firefox Wayland...   Fedora   22 Jun 2016
It's Possible To Run (X)Wayland On DragonFlyBSD   BSD   20 May 2016
Pointer Warping Emulation Is Being Worked On For...   Wayland   13 Apr 2016
X.Org Server 1.18.3 Has A DRI3/Present Fix To Avoid...   X.Org   04 Apr 2016
Fedora 24 Alpha X.Org vs. (X)Wayland Gaming Tests   Fedora   31 Mar 2016
X.Org Server 1.18.2 Brings DRI3 Fixes, Better GLAMOR...   X.Org   11 Mar 2016
XWayland Lands The GLAMOR X-Video Support   Wayland   11 Mar 2016
Fedora 23 vs. Rawhide Performance Tests, Xorg vs....   Fedora   04 Mar 2016
XWayland Gains Partial XvidMode Support To Run Older...   X.Org   29 Feb 2016
The State Of Popular Open-Source Programs On Wayland   Wayland   24 Feb 2016
XWayland Gets GLAMOR X-Video Support   Wayland   16 Feb 2016
X.Org Server 1.18.1 Has Fixes For GLAMOR, Modesetting...   Red Hat   08 Feb 2016
OpenGL 3.1 Core Support Lands In X.Org Server's GLAMOR   X.Org   26 Jan 2016
OpenGL 3.3 Core Profile Support For GLAMOR   X.Org   18 Jan 2016
How Close Fedora Is To Switching To Wayland By Default   Fedora   05 Jan 2016
The Biggest Wayland & Mir News Of The Year   Wayland   29 Dec 2015
Mutter & GNOME Shell 3.19.3 Bring More Fixes   GNOME   16 Dec 2015
KDE Plasma 5.5 Officially Released   KDE   08 Dec 2015
Daily Builds Of Wayland & Weston For Ubuntu   Wayland   08 Dec 2015
I've Been Running GNOME Wayland On My Primary Dev...   Fedora   06 Dec 2015
XWayland, NotifyFD, Video ABI Bump In X.Org Server Git   X.Org   01 Dec 2015
Fedora Rawhide Enables Wayland By Default, Where...   Wayland   10 Nov 2015
Enlightenment E20 Wayland Support Continues To Advance   Wayland   02 Nov 2015
Mesa's DRI3 Support For EGL Still Baking, The State Of...   Mesa   30 Oct 2015
GNOME's Mutter 3.18.1 Brings Better HiDPI On Wayland   GNOME   15 Oct 2015
There's Rapid Progress Being Made On KDE For Wayland   KDE   18 Sep 2015
Wayland Continues Advancing On Features, But XWayland...   Wayland   16 Sep 2015
Enlightenment Starts Working On XWayland Support   Wayland   26 Jun 2015
Work On Wayland's "Libweston" Is Being...   Wayland   23 Jun 2015
X.Org Server 1.17.2 Released   X.Org   16 Jun 2015
XWayland Hit By Its First Security Advisory: Missing...   Wayland   10 Jun 2015
GNOME 3.16 On Fedora 22: Wayland vs. X.Org   Fedora   14 May 2015
Smooth Scrolling Implemented For XWayland   X.Org   12 May 2015
Rootless XWayland Support Part Of KWin 5.3   KDE   23 Mar 2015
XWayland Integration In The Works For KDE's KWin 5.3   KDE   24 Feb 2015
Wayland/Weston 1.7.0 RC2 Released   Wayland   07 Feb 2015
Wayland's Weston Now Supports Maximizing XWayland...   Wayland   03 Feb 2015