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

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

GNOME Shell & Mutter See Their 3.33.3 Releases...   GNOME   24 Jun 2019
Ubuntu Touch Nearing Updated Unity 8 + Mir, But Not...   Ubuntu   08 Jun 2019
X.Org Server 1.20.5 Released With A Few XWayland &...   X.Org   30 May 2019
Canonical Releases Mir 1.2 For Fostering Mir-Based...   Ubuntu   28 May 2019
X.Org Server Closer To Better Handling On-Demand...   X.Org   26 May 2019
GNOME's Mutter Makes Another Step Towards X11-Less,...   GNOME   24 May 2019
XWayland Receive An EGL-Based GLX Provider, Helping...   X.Org   24 May 2019
Problems Being Investigated Under Wayland Itches...   Wayland   22 May 2019
The Process For Eventually Releasing X.Org Server 1.21   X.Org   15 May 2019
Fedora 30 Wayland vs. X.Org Graphics Benchmarks On...   Fedora   04 May 2019
Linux 5.1 Encounters "Regression Special"...   Linux Kernel   24 Apr 2019
"Cage" Sees Initial Test Release For...   Wayland   24 Apr 2019
GLAMOR Sees More Improvements For What Will Eventually...   X.Org   18 Apr 2019
Firefox Wayland By Default Diverted To Fedora 31   Fedora   18 Mar 2019
Wayland-Spun Firefox Is Being Given More Time To Get...   Fedora   12 Mar 2019
Sway 1.0 Released For This i3-Compatible Wayland...   Wayland   11 Mar 2019
X.Org Server 1.19.7 Released With A Fix For The Two...   X.Org   03 Mar 2019
X.Org Server 1.20.4 Released With XWayland Fixes   X.Org   26 Feb 2019
Fedora 30 Will Have Firefox Wayland By Default But...   Fedora   18 Feb 2019
Wayland Support On The BSDs Continuing To Improve   BSD   21 Jan 2019
The Biggest GNOME Stories Of 2018   GNOME   29 Dec 2018
The X.Org Server Continues Cruising Along As We...   X.Org   28 Dec 2018
A Look At The Wayland/Weston Development Stats For...   Wayland   26 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
Ubuntu Mir's EGMDE Desktop Getting Experimental...   Ubuntu   17 Nov 2018
Mozilla Now Ships Firefox Nightly Builds With Wayland...   Mozilla   16 Nov 2018
X.Org Server 1.20.2 Released With A Bunch Of Bug Fixes   X.Org   15 Oct 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
Mir 1.0 Released For "Next-Generation of...   Ubuntu   21 Sep 2018
Canonical Developers Now Preparing Mir 1.0 For Release...   Ubuntu   17 Sep 2018
Mir's EGMDE "Edge" Now Has Experimental X11...   Ubuntu   28 Aug 2018
Why Linux's Direct Rendering Manager Won't Add A...   Linux Kernel   22 Aug 2018
X.Org Server 1.20.1 Released With Many Bug Fixes   X.Org   07 Aug 2018
X.Org Server 1.20 Branch Created, Latest EGLStreams...   X.Org   05 Aug 2018
Wayland Shells From The Perspective Of WLROOTS   Wayland   02 Aug 2018
XWayland Now Makes Sure DRI3 Gets Turned On For GLAMOR   X.Org   30 Jul 2018
Fedora 29 Is Shaping Up To Be A Very Exciting Release   Fedora   25 Jul 2018
GNOME 3.30 Mutter Relieves Wayland Code From Depending...   GNOME   07 Jul 2018
Apple, Ryzen, Valve & The Evolving Linux Kernel...   Free Software   04 Jul 2018
LLVM Quitter, Ryzen & Git Were Most Popular Linux...   Free Software   30 Jun 2018
The Latest Batch Of XWayland / EGLStream Improvements...   X.Org   22 Jun 2018
Sway 1.0 Wayland Compositor Nears With Floating...   Wayland   19 Jun 2018
Linux Distro Tests, New Ryzen, & LLVM Topped Our...   Phoronix   31 May 2018
XWayland Gets Patch To Automatically Use EGLStreams...   X.Org   31 May 2018
Some Of The Features Expected For Fedora 29   Fedora   29 May 2018
XWayland Gets Patches For Better EGLStreams Handling   X.Org   24 May 2018
VMware 13.3 X.Org Driver Brings DRI3 With Latest Mesa,...   X.Org   17 May 2018
X.Org Server 1.21 Opens For Development   X.Org   14 May 2018
X.Org Server 1.20 "Avocado Toast" Released...   X.Org   10 May 2018
The Shiny New Features Of X.Org Server 1.20   X.Org   03 May 2018
NVIDIA Releases The 396.24 Linux Driver With X.Org...   NVIDIA   02 May 2018
Mir Working On X11 Support Via XWayland   Ubuntu   01 May 2018
Linux 4.17, Ryzen, Valve & Apple Looking For...   Phoronix   01 May 2018
X.Org Server 1.20 RC5 Released, Adds EGLStreams To Let...   X.Org   24 Apr 2018
KDE Plasma 5.13 Is Making Great Improvements On Its...   KDE   22 Apr 2018
EGLStreams XWayland Code Revised Ahead Of X.Org Server...   X.Org   21 Apr 2018
GNOME 3.28.1 Released With Several Refinements   GNOME   13 Apr 2018
X.Org Server 1.20 RC4 Released, EGLStreams For...   X.Org   11 Apr 2018
X.Org Server 1.20 RC2 Released With DRI3 v1.2,...   X.Org   28 Mar 2018
Wayfire Is A New Wayland Compositor That Supports...   Wayland   22 Mar 2018
Per-Window Flipping In Present With XWayland Support...   X.Org   13 Mar 2018
GNOME 3.28 Is Being Released This Next Week With Many...   GNOME   11 Mar 2018
Mir Enables XDG Shell By Default, Dropping Mir EGL For...   Ubuntu   10 Mar 2018
EGLStreams For XWayland Gets Updated   X.Org   07 Mar 2018
X.Org Server 1.20 Is Now Available For Testing On...   X.Org   05 Mar 2018
A Look At The Many Features To X.Org Server 1.20   X.Org   28 Feb 2018
X.Org Server 1.20 Release Candidate Due For Release...   X.Org   27 Feb 2018
GNOME Shell vs. KDE Plasma Graphics Tests On Wayland...   SUSE   25 Feb 2018
Mir's Wayland Support Will Now Let You Drag Around...   Ubuntu   23 Feb 2018
XWayland Gets Initial Support For EGLStreams To...   X.Org   07 Feb 2018
GLXVND Server Module / Server-Side GLVND Updated For...   X.Org   03 Feb 2018
Purism Might Develop An X11-Free Wayland Compositor...   Wayland   02 Feb 2018
KWin Developer's Response To The GNOME CSD Initiative   KDE   27 Jan 2018
XWayland Gets XDG-Output Support For Potential...   X.Org   24 Jan 2018
X.Org Server 1.20 Gets Another XWayland Improvement:...   X.Org   22 Jan 2018
KDE Plasma 5.12 Reaches Beta With Faster Start-Up...   KDE   15 Jan 2018
Server-Side GLVND Updated While X.Org Server 1.20...   X.Org   10 Jan 2018
X.Org Server 1.19.6 Released   X.Org   20 Dec 2017
GNOME's Mutter Now Supports XWayland Keyboard...   GNOME   18 Dec 2017
The Architecture Of XWayland To Let X11 Apps Run On...   Wayland   18 Dec 2017
Wayland's Weston Sees Patches For FreeBSD, Fractional...   Wayland   15 Dec 2017
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