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 Had A Busy November With Some Big...   GNOME   03 Dec 2019
XWayland Multi-Buffering Lands To Avoid Stuttering /...   X.Org   29 Nov 2019
Wayland's Weston 8.0 Bringing Direct-Display...   Wayland   27 Nov 2019
X.Org Server 1.20.6 Released With Many Bug Fixes -...   X.Org   23 Nov 2019
XWayland Work Pending To Address Game...   X.Org   20 Nov 2019
GNOME's Mutter Adds XWayland Full-Screen Games...   GNOME   01 Nov 2019
Ubuntu 19.10 Is The First Time We've Seen (X)Wayland...   Ubuntu   29 Oct 2019
XWayland Lands RandR/Vidmode Emulation For Better Game...   X.Org   12 Oct 2019
X.Org Server To See New CI-Driven Automated Release...   X.Org   10 Oct 2019
KDE's KWin To Still Pursue X11 Composite Unredirect,...   KDE   08 Oct 2019
XWayland Sees Updated Protocol Support To Help WLROOTS...   X.Org   05 Sep 2019
Sway 1.2 Released For This Popular i3 Inspired Wayland...   Wayland   27 Aug 2019
GNOME 3.34 Beta 2 Brings Last Minute Improvements To...   GNOME   21 Aug 2019
GNOME 3.34 Works Out Refined XWayland Support For X11...   GNOME   20 Aug 2019
Stepping Towards Better VR Headset Support On Wayland   Wayland   12 Aug 2019
GNOME Shell & Mutter Reach The 3.34 Beta Milestone...   GNOME   10 Aug 2019
Sway 1.2-RC1 Released For The i3-Inspired Wayland...   Wayland   09 Aug 2019
GNOME 3.34 Now Supports Starting XWayland On-Demand   Wayland   06 Aug 2019
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