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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The First Wayland Benchmarks From Fedora 20 Show Great...   Operating Systems   07 Oct 2013
Running The Latest GNOME Wayland Shell On Fedora 20   Software   28 Oct 2013
GNOME Shell Wayland Benchmarks From Fedora 20   Display Drivers   26 Dec 2013
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 XWayland Radeon Gaming Performance Is In Good...   Linux Gaming   01 Feb 2021

XWayland Linux News

Intel Reverts Plans, Will Not Support Ubuntu's XMir   Intel   07 Sep 2013
Wayland 1.0 Officially Released   Wayland   22 Oct 2012
X.Org Server 1.15 Release Has Several New Features   X.Org   27 Dec 2013
GNOME Will Move Full-Speed With Wayland Support   GNOME   13 Mar 2013
ADWC: A Tiling Window Manager For Wayland   Wayland   22 Apr 2012
NVIDIA 470 Linux Driver Series To Be "Even More...   NVIDIA   05 Mar 2021
NVIDIA Prepares XWayland OpenGL/Vulkan Acceleration...   NVIDIA   07 Jan 2021
Trying Out Ubuntu GNOME 16.10, Wayland Session Not So...   Ubuntu   13 Oct 2016
NVIDIA To Issue An Update On Their Support Of Mir...   NVIDIA   29 Sep 2014
Some Of The Lesser Known Wayland Compositors   Wayland   19 Mar 2017
GNOME 3.16 On Fedora 22: Wayland vs. X.Org   Fedora   14 May 2015
Trying Out Wayland With Rebecca Black   Wayland   25 Mar 2012
The Re-Opened X.Org Server 1.15 Pushes Ahead   X.Org   05 Oct 2013
Fedora 29 Is Shaping Up To Be A Very Exciting Release   Fedora   25 Jul 2018
Fedora 25 Is Quite Possibly My Most Favorite Release...   Fedora   10 Nov 2016
EGLStreams XWayland Code Revised Ahead Of X.Org Server...   X.Org   21 Apr 2018
GNOME Shell vs. KDE Plasma Graphics Tests On Wayland...   SUSE   25 Feb 2018
Reasons For Losing Motivation In Wayland   Wayland   12 Jun 2013
It's Now Easier Trying Firefox Wayland Support On Arch...   Mozilla   14 Feb 2017
The Shiny New Features Of X.Org Server 1.20   X.Org   03 May 2018
Google Is Making It Possible To Run Android Studio On...   Google   25 Mar 2017
It's Now Possible To Run Fedora On Chromebooks With...   Fedora   12 May 2017
What It Takes To Port An X11 Application To Wayland   Wayland   13 Feb 2014
X.Org Server 1.20.7 Released With A Handful Of Fixes...   X.Org   14 Jan 2020
Xfce, LXDE, & GNOME Are Running On Ubuntu XMir   Ubuntu   24 Jun 2013
Chrome OS Is Working To Remove The Last Of Its X11...   Operating Systems   20 May 2017
Fedora 30 Wayland vs. X.Org Graphics Benchmarks On...   Fedora   04 May 2019
X.Org Server 1.13 Released With Massive Changes   X.Org   05 Sep 2012
Advancements Continue Around Wayland, GNOME   Wayland   24 Sep 2013
What It Takes To Write A Wayland Compositor   Wayland   10 Feb 2014
Maynard: A Lightweight Wayland Desktop   Wayland   16 Apr 2014
X.Org Server Development Hits A Nearly Two Decade Low   X.Org   04 Jan 2020
X.Org Server 1.19 Officially Released With A Year's...   X.Org   15 Nov 2016
You Can Now Run GNOME Shell Wayland On Fedora 20   Wayland   03 Oct 2013
How Close Fedora Is To Switching To Wayland By Default   Fedora   05 Jan 2016
Some Ugly Code Can Get NVIDIA's Linux Driver Working...   NVIDIA   23 Aug 2020
GNOME OS Is Taking Shape But Its To Serve For Testing...   GNOME   22 Jul 2020
GNOME 3.28 Is Being Released This Next Week With Many...   GNOME   11 Mar 2018
A Look At The Many Features To X.Org Server 1.20   X.Org   28 Feb 2018
Does Using GNOME On Wayland Save Power?   Wayland   30 Dec 2014
The State Of Popular Open-Source Programs On Wayland   Wayland   24 Feb 2016
I've Been Running GNOME Wayland On My Primary Dev...   Fedora   06 Dec 2015
Wine's Project Leader Has Given A Blessing To The...   WINE   05 Mar 2021
Ubuntu 12.10 Grows Ambitious Wayland Plans   Wayland   09 May 2012
Mozilla Now Ships Firefox Nightly Builds With Wayland...   Mozilla   16 Nov 2018
Ubuntu Still Aims For Wayland System Compositor   Ubuntu   06 Jul 2012
X.Org Server Git Lands Support For...   NVIDIA   09 Apr 2021
Fedora 34 Released As A Hugely Exciting Update For...   Fedora   27 Apr 2021
Ubuntu 19.10 Is The First Time We've Seen (X)Wayland...   Ubuntu   29 Oct 2019
Fedora 34 To Release Next Week As A Very Exciting...   Fedora   24 Apr 2021
GNOME 3.36 RC2 Released Ahead Of The Official Desktop...   GNOME   06 Mar 2020
XWayland 2D Performance Appears Better Than XMir   Wayland   30 Jun 2013
Wayland Running Various GTK Applications   Wayland   09 Apr 2012
Wayland Support On The BSDs Continuing To Improve   BSD   21 Jan 2019
GNOME 40 Alpha Released   GNOME   26 Jan 2021
X.Org Server 1.16 Planned For A July Debut   X.Org   27 Dec 2013
A Linux LiveCD To Play With Wayland/Weston   Ubuntu   10 Aug 2012
NVIDIA Posts 470 Linux Driver Beta With Better Wayland...   NVIDIA   22 Jun 2021
Fedora 30 Will Have Firefox Wayland By Default But...   Fedora   18 Feb 2019
Fedora 20 Moves Ahead With Wayland Tech Preview   Fedora   09 Sep 2013
The X.Org Server Continues Cruising Along As We...   X.Org   28 Dec 2018
Ten Years Past GNOME's 10x10 Goal, The Linux Desktop...   GNOME   14 Dec 2019
Mir 1.7 Released With Improvements For Running X11...   Ubuntu   16 Jan 2020
Fedora Users Now Have An Experimental Firefox Wayland...   Fedora   22 Jun 2016
GNOME 3.36 Set To Be Released Today With Ongoing...   GNOME   11 Mar 2020
Firefox Wayland By Default Diverted To Fedora 31   Fedora   18 Mar 2019
KWin Developer's Response To The GNOME CSD Initiative   KDE   27 Jan 2018
X.Org, Wayland Plans For Ubuntu 13.04 Are Drawn   Wayland   01 Nov 2012
X.Org Server 1.20 Expected Around January With New...   X.Org   23 Sep 2017
Some Of The Features Expected For Fedora 29   Fedora   29 May 2018
NVIDIA Releases The 396.24 Linux Driver With X.Org...   NVIDIA   02 May 2018
NVIDIA Reiterates That It's Working On Wayland Support   NVIDIA   29 Mar 2014
GNOME 3.30 Mutter Relieves Wayland Code From Depending...   GNOME   07 Jul 2018
There's Rapid Progress Being Made On KDE For Wayland   KDE   18 Sep 2015
GNOME Shell + Mutter See Big Last Minute Improvements...   GNOME   06 Feb 2020
Enlightenment 0.19 Lands Full Wayland Support, Its Own...   Desktop   18 Mar 2014
The X Window System Turns 30 Years Old Today   X.Org   19 Jun 2014
The Biggest Wayland & Mir News Of The Year   Wayland   29 Dec 2015
XWayland 21.1.2 Released With NVIDIA Hardware...   Wayland   09 Jul 2021
Wayland's Weston 2.0 Compositor Released   Wayland   24 Feb 2017
Ubuntu 21.04 Beta Released For This Linux 5.11 Powered...   Ubuntu   01 Apr 2021
The Work Ahead For Ubuntu 21.04 To Switch To Wayland...   Ubuntu   09 Feb 2021
Fedora 24 Alpha X.Org vs. (X)Wayland Gaming Tests   Fedora   31 Mar 2016
High Resolution Wheel Scrolling Back To Being Finished...   Desktop   04 Apr 2020
X.Org Server 1.20 Breaks The Video Driver ABI   X.Org   12 Feb 2017
GNOME Shell Merges Its New Horizontal Workspaces   GNOME   30 Jan 2021
Valve's Steam Box Will Most Likely Use An X.Org Server   Valve   05 Mar 2013
GNOME Shell 3.10 Is Ready To Shine On Wayland   Wayland   17 Sep 2013
KWin On Wayland Without X11 Support Can Startup So...   KDE   13 Dec 2017
Fedora 29 Is On Track With A Lot Of Changes   Fedora   25 Sep 2018
FreeBSD Making Progress On Wayland Support, The Basics...   BSD   22 Dec 2016
GPU Offloading Support In Wayland Moves Along   Wayland   05 Feb 2014
GLAMOR Code Lands In X.Org Server 1.16   X.Org   23 Jan 2014
GNOME 3.36 Beta 2 Released With Initial Setup Parental...   GNOME   18 Feb 2020
A New X.Org-Free Wayland LiveCD Released   Wayland   25 May 2013
The Performance Penalty Of Xfce/Xubuntu On XMir   Ubuntu   06 Aug 2013
"Way Cooler" Is A Wayland Window Manager /...   Wayland   13 Aug 2016
Apple, Ryzen, Valve & The Evolving Linux Kernel...   Free Software   04 Jul 2018
Fractional Scaling Might Soon Be Accomplished For...   GNOME   28 May 2017
GLAMOR Xephyr & DRI3 Support Called For Pulling   X.Org   05 Mar 2014