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WLROOTS Linux & Open-Source News

wlroots 0.17 Adds New Wayland Protocols, Continued Vulkan Renderer Work   Wayland   2023-11-22
Raspberry Pi 5 Kernel Graphics Driver Support Queued Ahead Of Linux 6.8   Linux Kernel   2023-11-17
Louvre Is A New C++ Library Helping To Build Wayland Compositors   Wayland   2023-11-17
WayVNC 0.7 Released As VNC Server For Wlroots-Based Wayland Compositors   Wayland   2023-10-05
wlroots Merges Wayland Tearing Control Support   Wayland   2023-09-30
PipeWire 0.3.80 Released With Vulkan DMA-BUF Support, Tag Param   PipeWire   2023-09-14
Xfce's Wayland Roadmap Updated   Wayland   2023-09-13
GPU VA Manager To Land In Linux 6.6   Hardware   2023-07-21
Open-Source Graphics Driver Updates Begin Queuing For Linux 6.6   Linux Kernel   2023-07-13
Google Chrome/Chromium Lands Wayland Fractional Scaling Support   Google   2023-03-22
Labwc 0.6.2 Released For Openbox-Inspired Wayland Compositor   Wayland   2023-03-21
NVIDIA Improving wlroots For Better Dual-GPU Gaming Performance   Wayland   2023-03-16
GNOME 44 Mutter Adds fractional_scale_v1 Wayland Support   GNOME   2023-03-05
Sway & wl-roots Land Support For Wayland Fractional Scaling   Wayland   2023-02-13
labwc 0.6.1 Released For Window-Stacking Wayland Compositor   Wayland   2023-01-30
Wlroots-Based Xfce Xwfm4 Wayland Code Taking Shape   Wayland   2022-12-21
Wayland Protocols 1.31 Released With Fractional Scaling Support   Wayland   2022-11-29
Wayland Protocol Finally Ready For Fractional Scaling   Wayland   2022-11-25
wlroots 0.16 Released With More Stable Vulkan Renderer, High Resolution Scrolling   Wayland   2022-11-12
Mesa Lands DMA-BUF Feedback Support For Vulkan On Wayland   Mesa   2022-10-22
Xfce's Xfwm4 Sees Wayland Port With Wlroots   Wayland   2022-07-15
WayVNC 0.5 VNC Server For wlroots-Based Wayland Compositors Released   Wayland   2022-07-10
Wayland 1.21 Alpha Finally Introduces High-Resolution Scroll Wheel Support   Wayland   2022-05-27
New Wayland Protocol Proposed For Fractional Scaling   Wayland   2022-04-06
KWinFT 5.24 Released - Continues To Advance Its Wayland Support, Expand On Wlroots   KDE   2022-02-09
LABWC 0.4 Stacking Wayland Compositor Brings Fullscreen Mode, Drag & Drop   Wayland   2022-01-01
DMA-BUF Feedback Support For Wayland Lands In Mesa 22.0's EGL Code   Mesa   2021-11-27
Wayland 1.20 Alpha Released With Upstreamed FreeBSD Support, Autotools Nuked   Wayland   2021-11-05
Sway's wlroots Lands Initial Vulkan Renderer   Wayland   2021-10-28
KWinFT Continues Working On WLROOTS Render, Library Split   Wayland   2021-09-17
Wayland Protocols 1.22 Released With DRM Object Leasing Support For VR HMDs   Wayland   2021-09-01
KWinFT Lands Code To Now Use WLROOTS For Wayland   KDE   2021-07-16
Sway 1.6.1 Wayland Compositor Released With WLROOTS 0.14   Wayland   2021-06-25
Surface Suspension Protocol Proposed For Wayland   Wayland   2021-06-20
KWinFT Going Through Code Refactoring, Working On WLROOTS-Based Usage   KDE   2021-06-13
XWayland Lands Support For Sharing Pixmaps Via MIT-SHM   X.Org   2021-05-19
Taiwins 0.3 Released As Newest Wayland Compositor Release   Wayland   2021-05-04
Wayland-Protocols 1.21 Released With XDG_Activation, Staging Replaces Unstable   Wayland   2021-05-03
Sway 1.6-rc1 Released With Better Touchscreen/Tablet Support   Wayland   2021-03-17
LABWC Is The Newest Stacking Wayland Compositor   Wayland   2021-03-06
Linux 5.11, Pyston, Wayland & Other January Excitement   Phoronix   2021-02-01
Taiwins Wayland Compositor Switches From WLROOTS To Its Own Library   Wayland   2021-01-31
Vulkan Wayland Compositors Are Nearing Reality   Vulkan   2021-01-20
WayVNC 0.3 Released - The Wayland VNC Server Now Supports Copy & Paste   Wayland   2020-09-28
Disman Continues Taking Shape As Display Management Library For X11/Wayland   KDE   2020-09-23
Taiwins 0.2 Released As Modular Wayland Compositor That Supports Lua Scripting   Wayland   2020-09-18
Gamescope Continues Advancing As Wayland/Vulkan Compositor Backed By Valve   Valve   2020-09-16
Hikari 2.2 Wayland Compositor Adds Support For WayVNC, Other Features   Wayland   2020-09-08
Cage Wayland Compositor For Kiosk Use-Cases Updated With Direct Scan-Out, New Protocols   Wayland   2020-07-17
The Wayland Book Is Now Freely Available   Wayland   2020-05-05
Sway Wayland Compositor Seeing Adaptive-Sync/VRR Support   Wayland   2020-03-04
Sway 1.4 Wayland Compositor Brings VNC Support, Initial Bits For MATE Panel Support   Wayland   2020-01-22
Sway 1.3 Release Candidate Brings Many Changes For This i3-Inspired Wayland Compositor   Wayland   2020-01-01
Purism Making Some Progress On Convergence With Phosh Running On Desktop   Wayland   2019-12-17
XWayland Sees Updated Protocol Support To Help WLROOTS & KDE   X.Org   2019-09-05
Stepping Towards Better VR Headset Support On Wayland   Wayland   2019-08-12
Wave Hello To WEV - Similar To X.Org's Xev For Event Viewing On Wayland   Wayland   2019-08-11
Sway 1.2-RC1 Released For The i3-Inspired Wayland Compositor   Wayland   2019-08-09
A Vulkan Extension Is Being Worked On To Acquire Exclusive Control Of A Wayland Display   Vulkan   2019-07-16
Xfway Aims To Provide A Wayland Compositor Inspired By Xfce's Xfwm4   Desktop   2019-06-28
Wio: Plan 9's Rio Windowing System Re-Implemented As A Wayland Compositor   Wayland   2019-05-01
"Cage" Sees Initial Test Release For Kiosk-Like Wayland Compositor   Wayland   2019-04-24
High Resolution Scroll Wheel Support Being Worked On For Wayland   Wayland   2019-04-03
Sway 1.0 Released For This i3-Compatible Wayland Compositor   Wayland   2019-03-11
The Sway Wayland Compositor Is Now Available From Debian Experimental   Debian   2019-02-17
Sway 1.0 Close To Release For This Very Promising Wayland Compositor   Wayland   2019-02-11
Sway 1.0 RC1 Rolls Out With Wayland Clipboard Managers, Swayidle/Swaylock Changes   Wayland   2019-02-05
Intel Developer Working On Adding HDR Display Support To Wayland / Weston   Wayland   2019-01-10
Purism Shares The Progress Made On Their Librem 5 Smartphone For The End Of 2018   Hardware   2019-01-09
Cage Is A New Wayland Compositor For Kiosk/Full-Screen-One-App Deployments   Wayland   2018-12-27
Following Mir 1.0, Developers Encouraged To Target Wayland Instead Of Mir Client API   Ubuntu   2018-09-28
Sway 1.0 Alpha 6 Released, Now Supports Moving/Resizing Tiled Windows With The Mouse   Wayland   2018-09-22
Purism's Librem 5 Making Progress In GTK4 Toolkit Usage, Kernel Upbringing   Hardware   2018-09-06
Mir Now Supports XDG Shell Stable   Ubuntu   2018-08-11
Wayland Shells From The Perspective Of WLROOTS   Wayland   2018-08-02
Sway 1.0 Alpha 4 Released With Real-Time Video Capture, Atomic Layout Updates   Wayland   2018-07-18
Sway 1.0 Wayland Compositor Nears With Floating Windows, Tablet Support & More   Wayland   2018-06-19
Librem 5 Continues Working On Its Wayland Software Stack, Testing Vibration Motors, Chargers   Hardware   2018-06-13
KDE Plasma Developers Collaborating With Sway On Wayland Support   KDE   2018-05-14
Purism Begins Librem 5 Developer Docs, Using "Phosh" Wayland Shell & GNOME Apps   Hardware   2018-04-11
Sway 1.0 Reaches Alpha For This Popular Wayland Compositor   Wayland   2018-04-07
Purism Begins Making Their Own Wayland Compositor For The Librem 5 Smartphone   Wayland   2018-03-03
Wlroots Is A New, Modular Wayland Compositor Library   Wayland   2017-12-28