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Weston Control is a new program for Wayland's reference compositor that uses a new wl_control protocol for controlling surfaces. The weston-control program can then be scripted for automatically moving windows, rotating windows, resizing surfaces, and much more.
The Git repository for this work can currently be found on GitHub until the protocol work is merged into mainline Wayland/Weston.
Embedded below is a video showing off Weston Control.
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