KDE KInfoCenter Improvements For Wayland
Written by Michael Larabel in KDE on 4 March 2014 at 11:17 AM EST. 1 Comment
With today's release of KDE Frameworks 5 Alpha 2 there is improved Wayland on Linux support.

Some related KDE Wayland work worth pointing out that was spotted by Anzwix includes:

KInfoCenter can now run on Wayland. The X11-specific code is now limited to running just on X11/XCB and Wayland detection is provided for by Qt5. A QOpenGLContext will be used in trying to obtain a normal OpenGL context, a core OpenGL context, and then lastly an OpenGL compatibility profile context.

KInfoCenter having a new Wayland module. There's now a KInfoCenter module for Wayland Compositors that is similar to the X Server information module. This module for now just reports all available Wayland interfaces and outputs for the system. Other information may be added in the future.
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