Wayland News Archives
XWayland Is Still Being Worked On

While released yesterday was X.Org Server 1.14 RC1, there won't be XWayland support for this next X.Org Server release due out in Q2'2013. However, XWayland support continues to be worked on by Wayland developers so X.Org applications/games can be supported.

20 December 2012 - XWayland - 6 Comments
Wayland 1.0.3 Released, Plans For Wayland 1.2

Wayland 1.0.3 along with an adjoining Weston Compositor update were released on Friday. At the same time, Kristian Høgsberg has begun expressing plans for Wayland 1.2 as the next major release.

15 December 2012 - Wayland 1.2 - 4 Comments
Wayland 1.0.1 Has Been Released

The first point release of Wayland 1.0 is now available for those interested in this next-generation display server environment.

20 November 2012 - Wayland 1.0.1 - 4 Comments
XWayland Gets Updated

Daniel Stone has updated the XWayland patches for supporting X.Org/X11 applications on Wayland.

7 November 2012 - XWayland - 9 Comments
What Wayland's Development Looks Like

With the recent release of Wayland 1.0, here's a visualization that looks back on the development of Wayland/Weston going back to 2008 when it was born as a small project by Kristian Høgsberg at Red Hat.

3 November 2012 - Wayland - Add A Comment
Green Island: A New Qt-Based Wayland Compositor

Less than one day after the official release of Wayland 1.0 there is a new Wayland compositor that emerges. This new compositor for Wayland is dubbed "Green Island" and leverages Qt, QtQuick, and QML for creating a new and unique Linux desktop experience.

23 October 2012 - Green Island - 32 Comments
Wayland Continues To Excite Linux Users

Wayland continues to be a topic that draws a lot of interest from Linux desktop end-users, based upon the turnout to a session regarding the Wayland/Weston Display Server Framework at LinuxDays in Prague.

21 October 2012 - Wayland In Prague - 12 Comments
Wayland/Weston 0.99 Is Out, 1.0 Next Monday

Wayland v0.99.0 was released yesterday evening along with a matching version of the reference Weston compositor. The planned Wayland 1.0 release is penciled in for next week Monday, 22 October.

16 October 2012 - Wayland 1.0 - 48 Comments
Wayland 1.0 Stable Release Is Imminent

Kristian Høgsberg spoke this week at XDC2012 about Wayland and Weston. Here's a short recap plus some videos that include new demos of this promising project.

21 September 2012 - Wayland 1.0 - 83 Comments
A Crazy Qt-Based 3D Wayland "Maze" Compositor

For those interested in Wayland, Qt, and 3D, there's an interesting new Wayland compositor out in the wild. This compositor renders a 3D maze using Qt and brings in some Wolfenstein 3D elements while allowing Wayland surfaces to be rendered on the walls.

18 September 2012 - New Wayland Compositor - Add A Comment
Wayland Weston Control: Automated Input Controlling

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.

17 September 2012 - Wayland - 10 Comments

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