Wayland News Archives
Libinput 0.19 Brings Improved Pointer Acceleration

Peter Hutterer released version 0.19 of Libinput, the input handling library relied upon by Wayland compositors and optionally by the X.Org Server via the specialized xf86-input-libinput driver.

6 July 2015 - Libinput Pointer Acceleration - 5 Comments
Libinput 0.18 Has Improved Touchpad Handling

A new version of libinput is now available, the input handling library used by Wayland compositors, is being toyed around within the Mir world, and is also optionally used by the X.Org Server via its specialized DDX input driver.

22 June 2015 - libinput 0.18 - 2 Comments
Wayland 1.8.1 Released

While Wayland 1.8 was released last week, Wayland 1.8.1 was released today as a "brown paper bag" release.

12 June 2015 - Wayland 1.8.1 - 2 Comments
Libinput 0.17 Fixes Issues

While libinput 0.16 was recently released, Libinput 0.17.0 has been released just a few days later to fix some outstanding issues.

3 June 2015 - libinput 0.17 - 6 Comments
Libinput 0.15 Adds New Debug Events Utility

While a few months back there was talk of libinput 1.0 coming after libinput 0.13~0.14, libinput 0.15 was released today as the latest major pre-1.0 update to this input handling library used by Wayland compositors, optionally as an X.Org input driver, and is starting to be integrated on Mir.

5 May 2015 - LIBINPUT - Add A Comment
FreeGLUT Ported Natively To Wayland

FreeGLUT, the open-source replacement to GLUT for handling system-specific setup tasks like windowing system configuration and OpenGL initialization, now is natively supported on Wayland.

7 April 2015 - FreeGLUT On Wayland - 11 Comments
Wayland's Weston Terminal Can Now Be Minimized

There hasn't been too much to report on lately with regard to Wayland/Weston 1.8 development, but with this next release, the reference Weston compositor's terminal will now have a minimize menu item.

29 March 2015 - Weston Terminal - 5 Comments
Wayland Security Module Gets Prototyped By Tizen

Covered last year on Phoronix was LibWSM: Wayland Security Modules For Better Wayland Security. The Wayland Security Module library was presented last year at XDC2014 as a way of bettering the Wayland compositor security. While back then it was talked about as a possibility, a Tizen developer has been working on the WSM code to make it a working reality.

9 March 2015 - Wayland Security Module - 15 Comments
Wayland/Weston 1.7.0 Make It For Ubuntu 15.04

While Canonical remains committed to Mir as the future display server technology for Ubuntu Linux both on the desktop and for mobile devices, the upcoming Ubuntu 15.04 release does have the latest Wayland/Weston 1.7 support too.

20 February 2015 - Wayland On Ubuntu - 54 Comments

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