Wayfire, the 3D Wayland compositor, supports a heap of blingy effects. This week I discovered it supports background blur in GNOME GTK apps like Nautilus.
Wayfire is a open-source Wayland compositor designed to be showy. It recreates some of the best Compiz window animations and effects.
Learn how to quickly enable fractional scaling support in Ubuntu 19.04 and GNOME 3.32 to access more display scaling values, including 125% and 150%.
SPURV is a new open-source project that can run Android apps on Linux desktops, with full support for native hardware features like graphics acceleration.
GNOME 3.32 is due for release next month, and the biggest change will be its performance. See, the GNOME Shell desktop is often criticised as being a bit on the ‘heavy’ side. Folks blast it […]
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS will come with the Xorg display server enabled by default. Canonical cites stability and reliability concerns over Wayland as reason for the change.
A new version of the Wayland compatible screen recording tool Green Recorder has been released. Green Recorder 3.0 adds a number of notable new features that help bring it parity with other screen recorder tools that […]
Wayland WILL ship as the default display server in Ubuntu 17.10 'Artful Aardvark'. The confirmation comes by way of Canonical's Didier Roche.
A fresh slice of GNOME Pie, a slick animated application launcher (and more) for Linux, is now available. GNOME Pie 0.7.1 arrives out of the oven with basic Wayland support, some minor usability and interaction improvements, […]
Ubuntu is undecided about whether to use Wayland as the default display server in Ubuntu 17.10 as the realities of Wayland support in the real world bite.
Wayland is installed by default in the latest builds of KDE Neon Developer Edition. The Ubuntu-based software stack — it doesn’t like to be called a distribution, remember — is shipping the next-gen display server […]
Ubuntu plans to ship Wayland in place of X.Org Server by default. Word of the display server¹ switch won’t surprise many. Mir, Canonical’s home-spun alternative to Wayland, had been billed as the future of Ubuntu’s convergence play. But […]