Articles Tagged wayland

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Green Recorder 2.0 Released, Lets You Screen Record Wayland

Green Recorder 2.0 has been released. The desktop screen recording app picks up a number of new features, including Wayland support and the ability to record a specific section of your desktop.

5 March 2017

VLC 2.2 Released, Here’s How To Install It in Ubuntu

The go-to media player of millions, VLC 2.2 'Weathermax' was released this weekend and brings some nifty new features to the desktop.

2 March 2015

GNOME 3.12 Postpones Wayland Support

After all the 'umm-ing and ahh-ing', GNOME has decided against shipping Wayland support by default in its upcoming release.

28 February 2014

GNOME 3.12 Will Be Released On Schedule After All

GNOME 3.12 will be released on March 26, despite earlier discussions suggest that it should be delayed by a week.

23 February 2014

Wayland May Delay Release of GNOME 3.12

The upcoming release of Wayland 1.5 could delay the arrival of GNOME 3.12.

4 February 2014
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Mark Shuttleworth Brands Mir Opponents “The Open Source Tea Party”

Opponents of Mir are 'politically motivated', says Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth in a blog post announcing the name of Ubuntu 14.10.

19 October 2013

GNOME 3.10 Released With New Apps, Experimental Wayland Support

GNOME 3.10, the latest update to the popular free and open-source GNOME desktop environment, has been released.  Developers have spent 6 months crafting the stable release, contributing nearly 36,000 changes both big and small. The […]

25 September 2013

Is Canonical Working on New, Custom Display Server for Unity?

There is a 'reasonable likelihood' that Canonical will create their own display server for use across its desktop, mobile, tablet and TV interfaces, Ubuntu Community Manager Jono Bacon has said.

3 February 2013
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Wayland enters Ubuntu 11.04 repo

OpenGL based display management system 'Wayland' - the X Window System replacement proposed for future versions of Ubuntu - has been made available in the Ubuntu 11.04 Repositories.

25 February 2011
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Wayland in action on Ubuntu [Video]

Check out this video of Wayland in action.

24 November 2010
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NVIDIA have ‘no plans to support Wayland’

With the current flurry of excitement over the announced aim of Ubuntu switching the current X server with the promising ‘Wayland’ display server in the near future,  NVidia have decided to join in the jamboree […]

7 November 2010
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Unity to embrace Wayland Display Server

Mark Shuttleworth announced on his blog today that Unity will be embracing the X Window System replacement Wayland, the OpenGL based display management system. And yes, this is very important news.

5 November 2010