More posts about “wayland”

GNOME Pie App Launcher Serves Up a New Release

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, […]

10 July 2017
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Ubuntu Devs Uncertain about Using Wayland by Default in 17.10

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.

10 July 2017

Wayland Session Added to KDE Neon Unstable Developer Edition

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 […]

18 June 2017
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Ubuntu Plans To Switch to Wayland By Default

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 […]

18 April 2017
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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