Wayland is a simplified replacement for the X Window System in Linux and Unix-like operating systems. It consists of a display server (the Wayland compositor), a communication protocol, and a C library reference implementation named Weston. Use this tag for questions pertaining specifically to ...

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Layer manger and weston [closed]

I am quite interested to know about Wayland, weston and layer manager. How does these differ ? As I understood Weston is a protocol / library and Wayland is just an implementation of these libraries. ...
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Weston screen blanking

How is it done to turn off screen blanking in Weston with wayland backend not X. I have tried: setterm -blank 0 setterm -powersave off setterm -powerdown 0 echo -ne "\033[9;0]" >> /etc/issue ...
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enable scroll momentum in debian jessie

I am using debian jessie and when I lift my fingers scrolling stops, so scrolling to the bottom of a webpage is very tedious. On another partition on my laptop I upgraded to jessie (here I did a fresh ...
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Wayland alternative for xorg's xdotool?

xdotool is a nice X application, I tend to use it for creating macro commands (like alt+f4 or ctrl+w or ctrl+alt+backspace or something like that) It's really easy to use and convenient, but I don't ...
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How to set environment variables for a Gnome Wayland session

It seems that a Gnome Wayland session ignores the file ~/.profile. At least it is not working for me under a Gdm / Gnome / wayland session with Arch Linux. So the question is, what is the proper ...
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Gnome password dialog not showing up

I have a HP Probook 4545s notebook with a some weeks old Arch Linux installation. Most of the time when I want to use Filezilla or SSH, the Gnome password dialog does not appear to ask for the SSH key ...
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Chrome doesn't react to my mouse click on Wayland

I compiled Wayland myself and start it in TTY console by typing in: weston-launch -- --backend=fbdev-backend.so I also installed Google Chrome stable and I'm able to start it in Wayland. The ...
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Utilite Pro + ArchLinux ARM + Wayland: List available displays

I am trying to run an instance of Weston on a Utilite Pro running ArchLinux ARM and I wanted to output the graphics to the second screen and hopefully run some logging code on the other screen. I am ...
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Use Wayland on Ubuntu 15.04

Trying to use Wayland on Ubuntu 15.04, I followed the instructions I can find on google. I can see the gdm login screen and choose GNOME on Wayland shown as below. But after I type in my password it ...
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Can't start Weston anymore

For a few weeks, I haven't been able to start Weston anymore on my Arch Linux machine. My Graphics card is: $ glxinfo | grep 'renderer string' OpenGL renderer string: Mesa DRI Intel(R) Ivybridge ...
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Wayland and GNOME 3

I was wondering if it would be possible to use Wayland with GNOME shell. I updated to Natty, and I'm not too fond of Unity. I've been wanting to experiment with Wayland (I'm forced to use the open-...