Wayland

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Wayland

https://wayland.freedesktop.org/
Display server protocol.

Wayland is a communication protocol that specifies the communication between a display server and its clients. A display server using the Wayland protocol is called a Wayland compositor, because it additionally performs the task of a compositing window manager.

The aim of Wayland is replacing the X Window System with a modern, secure, and simpler windowing system. As part of its efforts, the Wayland project also develops a reference implementation of a Wayland compositor called Weston. Major desktops such as KDE and GNOME have implemented their own Wayland compositors.

Documentation

https://wayland.freedesktop.org/docs/html/

"IRC general" IRC general channel
irc://irc.freenode.net/#wayland

Related Projects





Licensing

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Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Simon Ser Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
GitLabVCS Repository Webviewhttps://gitlab.freedesktop.org/wayland/wayland
GitLabBug Trackinghttps://gitlab.freedesktop.org/wayland/wayland/issues
DeveloperMailing Listhttps://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/wayland-devel
WikidataGeneralhttps://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q14561


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 3 September 2020.



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