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Now You Can Easily Install And Test Wayland On Ubuntu 15.04 And Ubuntu 15.04 GNOME

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, all the Linux systems use the good old X.org as the default graphical server, but Canonical and Red Hat want to change this. Canonical has decided to develop its own graphical server, called

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Fedora 21 Alpha 1 Will Be Released Tomorrow, Using GNOME 3.14 (Stable Or Not) As Default

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the first alpha version of Fedora 21 will be released tomorrow, after several delays, using GNOME 3.14 (stable or not) as the default desktop environment. Fedora 21 will be among the first systems

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Canonical Has Joined The Khronos Group To Contribute To The Creation Of Mir/Wayland Drivers

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, both Canonical and Red Hat have started the work at their new display servers, Mir and Wayland respectively, in order to create a viable alternative to the good old X.org server. For now,

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Firefox Still Does Not Run Properly Under Weston, Wayland’s Reference Compositor

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the developers of Collabora have started porting Mozilla’s Firefox browser to GTK3 and working on the Wayland support, a while ago. For now, the Gecko layout engine which is Firefox based on, has

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Fedora 21 Will Be Most Likely Using Kernel 3.16. Wayland Installable Via The Default Repos, But Not Used By Default

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the initial plan was to use Wayland as the default display server of Fedora 21, along with GNOME 3.14. Matthias Clasen, one of the Red Hat developers has announced that Flock, a Fedora

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While GNOME 3.13.4 Got Wayland Improvements, Fedora 21 Got A Three Week Delay

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, GNOME 3.14 will be the first desktop environment with full Wayland support and will see the light on Fedora 21. As part of GNOME 3.14, GNOME 3.13.4 has been recently released, with updates,

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KDE Plasma 5 Got Experimental Wayland Support

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, KDE Plasma 5 has been released a while ago, coming with new applications and a redesigned interface, among others. Also, the latest update of the Plasma 5 and KDE Frameworks 5 adds experimental

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Wayland Is Almost Ready For Fedora 21

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the Fedora developers have officially announced that Fedora 21 will be using Wayland as the default system compositor. They wanted to make the switch even earlier, but GNOME 3.14 (which will be used

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Maynard Is A Wayland-Based Desktop Environment For Raspberry Pi. How To Install Maynard On Raspian

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Maynard is a desktop environment for Rapbian (the Debian system for Raspberry Pi) developed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation and Callabora, but it can also run on a regular Linux desktop system. It

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Firefox, Rewrittein In GTK+3, Almost Runs On Wayland

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you already know, the Fedora developers have already started porting Firefox to GTK+3 and the plan is to get it ready in time, so that in can be used by default on Fedora 21, which will

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