Neowin News Feed for: Wayland Neowin News Feed for: Wayland en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Ubuntu 21.04 will use Wayland display server by default <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Canonical has announced that Ubuntu 21.04 will ship with the Wayland display server as default. This will give the software a year to mature before Ubuntu 22.04 LTS is released for production PCs. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 28 Jan 2021 19:44:01 +0000 GIMP 2.99.2 released with GTK 3 UI and Wayland support <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The team behind GIMP has released a new development version of the image editor which it describes as the first step to GIMP 3. It includes a GTK 3 UI, render caching, Wayland support, and more. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 06 Nov 2020 21:36:01 +0000 Debian 10.1 scheduled for September release, later than usual for first point release <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Debian 10.1 and Debian 9.10 have been scheduled for a point release. The first point release is usually pushed after one month but Debian 10.1 is untypical and will take two months. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 05 Aug 2019 11:06:01 +0000 Ubuntu 18.04 will revert to long-in-the-tooth Xorg <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Canonical has made the decision to revert back to the Xorg display server in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, citing stability concerns. The company plans to continue testing and working on Wayland to improve it. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sat, 27 Jan 2018 07:14:01 +0000 Year-old Fedora 25 reaches end of life deadline <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Fedora 25, which launched over one year ago with the new Wayland display server, has now reached end-of-life meaning it&#039;ll no longer be updated. You should now upgrade to a newer version of Fedora. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 13 Dec 2017 04:20:02 +0000 Debian 10 development builds switch to Wayland <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Debian 10 &quot;Buster&quot;, due for release in 2019, will likely ship with the new window manager, Wayland, but will also come with X11 as a fallback in case people&#039;s hardware doesn&#039;t support it. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:36:01 +0000 Wayland display server will be on by default in Ubuntu 17.10 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Canonical&#039;s Didier Roche has confirmed that the Wayland display server will become the default, replacing Xorg, in Ubuntu 17.10 due for release in October. Xorg will still be installed too. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 03 Aug 2017 14:30:02 +0000 2017 will be the year of the Linux desktop... for GNOME on Ubuntu <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Ubuntu 17.10 is shaping up to be a big upgrade, unlike 17.04. The release is now expected to ship with GNOME, Wayland, and possibly GDM. Unity 8, and Upstart will also be booted from the repos. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:04:01 +0000 Fedora 25 released features Wayland debut <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Fedora Project has taken the wraps off of Fedora 25. The new release debuts with the Wayland display server and GNOME has been upgraded to 3.22 which includes several improvements. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 22 Nov 2016 21:38:01 +0000