The Tails Project has released Tails 5.8, one of the biggest Tails updates ever. It includes a better Persistent Storage tool that eliminates restarts and Wayland has become the display server.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Fedora 25, which launched over one year ago with the new Wayland display server, has now reached end-of-life meaning it'll no longer be updated. You should now upgrade to a newer version of Fedora.
Debian 10 "Buster", 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's hardware doesn't support it.
Canonical'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.
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.
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.