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Puppy moving to Xwayland

May 18, 2021 — BarryK

Forum members 'dimkr' and '01micko' are doing great things at "woof-CE-testing". I posted about dimkr's elimination of the 'initrd' file:

There are other developments underway, including a move to using Xwayland instead of Xorg. If you would like to give it a go, see here:

Very early days though, so many things broken. Probably best restricted to people who can fix bugs, rather than just report them.

I haven't tried it myself, but interested as it looks like the way we will have to go, eventually. 'dimkr' posted a screenshot:


I have not studied anything about Wayland or Xwayland, so don't understand why "cage" is used. Cage project: looks like cage is an easy way to get an X app to run on Xwayland. So dimkr is running jwm, and from that rox, etc. See this:    

Tags: linux