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I know how to use (and a bit debug) X11, but new to Wayland way of doing things. Are there a table of correspondence of X11 and Wayland tricks somewhere?

For example:

Task                                   |      X11         | Wayland
specify which server instance to use   |  DISPLAY=        |    ?
give permission to access the display  |XAUTHORITY / xauth|    ?
foce close a window                    |  xkill           |    ?
enumerate all windows                  | xwininfo         |    ?
main config file                       |  xorg.conf       |    ?
get info about about OpenGL            | glxinfo          |    ?
capture screen video                   | ffmpeg -f x11grab|    ?
manage/inspect input devices           | xinput           |    ?
simulate input                         |  xte             |    ?
rotate/resize/switch screen/monitor    | xrandr           |    ?
set/get clipboard content              |  xclip           |    ?
manage keyboard layout                 | xmodmap/setxkbmap|    ?
create a test window and dump events   |  xev             |    ?
manage properties                      |  xprop           |    ?
display a simple window with given text| xmessage         |    ?

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  • You will need to be more spcific and tell us which implementation of Wayland you are targeting. Wayland is a specification for a protocol, not a product. Weston is the reference implementation of a Wayland compositor, but there are other. – Johan Myréen Oct 20 '17 at 10:49
  • I'm not targeting any particular Wayland implementation, but I assume Weston for Wayland is like Xorg for X11 - almost the implementation. If it is said "This Linux distro defaults to Wayland", does it probably mean it uses Weston? – Vi. Oct 20 '17 at 11:07
  • KDE Plasma 5 does not use Wayland, for a start. – Johan Myréen Oct 20 '17 at 11:40
  • Do you mean "does not use Weston"? – Vi. Oct 20 '17 at 12:13
  • Sorry, yes, I meant Weston, not Wayland. – Johan Myréen Oct 20 '17 at 12:39

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