Questions tagged [wayland]

A display server protocol that is intended to replace the X Window System. Wayland is a rewrite from the ground up of the Linux graphical display subsystem.

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I upgrade from Debian 9 to 10 and middle-click stops working

Recently I upgrade Debian on my laptop from Stretch to Buster. I noticed some problems (some apps stopped working, there was no drag 'n drop, Nvidia 3D card was not functional, etc), so I searched the ...
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How do I change touchpad behavior with libinput running under wayland

The typical method of changing trackpad behavior is to edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/<some number>-synaptics.conf. I'm running Fedora 25 running GNOME 3.22 and which uses Wayland by default, not X, ...
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Desktop extends to 3rd display after reboot

GNOME, Wayland, Fedora 30 I have 2 monitors and a TV. I usually have the TV off in the GNOME display settings, and just use the 2 monitors. My display layout survives reboot no problem, except that ...
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How do I get Mint 19 to boot whether it has a monitor attached or not? Had it working fine in 18

Got an HTPC running Mint. $ cat /etc/os-release NAME="Linux Mint" VERSION="19 (Tara)" ID=linuxmint ID_LIKE=ubuntu It has a TV connected via HDMI. Prior to the update if I rebooted the machine via ...
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How to know whether Wayland or X11 is being used

So I just installed the latest Kali Linux on my laptop which was based on Debian 7 (oldstable). I then dist-upgrad-ed the whole thing to Debian 8. I've always wanted Wayland instead of X11, so I ...
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I'm switching to Linux desktop full time. I have some graphics/GPU questions, misunderstandings, and confusion

Due to my job I've been working with Linux servers for nearly a decade, but on desktop I've really only toyed with it here and there throughout the years. This whole time I've been a macOS user. Now ...
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How do I see the logs for the Xwayland server started by Gnome?

I am using Fedora Workstation 27. Specifically, gnome-session-3.26.1-1.fc27.x86_64. I know that Xwayland only serves X11 applications, while native Wayland apps are served directly by gnome-shell. ...
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XWayland not in Ubuntu

I am trying to get Wayland to run on Ubuntu 14.04. I found a webpage that has step by step install PPA and then do this next steps, but it is not working. I am trying to get it to working in VBox ...
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Losing sides, top and bottom on TV

I do understand this subject gets answered a lot. I have a debian laptop that 1366x768 60.02. Now the TV fits everything if I use the same res. I would like for the tv to run at 1920x1080 30.00* (60 ...
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Caps Lock behavior under Sway / Wayland

Under X, I can make Caps Lock behave as Esc when pressed briefly, but as Ctrl when held down with: setxkbmap -option 'caps:ctrl_modifier' xcape -e 'Caps_Lock=Escape' -t 100 How can I replicate this ...
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Gnome (Wayland) multiple dpi almost correct

I have setup gnome on a 2 screen system: 1) a primary 4K display scaled 200% and 2) a secondary 1080p display at normal scaling. After some configuration I have gotten everything scaled perfectly on ...
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Gnome Terminal Massively Slows Down When Slightly Off Screen

I'm running gnome terminal with a standard Antergos install using GNOME with Wayland. When the terminal is just slightly off screen it lags like like crazy when I'm trying to scroll. I'm running zsh ...
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What is the Wayland equivalent of xinput list?

I am running a userspace driver for a /dev/uinput device in a Wayland desktop session. The instructions suggest running xinput list to confirm that the device is detected. Of course, xinput is an X....
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How to lock screen on lid closing using systemd?

I am running Sway on Fedora 26 and want my laptop to be locked when I close my screen. I changed HandleLidSwitch to lock in /etc/systemd/logind.conf and ran systemctl restart systemd-logind after that....
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Key remapping for special characters (Umlauts) in Wayland

Under Xorg, I used ~/.Xmodmap in order to be able to type amongst others a German Umlaut (i.e., äüö) using the right Ctrl key and a, u, o, respectively (as well as Shift for capitals): remove Control ...
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Specifying the WM_CLASS of a program?

I am using wayland based swaywm as my window manager. It uses the WM_CLASS property for the title of its containers (not sure if it is applicable only for X11 apps). It lets you group stuff, so that ...
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How to use Wayland in Fedora?

I'm using Fedora 26 and Gnome 3.24, and would like to try Wayland. Wayland seems to be installed, and I've also installed gnome-session-wayland-session. I'm now expecting to be able to choose GNOME on ...
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How to manually adjust gamma, and rgb balance in Wayland

I see gnome settings allows me to load ICC color profiles per screen and has a button to calibrate (from what I've read, using a calibration tool). In Windows, I was able to manually mess with the ...
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How can I run a graphical application in a container under Wayland?

When I used an X11 desktop, I could run graphical applications in docker containers by sharing the $DISPLAY variable and /tmp/X11-unix directory. For example: docker run -ti -e DISPLAY=$DISPLAY -v /...
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Configure extra mouse buttons under Wayland

I use a 10-button mouse (Logitech M705). Under X11, I was able to configure one of the extra buttons to behave as a second middle-click by modifying files in etc/X11/xorg.conf.d. Under Wayland, this ...
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Real GNOME Wayland session

I'm trying to test a "real" wayland gnome session. I know that not all applications can run on Wayland natively (for this we have XWayland) but at least I would like to have GTK+ applications to do so....
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Enable scrolling with trackpoint+middleclick on wayland

I installed Fedora 25 on my Thinkpad E470 and the Trackpoint works well. But I cannot use the middle button (the button between left and right mouse click) to scroll. Referring to this source it ...
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How to identify window by clicking in Wayland

I'd like to identify which process a window belongs to in Wayland. Is there anything like xprop for X that allows the user to pick a window by clicking and outputs all window details, including PID?
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Why Wayland is using OpenGL ES instead of OpenGL?

As far as I know, Wayland is not using OpenGL but OpenGL ES for 3D rendering, usually used on embedded systems (except for Intel IGPs). In the long term, I read that OpenGL support would be ...
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Where to find more infos about Xwayland command line options?

My gnome-session starts a Xwayland instance which I can find $> pgrep -a Xwayland 995 /usr/bin/Xwayland :0 -rootless -terminate -accessx -core -listen 4 -listen 5 -displayfd 6 which shows that ...
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NixOS: OpenGL drivers missing

I made a clean installation of NixOS without X11. Then I ran nix-env -i wayland nix-env -i sway nix-env -i glu nix-env -i mesa-noglu reboot sway Yet I receive follwing error gbm: failed to open ...
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Second monitor not working under Gnome (using Wayland)

I installed Arch Linux 4.15.9-1-ARCH on a Dell Inspiron 15 7000 (7577) laptop that comes with and (1) an integrated Intel HD Graphics 630 (Kaby Lake GT2) GPU and (2) a discrete NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 ...
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Can I run wayland application in X?

Is there's wayland server running as X11 client? Like XWayland but reversed.
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HDMI monitors not correctly detected after suspend if laptop lid closed

When my Dell XPS 15 9570 laptop is on, the monitors plugged in the HDMI port are correctly detected. Unplugging a monitor also works as expected. However, when waking up from suspend by briefly ...
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System tray support in wayland

I wanted to know the state of system tray support in wayland. Is there a programming guide similar to the one for x11 for wayland?
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Xwayland crashes frequently

My system is running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I am facing this bug every time I turn on my pc and when my PC wakes up after sleep. Unfortunately, I found no solution when I searched on Launchpad and Bugzilla....
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GPU Offloading using wayland and x11

I have a media center pc with a discrete gpu (AMD Radeon R9 270x) and a internal intel graphics and I have some problems with the HDMI-audio output when using ALSA and the Radeon card. HDMI audio from ...
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Can an application be workspace or virtual desktop aware?

I'm just wondering if X11 or Wayland provides the ability for an application to be workspace or desktop aware. I'll give you my use case, I'm using a utility called projectM this is a visualization ...
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Trackpad dies after some time

Running Gnome on an Archlinux system on a Toshiba Z-30 laptop. Over the last couple of mothns I've been encountering a strange issue with the mouse/trackpad. After a couple hours of use, the trackpad ...
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Gnome shell crashes when login in to a standby session when the screens are connected

I'm using two external screens with two mini display ports with Debian 9.8 on Wayland with Gnome. Use case is I let the computer to go to sleep (stand by) then connect again to screens and tries to ...
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Disable Wayland for Fedora 28 login screen

I've installed Fedora 28 from the LXDE spin. I am running AnyDesk to enable remotely logging into this system, which only supports X11, and not Wayland. LXDE itself uses X11, so that's fine. However,...
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How to remap Caps Lock key to a command (not ctrl or escape, but a command like xfce4-terminal)

I am using GNOME on Wayland on Arch Linux. Currently my CapsLock key does nothing and "Both shift keys" act as CapsLock (set from gnome-tweaks). I want to remap CapsLock to a command like gnome-...
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Start a Qt/wayland application on top of weston on startup

I would like to launch a Qt application on start up. The application uses some of the features from weston/wayland desktop, so it should be launched on top of weston, right after weston is started. ...
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Does the Xresources configuration file affect Wayland?

I'm trying to get more Ubuntu-like font-rendering on Fedora 24 with Wayland and I did add Xft.lcdfilter: lcddefault to /etc/X11/Xresources but I don't see much difference. Is there a different way to ...
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How to start GNOME temporarily with a different GUI language with Wayland?

I know how to start a GNOME session in a console tty under Wayland (original source) and also the LANG=en-US trick that usually works in Linux applications. Now from the previously linked source I ...
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Polling Rate of Mouse Creating Frequency Noise?

I'll begin with an overview of my system: Generic Corsair case Asus Z170 AR Motherboard 8gb x 2 (16gb) Ballistix RAM i5 6600k Radeon RTX 480 4gb EVGA 650W Gold Logitech G403 mouse 144hz monitor ...
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Weston—run program on desktop start

I have successfully installed wayland/weston on my system. I would like to start a program (chromium) whenever weston starts. Right now: weston-lauch starts the desktop, from there I can start a ...
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How to turn off specific display on command line with wayland

Previously I used a linux system which didn't use Wayland and I was able to control my displays through the xrandr program. So to turn off my third display I used this command: $ xrandr --output DP-1 ...
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How can I tell if a user is idle in Wayland?

On X-Server based systems the utility xprintidle will return the number of milliseconds that the user has been idle. Does similar functionality exist under Wayland? I am attempting to write a small ...
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How can I minimise all GNOME/Wayland windows from the command line?

Before switching to Wayland I would minimise all GNOME Shell windows with the following command: wmctrl -k on ...but both wmctrl and xdotool are X11-only applications. What CLI command can I use to ...
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How can I install GNU IceCat on a Debian-based system?

GNU IceCat is the primary target for the LibreJS extension, making it a stable platform for running that extension. So, I'd like to install Ice Cat on my Debian-based systems (running Debian, Ubuntu ...
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Set custom refresh rate for Sway (Wayland)

I know it's possible to set a custom refresh rate and resolution using Xorg (xrander) configurations. But I do not know how to do the same in Wayland/Sway using Nouveau drivers on an Nvidia-GPU.
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Virtual Machine Manager wants to inhibit shortcuts - again and again - on Wayland

I've recently reinstalled my workstation with Fedora 27, and since doing so, virt-manager has been doing one strange thing. Every time I open a VM console and then move the mouse into the window, a ...
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Get PID of focused window in wayland

Is there a method to get the PID of the currently focused window in wayland? I am using the sway window manager. Thank your for your help!
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Display is not capable of DPMS After GNOME Wayland update

Seems like GNOME updated to Wayland which caused a few issues, the biggest is the periodic crash that brings you back to the login screen. Another issue that is hopefully easier to fix is that I can ...