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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to get a list of active windows when using wayland

I recently installed Ubuntu 17.10 which uses Wayland instead of (or in some sort of combination?) X11. Before I could use xprop -root|grep ^_NET_CLIENT_LIST or wmctrl (wmctrl -lpGxu) to get a list of ...
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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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Sway/Wayland does not activate my second monitor

I was previously using arch linux, lightdm, and sway (an i3 clone for wayland, basically). However, at the time lightdm would not launch sway for me, so I ended up switching to a tty (ctrl+alt+f#) and ...
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Configure GNOME/Wayland display configuration from command line

Is there a possibility to configure the monitor configuration of Mutter/GNOME shell from command line in a Wayland Session or is that not implemented until now? I have tried to change some things via ...
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How does wayland understand which monitor is which?

For a while now, I have run a two monitor setup on my desktop. I originally set up an /etc/X11/xorg.conf file to define these monitors. Recently my 17in monitor failed (running alongside a 24in one) ...
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manipulate multiple windows simultaneously

this is probably a long shot but I've been pondering it for a while. I realize that the actual use-cases of this sort of interaction are quite sparse. The main uses I can think of would be moving ...
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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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Can I enable Night Light on the GNOME login screen?

I'm running a GNOME/Wayland desktop environment on a Debian-based distro. When I'm logged in I have Night Light enabled. There's a noticeable switch when logging in at night, as Night Light is only ...
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Why do GNOME randomly starts on Wayland or X11?

I'm currently using GNOME 3.28.0 in Arch Linux 4.15.15-1-ARCH. I've noticed that whenever I restart the computer, sometimes on the login screen (I'm using GDM) I don't have the option to start GNOME ...
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Wayland Touchpad Jumping - Motion Treshold?

I just switched from Ubuntu 17.10 to Debian Buster Sid, using GNOME 3.26.2. I'm using a Thinkpad T430. See below for more information on my touchpad. $ grep -B 5 mouse /proc/bus/input/devices I: Bus=...
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Wayland: Input rotation on touchscreen

I have a new tablet (Eve V), running DebianGnome+Wayland. Screen auto-rotation (using the accelerometer) works perfectly, but the pen input isn't rotated along with the screen output. This makes ...
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Getting modifier keys (Alt, Ctrl) to work together with ISO_Level3_Shift

I have altered quite a bit my keyboard layout using two levels of shift keys. Basically now, I have 3 layers on my keyboard. In order to do so I used the ISO_Level3_Shift and ISO_Level5_Shift. ...
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Devilspie on Wayland

I have just upgraded to Ubuntu 17.10 and I'm now using Gnome 3 native over Wayland. My problem is that I have been using devilspie to place windows on the screen in the desired position. I also use ...
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How to set custom EDID manually?

My monitor connects to the videocard through the DVI->VGA adapter, and EDID is not transmitted. If you use Xserver, then this problem is solved by adding previosly saved EDID in xorg.conf: Option ...
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How to speed up starting of wayland-gnome session?

On my upgraded Fedora 25 system, I encounter a problem when logging in with my main user identity: it takes literally 2-4 minutes to start (i.e. to get me into the gnome shell). Logging in as other ...
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PRIME on Wayland

Is there a way to get PRIME working on a Wayland powered display? I am using Arch Linux with Integrated Skylake Graphics as well as a mobile AMD card. The instructions on the Arch wiki rely on xrandr,...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to programmatically rotate the screen in Gnome 3.28 (Wayland)?

I know how to rotate the screen in Xorg using xrandr or in Wayland using the gnome-control-center GUI, but is there a way to do it in Wayland using a command line interface or an API call ? Context: ...
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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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How to change desktop resolution from terminal for KDE5 running on Wayland?

Using KDE5 on Arch Linux with Wayland. I hit apply when changing resolutions to see which one would be suitable, small desktop resolution and then my monitor said it was unsupported. How do I revert/...
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thinkpad fan never turns off after resuming from suspend

I have a T470s running Arch linux with wayland, kernel Linux 4.16.7-1-ARCH After suspend and resume, the fan runs and runs and runs ... and never turns off. The problem is described in Arch wiki, ...
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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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How do I add a window manager to GDM under Wayland?

I'm developing my own window manager, and I want to select it in GDM instead of Gnome so I can test it. I've found some X11 examples, but nothing for Wayland.
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Why don't snapd app icons appear under GNOME/Wayland?

I am running PureOS (~= Debian testing) with a GNOME/Wayland desktop. After I install a program with snapd, I can run it from the command line with snap run but I can't launch it from the launcher, ...
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Can I make the cursor bigger on the GNOME login screen?

I'm running a GNOME/Wayland desktop environment on a Debian-based distro. When I'm logged in I have enabled Large Text and set Cursor Size: Large, both under Settings > Universal Access. On the login ...
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How do I auto start X application in wayland?

I just installed Arch with gnome and wayland. Never used wayland before and I noticed it poses a few problems when I try to run tilda terminal. I can run tilda using this command: GDK_BACKEND=x11 ...
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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 move to wayland from xorg in antergos gnome?

So I have a recent(2 month) install of antergos with gnome shell. By default it's using x11 instead of wayland (echo $XDG_SESSION_TYPE return x11) Wayland was already install but not weston, so I ...
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Remap Caps Lock to “A” without sending letter twice

My "A" key is broken, so I want to remap Caps Lock to "A". This is an unusual remapping, so none of the built-in setxkbmap options (like caps:escape) covers it. I'm also on Wayland so I can't use ...
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Toggle external display under Wayland

Under X I had a xrandr command that would disable the external display or, if it was disabled, enable it and set it as the main/default display. Is there anyway to achieve similar functionality under ...
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Headphone media buttons as HID input

How can I register keyboard (generally HID) events from a foot pedal? I have a foot pedal that connects as a "microphone" to a 4 pin jack on my laptop and I want to use it with normal programs (my ...
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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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Mouse can't interact with applications

I'm running Fedora 24 $ uname -a Linux localhost.localdomain 4.7.7-200.fc24.x86_64 #1 SMP Sat Oct 8 00:21:59 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux`) After some time (sometimes minutes, sometimes ...
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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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Fedora 23 Wayland On Dell Latitude E7440 Issue

I have a brand new 2014 Dell Latitude E7440 Computer with Intel i7 CPU and 16 GB Of Ram (No Touch). It runs Windows 10 very well. I changed to the newest Fedora 23 and had problems running the live ...