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 to make xfce4-screenshooter work in GNOME Wayland?

I modified my printscreen shortcut in Debian Gnome Wayland to use xfce screenshooter (xfce4-screenshooter). When I press printscreen it opens the program like expected, but when I try to save the ...
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How to toggle keyboard layout in Sway from the shell?

How can I toggle between xkb keyboard layouts in Sway from the command line? My layouts are configured like this: input type:keyboard { xkb_layout pl,es xkb_options grp:win_space_toggle,...
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How can I login into Plasma (Wayland is OK)?

After a crash, I am not able to login into my Plasma DM. Wayland works fine though. When I type the password, it just asks me for the password again in an infinite loop. I tried chown myuser:myuser ...
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Forwardability of graphical interfaces over network

This is a curiosity question. The various official documents (for X11, Wayland, etc.) don't aggregate the information well, so I'm hoping we could get a good answer here and I'll try to ask it well. ...
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Disable laptop touchpad on Wayland

I need to disable the touchpad of my laptop. I am using Gnome on Wayland. libinput should provide this functionality, but apparently it doesn't. xinput doesn't work because I'm on Wayland. I think ...
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Can we share an application window among different users/X servers?

We have a family machine with KDE, where each member has a different account. Mom, dad and children. There are a few applications we'd like to be shared in such a way that they be available to all ...
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Controlling terminal of a display server

When I login on a Fedora 31 workstation and run the ps command, I see the below output; for an X session: PID TT CMD ... 1 ? /usr/lib/systemd/systemd --switched-root --system --deserialize ...
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Launching Sway on login with zsh

I set up .bash_profile to exec sway on login, and then ended up switching to zshell as my default shell. When I log in it just stays it no longer auto launches sway of course. I'm wondering if there ...
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Wayland equivalent of arandr

On my main computer, I use xrandr and/or arandr with i3 to configure and save multiple different screen layouts and map them to various keyboard shortcuts. I recently installed Fedora with Gnome on ...
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How to save monitor settings (GNOME 3.30.2, Debian buster)

I am fortunate to have a wonderful setup of a ThinkPad X1 Carbon (7th Generation) connected to the ultra-wide display LG 49WL95C via USB-3. Running Debian buster and the GNOME 3.30.2 desktop, I had ...
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Some apps don't seem to work with multiple DPI scailing settings

I have a 4k monitor and a 1080p one connected to my computer. I have changed the settings in gnome so the 4k monitor is at 200% scailing and the 1080p one is at 100%. This seems to mostly work but ...
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Mageia 7 (Wayland, kernel 5.4.2) radeon HD8570D freeze

I'm posting my question here because despite extensive searching I haven't found an answer yet. I'm even thinking about buying a second hand nvidia graphics card. Anyway, I have a PC with an AMD A8-...
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How do I set a custom resolution mode that is not in the list of modes for a monitor?

I am running Wayland (Sway WM) on Arch Linux, and connecting an external monitor to my laptop over HDMI. This monitor works fine at 2560x1440 resolution over DVI-D on my desktop, but it does not ...
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How to run xdmx together with wayland?

Is this possible? I received this output running startxwhich blackbox-- /usr/bin/Xdmx :1 +xinerama -display :0 -display localhost:10.0 -input :0 -norender -ignorebadfontpaths -noglxproxy https://...
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Copy screenshot to clipboard isn't working after update to fedora 31

After system-upgrading from Fedora 30 to 31 I am super happy with the new release. The only thing that stopped working I'm aware of is the possibility to copy a screenshot to the clipboard right away....
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Can dbus show EGL emmisons?

I'm looking into how Wayland works. Is there a way to, with dbus, get a look at the EGL that is being created by Gnome Mutter? https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a7/...
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Debian slow start after upgrade - Gnome/Wayland issue ? (Debian GNU/Linux bullseye/sid - Gnome 3.34.1)

After upgraded my Debian testing few weeks ago, I realise that my boot take 1 minute more to show login screen. 1 minute is a timeout during boot. I did'nt notice that before because I always use ...
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How detect the DISPLAY used by Xorg, X and XWayland

The process name used to run the Xorg server changed recently on RHEL from X to Xorg and more recently the XWayland came along as the new Wayland server has been introduced. I noticed that on old ...
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Cannot use HDMI port and cannot run XOrg server might be related

I have a Debian 10 Testing running a Gnome environment over Wayland. Before, I had an Ubuntu distro installed in late 2019 that was able to detect the eDP-* ports as HDMI. Therefore, I think that the ...
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Wayland: How to start graphic application from TTY without display manager?

I'm not sure I have the right approach but... With Xorg we could via xinit do things, but how to do that kind of thing with Wayland? I'm just trying to launch from a TTY a graphics application ...
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How to run Debian Buster on Wayland?

I have a fresh install of Debian Buster and everywhere is written that Buster is comming with Wayland as default. So I would like to give it a try, but I cannot find it :-) I have discrete Nvidia card,...
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Error when launching gnome-terminal on Sway

I've installed gnome-terminal and xorg-server-xwayland and now I am trying to launch gnome-terminal. I already had an error caused by keycodes above 255. I deleted the keycodes above 255 and the ...
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Multi-monitor Issues with Xorg, Nvidia, Wayland

EDIT: After asking on the Linux IRC channel on FreeNode,I found out that X11 doesn't support per-monitor scaling. My 4k embedded display is at 200% scaling, and my external 1080p monitor was also at ...
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Wrong display output due to kernel 5.0.0 issue (?)

I have got 2 monitors, and everything worked fine with Lubuntu where i had 4.4.0-31 low latency as kernel, just installed ubuntu 19 with its new 5.0.0-generic kernel and now the second monitor gets ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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HDMI monitors not correctly detected after suspend if laptop lid closed

When my Dell XPS 15 9570 laptop is on, the monitor plugged in the HDMI port is correctly detected. Unplugging the 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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I run wayland application in X?

Is there's wayland server running as X11 client? Like XWayland but reversed.
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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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How can I tell if a memory leak is in user space or kernel space?

I have a large multi-threaded open source application which uses proprietary OpenGL libraries, Wayland Weston, and a proprietary graphics driver in the Linux kernel. The drivers are currently under ...
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I cannot source profile inside .xsession (Debian Buster)

I ditched gnome by ditching gdm in my Debian install and replaced it with xdm and fluxbox. The problem that now occurs is that logging in to fluxbox doesn't work. I type my username and password, ...
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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 disable mouse acceleration on Wayland? (Fedora 28)

I tried googling around for a while and all the info I could find is old.