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Wayland is a protocol that specifies the communication between a display server and its clients, as well as a reference implementation of the protocol in C language. It was initially authored by Kristian Høgsberg as a replacement for the X Window System.

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How I can rotate touch screen input device to match the dipslay rotation (flip) in Ubuntu 22.04 (wayland)

Ubuntu 22.04 uses wayland, and I have touchscreen monitor that is rotated to 180 degree. Rotating the picture was easy (in settings -> displays). But the touch input did not rotate. How I can map ...
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On Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Wayland) With "online account" of Ubuntu standard function I can no longer access Google Drive

I become indebted to. On Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Wayland) With "online account" of Ubuntu standard function I can no longer access Google Drive. I can only access Google drive via a web browser on ...
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Unable to access files on USB-connected external SSD storage (ext4 format) on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Wayland)

I become indebted to. Unable to access files on USB-connected external SSD storage (ext4 format) on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Wayland). 仮想マシンの開始中にエラーが発生しました: Cannot access storage file '/media/jun/myKVM/...
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Screen sharing options vanished from Ubuntu 22.04 Teams Application

Hi Recently my screen sharing options for both Teams and Skype have vanished. This was working a few days ago Im not sure If I have done something to upset teams and skype or an update has knocked ...
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Ubuntu 22.04, wayland. If wacom tablet is used, can no longer click on web browser (edge or firefox) until the tablet gets unplugged

On Ubuntu 22.04, using a multi monitor setup. The system defaults to wayland (not sure why when it seemes so buggy) When I hover my pen over my Wacom tablet, I can no longer click on my web browsers ...
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How can I change my Right Ctrl Key to act as a backslash?

I wanted to be able to change my Right Control key to be backslash. I know that this is possible with xmodmap, however I couldn't make ubuntu run it on startup even if I put it in .xinitrc or .Xmodmap ...
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How to hide the mouse cursor in Wayland?

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 with Wayland for a kiosk system and need a way to hide the mouse cursor. Most answers such as this one rely on x applications that won't work in Wayland so looking for a new ...
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Run single application in Wayland without full desktop

I am setting up a kiosk using Ubuntu server 22.04 that only runs a Web Browser. Do I need to install the full desktop environment to achieve this or is there a way I can run only FireFox? Previously I ...
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ubuntu 22.04 xscreensaver not working

On ubuntu 22.04 the xscreensaver was unable to lock the screen. I executed "xscreensaver-command -lock", its returned "xscreensaver-command: locking not enabled." However, the ~/....
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Weston is not receiving touch input (regarding touch input as mouse input)

I connected my computer with a touchscreen. My GNOME applications handles the touch events expectedly except Weston, which regards my touch input as mouse input. I tested touch using weston-simple-...
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Alternating Individual Windows Freezing on Ubuntu

I'm on Ubuntu 20.04 (Gnome), and recently ran into a weird issue where a single window kept being unresponsive to click - it would show context when highlighting, but never respond. When I xkill'd ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Wayland remap Caps-Lock to F13

As the title suggests I want to remap the Caps-Lock key to F13 on my linux machine. But currently everything corresponding to Keyboard remapping in Ubuntu is a mess. I want a more convenient way for ...
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How to change 2-finger touchpad scroll speed on Ubuntu 22.04

Is there a way to change how quickly (or how far) a laptop touchpad scrolls? This question is specific to 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). Although there are many similar questions, none asks specifically ...
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What are benefits of Wayland? [duplicate]

I can see just new bugs (freeze of screen, no screen sharing etc.) and no improvements at all. What are the benefits to the enduser? Technical information is not important here.
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How to troubleshoot wayland mouse+keyboard settings? (Ubuntu 22.04)

I upgraded to Ubuntu 22.04 recently, from 21.10, and ran into the same problem I had since ubuntu introduced wayland by default: my touchpad and keyboard do not work on wayland. I have an Asus laptop ...
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Will Upgrading to 22.04 Automatically Switch to Wayland?

Once in-place upgrading from 20.04 to 22.04 comes out (in the next point release, 22.04.1), I will upgrade in-place and not performing a fresh install. I would like to know if this upgrade will make ...
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UBUNTU 22.04 LTS - Changing brightness with xrandr doesn't work

In the CLI, xrandr --output MONITOR_NAME --brightness 0.7 seemingly "works" because no feedback is shown. After using xrandr --verbose | grep Brightness, Brightness: 0.70 is shown as output ...
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Delayed scrolling in chromium based browsers on Wayland

So I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 22.04 on my laptop which now uses Wayland as a default and I noticed that the scrolling experience on chromium based browsers (like Brave) is horrible. It is not ...
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Applications Menu Icons Resize automatically

I am on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. My Application Menu's icons change size when I open the app menu. Sometimes, the icons are smaller: After a few minutes, the icons can get bigger: Is there a way to prevent ...
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How to enable Xorg option at Ubuntu 22.04 login screen

I've made the silly choice to install the latest nvidia driver from the Nvidia's site (run file) but I was unable to login after that, after some work I figure out how to revert to the previos nvidia ...
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Gnome 42 Wayland - nemo-desktop on org-gnome-Nautilus-desktop doesn't work properly

Using Wayland with Gnome 42 (default of this distribution), when icons are dragged across nemo-desktop and then released, they are not moved to the new position, always returning to the top left of ...
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How to split multiple physical monitors in virtual monitors with Ubuntu 22.04

I have 3 monitors, each one has 23". I use one in portrait orientation and two in landscape. I use ubuntu 22.04 and I want to split one of the horizontal monitors in 3 parts and the vertical one ...
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Siril appimage returns Glib-GIO-Error .. missing antialiasing key ubuntu 22.04

When trying to run the siril astrophotography stacking software from the version 1.0.2 appimage file this error shows up. (siril:882824): GLib-GIO-ERROR **: 08:30:09.016: Settings schema 'org.gnome....
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How to set keyboard layout switching on Wayland (Ubuntu 22.04) with "Ctrl+1" for "Language1", "Ctrl+2" for "Language2", etc

How to set keyboard layout switching on Wayland (Ubuntu 22.04) with Ctrl+1 for Language1, Ctrl+2 for Language2, etc. For exaple: Ctrl+1 for English Ctrl+2 for French Ctrl+3 for German. This question ...
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How do I use X instead of wayland on 22.04?

I read posts that said you can switch at the login screen. But I have not option to switch there.
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jammy 22.04: how to map Capslock to ctrl and esc

I did a fresh install of jammy 22.04. In my previous Ubuntu version I'd remapped Capslock to Esc when pressed and released, and to control when held in combination with other keys. It's good for vim, ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Wayland custom resolution "Adjust for TV" black bars wanted and no stretching

Background: I would like to use a custom resolution for a 42" OLED in order to make the 42" even smaller. Instead of having a resolution of 3840x2160 I would like to set up 3840x1440 which ...
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5120x2160 doesn't work with Wayland

I have a Framework laptop running 22.04 connected to an external Thunderbolt 3 monitor, an LG34WK95 with 5120x2160 native resolution and 21:9 aspect ratio. When I use the Wayland default, the display ...
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Launching kmymoney through command line:Warning: Ignoring XDG_SESSION_TYPE=wayland on Gnome. Use QT_QPA_PLATFORM=wayland to run on Wayland anyway

I have just installed kmymoney on ubuntu 220.4 LTS thourgh following command line sudo apt-get update -y sudo apt-get install -y kmymoney reboot After reboot, when I tried to launch it through command ...
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How to disable journald for vlc player

My system is constantly crashing because of systemd-journald going into overdrive and bogging down the CPU (and probably the disk as well) when I watch videos with VLC. I notice this behavior getting ...
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Why doesn't Firefox run as a Wayland app by default?

To fix the blurriness problem with Firefox and fractional scaling on Wayland, I found out one has to run it as a Wayland app, launching it with MOZ_ENABLE_WAYLAND=1. That raises the question, why isn'...
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Libreoffice calc problem under Kubuntu 22.04 Wayland

I have recently upgraded to Kubuntu 22.04 and have tried Plasma on Wayland. So far I have encountered a small problem when using the format painter in LibreOffice Calc. I position the mouse over the ...
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Super (Win button) + mouse scrolling won't switch desktop/workspace

When I was on wayland I used to switch desktop/workspaces by pressing the Super key and by scrolling with the mouse wheel. How to enable that behaviour in x11? Combinations like Super + Alt left + ...
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How to get "middle click to lower window" working again?

I've recently upgraded from 20.04 and now "middle click to lower window" does not work anymore. I use the gnome-tweaks package to configure this setting via the "Window Titlebars" ...
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Turn off display in Ubuntu on Wayland

I recently installed a program on my Ubuntu 20.04 machine that needs Wayland instead of X11 to work. I also frequently used the command xset dpms force off to turn of my display. However, this command ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS | Gnome Shell Extension Manager not working properly (Settings freezing)

When using Gnome Extension Manager on Ubuntu 22.04LTS, the app freezes every time I open the settings of some extension I tried to install the app with Snap, apt-get, Flatpak and even tried the Chrome ...
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Black screen in skype with wayland

screen shot Black screen in skype using wayland. Please help solve the problem.
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How do I stop my terminal from shrinking on focus shift when running on wayland

22.04 wayland with gnome desktop. Whenever I change focus between windows the terminal windows all shrink slightly. Does not happen with xorg. I believe it may have something to do with client side ...
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Precise scrolling & pinch to zoom broken in Firefox on 22.04 after working on 21.10

How do I enable precise scrolling and pinch to zoom in Firefox? I just put the default installation of the latest LTS on my laptop yesterday, and precise scrolling in Firefox is broken (two finger ...
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Super-L can't login_22.04(wayland)

Using the Super + L keys, I am unable to access to the login screen(stays in black screen), however, app is still running in the background since the music player is still playing. The weird thing is ...
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Virtual Keyboard for Kubuntu 22.04, preferably suporting wayland

I recently received my GPD Pocket 3. This is a convertible netbook/tablet device that comes shipped with win 11. As Kubuntu is my OS of choice, I installed Kubuntu 22.04, with some additional scripts ...
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22.04 Switch to another keyboard layout RightAlt (while pressed)

I'm using two keyboard layouts - Eng and CZ. In Gnome Tweaks, there is a great feature to switch keyboard by pressing RightAlt (Keyboard / Additional Layout / Switch to another layout / Right Alt ...
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iCloud and iWork issues on Ubuntu 22.04 (not responding)

Lately, I've installed Ubuntu as a secondary OS on my PC. I keep most of my data and projects on iCloud Drive and I am also very used to the Apple iWork office suite hence I wanted to connect them ...
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Certain programs like Firefox and Slack don't respect display scaling on 22.04

I've been using Ubuntu for a while now on my laptop, and I just installed the new LTS version 22.04. I have a secondary display at the office. From the Gnome Settings I used to set the scaling to: ...
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extension manager GUI not opening in wayland_22.04

I realized that the GUI for the extension manager won't open while in wayland, however, is working while in X11. I get an error message as shown; Gdk-Message: 23:41:01.022: Error reading events from ...
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Initiating a new window drag in same position as last drag ignores the input?

When I drag a window by its title bar and let go, and then click and drag again without having moved the curson inbetween the two drags, my second drag (click) is completely ignored, i.e. I don't grab ...
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Extended screen with wayland Ubuntu 22.04

logged in with a wayland session, it is impossible to change the position of the external screen connected through HDMI. When I move the screen image from right to left to be aligned with the physical ...
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Kubuntu 22.04 Wayland with nvidia crashes on launch

I installed Kubuntu 22.04, and when I switch to Wayland desktop, KDE simply crashes. Here's the report/stacktrace: Application: ksplashqml (ksplashqml), signal: Aborted [KCrash Handler] #4 ...
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Use xkbset on Ubuntu 22.04 (Wayland Display Server)

I use sticky keys due to accessibility issues. One problem with the sticky keys accessibility setting on Ubuntu is "latchlock" behavior. Where a modifier pressed twice will be locked -...
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Ubuntu 21 black screen on boot after disabling Wayland

I was having troubles with Teamviewer, so I disabled Wayland uncommenting the line: WaylandEnable=false in /etc/gdm3/custom.conf . Then I rebooted and now it shows me a black screen and I can't get ...
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