Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [wayland]

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.

0
votes
0answers
19 views

How to use a touchscreen in a multi-monitor setting with Wayland?

I would like to connect an external touchscreen to my laptop (Ubuntu 18.10, GNOME). The touchscreen works fine when used as the only monitor (disabling Laptop screen). However, I would like to use ...
1
vote
2answers
143 views

Is ubuntu 18.10 using Wayland as default?

Do you know please if ubuntu 18.10 uses wayland as default?
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Wayland taken over from predecessor installation

For Ubuntu machines here neither administrator nor user do adaptations in core of graphical environment stack and bootloader. I mean type of used graphic env. stack and bootloader are not changed by ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

Automatic logout after every some screen unlock - 18.04 - Wayland

At first I though it's a problem with suspend. I found issues about it, tried some fixes, even upgraded Kernel to the latest version... the problem still persisted. After that I though it's connected ...
1
vote
0answers
148 views

Ubuntu 18.10 is much slower with Wayland than X.org

I have just recently installed Ubuntu 18.10 on my desktop. There is an issue which I can't understand: if I start a session with Wayland (choosing this while logging in), the system noticeably slower. ...
3
votes
2answers
542 views

Why can't I kill a terminal window with xkill in Wayland?

When I run xkill in terminal a X (cross sign) appears which seems to kill that GUI process (application) on which it is hovered and clicked. I expect the same behavior for GNOME Terminal (since in my ...
0
votes
1answer
212 views

How to re-enable wayland in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I recently experimented with i3 (sudo apt install i3 -> reboot -> select i3 from login screen cog) and decided to go back to gnome3 with wayland. However upon removing i3 it appears that the default ...
1
vote
0answers
69 views

Tearing Everywhere on Wayland using Intel Graphics

If you're going to suggest this as the solution, yes I know that but that's only effective for X11 not Wayland. I looked up for the solution for Wayland or the way to use xorg.conf on Wayland but ...
5
votes
1answer
235 views

Ubuntu desktop environment isn't working

I have installed many desktop environments, but my default Ubuntu session isn't working. I can only login using Ubuntu with Wayland. I want to login with the other options which are shown below. I ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Visual Studio Code kills wayland session

I have an Ubuntu 18.10 and installed VSCode via snap. When I'm logged in into a Wayland session and try to start VSCode (run vscode) I get logged out. When I use X11, everything works fine. Does ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

Can't run sudo wifi-radar under wayland [duplicate]

I got this particular error when attempting to run sudo wifi-radar. No protocol specified /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/gtk-2.0/gtk/__init__.py:57: GtkWarning: could not open display warnings....
0
votes
1answer
556 views

Stuck on Ubuntu (Wayland) WM

Fairly simple problem, but I am at a loss re how to debug or fix the issue. I switched to Ubuntu (Wayland). Everything kinda works fine, but there are slight issues with a few programs, so logged out,...
1
vote
0answers
337 views

How to enable wayland with nouveau in ubuntu 18.10?

I don't see cogwheel, so I can't logout and choose gnome on wayland. I haven't changed any configuration, so #WaylandEnable=false is commented in gdm config and stuff like that. Is there a bug I can ...
2
votes
0answers
41 views

How are ubuntu users using teamviewer? [closed]

Team viewer is only working on Xorg. Both of my friend run Linux, one of them runs ubuntu 18.04 and the other one runs Zorine, both can't run Team viewer on wayland. I told them to switch to xorg ...
4
votes
1answer
215 views

Is there a screen recorder for GNOME with Wayland?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.01 LTS. I have spent a lot of time searching for Screen Recorders for the Ubuntu GNOME Wayland. I have tried several Screen Recorders such as Simple Screen Recorder and ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

How do I fix my trackpad? (Went missing during 18.04 upgrade, but works on gdm3)

I have a Dell Precision M6800. It has a trackpad, finger joystick, and two sets of three clicky buttons. Some time during or soon after the 18.04 upgrade, the trackpad and bottom row of clicky ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

How to re-enable two-finger scrolling with Wayland

Recently I switched to Wayland, to hopefully stop the intermittent problem I had with all my application windows going black. The going black problem started when I upgraded to 18.04.01 (from 16.04.01)...
0
votes
1answer
106 views

Ubuntu 18.10 / Gnome: Text and UI elements get blurry in some windows after a while — how do I debug and fix this?

Since a few days (after updating Ubuntu from 18.04 to 18.10) the text and UI elements get blurry in some windows after a while. The effect is isolated to single windows, not the whole screen. I have a ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

Hyperlinks in evince do not open

I cannot open links in evince (I'm using chromium). Starting it from terminal, the error message I get when clicking a link is error while loading shared libraries: libwayland-egl.so.1: failed to ...
0
votes
1answer
114 views

How to change Ubuntu with Wayland's 4 finger swipe gesture to a 3 finger swipe gesture?

I have been looking all day everywhere for a place to change the swipe gesture from a 4 finger to a 3 finger swipe. I am NOT looking for something with xdotool/fusuma because those simply convert a ...
0
votes
0answers
153 views

Is my NVIDIA driver working or not?

If run the command prime-select query it returns nvidia However, if I run nvidia-smi, it looks like my nvidia processor is not being used. I can't use nvidia-settings to diagnose because for ...
0
votes
1answer
263 views

Ubuntu 18.04 - Gnome crashes with Nvidia 1050 ti driver 410 and Xorg, but not Wayland

Question is pretty self-explanatory. If I install the Nvidia properietary driver and enable it with sudo prime-select nvidia and reboot, I cannot log into Xorg (it immediately crashes and returns ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

gnome-software: undefined symbol: gdk_wayland_display_set_startup_notification_id

When trying to launch gnome-software, I get the following error message: gnome-software: symbol lookup error: gnome-software: undefined symbol: ...
2
votes
0answers
89 views

How do I change gamma on wayland

On X, I could change gamma by tuning the xorg.conf file and add a "Gamma" line with the right value to the "Monitor Section". How do I do this on wayland? [edit]Or: What's the name of the tool for ...
1
vote
1answer
104 views

Problem with locale and language, I Type using Persian layout, but the (system) inserts English characters!

As I explained in the title; I just installed Ubuntu 18.10 like how I always install last versions, And now there are some problems: The default locale for Iranians is fa_IR, but the installer ...
2
votes
0answers
530 views

Nvidia / Wayland / Ubuntu 18.04 : Unable to find display on any available system

System : Ubuntu 18.04, Linux 4.15.0-39-generic nvidia 390.77 driver, installed from the sources/drivers manager Gnome 3.28.2, Wayland session, gdm3 Nvidia Prime laptop, HDMI output wired on the ...
1
vote
0answers
116 views

Login Error On Xorg (Kernel Module Load Failed) But Works On Wayland

So, I had broken system update, and now in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. At first, I cannot login at all on any login options Ubuntu, Ubuntu in wayland, Unity. Then I don't know but somehow I'm able to login ...
1
vote
1answer
566 views

New upgraded Ubuntu 18.10 boots to blank screen (nvidia graphics card)

After the upgrade, the system boots to a blank screen. Cntrl+Alt+F1/F2 doesn't do anything ... but the system is running, I can ssh to it, and ALT+PrtScr+B will trigger a reboot. Doing an SSH the ...
1
vote
0answers
142 views

Wayland NVidia Starting Problems

I installed the latest version of ubuntu yesterday. 18.10. Now my computer (Acer Aspire F15) won't work as before anymore. In a normal ubuntu session after entering my password i just get to the same ...
0
votes
1answer
156 views

Wayland option in Ubuntu 18.04

Why "Wayland" option in Ubuntu 18.04 makes my Laptop more hot? Need to provide direct Feedback option inside Ubuntu OS to make Users life simple in reporting problems or improvements.
0
votes
0answers
49 views

Choices on login screen

On my login screen if I click on the cogwheel I get five choices: Gnome, Gnome under Xorg, Ubuntu, Ubuntu under Wayland, Unity I usually work with Ubuntu under Wayland but sometimes need to check ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

GUI option for adding new folder in Gnome even if Nautilus is not full of items [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 with Gnome on Wayland. Today I needed to ad a folder to my Home directory and I couldn't find a simple way to do it in Nautilus. Eventually I remembered the "Control + Shift + ...
2
votes
1answer
192 views

How can we useTeamviewer 9 on Kubuntu 18.04?

I've waited until 18.04.1 to post this to be sure it wasn't something that the .1 release would fix. Please note this is a query about Teamviewer on Kubuntu, thus KDE - Plasma. We have a corporate ...
1
vote
0answers
160 views

Dual monitor display problem

First of all, I am new to Ubuntu and a total Linux noob so bare with me ;-) I have two identical monitors, but only one is recognized correctly, the other one fails to show the correct screen ...
1
vote
0answers
342 views

No brightness control and /sys/class/backlight empty in Ubuntu 18.04

No brightness control available in Ubuntu. I tried various kernel boot paramters and none worked. I tried adding /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel file with intel_backlight - did not work. I have no ...
2
votes
0answers
222 views

18.04. Can only sign-in via wayland which appears not to support Nvidia GPU needed for extra Displaylink monitor

NOTE! I am principally a 'user' with some technical knowledge rather than someone who uses the CLI most of the time. I upgraded from 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS as I read that 18.04 fully supported ...
1
vote
1answer
63 views

Why does alt+5 bring me to tty?

If I press alt+F5, I get to tty5. The former behaviour was alt+ctrl+f5. Now I need to use alt+f2 for running new applications and alt+f5 for maven update in eclipse. Why and when did then behaviour ...
0
votes
1answer
169 views

Remap keys with modifiers on Ubuntu 18 Wayland

I am the (sad) owner of an otherwise-nice ASUS laptop where ASUS decided that it would be a great idea to replace the End key by Power, so you could accidentally poweroff your laptop when mispressing ...
0
votes
2answers
257 views

How to install/update wayland without building it?

I want to install the newest version of wayland display server, because the new Ubuntu 18.04 comes with old wayland-protocols/bionic,bionic 1.13-1 and the mouse is lagging and the animations are laggy....
3
votes
0answers
669 views

What can I do to remedy Ubuntu 18.04 lag (cursor lag, window lag, screen glitches)?

I have an HP Laptop 15-bw0xx and I've just installed Ubuntu 18.04.1. My system specs are: Memory 6GiB, Processor AMD r7 12 compute cores 4c+8g × 4, Graphics AMD/ATI Carrizo (rev c8) Radeon R7. I'...
0
votes
1answer
109 views

18.04 Gnome-Wayland Screensaver ignores configuration?

I have setup the screensaver for normal X11-Gnome to never lock the screen, log me out, dim, etc. This is my HTPC. I am trying to experiment with Wayland, but no matter how hard I try I am logged ...
3
votes
1answer
462 views

Dell XPS 15 9560 Ubuntu 18.04 touchpad fixing

I installed Ubuntu 17.10 when I received this laptop and when I was able I updated to 18.04. From the start the touchpad sensitivy and smoothness wasn't perfect, but it was nice enough combined with ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How can I get the “Ubuntu with Wayland” option on 18.04?

I made sure to check /etc/gdm3/custom.conf to make sure that WaylandEnable=false was commented out. I made to sure to be on the latest Nvidia driver (390). When I click the cog icon on the login ...
2
votes
1answer
559 views

Wayland session on Ubuntu 18.04: why is /usr/bin/Xwayland running?

I'm looking at the Wayland session in Ubuntu 18.04. I've thought that things like conky won't run or won't run properly. So I installed conky (and its dependencies). Then, I ran conky from a terminal....
2
votes
0answers
346 views

Lock screen is weirdly broken on Ubuntu 18.04 / Wayland

Thanks in advance for helping me figure out this strange problem I've had since upgrading from 16 to 18.04 -- I run Wayland now, and I love how much better it is at handling multiple monitors on my hi-...
4
votes
0answers
360 views

Change screen resolution using the terminal (command line) in Wayland - Ubuntu 18.04

In X, you could use xrandr, but for Wayland / Ubuntu 18.04, that command doesn't work. Is there a simple one line command to change the screen display resolution in Wayland / Ubuntu 18.04?
1
vote
0answers
343 views

Running Wayland on 18.04

I recently installed 18.04, and would like to try out Wayland in place of Xorg. As far as I can tell, I should see a drop down from the cog at login, but I currently only see: Ubuntu Ubuntu ...
1
vote
1answer
278 views

Reinstall wayland - 18.04

I recently had some nvidia troubles (big surprise) and needed to purge my nvidia drivers and reinstall them. When I rebooted, I noticed I lost wayland as an option at the login menu. This is my work ...
0
votes
0answers
259 views

Ubuntu 18.04 screen freezes and become unresponsive

I'm using ubuntu 18.04 on Lenovo-G50-30. The system gets frozen and doesn't respond to any command. After hard restarting the system it went to the 'emergency mode', and after boot-up, it shows "...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

Wayland: Multi DPI Setup

We are writing the year 2018 and it will not be the year of Linux again! I'm working on Wayland since the beginning of the year (full time!), but it's not that satisfying with a mixed/multi dpi setup. ...