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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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Why doesn’t this key remapping work in several GNOME applications?

I’d like to remap ] to Delete. I’ve tried setting this in an XKB layout: key <AD12> { [ Delete ] }; This works in Firefox, GNOME Terminal, and LibreOffice. However, nothing happens when I press ...
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99% of apps are X apps, so how do they work under Wayland?

Almost all applications are X applications at this point. So how can they work under Wayland? Does this mean there need to be 2 versions compiled (one for X and one for Wayland) Does this mean we ...
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How does Direct Rendering not make a chaos?

With Direct Rendering each application is allowed to render itself. But how does this not cause chaos if each application can render itself whenever and wherever it wants? Shouldn't there be some ...
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Ubuntu UI screen image freezes randomly during usage after fresh 21.04 install, suspecting Wayland or Nouveau

Reported this at: - https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wayland/+bug/1931387 as well. I was running 20.10 previously with NVIDIA drivers, Then four days ago, I did a clean 21.04 install from ISO ...
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Updated to 21.04 - Wayland is slow and glitchy, Xorg give black screen

I just upgraded to 21.04 and am having issues with the display. If I log in with Wayland (default) the screen goes on and off for about the first 10 minutes then settles down. Once it is settled ...
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“failed to enable link training” when resuming from suspend

I'm on a Dell XPS 7590 running a fresh installation of Ubuntu 21.04. I'm running Wayland. When resuming from suspend, I frequently receive a black screen which only contains this error: i915 0000:00:...
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How to change the display resolution in Ubuntu 21.04 (with Wayland)

Today I updated my Ubuntu to 21.04. Since then I cannot choose the correct resolution for my display. Here is the old version I used for years on Ubuntu, which doesn't work anymore: $ xrandr Screen 0: ...
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VLC Hardware Decoding not working in Wayland but working fine in Xorg

I am trying to get hardware decoding for video in VLC in Wayland. vainfo in Xorg and Wayland is identical for me: When I run VLC in Xorg, hardware decoding works fine: However in Wayland, it doesn't ...
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Does Xubuntu 21.04 use Wayland by default?

I came across this question, and it seems that OP is having issues with Redshift due to Xubuntu using Wayland. I was under the impression that XFCE plans to support Wayland in the upcoming version 4....
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No apps open after switching to wayland

Running 21.04, I switched from X11 to Wayland, and none of the apps apart from terminal and calculator seem to open. There are no error messages to provide. When I click on an application (like Chrome,...
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session crashes when unplugging USB-C hub with HDMI monitor

Ubuntu 21.04, Wayland Session on Gnome 3.38 via Mutter 3.38.4. Dell XPS 13 9300. I have a USB-C hub which provides power, HID, and HDMI connectivity. Nine times out of ten, when I unplug this dongle, ...
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Redshift alternatives on Xubuntu 21.04 with Wayland

On Xubuntu 21.04 with Wayland, Redshift doesn't work anymore. I have already tried the following apps that were mentioned to me: f.lux doesn't work. Safe Eyes no temperature color settings. Blue ...
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21.04 Arrange workspaces horizontally

In 21.04 workspaces are arranged vertically, so that I have to perform a 4 finger vertical swipe to move between them. I find it unnecessarily inconsistent to have them arranged that way considering ...
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Ubuntu 21.04 Wayland copy/paste intermittently fails

Ubuntu 21.04 Gnome 3.38.5 Wayland I've noticed that intermittently copy/paste starts failing. Anecdotally this only seems to happen when trying to paste into an electron app (slack/atom) but after ...
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Turn Monitor On/Off via SSH

i have a PIR on another raspberry pi. This one should turn the monitor on this ubuntu via SSH on and off. My System: Raspberry Pi 4 with Ubuntu 2104 I read about this and found many answers about ...
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EDIT: Possible different issue. CPU spiking in Xorg/Gnome vs. Wayland, NOT specifically with Firefox (Ubuntu 20.04) (Firefox 88.0.1 (64-bit))

After experiencing some issues in Wayland (not tracking my Rescuetime app, a few other programs not working) I switched back to Xorg/Gnome. Since doing this, I've noticed that when using Firefox, ...
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Ubuntu 21.04: how to enable Wayland?

Hello I have upgraded to Hippo (Ubuntu 21.04), but my session is still using X11. At the login screen, the only choice I have are «Unity» or «Ubuntu». I guess this is probably because my current ...
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Ubuntu 21.04 (Wayland) visual glitches in GUIs

20.10 has no visual bugs and works fine but 21.04 has these visual bugs over all GUIs (Doesn't seem to effect actual gameplay). I've tried switching back to xorg, but that made no difference. I have ...
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I need a command-line utility to send switch keyboard layout sequence because of Ubuntu 21.04 wayland

For X11 I used to setxkbmap command to change keyboard layout. Now on Ubuntu 21.04 I have wayland. Does any command-line utility can send win+space key sequence to change keyboard layout? Thanks.
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I forced shut down and can't login to wayland now

Default one works but once I select wayland, it just displays the login page again. What should I do? I tried removing /tmp and .Xauthority to no avail. Also did reconfigure (both gdm and lightdm). ...
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I changed display resolution and then back “illegal format on LG TV”

I changed resolution from 1920x1080 60HZ to something else and got illegal format on the screen. I rebooted in Ubuntu Xorg, (which works), and changed the resolution back. It still get the invalid ...
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Can I test wayland on Kubuntu 20.04

Operating System: Kubuntu 20.04 KDE Plasma Version: 5.18.5 KDE Frameworks Version: 5.68.0 Qt Version: 5.12.8 Kernel Version: 5.8.0-50-generic OS Type: 64-bit Processors: 4 × AMD Ryzen 3 2200G with ...
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How to install missing plug-in wayland-egl

I am installing vokoscreen 3.0.8: https://snapcraft.io/vokoscreen-ng When I try to run it, it tells me: wiktor@wiktor:~$ vokoscreen-ng This application failed to start because it could not find or ...
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Flickering lines on wayland with fracktional scaling 125%

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 w/ Wayland because of the better implementation of fractional scaling. I'm using a WQHD monitor so it's quite small in 100% mode. From time to time, I notice flickering lines (...
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Use Wayland session with Lubuntu 21.04 on Raspberry Pi 4B

I'm on a quest to find the best possible configuration for our Raspberry Pi 4B used almost exclusively to watch internet video streams. So far, I've tried getting the most out of Raspbian/Raspberry Pi ...
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Can a computer with 2 GB RAM run Ubuntu with Wayland?

Should I use Wayland on 2GB RAM? It is a Asus Eeebook x2 05ta, 2GB RAM, 32 GB storage, and a 64 GB Samsung micro SD card.
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Kubuntu: Using Wayland / Nvidia / KDE on 21.04

I've just updated Kubuntu from 20.10 to 21.04. When trying to start a new session with Wayland it freezes at the vendor splash screen. How would I go about it to debug this? Suspecting it might has to ...
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What are the steps to run Wayland on 21.04 with optimus nVIDIA?

I have a Dell Inspiron 7577 laptop with nVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 with max-Q design and integrated Intel GPU, running Ubuntu 21.04. It has a HiDPI screen 3840x2160 and I use fractional scaling at 175% ...
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Can you still use x.org in 21.04?

I installed 21.04 on my laptop to try it out, and now it comes with wayland as the default. However, I'm noticing some issues with my digital drawing tablet and I wanted to switch to x.org to see if ...
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AnyDesk is not working before login from remote PC (manually)

My Ubuntu version is 20.04. I am using AnyDesk for remote access to my lab pc. When I am trying to connect to my remote pc (the lab one) from my personal pc, I am getting some challenges. Like, I am ...
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Ubuntu 21.04 under kvm - Wayland

Is it normal that I had to disable Wayland when running Ubuntu 21.04 as a virtual machine under kvm? I'm running on an AMD processor with NVidia driver in the host OS, which is Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I ...
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How to access extra mouse buttons on Wayland?

Since unfortunately Gnome does not offer any option to configure additional mouse buttons I used to achieve this simple goal by writing a tedious configuration file for xbindkeys. What I wanted was ...
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Express keys not reflected in xournal++ using Ubuntu (wayland)

I am using the following: Ubuntu 21.04, Gnome 3.38.5, Wayland windowing system XP deco 01 v2 and installed the necessary driver I work with xournal++, version 1.1.0+ Problem I am facing is that the ...
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Ubuntu 21.04 freezes on zoom Screen share option

Today I upgraded from Ubuntu 20.04 to 21.04. It uses Wayland by default, also I have disabled my nvidia card (just selected Integrated Graphics from nvidia-settings). When I installed and tried zoom ...
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Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute hippo)

Can someone help me to install drivers for my Nvidia GPU RTX 3080 on Razer Blade Advanced 2021? I'm curious if I did something wrong during the fresh installation. (Everything was working fine on ...
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What compositor does Ubuntu 20.10 use by default

I have done a clean minimal install of Ubuntu 20.10 in a VMWare Player virtual machine, running on an Intel Core i9 based PC. I would like to know which compositor is used by default. I am using the ...
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Empty dock and can't launch applications on Wayland

I read that Wayland is better than Xorg so I wanted to try it out. However, enabling it caused icons to be disappeared from the dock and show applications button does not respond as well. Should I ...
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On kubuntu with Plasma sound via Bluetooth works, starting Ubuntu/Wayland session, Bluetooth connects but no sound

On Kubuntu 20.04 (Plasma) Bluetooth sound starts the very moment I start my Bose Bluetooth-system. If it didn't, at least I could switch to it under 'Applications'. When I log out and log on again ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS flickering and flashing on/off problem

Hi I have an issue with my laptop. At first I reboot for some reason and the ubuntu login screen didn't show up. Then I have to change the display manager to light-dm. It was gdm3 and it was working ...
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Microsoft Teams and Wayland - will screen sharing be fixed in 21.04?

I've googled until my fingers bled, but unfortunately all I end up finding is either posts by Microsoft saying "Teams works on Linux" and posts in help forums that just end up telling people ...
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Help Troubleshooting an X11 screen freeze. Ubuntu 20.04, kernel 5.8.0-48-generic

I've also logged this as a bug over at Launchpad, but I thought I'd ask again here to see if I can get some ideas in terms investigating. I was running on Wayland for quite a while, and decided to go ...
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Cannot change screen brightness in 20.04 using Wayland

I have an XPS-15 7590 and I'm using Wayland. I've always had issues with the brightness with this laptop but now that I'm using Wayland, I cannot change the brightness at all. It is at 100% and ...
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Sound device changes to the docking station by default

Ever since I've connected 2 external monitors to my XPS-15 7590, Ubuntu changes the default audio device from the built-in laptop audio device to whatever D3100 Docking station has How can I change ...
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Favouriting (pinning to dock) an app causes it to use the wrong .desktop file

I'm running Ubuntu 20.10 in Wayland for better touch support and noticed that Firefox runs in xwayland mode by default. I wanted Firefox to run in Wayland mode and found out that this can be achieved ...
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20.04 Gnome Wayland Session randomly throws me at the login screen suddenly and randomly

Gnome Desktop randomly throws me at the login screen suddenly. This happens generally when I work for long times especially return from sleep. Could you help me? My system is up-to-date, use original ...
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Detecting screen recording event of screen recorders by monitoring xlib function calls?

Many resources online such as this and this point to the fact that screen recorders do not make any system calls to capture the screen. so how does a screen recorder capture the screen ? i came ...
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Firefox does not work on the Wayland Windowing System

When I try and launch Firefox on Wayland it looks like this.
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Failed to start GNOME Shell on Wayland

I'm unable to login with Wayland (I'm using lightdm) because of the following error. If I switch to Xorg then everything is fine. bře 17 11:05:31 k-workstation systemd[1746]: Dependency failed for ...
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Wayland multiple users issue

I have a multiseat setup. It works fine with Xorg. The issue is that only one user is able to run Wayland and another forced to use Xorg. This is my configuration for the gdm: [daemon] WaylandEnable=...
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How can I Chromecast my Photos with the Files

I am able to Chromecast (both with Brave or google-chrome-stable 87) any tab or an individual file to view an mp4, but casting the desktop provides me a dark screen with no discernible image except ...

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