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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.

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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,...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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)...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 + ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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....
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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'...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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....
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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-...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 "...
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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. ...
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18.04 Ubuntu with Wayland, screen will not display in portrait

I've just updated to 18.04 from 16.10. When using Ubuntu with Wayland, if I rotate the view of either of my two monitors in the display settings, the rotated monitor will not receive a signal. When ...
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How fix infinity boot loop with no visible error (just flickering screen) on Ubuntu 18.04 with nVidia prop. drivers

Its clear OS installation, Ive just installed latest "tested" nVidia binary drivers (not third-party ppa, just using ubuntu dialog) and it worked like a charm after first reboot (much faster ...
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How to disable GUI on boot in 18.04 (Bionic Beaver)?

It appears that sudo systemctl disable gdm3 && sudo systemctl disable gdm do not work in 18.04 to disable the windowing system at bootup. What's the method for doing this now?
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Ubuntu expierences internal error due to Xwayland

I keep on getting this error message "Sorry, Ubuntu 18.04 has experienced an internal error". When I view details it shows the following error title " Xwayland crashed with signal 7 ...
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18.04 Cog not visible on login screen, can't boot with Wayland

For a piece of Windows-software I'm running in Mono, I need the display to be rendered with Wayland as X11 does not show everything correctly. I'm running two virtual machines with Ubuntu 18.04; one ...
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Unestable “x/gdm” after 18.04

I don't understand nothing well about x11, gdm, wayland and so on, but since I updated to 18.04, the graphic desktop system seems unestable: I have two displays and community theme installed. I'm ...
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How can one define a keyboard shortcut for autotyping some text in GNOME 3 on Wayland?

In Unity I have many keyboard shortcuts that result in various pieces of text being typed into whatever application I'm using. A representative example is typing a timestamp when I press Ctrl+Alt+d. ...
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Why does Xorg freeze when I switch to a different GUI session?

On Ubuntu 18.04 we have the option to choose if we want to log in with Xorg or Wayland on the log screen... After using them for a while I realized that when I open two or more GUI sessions at once ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.* Buggy HDMI handling, screen compositor output bizarre

Description In the situations described below, the television source is set to HDMI3, the set is switched on, and the cable is plugged into HDMI port 3. If the laptop is switched ON and booted into ...
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Ctrl+Shift+T doesn't restore closed tab [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 18.04 with Ubuntu-Wayland. I configured Ctrl+Shift for switching keyboard layout. And now in chrome Ctrl+Shift+T doesn't restore closed tab but only opens empty tab as Ctrl+T. How to fix it....
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Graphical User Interface [closed]

I am doing development in C++. I heard that GTK is being replaced by Wayland. Which GUI libraries are suitable for C++ for long-term?