Linked by David Adams on Tue 31st Jan 2012 23:50 UTC, submitted by Michael
Graphics, User Interfaces This weekend at FOSDEM 2012 what Kristian Hogsberg is expected to say in Brussels will surprise many of you: Wayland 1.0 is gearing up for release as their first stable release. Wayland [a new X server for Linux] is supposed to be ready to take on the Linux desktop world.
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Hope they can deliver
by Invincible Cow on Wed 1st Feb 2012 12:25 UTC
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I love this. I just hope it can deliver on its goals, which is a tear-free graphics system.

It wouldn't be fun to go through a rough phase of changes across the graphics stack, only to find nothing has changed for the better.

Also, I hope wayland will solve the problem of smooth transitions between bootsplash, login screen and desktop.

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