Wayland support is on the way?

Just wanted to share with you that MATE developers seem to be working on Wayland session!

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Wow! Quite impressive to see that wayfire gets adopted as wayland compositor for MATE :star_struck:

And since the mate developers AFAIK also work, or have worked, with the developers of 'Mir', it seems that if we're very lucky we might have the opportunity to choose between two wayland supporting backends:

  1. 'Mir' which already got the wayland protocol implemented
  2. 'Wayfire' (the wayland capable spiritual successor to compiz)

This makes my day :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

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From what the devs have said you would be able to use any wayland compositor that uses wl roots so wayfire, mir, sway, whatever you want just like with x11 and changing out window managers

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Wow this made my day. I hope somebody will work on a CCSM for wayfire. Can't wait for some spinning cube shenanigans under wayland on my MATE desktop.

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Awesome stuff guys :smiley::penguin:

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LOL, the first thing I do is shut all that junk, eye candy stuff down. To each his own, which is why I love Linux, choice.

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Looking at this statusreport feels so good :slight_smile:

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I just came here to post this update!
Wayland is nearly here... So exciting.

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In that case I would probably choose for something minimal as Labwc, a kind of OpenBox or Marco replacement for wayland. Here is a screenshot somebody made, that resembles pretty much what I seek in a desktop.
(picture by Jack Dostoevsky published on reddit unixporn)

So cool to have a replacement for both Compiz(Wayfire) and Marco(LabWC) :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

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