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Two Features Wayland Will Have That X Doesn't

Nov 11, 2010, 13:04 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

"While the discussion surrounding the Wayland Display Server and Canonical's plans to deploy Ubuntu atop Wayland continue to be ongoing within our forums (here, here, and here) and elsewhere, some new technical capabilities and plans for Wayland have been discussed. Here's two features that Wayland is set to have that is not currently supported by the X.Org Server.

"First off, while the state of Linux laptop GPU switching is currently poor for those newer notebooks with dual GPUs, Wayland will have the capability of switching between GPUs for rendering. This is a feature currently lacking by the current xorg-server for notebooks, desktops, and all devices. When it comes to Wayland and GPU hot-swapping, Jerome Glisse mentioned:"

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