"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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