[svlug] wayland and escape sequences

Sarah Newman newmans at sonic.net
Thu May 30 15:09:36 PDT 2019


On 5/30/19 2:54 PM, Akkana Peck wrote:

> On the other hand, for about the last two decades (or has it been
> even longer?), there have been projects that claimed they were going
> to replace X and we'd all have to switch Real Soon Now. I'm sure
> some day it will happen, but I don't get the impression Wayland is
> going to manage it in the next year or two; I don't think it's time
> to panic quite yet.

Wayland is the default in RHEL 8 and it is easily available, if not the default, in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

It's not time to panic, but it's probably time to start paying attention.

--Sarah



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