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Wednesday, October 24 • 12:05 - 12:45
Replacing X with Wayland - Lessons Learned for Your Next Display Manager - Matthias Clasen, Red Hat

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The Wayland project is now 10 years old. Wayland has replaced X11 as default display server in several Linux distributions.

In this presentation, Matthias will look back at the effort of replacing X with Wayland and provide some insights into what it takes to replace a major subsystem of Linux desktop infrastructure.

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Matthias Clasen

Manager, Red Hat, Inc.
Matthias is an engineering manager in the desktop team at Red Hat. His contributions to GTK+ and GNOME go back to the early 2000s. He's the maintainer of GTK+. Matthias and his team have worked on many parts of the Linux desktop infrastructure. In recent years, Wayland and Flatpak... Read More →

Wednesday October 24, 2018 12:05 - 12:45
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