Questions tagged as ['wayland']

Wayland is a protocol that specifies the communication between a display server and its clients, as well as a reference implementation of the protocol in C language. It was initially authored by Kristian Høgsberg as a replacement for the X Window System.
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Newsonic avatar
How to disable the touchscreen in Ubuntu 21.04?
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I faced a problem after a couple of days that my malfunctioned touchscreen was on unexpectedly, despite setting MatchIsTouchscreen "off" at /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/40-libinput.conf

How to make it disabled just like Ubuntu 20 and the older versions?

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Ubuntu 21.04, disable Thinkpad trackpoint
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I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T450s with a trackpoint and a touchpad. Before upgrading to Ubuntu 21.04 I could disable the trackpoint on the terminal with the command

xinput set-prop "TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint" "Device Enabled" 0

After the upgrade this does not work anymore and I get a message

WARNING: running xinput against an Xwayland server. See the xinput man page for details. unable to find device TPPS/2  ...

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mpv error with mp4 files in Wayland: "VA error: wayland: Wayland roundtrip error: Protocol error (errno 71)"
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Ever since the 21.04 switch to Wayland, mpv has been saying:

[vo/gpu/wayland] GNOME's wayland compositor is known to have many serious issues with mpv. Switch to GNOME's xorg session for the best experience.

and yet has been working flawlessly (including with mp4 files). Until now. This new problem only seems to occur with mp4:

wl_drm@22: error 0: authenticate failed
VA error: wayland: Wayland ro ...
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Remap a key combination to another combination, e.g. AltGr+C -> Ctrl+C, under Wayland
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I basically want to ask this question, but for GNOME on Wayland. This means that answers involving AutoKey and xbindkeys wont work, as neither works under Wayland.


I would like to remap some keys to ultimately make better use of CapsLock.

My plan is to map CapsLock to AltGr, and then follow this to obtain vim-like keybindings. On Wayland, this remapping can be done through XKB files (see the l ...

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keddad avatar
Laptop can't see external montior's maximum resolution
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I've got a Lenovo IdeaPad 5i 15IIL05 with Intel UHD graphics, running Ubuntu 20.04.1. I want to connect it to an external monitor (Acer Gaming Nitro VG270U) via HDMI.

When connected, it does work - however, the highest possible resolution the system suggests is 1920x1080, when the screen itself supports 2560 x 1440. It is definitely not a problem with a cable or the monitor itself - when connecte ...

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Ankush Singh avatar
Plymouth not showing during shutdown
kr flag

I am having an issue with plymouth animation not showing at shutdown. On Wayland Plymouth animation works but on xorg I can't see plymouth animation at shutdown.

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TVG avatar
Color picker doesn't work
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Gpick (0.2.6) is not working anymore on my computer (Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS). When I click on "Pick color", I do not see the display around my mouse in the small box where it should be magnified. This box stays gray. When I pick a color (by pressing the space bar) it is always black (#000000).

I have downloaded Pick (2.0.2) but it does not work either.

I have also noticed here that Gpick should be able to  ...

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oeter avatar
Nautilus copy and paste (clipboard) causes pasted target application to freeze
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Whenever I copy content with the Ubuntu file explorer Nautilus, like a filename string, and try to paste the filename into other applications, like chrome, it will cause the target application to freeze until I copy something somewhere else.

I'm running wayland on Ubuntu 20.04, and this only happens in Nautilus.

Is there any way to fix this?

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Prof.Chaos avatar
Click on Ubuntu 21.04 icons (left navigation) opens new icon rather than adding a red dot
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My OS:

Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description:    Ubuntu 21.04
Release:        21.04
Codename:       hirsute

Note that I do not use the Wayland display server protocol that's used by default by Ubuntu 21.04. Since this is apparently buggy in the current version I had to switch back Xorg. How that's done is described here.

In Ubuntu's navigation on the left every new instance of a program is indicated ...

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Alex S. avatar
Adobe RGB Monitor behaves like sRGB under Xorg & HW Acceleration
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Having a monitor that supports 100% of Adobe RGB color space. Used it for a while with Xorg and NVIDIA GPU after I found out that effective color gamut used was sRGB.

I have noticed that with disabled hardware acceleration, colors on Xorg are just fine - Adobe RGB is being covered. I've also tried using Wayland, and since NVIDIA GPU doesn't support running Wayland, I have tried installing an AMD  ...

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Enable touchpad acceleration (21.04, Wayland)
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Moving my finger 3 cm over the touchpad moves the cursor across approximately half the screen, regardless how quickly/slowly I do it.

That means I either can't easily hit a click target (current settings) or can't quickly move across the screen. Normally, I'm used to touchpads moving "faster" on fast movements (i.e. moving your finger quickly by 3 cm moves the cursor across the entire screen, mov ...

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Ubuntu 21.04 + Wayland: Apps in dock slow refresh
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I am using the default Wayland with 21.04, I have an SD card permanently inserted in the laptop, if I open an app the icon will not show in the dock for a few seconds, if I move icons within the dock (change positions) the movement will be reflected in the dock a few seconds later, etc. If I switch to X11 at login everything will work smoothly, any idea if I can fix it in Wayland? Thanks

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Remmina doesn't work on Wayland with 32 bit color settings (it works on Xorg)
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I have Debian PC running xrdp service.

If I try to connect to it when I am running Ubuntu desktop on Wayland via Remmina with color depth settings set on 32bit (or automatic 32 bpp, the default one) it connects to it but the image flicks and I see a lot of white lines on the screen, it's impossible to use. It works if I change color depth to Truecolor (24 bpp) or lower.

No problem if I connect to ...

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tatsu avatar
Wayland on Nvidia as we near Q4 2021
ke flag

So theoretically Wayland is now supported on Nvidia with the 470 and above drivers.

If this is true how can I completely transform my ubuntu 21.04 from Xorg to wayland?

(yes I am willing to completely reinstall steam and all my games, as well as any number of other apps)

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koyakun avatar
Why do Japanese keyboard arrow keys scroll in LibreOffice Calc but move cell with US keyboard layout?
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After upgrading to Ubuntu 21.04, the arrow keys on my USB Japanese 108-key keyboard scroll in LibreOffice Calc as though scroll lock is toggled on (even though the scroll lock light is not on) instead of moving the selected cell. (Actually, this happens with the US-intl keyboard layout too.) The arrow keys work as expected in other programs though, including LibreOffice Writer.

If I switch to the ...

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Alv123 avatar
Wayland screen lock changes display settings
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I have a docking station and 2 external monitors plugged in via DP. Whenever I lock my screen and wake it up again my display settings are reverted and I have to set the primary monitor again.

journald gives 2 errors, not sure what the mean.

kernel: i915 0000:00:02.0: [drm] *ERROR* failed to allocate vcpi
kernel: [drm:drm_dp_check_act_status [drm_kms_helper]] *ERROR* Failed to get ACT after 3000ms, la ...
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Giana avatar
xhost and Wayland (aka connect to a remote X server without ssh)
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At home I have an headless PC running 21.04. From time to time I need to launch same app there, mainly personal stuff. To do that I connect via wifi with the laptop, 21.04 as well, I use to work. (I do not like to have those personal data installed there).

With Wayland remote desktop is a pain in the neck and I ended up with nothing.

I tried then to launch some app tunnelling X via ssh but most of  ...

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physiii avatar
Touchscreen rotation broken in 21.04
br flag

I usually rotate my touch screen like:

xinput set-prop "ILITEK ILITEK-TP" 'Coordinate Transformation Matrix' 0 -1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1

This does not work in 21.04, maybe because of Wayland? However I have a 2-in-1 laptop with 21.04 and the touch coordinates automatically rotate when I rotate the device so there must because some command to do this.

Naturally you would think this would go into Settings bu ...

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Wayland logout CPU 100%
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After I switch to logout I have 100% load to CPU it never stops until reboot. I've found that this is Akonadi, but after kill such processed, others also show signs of heavy CPU usage. I'm using Kubuntu 21.04.enter image description here

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Yakuake Wayland refusing to hide on F12
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I'm running kubuntu 21.04 and decided to go with the new Kde available because it has vital feature control audio output to analog/HDMI directly in the sound applet. But it also broke X window session, anyway it runs pretty good with Wayland and decided to proceed. Only on the little issue here. Yakuake not autostarting and response only once at F12 after this it never hides but can be overlapped by oth ...

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John Manko avatar
Clean 21.04 and Wayland not working properly with screen sharing
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I have a clean install of 21.04 minimal using Wayland, and I installed gnome-remote-desktop and enabled screen sharing. From my upgraded 21.04 machine I VNC into the clean install machine, but functionality is very limited.

  • Application windows cannot be moved or resized - I can "select" windows to grab focus, though.
  • Windows (including their menus) are non-reactive to my mouse clicks (left- and ri ...
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Klitos Kyriacou avatar
Add static text to the top bar in GNOME
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Is it possible to add some text to the taskbar (e.g. just to the left or right of the date display), preferably just by editing a config file without having to install any extensions?

I am looking to do this because I log in using several different user names, don't want to have a different wallpaper/background for each of them, and want to be able to tell at a glance which user I am logged in as ...

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Nikos Lagios avatar
Using Wayland on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
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I've read that Wayland is the future of display managers and works much better than X11. Can I safely use it on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS? I haven't been using any proprietary drivers (my graphics card is an Intel HD Graphics 620). Taking into consideration that my system has been working perfectly under X11, will I actually see any improvements if I switch to Wayland? Thanks in advance.

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No apps displayed after sleep on Wayland
ke flag

When my machine (intel NUC, Ubuntu 20.10) wakes up from sleep, I say the desktop in a darkened mode (as if when hitting the start button) and I have the task bar on the left. The menus work, but I cannot launch any apps (running ones or new ones). The only solution I have is to restart the computer/Wayland and lose my session.

I guess that this is a bug. Did anyone experience that?

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Akash Chhabra avatar
Screen flickers when opening/closing apps in wayland
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I am using Ubuntu 21.04, with AMD Ryzen 5 processor and RX 560X graphic card.

When I open/close any app (Brave,VSCode,Slack etc) screen flicker with a delay of 1 sec it only happens in wayland never in xorg.

It happens when I use any app which uses X-Wayland

Kindly help to solve this issue.

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Miki Vanoušek avatar
How to set keyboard layout when using sway?
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I am currently running sway 1.4 on Ubuntu 20.4. I would like to permanently switch from us X11 Layout to cz layout coder variant.

I found some posts like this one, where people describe how to do this on other distros. But when I tried some of the solutions they did not work for me. I think this might be distro-specific.

I also read [this manpage][2] and ran

sway input keyboard xkb_layout cz

whi ...

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How to make `gnome-screenshot` or `flameshot` work in crontab under Wayland?
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I am using Ubuntu 21.04 under GNOME on Wayland. I want to take the screenshot every minute and save them to a designated folder. The simplest thing I can think of is using crontab which is available out-of-the-box in Ubuntu. There are only a handful of programs that can take screenshots under GNOME on Wayland - including gnome-screnshot and flameshot. However despite the fact these programs work from ...

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Jacob B avatar
Broken animation for applications overview
mu flag

When I press the application launcher, the icons flicker in their post-animation locations, and then the app menu animation starts.

The flicker is unwanted and I want to know how to get rid of it.

I've tried multiple screen recorders to give a visual demonstration, but much to my annoyance, they do not display the flicker (60fps playback)

Here's my system info:

            .-/+oossssoo+/-.         ...
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Vien Dev avatar
Cannot login to X.Org session anymore after some update in Ubuntu 20.04. Wayland works
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Heloo guys,

I am using dual boot window 10 and ubuntu 20.04 LTS with detail as attached picture. neofetch system info

Everything was fine until couple days ago after updating system I could not login to ubuntu. Actually, I can signin but after that just a purple green and mouse pointer and nothing else.

I googled and found the way to login by selecting gear icon on the right bottom which appear once foc ...

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Dirk Eddelbuettel avatar
Ubuntu 21.04 and 21.10 lock hard with basic GUI redrawing using standard intel graphics
mu flag

On a 4th generation X1 Carbon laptop, which generally runs Linux and Ubuntu really well, and which has been updated every six months, I am currently having hard locking issues on the default Ubuntu Gnome UI (Edit: my bad, I presume it is no longer called Unity these days but Ubuntu's Gnome variant and theming) of Ubuntu 21.04 "Hirsute".

This is an i5 with the usual Intel graphics baked in, I can p ...