Install Screen Recorder ‘Green Recorder’ in Ubuntu 17.10 Wayland

Found that your desktop screen recording applications do not launch in Ubuntu 17.10 default Wayland session? Well, try Green Recorder, the first desktop program to support Wayland display server on GNOME session. Green Recorder is a GTK+ 3 application written in Python that features: Record audio and video on almost all Linux interfaces. Support mkv,… Continue reading Install Screen Recorder ‘Green Recorder’ in Ubuntu 17.10 Wayland

Ubuntu 17.10 Tip: Graphical Apps Doesn’t Launch via Root, Sudo, Gksu

Ubuntu 17.10 uses Wayland in the default session and Xorg for optional. However, many graphical applications need to run as root so far does not launch in Wayland. You’ll get following similar errors while running graphical applications via root: For some applications, e.g., Synaptic Package Manager, Grub Customizer, Gparted, and Ubuntu Tweak, they does not… Continue reading Ubuntu 17.10 Tip: Graphical Apps Doesn’t Launch via Root, Sudo, Gksu

How to Install Latest Wayland in Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome via PPA

Daily builds of Wayland and Weston are now available in PPA for Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 14.10, and Ubuntu 15.04. Thanks to Bryce Harrington, a former Canonical developer who continues to be heavily involved in Wayland development, he has created an automatic builds PPA to make it easy to try out the newest Wayland/Weston code on… Continue reading How to Install Latest Wayland in Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome via PPA

Wayland 1.3 Final Released, Download link included

Wayland is a protocol that specifies the communication between the display server (called Wayland compositor) and its clients. It is intended as a simpler replacement for X. Wayland and Weston 1.3 has been released a few hours ago. See what’s new in this release: More pixel formats for wl_shm (Tomeu Vizoso). We can now create… Continue reading Wayland 1.3 Final Released, Download link included

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