Oct 2 – 4, 2019
Concordia University Conference Centre
America/New_York timezone

KWin now and tomorrow

Oct 3, 2019, 9:55 AM
Concordia University Conference Centre

Concordia University Conference Centre

1450 Guy St. Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3H 0A1
Talk (half slot) (closed) Main Track


Roman Gilg


This talk is meant to give an overview on where we stand with KDE's KWin as an X11 window manager and a Wayland compositor, who is currently working on it and on what tasks now and in the near future.

The topics will broadly be:

  • The KWin team
  • Technical topics:
  • Abstracting KWin's internals
  • Updating legacy code / cleaning house
  • Wayland multi device and threaded rendering
  • Learning individually and improving our team coherence
  • KWin as part of the X.Org / freedesktop.org / Wayland community
Code of Conduct Yes
GSoC, EVoC or Outreachy No

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