Wayland Protocol Finally Ready for Fractional Scaling

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  • wl-clipboard

    Command-line copy/paste utilities for Wayland

    Linux isn't very pleasant.

    > choosing to have vsync enabled or disabled in games

    See this thread? https://www.reddit.com/r/swaywm/comments/ntszm9/how_can_i_ma...

    I'm not 100% sure what you're asking.

    > EDIT: I should another important one for me: xclip, read from and write to the clipboard in the command line


  • awesome-wayland

    A curated list of Wayland code and resources.

    plenty others of all sorts.

    > auto keyboard/mouse scripting with xdotool

    There's a few tools for this: https://github.com/natpen/awesome-wayland#tools

    > not have unnecessary mouse/keyboard to monitor delay

    There's none that I can notice. Mice cursor are rendered with hardware support

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  • xdg-desktop-portal

    Desktop integration portal

    That post is some pretty bad misinformation. An API for global keyboard shortcuts was being worked on and just got merged 2 months ago. https://github.com/flatpak/xdg-desktop-portal/issues/624

    There is a way to protect against LD_PRELOAD: use sandboxing. X11 is bad for security because it's an intentional escape around the sandbox.

    The "tear it down and build something else argument" is also going nowhere, anything else you build is going to run into the same questions of how to go about implementing these features.

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