Wayland compositor

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A Wayland compositor is a display server that implements the Wayland protocol and serves analogously to how a compositing window manager does for Xorg.

Available software

Name Package Homepage Description
Enlightenment x11-wm/enlightenment https://www.enlightenment.org/ an eye-candy, compositing and stacking window manager that is released under the permissive BSD License.
KWin kde-plasma/kwin https://userbase.kde.org/KWin KDE's compositing window manager/Wayland compositor.
Mutter x11-wm/mutter https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/mutter/ GNOME's compositing window manager/Wayland compositor.
Sway dev-libs/sway https://swaywm.org/ an open-source Wayland compositor that is designed to be compatible with the i3 window manager.
Weston dev-libs/weston https://wayland.freedesktop.org/ a reference implementation of a Wayland compositor.