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 X11.

Available software

Name Package Homepage Description
Enlightenment x11-wm/enlightenment https://www.enlightenment.org/ A compositing, stacking window manager/Wayland compositor that is over twenty years old.
KWin kde-plasma/kwin https://userbase.kde.org/KWin KDE's compositing window manager/Wayland compositor.
Mutter x11-wm/mutter https://git.gnome.org/browse/mutter/ GNOME's compositing window manager/Wayland compositor.
Sway dev-libs/sway http://swaywm.org/ A lightweight, tiling Wayland compositor that is essentially the Wayland equivalent to i3.
Weston dev-libs/weston https://github.com/wayland-project/weston a reference implementation of a Wayland compositor.