The Review of Wayland Progress In 2016 – Part 2: Multimedia, Web, Games, Office, Programming Tools

Introduction

In Part 1 (recommend to read) of this review, we talk about Wayland and most popular Desktop Environment. This part is dedicated to work with the popular Linux applications. Software that was used in this review: Fedora Rawhide with GNOME 3.20 Beta, Wayland 1.10; Rebecca Black OS with the latest Weston Shell and KDE Plasma.

Some applications work natively with Wayland, some can be run only with XWayland. The XWayland applications must be slower ’cause Wayland compositor can’t work directly with X client and need the X server as a broker: Weston Compositor <-> X server <-> X client. The ‘slower’ sentence doesn’t mean “not ready for work”, in most cases the XWayland applications have enough performance for comfortable work. Some applications also have other problems not related to performance.

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Let’s Encrypt And WoSign – How To Get A Valid SSL Certificate Absolutely Free

Update 05.12.2015: Let’s Encrypt without ssh and renew/revoke instructions

Today the SSL certificate from the top SSL providers costs ~$50-100 Рbig money for non-commercial websites and bloggers. But some peoples can change it just now. In this article I try to describe a practical guide for getting a free as a beer certificate for your blog, website or e-mail. There are two ways:

Let’s Encrypt

Let’s Encrypt – certificate authority that provides free X.509 certificates for TLS encryption. Founders and sponsors – Electronic Frontier Foundation(EFF), Akamai, Mozilla Foundation, Cisco, Linux Foundation and many others. Let’s Enrypt own a RSA root certificate cross-signed by an IdenTrust certificate authority.
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