Fedora Workstation Wayland Test Day: 2016-10-13!

Hi folks! Time to announce another Fedora 25 Test Day: Wayland Test Day! Note, the wiki page doesn’t exist yet, as the wiki is having issues right now, but I wanted to make the announcement early enough to give people time to prepare.

You may have read that we plan to make Fedora 25 Workstation the first release to default to Wayland (rather than X11) as the graphical server. This has been in place since Fedora 25 Alpha, but to prepare for the general release, we’d like to run a test day and get some broad-based testing to ensure that Wayland is at least good enough for an initial release, and that the option to switch to X11 works properly for those cases where it might be necessary.

You’ll be able to run most of the tests from a live image (without doing a permanent installation). All the test instructions will be on the wiki page and there will be QA and developer folks around all day in the IRC channel to help you test and report any issues you find.

Just about anyone with a computer can help with this testing, and we’d like to have feedback from as many users as possible, so please, if you have a little time on Thursday, come help out! As always, the event will be in #fedora-test-day on Freenode IRC. If you don’t know how to use IRC, you can read these instructions, or just use WebIRC.

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