IMX8 Debian XWayland
Running X11 based applications on wayland backend on IMX8 Platforms via xwayland.
1 Installing Xwayland
Please follow the below steps (tested on buster) on debian.
# apt-get update; apt-get install -y xwayland
2 Starting Xwayland server
Edit : /etc/xdg/weston/weston.ini and make sure it has below two highlighted params:
Your weston.ini should look like below
# cat /etc/xdg/weston/weston.ini [core] # i.MX: Disable idle timeout idle-time=0 #use-g2d=1 xwayland=true [xwayland] path=/usr/bin/Xwayland
3 Restart Weston
#systemctl stop weston #systemctl start weston
4 Install X11 based application
Here below chromium as and example, On Debian buster chromium only supports X11 backend, ozone is not supported from buster repository.
#apt-get install -y chromium #export GDK_BACKEND=x11 #export DISPLAY=:0 #/usr/bin/chromium --ignore-gpu-blacklist --no-sandbox
You can safely ignore the warnings, the acceleration is provided using LLVMPIPE, no Vivante GPU integration is available.
- Other X11 based application may work.
- Not all Debian repository x11 applications are tested by Variscite.
- Please contact support via http://www.variscite.com/support/variscite-customer-portal and create a ticket for specific case if you encounter any problems.