Plasma Sprint: KDE neon Docker Images Now Support Wayland

The KDE neon Docker Images are the easiest and fastest way to test out KDE software from a different branch than your host system.

Coming live from the Plasma Sprint sponsored by Affenfels here in Stuttgart, the KDE neon Docker images now support Wayland.  This runs on both X and Wayland host systems.  Instructions on the wiki page.

Below you can see my host system running Plasma 5.9 on X is running Plasma master with Wayland.

Hugs to David E.

neon-docker-wayland

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6 Comment

  1. Pascal d'Hermilly says: Reply

    Is there any way to enable automatic updates in the GUI?

  2. Ahmed Abdel Aal says: Reply

    Can I use This image to develop KDE application?!

    1. site admin says: Reply

      yes sure

  3. cprofitt says: Reply

    Nice to see this working on Wayland.

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  5. skierpage says: Reply

    That’s amazing! However, to just try out a single new app I would prefer to just run a flatpak of the latest app using the latest KDE platform library. When developers respond to “Can you reproduce the bug with the latest code?”, pointing users to a nightly flatpak seems easier than telling them to run docker and xephyr. (Assuming that apps using newer KDE frameworks can cooperate with an older Plasma desktop…)

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