Running Nvidia Wayland
- You need a very up-to-date Qt. Make sure you have >= Qt5.15.0 or 4bd13402f0293e85b8dfdf92254e250ac28094c7 cherry-picked.
- Make sure to have the Nvidia egl library installed. For example on Ubuntu and Neon the relevant package is called
Check our driver is running in modesettings mode
It should print "Y"
If not, modify your kernel command line and add the line
Search for "kernel parameters" in your distribution
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Kernel_parameters is a good starting point
Tell kwin to run with EGLStreams.
You should set the environment variable "KWIN_DRM_USE_EGL_STREAMS=1"
The easiest place is to add a file
/etc/profile.d/kwin.sh with the line
Verify this is working with the command line tool
env after rebooting.
- Select "Plasma (wayland)" from your login manager
- Enjoy your beautiful super-fast accelerated wayland desktop!