Current state of Window Decorations

Simon Ser contact at
Thu Jun 25 09:40:22 UTC 2020

On Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:01 AM, Brad Robinson <brobinson at> wrote:

> As a toolkit developer coming from Windows/OSX this is fairly
> shocking. I'm aware of the decoration protocol, but given it's not
> supported (and by the sound of it never will be) on some of the major
> distros makes it almost worthless.  

It's not really about distros, it's mainly about compositors. GNOME
doesn't support it, but many other compositors do (KDE, Sway, and other
wlroots-based compositors).

If you don't know about libdecoration [1], maybe it'll help, but it's
still pretty wip.


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