Need support to display application at (0, 0) position on Weston desktop

Daniel Stone daniel at
Wed Jul 12 15:20:57 UTC 2023

Hi Huy,

On Wed, 12 Jul 2023 at 16:15, huy nguyen <huykhacnguyen1983 at>

> I have a Linux system based on weston wayland. I run MPV player and expect
> it displays a video window at (0,0) position on the screen (top left corner
> of the display). I already use x11egl backend option to MPV to support a
> fixed position to application but the video window of MPV is displayed at
> an offset (X offset, Y offset) from (0,0) position as shown by the picture
> below:

You probably want to make mpv be fullscreen, and then it will take up the
whole area of the screen. kiosk-shell does this well, by telling all
applications to be fullscreen.

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