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commit cf1a35bcb471b293ced201284a888f40a555f274
parent 4fbae5e397c514c245432a6415a4c99c52b7978f
Author: trimental <>
Date:   Wed, 24 Apr 2019 01:27:34 +1000

Update wayland comment in README

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diff --git a/ b/ @@ -212,17 +212,13 @@ Alacritty discussion can be found in `#alacritty` on freenode. ## Wayland -Wayland support is available, but not everything works as expected. Many people -have found a better experience using XWayland which can be achieved by -launching Alacritty with the `WAYLAND_DISPLAY` environment variable cleared: +Wayland is used by default on systems that support it. Using XWayland may +circumvent Wayland specific issues and can be enabled through: ```sh -env WAYLAND_DISPLAY="" alacritty +env WINIT_UNIX_BACKEND=x11 alacritty ``` -If you're interested in seeing our Wayland support improve, please head over to -the [Wayland meta issue] on the _winit_ project to see how you may contribute. - ## License Alacritty is released under the [Apache License, Version 2.0].