Determine if Ubuntu 17.10 (desktop) is using Wayland

Petter Adsen petter at nillabs.com
Tue Dec 5 06:54:53 UTC 2017


On 05. des. 2017 04:10, J Doe wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> If I recall correctly, Ubuntu 17.10 (desktop version), uses Wayland if the computer’s hardware supports it.  Is there an easy way for me to determine on a running 17.10 machine if Wayland is being used or if the OS is falling back to X ?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> - J
> 

Try 'loginctl show-session c2 -p Type'. If c2 doesn't work, get your
session number from 'loginctl list-sessions'

Petter



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