[kde-community] KDE Plasma Screencast

Martin Graesslin mgraesslin at kde.org
Mon Aug 1 12:24:27 UTC 2016


On Monday, August 1, 2016 6:44:32 AM CEST Carlos Nihelton wrote:
> Sending to another screen.
> 
> It's pretty handy.

That's something which needs to be supported in the stack below Plasma. See 
https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/dri-devel/2015-December/096035.html for 
more information about an approach presented by Intel. Once that's supported 
it will work out-of-the-box without any adjustments from Plasma/GNOME Shell/
whatever side.

In addition some applications already support it, if it makes sense. Given the 
mailing list thread I linked above e.g. gstreamer supports it.

From Plasma's side I think the way Intel proposed it makes most sense. For 
Wayland one could consider adding support for it in KWin, but on X11 Plasma/
KWin is just the wrong layer for it.

Cheers
Martin

> 
> Rgds,
> 
> Carlos
> 
> On 08/01/2016 03:38 AM, Martin Graesslin wrote:
> > On Saturday, July 30, 2016 8:36:25 PM CEST Carlos Nihelton wrote:
> >> Hi guys,
> >> 
> >> You might find this silly but since I met Android 6 screen cast feature
> >> I've been wondering why we don't have this feature embedded into our
> >> Desktop Environments.
> > 
> > What's the Android 6 screen cast feature? Do you mean "recording the
> > screen" or the send to another screen?
> > 
> > Cheers
> > Martin

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