First round of feedback from Fedora 40 KDE Plasma 6 (Wayland-only) discussion

Laura David Hurka david.hurka at
Mon Sep 18 14:44:25 BST 2023

On Monday, September 18, 2023 6:44:28 AM CEST Neal Gompa wrote:
> Hey all,
> So unless you've been living under a rock for the past week, you might
> have noticed a bunch of buzz about Fedora KDE proposing to drop the
> X11 session with Plasma 6.

Well, in this respect I am living in a subway tunnel...
I knew that this day will come.

> Barrier/Input-Leap has come up as well. Seamless keyboard and mouse
> handoff across computers is in demand.
> *
> *
> The necessary portal frontends have landed in xdg-desktop-portal and
> so we're just missing the requisite backend in xdg-desktop-portal-kde.

Besides Barrier, there are also Synergy, x2x, and dozens of actual remote 
desktop applications.
As soon as xdg-desktop-portal(-kde) supports programmatic handling of 
keyboards and screens, does that mean we can easily make applications like 

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