Commit a446f735 authored by Tony Crisci's avatar Tony Crisci
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readme: add basic running doc

parent bfcbe99c
......@@ -33,3 +33,25 @@ Run these commands:
ninja -C build
(On FreeBSD, you need to pass an extra flag to prevent a linking error: `meson build -D b_lundef=false`)
## Running the Reference Compositor
wlroots comes with a reference compositor called rootston that demonstrates the
features of the library.
After building, run rootston from a terminal or VT with:
Run windows on the compositor with the display variable set:
# run gtk apps like this
gnome-calculator --display=wayland-0
# run QT apps like this
qgit -platform wayland
# run X11 apps like this
DISPLAY=:1 firefox
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