Wayland is described as 'is intended as a simpler replacement for X, easier to develop and maintain. GNOME and KDE are expected to be ported to it'. There are three alternatives to Wayland for Linux, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is X11, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Wayland are XQuartz (Free, Open Source) and Mir (Free, Open Source).
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