Comment 28 for bug 1505409

Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Weirdly there are practically no crashes reported for Xwayland:
  https://errors.ubuntu.com/?package=xwayland&period=year

This makes me suspect that gnome-shell might be managing the Xwayland process and possibly hiding its crashes (including the root cause of this bug) from errors.ubuntu.com.