Libinput now enabled as default xorg driver for F-22 workstation installs

Vít Ondruch vondruch at
Mon Feb 23 12:39:35 UTC 2015

Dne 23.2.2015 v 13:32 Hans de Goede napsal(a):
> Hi All,
> As described here:
> We've been working on making xorg-x11-drv-libinput the default input
> driver for the Xorg xserver under Fedora 22. All the necessary changes
> for this are in place for the GNOME and KDE desktops. So starting with
> the next Fedora 22 compose new Fedora 22 Workstation installations
> will be using xorg-x11-drv-libinput instead of the -evdev and
> -synaptics drivers.
> For existing installations the move to libinput will not happen
> automatically, as  we have not added a hard dependency on
> xorg-x11-drv-libinput so the XFCE, LXDE, etc. spins can keep using the
> old drivers until they have adopted their mouse/touchpad configuration
> settings tools to also work with xorg-x11-drv-libinput.
> If you're running F-22 with GNOME or KDE, please do the following to
> switch to the new driver:
> "sudo dnf install xorg-x11-drv-libinput"

Is it correct to assume that for GNOME and KDE, you can follow with:

"sudo dnf remove xorg-x11-drv-{evdev,synaptics}"

I did that and everything seems to work just fine.

Also, I can't see such change reflected in comps (yet?).


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