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

Vít Ondruch vondruch at
Tue Feb 24 07:41:14 UTC 2015

Dne 23.2.2015 v 23:22 Peter Hutterer napsal(a):
> On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 01:40:23PM +0100, Vít Ondruch wrote:
>> Dne 23.2.2015 v 13:39 Vít Ondruch napsal(a):
>>> 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}"
>> And probably wacom as well?
> No, we don't handle tablets in libinput yet, pls leave wacom in place for
> now. 
> besides, transparently replacing the wacom driver is a bit more complicated
> as clients rely a lot more on specific quirks of that driver than
> evdev/synaptics.
> Cheers,
>    Peter

Thanks for explanation.


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