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

drago01 drago01 at
Tue Feb 24 17:34:08 UTC 2015

On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 1:32 PM, Hans de Goede <hdegoede at> wrote:
> 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"
> And let us know if you experience any issues while using the new driver.

So we'd have two sets of users ... those who upgraded and those how
reinstalled running different drivers for the same hardware?

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