Fedora 20 Update: xorg-x11-drv-synaptics-1.7.7-2.fc20

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2015-0220
2015-01-06 04:48:27
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Name        : xorg-x11-drv-synaptics
Product     : Fedora 20
Version     : 1.7.7
Release     : 2.fc20
URL         : http://www.x.org
Summary     : Xorg X11 Synaptics touchpad input driver
Description :
This is the Synaptics touchpad driver for the X.Org X server. The following
touchpad models are supported:
* Synaptics
* appletouch (Post February 2005 and October 2005 Apple Aluminium Powerbooks)
* Elantech (EeePC)
* bcm5974 (Macbook Air (Jan 2008), Macbook Pro Penryn (Feb 2008), iPhone
  (2007), iPod Touch (2008)

Note that support for appletouch, elantech and bcm5974 requires the respective
kernel module.
A touchpad by default operates in compatibility mode by emulating a standard
mouse. However, by using a dedicated driver, more advanced features of the
touchpad become available.

Features:

    * Movement with adjustable, non-linear acceleration and speed.
    * Button events through short touching of the touchpad ("tapping").
    * Double-Button events through double short touching of the touchpad.
    * Dragging through short touching and holding down the finger on the
      touchpad.
    * Middle and right button events on the upper and lower corner of the
      touchpad.
    * Vertical scrolling (button four and five events) through moving the
      finger on the right side of the touchpad.
    * The up/down button sends button four/five events.
    * Horizontal scrolling (button six and seven events) through moving the
      finger on the lower side of the touchpad.
    * The multi-buttons send button four/five events, and six/seven events for
      horizontal scrolling.
    * Adjustable finger detection.
      Multifinger taps: two finger for middle button and three finger for
      right button events. (Needs hardware support. Not all models implement
      this feature.)
    * Run-time configuration using shared memory. This means you can change
      parameter settings without restarting the X server.

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Update Information:

Fix crash when initializing unknown axes (#1177551)
synaptics 1.7.7
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Jan  5 2015 Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at redhat.com> 1.7.7-2
- Fix crash when initializing unknown axes (#1177551)
* Mon Dec 22 2014 Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at redhat.com> 1.7.7-1
- synaptics 1.7.7
* Tue Sep 16 2014 Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at redhat.com> 1.7.6-6
- Limit the delta movement to one quarter of the touchpad diagonal (#1130656)
* Tue Sep 16 2014 Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at redhat.com>
- Use git to apply patches, avoids forgetting to add the patch line
* Thu Aug 28 2014 Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at redhat.com> 1.7.6-5
- Fix click delays when realtime/monotonic clocks drift apart
* Thu Aug 28 2014 Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at redhat.com> 1.7.6-4
- This time with the patches applied
* Thu Aug 28 2014 Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at redhat.com> 1.7.6-3
- Increase top software button area for easier clicks
- Prevent two-finger taps from being ignored
* Wed May 14 2014 Hans de Goede <hdegoede at redhat.com> - 1.7.6-2
- Set Option "HasSecondarySoftButtons" "on" in 50-synaptics.conf for devices
  with the touchpad_softbutton_top udev quirk, to keep topbuttons working on
  kernels which don't set INPUT_PROP_TOPBUTTONPAD
- Add W540 to 70-touchpad-quirks.rules as touchpad_softbutton_top (#1096436)
* Tue May 13 2014 Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at redhat.com> 1.7.6-1
- synaptics 1.7.6
* Tue Apr 22 2014 Hans de Goede <hdegoede at redhat.com> - 1.7.4-9
- Add topbuttons quirk for Thinkpad Edge E341 (#1089689)
* Fri Apr 18 2014 Hans de Goede <hdegoede at redhat.com> - 1.7.4-8
- Add L540 to 70-touchpad-quirks.rules as touchpad_softbutton_top (#1088588)
* Mon Apr 14 2014 Hans de Goede <hdegoede at redhat.com> - 1.7.4-7
- Fix 3 finger clicking on clickpads (#1086218)
- Add T431 to 70-touchpad-quirks.rules as touchpad_softbutton_top (#1085582)
- Switch to using relative coordinates for the top softbutton area (#1085697)
* Wed Apr  9 2014 Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at redhat.com> 1.7.4-6
- Add L440 and X1 Carbon tags/config
* Wed Apr  2 2014 Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at redhat.com> 1.7.4-5
- Update the various top softbutton ranges and use a udev quirk to tag them
* Thu Mar 27 2014 Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at redhat.com> 1.7.4-4
- Add patches to support the T440 series laptops
* Mon Mar 24 2014 Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at redhat.com> 1.7.4-3
- Fix stuck touch points when receving SYN_DROPPED events (#877464)
* Fri Mar 21 2014 Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at redhat.com> 1.7.4-2
- Unset ClickPad for Cypress touchpads, they do everything in firmware, we
  can't compete with that. (fdo bug 76341 and 70819)
* Wed Mar 12 2014 Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at redhat.com> 1.7.4-1
- synaptics 1.7.4
* Fri Dec 13 2013 Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at redhat.com> 1.7.1-6
- Match for T440s and move the softbuttons to the top of the touchpad
  (#1035469)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #1177551 - X server fails to start/crashes with Segmentation fault at address 0x20
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1177551
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use
su -c 'yum update xorg-x11-drv-synaptics' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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