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Saturday, February 7 • 12:30 - 13:10
Replacing Xorg input-drivers with libinput

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For Wayland compositors new unified userspace input handling code has been developed in the form of libinput. libinput fixes a number of shortcomings of the traditional Xorg input drivers, esp. where it comes to touchpad support.

This presentation will discuss the plans to move Xorg to use libinput too through an input driver called xf86-input-libinput, as well as the status of this move. xf86-input-libinput is scheduled to be the default Xorg input driver for Fedora 22.

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avatar for Hans de Goede

Hans de Goede

Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat
Hans has been a Linux developer since 1996, working for Red Hat since 2008. He primarily works on Linux webcam support, USB redirection for virtual machines and has recently joined Red Hat's Graphics team. In his spare time Hans works on Linux support for Allwinner ARM SoCs. Hans has given talks on a variety of topics at Fosdem, Plumbers and KVM forum.


Saturday February 7, 2015 12:30 - 13:10
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