Questions tagged [libinput]

libinput provides device detection and setup as well as event handling for the Wayland compositor. Use this tag for libinput specific device related issues.

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libinput touchscreen click event accuracy

I have a AdVantech Touchdisplay with Debian 10. A tap results in a click event (all fine here). But a tap with a little move does not. If you have to control a touch device during while the hole ...
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Reduce two finger scroll distance on touchpad

I recently installed Fedora on my Dell XPS laptop (9360) but the touchpad has been giving me issues. Overall, it doesn't seem very responsive (compared to Windows on the same machine and other laptops)...
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Libinput/xbindkey sensitivity for side-swipe

I am ultimately trying to setup my touchpad so that I can swipe left/right (two-fingers) to change desktop, (like the three-finger side-swipe in macOS). A few three-finger gesture approaches like ...
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libinput registering unintended left-click on touchpad during normal navigation and two finger scrolling

Libinput version - 1.14.1 OS - Arch Linux Kernel version - 5.1.9 System - Lenovo T480s Display - X11 Recently my laptop has started firing left mouse click during normal navigation with single finger ...
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How to define multitouch “distance” with synaptics / libinput for two/three-finger-click? [closed]

Recently I set up my new t490s with synaptics and libinput. Everything works like a charm. However, I experienced that two-finger and three-finger click only work when I have the fingers close ...
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Kinetic scrolling with libinput possible?

I am using Manjaro like this guy: https://forum.manjaro.org/t/how-to-enable-kinetic-scrolling-with-libinput-driver/36488 And my system comes with libinput. Unfortunately libinput does not have kinetic ...
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ThinkPad touchpad and trackpoint do not work 90% of the time on Arch

The touchpad and trackpoint on my ThinkPad x250 had gained the habit of not working pretty much all of the time now. At first, it appeared to be that after sleep it stopped working, then it gradually ...
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Button scrolling only as a fallback?

I am using a Thinkpad with a Trackpoint. By default on my system, libinput is configured to use button scrolling for the trackpoing, as configured by xinput set-prop 14 "libinput Scroll Method ...
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Rotation script for xorg tablet (x230t in my case) with pen(digitizer), touch and eraser. Any optimizations?

Maybe somebody has some optimizations to this code or sed expressions? Just bourne shell, sed, xrandr and libinput rotation script: % cat rotate.sh #!/bin/sh if [ "$#" -lt 1 ] ; then echo "...
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Natural Scrolling - Overview

What are the (software-side) solutions to get natural scrolling, explicitly inverting the scroll direction of the mouse wheel, to work. I know this has been asked several times, and there are several ...
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Triple tap required for opening files/folders

On my Xubuntu Core 18.04, I need to triple tap every time I want to open a file or folder in Thunar or other applications' (libreoffice, abiword, notepadqq, etc.) menus. Double tap does nothing. The ...
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libinput button scrolling: delay between button press and scroll

I'm using libinput to enable "button scrolling" for my trackball, where holding a specific button down causes ball movement to translate to scroll movement. xinput set-prop $TRACKBALL_ID "libinput ...
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How to get position of fingers on touchpad

I want to develop a program which would be able to make use of absolute position of fingers on a touchpad to define custom in-app gestures. I've read that using raw data from evdev is a really bad ...
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Touchpad's palm detection works very poorly

I have Mi Notebook Pro (15.6 inches), it has very big, usable touchpad (apparently, manufactured by Elantech). But it's palm detection works very poorly. I started to bang my head with it in hope to ...
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Redefine libinput software button area

I'm trying to configure libinput to use about 1/3 of the height of the touchpad as the software button area rather than the roughly 1/5 of the height. Having only 1/5 of the height is quite small for ...
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Can I make middle-mouse scrolling on linux behave more like autoscrolling on windows?

For any who do not know what autoscrolling is, you can experience it in Chromium with the autoscroll extension (speed set to 3), and in firefox by enabling the 'use autoscroll' option. Enabling ...
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Libinput transformation matrix for rotating the input coordinates

Take a look at the official documentation for libinput's coordinate transformation matrix: https://wayland.freedesktop.org/libinput/doc/1.1.0/group__config.html#ga09a798f58cc601edd2797780096e9804 ...
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How can I map two buttons to scroll emulation?

I have a Logitech Trackman Marble, which has 2 large buttons and two tiny ones. It also has no scroll wheel. Using this configuration from the Arch wiki, it is possible to configure one of the small ...
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Razer Blade Stealth touchpad jumps with Linux

My Issue I am using the 2016 model Razer Blade Stealth laptop. Recently, I've decided to install Linux on it. Whenever I use the touchpad on any Linux OS I've loaded onto it so far, the cursor jumps ...
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ASUS Zenbook UX430UAR touchpad sleeps (seemingly not a USB autosuspend issue)

The System This is a brand-new ASUS Zenbook UX430UAR dual booting the pre-installed Windows 10 and a minimal Debian, uname -a: Linux myhostname 4.9.0-7-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.110-3+deb9u2 (2018-08-...
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libinput palm detection not working

I recently bought a new Dell XPS 15 and installed Debian on it. It previously ran Windows 10, and the palm detection/rejection worked perfectly, just as I would have expected. But now, running Debian ...
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What layer of the OS/drivers/X/Wayland might cause touchpad problems in both synaptic and libinput?

I am wondering, what layer of the stack might be causing issues in my touchpad if both the synaptic driver and the libinput driver show the same issue? I would be using my trackpad and intermittently ...
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How to completely inhibit lid switch events?

Context: Due to missing drivers for my 2-in-1 convertible, folding the screen back only triggers a lid switch event. This causes the laptop to suspend or, when "Suspend when laptop lid is closed" is ...
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Dell Latitude 5590 Trackpoint not listed in xinput list

I recently installed Debian 9 on my new Dell Latitude 5590 notebook when I realized the pointing stick as well as the three buttons above the touchpad do not work. They work in Ubuntu out of the box. ...
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Touchpad buttons do not release after press (Debian Gnome and others)

I use a Sony Vaio Tap 11 (Intel based tablet) with Debian Gnome, but experience the same issue under Ubuntu, Arch, Fedora etc. . This tablet has a radio keyboard with touchpad and two buttons ...
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Pen on ThinkPad Yoga 370 in Arch Linux registers touch events when there are none

I have a ThinkPad Yoga 370 with an active AES stylus. I run the latest Arch Linux-based Manjaro 4.14.48-2-MANJARO. To get the pen to work in e.g. xournal I installed libinput 1.11.0-1 and xf86-input-...
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Making libinput touchpad configuration permanent

I'm using libinput as touchpad driver for my laptop. I can configure the various settings using xinput, but can't find out a way to make these settings permanent. Looks like I need to edit the ...
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Touchpad right click broken Dell XPS 13 9343 libinput Debian Buster

Right click has stopped working on the touchpad of my Dell XPS 13 (2015) 9343 for a few weeks now on Debian Testing (Buster). As in Wayland the libinput configuration is done through the UI (in my ...
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What is the Wayland equivalent of xinput list?

I am running a userspace driver for a /dev/uinput device in a Wayland desktop session. The instructions suggest running xinput list to confirm that the device is detected. Of course, xinput is an X....
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How to configure libinput on alpine linux?

For test purposes I installed alpine on my laptop. (It contains pretty much only the minimal default packages and wayland/sway.) When I try to run sway everything looks fine, but mouse and keyboard ...
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Reducing mouse sensitivity on Kubuntu 17.10

I was forced to upgrade to Kubuntu 17.10 from 17.04. This has the unfortunate side effect that my "Logitech USB Laser Mouse" is super sensitive again. In the past I've used the instructions in ...
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Update libinput on Linux Mint

In my synaptic paket manager I find libinput-bin version 1.6.3 installed. Here on their homepage I saw that the newest version is 1.9.3. I'd like to use the newest version as it includes some changes ...
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What is the difference between base and evdev xkb rules?

I just switched from xf86-input-evdev to xf86-input-libinput and it broke my keyboard layout – arrow keys with right alt, context menu key, delete key, numpad enter, etc. all weirdly swapped. libinput ...
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Can't get the two and three finger click on touchpad Thinkpad T440p [closed]

I installed fedora 26 just before on my thinkpad T440p but I can't manage to get my touchpad working correctly, and don't really see what to do more... xinput list just returns ⎡ Virtual core ...
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Arch on MacBook Air Touchpad Tap to Click/Drag will not turn off

I am running Arch on a 2011 MacBook Air, and have been experiencing track pad issues off and on for quite some time. It seems that sometimes after system upgrades, the trackpad will become overly ...
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Two finger tap to righ-click on Wayland

Goal: tap touchpad with two fingers to call on right-click action Is it possible to configure it yet in Wayland / Weston / Gnome3.26? It is really annoying when using touchpad Thanks
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Two finger scrolling not working on Lenovo ThinkPad

The system Fedora 26 Workstation 64-bit GNOME 3.24.2 Lenovo ThinkPad T400 The issue Two finger scrolling is not working on the touchpad. I tried enabling two finger scrolling through Settings GUI ...
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How can I enable/disable the synaptics touchpad in Debian 9 with libinput?

I recently upgraded from Debian 8, to Debian 9 stretch. Apparently they no longer utilize synaptics /synclient to control touch-pad input. What I am looking for is a simple command to enable or ...
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Disable device with libinput

I want to disable a keyboard input device with libinput. Something analogous to: xinput set-int-prop 1 "Device Enabled" 8 0 which follows the syntax: --set-int-prop device property format value ...
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Hot to disable 3 finger tap (Libinput)

I want to disable the paste action associated with the 3 finger tapping because it is not a behavior helpful for me and also somehow dangerous. Most of the post (for ex. this one) report either to: ...
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Libinput 3 finger gestures

As I want to get 3-finger (or even 4-finger) gestures running under Gnome (Fedora 25, Xorg), I've installed the libinput drivers and libinput-gestures (https://github.com/bulletmark/libinput-gestures)....
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libinput - Tap to click only for three fingers

I want to use a three finger touchpad tap as middle click, but I want to have one and two finger taps disabled in favour of left and right click. It seems that libinput only allows enabling or ...
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Continuous pinching zoom on touchpad with libinput-gestures

I have an Elantech touchpad, and am working on i3wm on Manjaro. I am using libinput-gestures to define pinching gestures in the following way : (~/.config/libinput-gestures.conf) # Zoom View In (...
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Enable scrolling with trackpoint+middleclick on wayland

I installed Fedora 25 on my Thinkpad E470 and the Trackpoint works well. But I cannot use the middle button (the button between left and right mouse click) to scroll. Referring to this source it ...
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libinput-gestures two-finger swipe?

I run arch on a macbook, still dual-booting into macos from time to time. The hardest thing I've hade to re-train muscle memory wise is the "swipe right to go back in the browser"-feature from macos. ...
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Touchpad Pressure Sensitivity with libinput

I'm trying to increase the pressure required to be put on the touchpad in order for it to move the mouse. I'm not talking about the move speed of the mouse pointer, or the general sensitivity of ...
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Arch Gnome mouse issues

I just finished a nice, clean and new Arch install on my laptop yesterday and went for gnome as my desktop. But as I set it up at work today, in ran into some heavy issues. It looks like gnome went ...
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Configure extra mouse buttons under Wayland

I use a 10-button mouse (Logitech M705). Under X11, I was able to configure one of the extra buttons to behave as a second middle-click by modifying files in etc/X11/xorg.conf.d. Under Wayland, this ...
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How do I change touchpad behavior with libinput running under wayland

The typical method of changing trackpad behavior is to edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/<some number>-synaptics.conf. I'm running Fedora 25 running GNOME 3.22 and which uses Wayland by default, not X, ...
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Genius Graphics tablet (WP8060U) not working on Debian

I want to use my old Genius MousePen 8x6 graphics tablet with my notebook running Debian stretch (testing) amd64 and Gnome 3.20. The tablet was already working before I reseted the OS, now it isn't. ...