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    Default Ubuntu Picks Up X Input 2 Support In PPA

    Phoronix: Ubuntu Picks Up X Input 2 Support In PPA

    With the release of X Server 1.7 as part of X.Org 7.5 hopefully coming in July, X Input 2 will finally be entering the limelight after being long in development. This updated X Input Extension is critical in allowing Multi-Pointer X support in this next X Server release.As X Input 2 could potentially pose a few problems for applications that depend upon this server extension, Thomas Jaeger has assembled a Launchpad PPA (Personal Package Archive) for Ubuntu that provides the latest development code that supports Xi2...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=NzI4OA

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    I know what Multi Pointer X is, but what exactly is X Input 2 or let's say what advantages do I gain from it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by izual View Post
    I know what Multi Pointer X is, but what exactly is X Input 2 or let's say what advantages do I gain from it?
    http://lists.freedesktop.org/archive...st/037725.html

    i think this explains some stuff

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    Quote Originally Posted by 89c51 View Post
    Also I've heard it's supposed to be bringing the Real Solution (tm) to all those annoying mouse bugs in Wine that have sometimes been worked around by using mouse node directly with Wine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 89c51 View Post
    Yeah, it does. Thanks!

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    Default Will MPX be enabled?

    Will MPX automatically by enabled by installing the packages from the xorg-xi2 PPA? Or do I have to do something else also?

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