Libinput 0.18 Has Improved Touchpad Handling

Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland on 22 June 2015 at 01:43 PM EDT. 2 Comments
A new version of libinput is now available, the input handling library used by Wayland compositors, is being toyed around within the Mir world, and is also optionally used by the X.Org Server via its specialized DDX input driver.

Version 0.18 of libinput has improved filters for erroneous small movements with the touchpad handling. The palm detection in the edge scrolling zone has also been disabled. The Alps touchpad out-of-the-box experience has also improved.

Those wanting to learn more about the libinput 0.18 changes can read the release announcement on the Wayland mailing list by Red Hat's Peter Hutterer.
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