Libinput 1.4 Officially Released With Graphics Tablet Modes & More

Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland on 18 July 2016 at 07:21 AM EDT. Add A Comment
Libinput 1.4 was officially released over night to add new features to this input handling library used by Wayland, X.Org, and Mir systems.

Libinput 1.4 is a major update that brings mode switching support for graphics tablets, various other input device tweaks, and some of the latest work is a reduced middle-button area on Dell clickpads and other minor alterations.

Those wishing to learn more about the big Libinput 1.4 update can find out more via Peter Hutterer's v1.4.0 release announcement.
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