Linux 3.19 To Have Full Multi-Touch For More Logitech Devices

Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 12 December 2014 at 09:06 AM EST. 2 Comments
Jiri Kosina has lined up his HID subsystem changes for the Linux 3.19 kernel that include more multi-touch device work and other input improvements.

Highlights of new HID features in Linux 3.19 include:

- The Logitech driver now supporting the vendor-specific HID++ protocol. As a result of supporting this extended protocol, the driver delivers full multi-touch support for a wider range of Logitech touchpads. The Linux kernel's new hidpp module takes care of this Logitech HID++ protocol support.

- The logitech-hidpp driver now supports the Wireless Touchpad T650, the combo keyboard touchpad of the TK820, the first Logitech Wireless Touchpad, etc.

- Linux 3.19 supports the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Type Cover.

- RMI touch-pad support improvements.

- Updates to the Wacom input driver.

Full details here.
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