Libinput 1.4 Release Candidate
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 12 July 2016 at 08:09 AM EDT. Add A Comment
HARDWARE --
Peter Hutterer has announced the first release candidate of the upcoming libinput 1.4 release for this input handling library used by X.Org, Wayland, and Mir systems.

Libinput 1.4 will feature the recently talked about mode switching support for graphics tablets as a major feature. Libinput 1.4 Release Candidate 1 also introduces rotation support for some relative devices, changes to mouse/lens-cursor tools on tablets, and a variety of other changes.

Peter Hutterer at Red Hat was the sole developer working on the 1.4 release and he's pushed 78 changes so far for this next version. More details via the Libinput 1.3.901 release announcement.
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