Microsoft Surface 3 Touchscreen & Other Input Improvements For Linux 4.8
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 27 July 2016 at 07:39 PM EDT. 11 Comments
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The input updates for Linux 4.8 bring support for the Microsoft Surface 3 touchscreen controller, among other improvements.

New input driver support for the Linux 4.8 kernel includes the Microsoft Surface 3 touchscreen controller, Pegasus Notetaker tablet, Atmel Captouch buttons, Raydium I2C touchscreen controllers, and a power-key driver for the HISI 65xx series SoC.

This input pull request also has Synaptics RMI4 fixes and a few other input enhancements/fixes. More details via the kernel mailing list.

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