[arch-general] Where did the touch pad tapping go?
kyleterrien at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 01:50:50 UTC 2016
Javier Vasquez via arch-general wrote:
> I think Xorg now uses libinput as default as opposed to prior
> versions. I have been using libinput any ways since it was made
> available, so the transition didn't affect me, and besides I'm OK with
> the tapping offered by libinput. Actually I removed totally the
> xf86-input-synaptics package from my Arch boxes already. You can take
> a look at the install message:
I saw that message while upgrading a couple of days ago.
xf86-input-synaptics driver is on maintenance mode and
xf86-input-libinput driver must be prefered over.
But I didn't understand what "must be prefered over" means (grammar
You suggested that libinput is the default now. That would make more
sense. So is this a warning of some sort, or is it a notification to
try to encourage people to switch to libinput?
Does switching break any older desktop environments? (e.g. MATE, Window
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