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Re: synaptics vs libinput and GNOME 3.20 no longer supporting synaptics

Hi everyone,

I don't know if this as a feedback from a user helps. If you login GNOME in Wayland session, the touchpad settings comes back to the control panel. I have been using GNOME on Wayland for several weeks and nothing is bad.

Probably making Wayland the default GNOME session is the simplest (but impractical, probably) solution to this?

Kai-Chung Yan

Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> 於 2016年7月12日 星期二寫道:
On Mon, 11 Jul 2016, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > We thought about backporting synaptics support back for Stretch, to give more
> > time to libinput to mature and to other DEs to add support for it. Not sure how
> > much work that would be though.
> Ok, let's try to convince upstream then, I filed this:
> https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=768682

Upstream rejected the request. At the same time, someone pointed
out that KDE supports libinput. Russel Stuart in
<[🔎] 1468280176.5449.20.camel@stuart.id.au')">[🔎] 1468280176.5449.20.camel@stuart.id.au> told us that LXDE supports
libinput as well. I checked the git history of XFCE and also
found indication that libinput was supported.

I don't know about others DE, but I believe that we're sufficiently
covered here with GNOME/KDE/XFCE/LXDE to be able to go ahead with the release of
xserver-xorg-input-all dropping the synaptics/evdev driver.

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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