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Re: Unable to change mouse acceleration and threshold in Stretch

08.08.2017 15:18, Siard wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Aug 2017, Илья Валеев wrote:
>> I'm unable to change mouse acceleration and threshold in Stretch.
>> It does not depend on DE. There are no error appears. For example, in
>> KDE settings applies correctly, ~/.kde/share/config/kcminputrc creates
>> and contain properly values, but mouse behavior does not changes.
>> 'xset m 3 1' also does not change anything.
>> It does not depend on:
>> - Stretch 9.0 or Stretch 9.1
>> - is it clean install or not
>> - mouse
>> - is it virtual machine with Jessie host or real system
> (Responding late because of vacation.) Starting with Stretch, mouse
> acceleration is controlled by libinput.  It was mentioned in the Release
> Notes BTW.  Here is a clear explanation of its possibilities:
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Libinput
> See 'man libinput' for the available options.
> In short, you create the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-libinput.conf,
> containing something like this:
> Section "InputClass"
>   Identifier "mouse"
>   Driver "libinput"
>   Option "AccelProfile" "flat"
>   Option "AccelSpeed" "-0.5"
> EndSection
> Mouse acceleration is set with 'Option "AccelSpeed"'.
> Its value ranges from -1 to 1. Negative means slower.

It seems to work, thank you!

Is there any way to configure it via GUI or another way without restart?
The way described in Arch Wiki does not do anything.
If not, will it be added in future Debian (or DE?) releases?

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