[PATCH libinput 0/3] Fix Lenovo X230 series touchpad

Benjamin Tissoires benjamin.tissoires at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 11:23:23 PDT 2015

On Thu, Apr 9, 2015 at 2:17 PM, Giulio Camuffo <giuliocamuffo at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2015-04-09 20:30 GMT+03:00 Benjamin Tissoires <benjamin.tissoires at gmail.com>:
>> Hi,
>> Here is a series to try making the touchpad found on the Lenovo
>> X230 working. This touchpad has a very bad hardware resolution and by
>> default, libinput jumps the cursor for 10 pixels at least whenever the
>> user moves the finger.
>> This series adds a special tag for such hardware and provides a separate
>> acceleration profile for them. As mentioned in the documentation, nobody
>> but X230 owners should use this tag.
>> The fourth patch of the series is not required per se, given that we should
>> push this through hwdb and not have a custom fix in libinput. With it, the
>> touchpad felt a little bit better, but that's maybe just me.
>> It's up to the libinput maintainer to decide to take it or not (thus the 4/3).
>> Final note. I tested it on a X230t (t for tablet). I'd like to get some
>> feedbacks from the non-tablet users too.
> Hi,
> This sounds very interesting. I have a X230, without the t, but i'm
> faling to find a way to get the patches from the gmail webclient. Do
> you have a branch somewhere?

There you go:
https://github.com/bentiss/libinput branch x230

As for gmail, for small series you can simply hit the "more" option
(the little triangle pointing down), click "show original" and save
the resulting page.
For bigger series, thunderbird or any other mail client works better.


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