Support for Cirque Smart Cat Pro

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at
Thu Jan 2 19:12:02 PST 2014

On Thu, Jan 02, 2014 at 02:59:05PM -0500, Adrien Guillon wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I recently purchased a touchpad to alleviate some wrist strain, and I'm
> attempting to get it working with my Linux box and Xorg.
> xinput --list shows:
> -- Cirque Corporation 9925 AG Touchpad       id=11   [slave  pointer  (2)]
> lsusb shows: Bus 008 Device 004: ID 0488:0282 Cirque Corp.
> It is working right now as a basic mouse...
> I strongly suspect some hacking is required to get this working, so I've
> posted to this list as a first step.  Is support required in the Linux
> kernel for this device and Xorg will just work once that is detected?  What
> can I do to help get this supported (I'm comfortable hacking on source
> files if needed)?  I'm not sure where to start, so any advice is
> appreciated.

check the evemu-describe or evtest output, if it looks like a touchpad
(ABS_X/Y, BTN_TOOL_FINGER, etc.) then the synaptics driver should work with
it and enable the usual features. if it doesn't, then you'll need kernel
drivers first.


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