Transition from HAL to udev - mouse config

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at
Thu Aug 19 16:16:38 PDT 2010

On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 01:49:31AM +0300, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> On 05/17/2010 11:05 PM, Simon Thum wrote:
> >Am 14.05.2010 19:37, schrieb Dan Nicholson:
> >>On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 11:45 PM, Nikos Chantziaras<realnc at>  wrote:
> >>><merge key="input.x11_options.FilterHalflife" type="string">5</merge>
> >>><merge key="input.x11_options.FilterChainProgression"
> >>>       type="string">2</merge>
> >>><merge key="input.x11_options.VelocityCoupling"
> >>>       type="string">0.15</merge>
> >>><merge key="input.x11_options.FilterChainLength" type="string">8</merge>
> >>><merge key="input.x11_options.Softening" type="string">true</merge>
> >>>----
> >>>
> >>>With X.Org server 1.8 and HAL disabled, how to I configure the above?
> >In case you're referring to the exact settings, this is not possible.
> >The filter chain approach was replaced in 1.8, but of course it doesn't
> >hurt to keep the option values around. The coarser settings are
> >unchanged however.
> >
> >Should your device really need such detailed tweaks, I'd like to hear
> >about it. The new algorithm sohuld work reliably against a greater range
> >of devices. It can be tweaked as well, the wiki page was updated
> >accordingly.
> I've misplaced the link to the wiki entry, and I can't find the URL
> again :-/
> I went to the wiki at, and no matter what I
> search for (mouse tweaks, mouse, mouse settings, etc) it doesn't
> find anything.
> In the sense of teaching me to fish instead of just giving me one,
> how would one find the wiki entry for mouse tweaking in the first
> place? Last time I visited it (and bookmarked it) was because you
> gave me the URL in an email to me. → DeveloperStart → Development, search for the pointer accel
link. was in Various Projects, I just moved it up to Documentation.


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