evdev notes

From the evdev(4) manpage:

  evdev is an Xorg input driver for Linux's generic event devices.  It therefore
  supports all input devices that the kernel knows  about, including most mice,
  keyboards, tablets and touchscreens.  evdev is the default driver on the major
  Linux distributions.

Figuring Out What Devices You Have

Touchpad devices, in particular, have been known to be problematic.

For figuring out problems with e.g. your touchpad device:

See Also


evdev (last edited 2020-07-31T20:19:16+0000 by MarkLinimon)