[Bug 735602] [NEW] FFE: add xinput-calibrate to natty

Bryce Harrington 735602 at bugs.launchpad.net
Wed Mar 16 22:02:25 UTC 2011

On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 07:46:25PM -0000, Launchpad Bug Tracker wrote:
> The evdev driver needs a calibrator for touchscreens, since -evtouch is
> obsolete and the calibrator that was shipped with it doesn't work with
> evdev.
> >From [1]:
> "A generic touchscreen calibration program for X.Org.
> xinput_calibrator is created to fill the gap of touchscreen calibration
> software, featuring:
>     works for any standard Xorg touchscreen driver (uses XInput protocol)
>     mis-click detection (prevents bogus calibration)
>     dynamically recalibrates the evdev driver
>     outputs the calibration as xorg.conf.d snippet or HAL policy file
>     and more"
> We need it, because there is no calibrator left after evtouch is
> removed.

+1.  I've played with this tool a year ago on ubuntu.  It could benefit
from some integration work but even on its own it provides the info
users need to get their touch devices configured.

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