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xinput(1)							     xinput(1)

       xinput - utility to configure and test X input devices

       xinput [OPTIONS] [DEVICE]

       xinput  is a utility to list available input devices, query information
       about a device and change input device settings.

	       Test if the X Input extension is available and return the  ver‐
	       sion  number  of	 the  program and the version supported by the
	       server. This option does not require a device name.

       --list [--short || --long || --name-only || --id-only] [device]
	       If no argument is given list all the input devices. If an argu‐
	       ment  is	 given, show all the features of device.  If --long is
	       provided, the output includes detailed  information  about  the
	       capabilities  of each devices. Otherwise, or if --short is pro‐
	       vided, only the device names and some  minimal  information  is
	       listed.	 If  --name-only is provided, the output is limited to
	       the device names. One device name is listed per line. Note that
	       the order the devices are listed is undefined.  If --id-only is
	       provided, the output is limited to the device IDs.  One	device
	       ID  is  listed  per  line.  Note that the order the devices are
	       listed is undefined.

       --get-feedbacks device
	       Display the feedbacks of device.

       --set-pointer device
	       Switch device in core pointer.  This option does nothing	 on  X
	       servers 1.5 and later.

       --set-mode device ABSOLUTE|RELATIVE
	       Change the mode of device.

       --set-ptr-feedback device threshold num denom
	       Change  the  pointer  acceleration  (or feedback) parameters of
	       device.	The xset(1) man	 page  has  more  details.  For	 X.Org
	       Server  1.7  and	 above, there are additional device properties
	       pertaining to pointer acceleration. These do not	 replace,  but
	       complement the pointer feedback setting.

       --set-integer-feedback device index value
	       Change the value of an integer feedback of device.

       --set-button-map device map_button_1 [map_button_2 [...]]
	       Change  the button mapping of device. The buttons are specified
	       in physical order (starting with button 1) and  are  mapped  to
	       the  logical  button provided. 0 disables a button. The default
	       button mapping for a device is 1 2 3 4 5 6 etc.

       --query-state device
	       Query the device state.

       --list-props device [device [...]]
	       Lists properties that can be set for the given device(s).

       --set-int-prop device property format value
	       Sets an integer property for the	 device.   Appropriate	values
	       for  format are 8, 16, or 32, depending on the property. Depre‐
	       cated, use --set-prop instead.

       --set-float-prop device property value
	       Sets a float property for the device.  Deprecated,  use	--set-
	       prop instead.

       --set-prop  [--type=atom|float|int]  [--format=8|16|32] device property
       value [...]
	       Set the property to the given value(s).	If not specified,  the
	       format  and type of the property are left as-is.	 The arguments
	       are interpreted according to the property type.

       --watch-props device
	       Prints to standard out when property changes occur.

       --delete-prop device property
	       Delete the property from the device.

       --test [-proximity] device
	       Register all extended events from device and enter  an  endless
	       loop  displaying	 events	 received. If the -proximity is given,
	       ProximityIn and ProximityOut are registered.

       --test-xi2 [device]
	       Register for a number of XI2 events  and	 display  them.	 If  a
	       device is given, only events on this device are displayed.

       --create-master prefix [sendCore] [enable]
	       Create  a  new  pair of master devices on an XI2-enabled server
	       with the given  prefix.	The  server  will  create  one	master
	       pointer	named  "prefix	pointer" and one master keyboard named
	       "prefix keyboard".  If sendCore	is  1,	this  pair  of	master
	       devices	is set to send core events (default).  If enable is 1,
	       this master device pair will be enabled immediately (default).

       --remove-master	 master	  [Floating|AttachToMaster]    [returnPointer]
	       Remove  master	and  its  paired master device. Attached slave
	       devices are set floating if Floating is specified or the	 argu‐
	       ment  is	 omitted.   If	the second argument is AttachToMaster,
	       returnPointer specifies the master pointer to attach all	 slave
	       pointers to and returnKeyboard specifies the master keyboard to
	       attach all slave keyboards to.

       --reattach slave master
	       Reattach slave to master.

       --float slave
	       Remove slave from its current master device.

       --set-cp window master
	       Set the ClientPointer for the client owning window  to  master.
	       master must specify a master pointer.

       --map-to-output device crtc
	       Restricts  the  movements  of  the absolute device to the RandR
	       crtc. The output name must match a currently  connected	output
	       (see  xrandr(1)).  If  the  NVIDIA binary driver is detected or
	       RandR 1.2 or later is not available, a Xinerama output  may  be
	       specified as "HEAD-N", with N being the Xinerama screen number.
	       This option has no effect on relative devices.

       --enable device
	       Enable the device. This call is equivalent to xinput --set-prop
	       device "Device Enabled" 1

       --disable device
	       Disable	the  device.  This call is equivalent to xinput --set-
	       prop device "Device Enabled" 0

       device can be the device name as a string or the XID of the device.

       slave can be the device name as a string or the XID of a slave device.

       master can be the device name as a  string  or  the  XID	 of  a	master

       property can be the property as a string or the Atom value.

       X(7), xset(1), xrandr(1)

       Copyright 1996,1997, Frederic Lepied.

       Copyright 2007, Peter Hutterer.

       Copyright 2008, Philip Langdale.

       Copyright 2009-2011, Red Hat, Inc.

       Peter Hutterer <>
       Philip Langdale, <>
       Frederic Lepied, France <>
       Julien Cristau <>
       Thomas Jaeger <>
       and more.

X Version 11			 xinput 1.6.0			     xinput(1)

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