Current status of XI2 mouse stuff now that Lucid Lynx includes XI2?

Ben Klein shacklein at
Sun Feb 14 18:46:46 CST 2010

On 15 February 2010 11:13, Dan Kegel <dank at> wrote:
> I recall that Paul Hampson did a first cut at using XI2,
> linked to from the bottom of,
> and says "the new XInput2 X11 extension
> (which is part of XOrg 7.5) provides relative mouse motion events.
> Once this extension is more common, we will be able to fix Wine properly."
> Well, here it is, and XI2 is said to be included in Ubuntu Lucid Lynx Alpha 2;
> so it's about to get a lot more common.

For us non-Ubuntu users, what xorg stable version has XI2?

> Has anybody tried it out lately?  What's Paul's status?
> Incidentally, I just noticed a page about how somebody
> made the transition to XI2 on another project, see
> - Dan

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