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utility to connect serial-attached peripherals to the input subsystem

inputattach connects legacy serial-attached input peripherals to the input subsystem: keyboards, mice, joysticks, touch-screens...

Amongst other things this allows legacy mice to be accessed via the /dev/input/mice multiplexer.

Supported devices include: * Serial-attached keyboards including the Apple Newton keyboard, DEC LK201 / LK401 keyboards, the Stowaway keyboard, Sun type 4 and 5 keyboards, standard PS/2 keyboards with a serial adapter * Serial mice using Genius, Logitech, Microsoft or Mouse Systems protocols * Serial-attached touchscreens including those manufactured by 3M, ELO, Fujitsu, Penmount, Touchright, Touchwindow * Serial-attached joysticks including I-Force, SpaceBall, SpaceOrb, Gravis Stinger, WingMan Warrior * The Handykey Twiddler used as a joystick or a chording keyboard

Package version:20051019-12


inputattach for Debian

This package does not include an initscript to initialize your
devices automatically; it isn't possible to adequately control
inputattach as would be required for an initscript.

To automatically attach a serial device to the input layer, the
recommended approach is simply to add the appropriate lines to
/etc/rc.local, or to a local udev rules file. F


inputattach(1)                                        inputattach(1)

       inputattach - attach a serial line to an input-layer device

       inputattach [--daemon] [--always] [--noinit] <mode> <device>

       inputattach  attaches  a serial line to an input-layer device
       via a line discipline.

       Exactly one of the available modes must be specified  on  


joystick (20051019-12) unstable; urgency=low

  * Use the correct maximum number of axes. LP: #595767.
  * Small fixes to the manpages.
  * Correct all remaining ioctl() checks. Closes: #587439.
  * Explain the purpose of calibration and how to determine whether a
    joystick is calibrated. LP: #497835.
  * Standards-Version 3.9.0: use Breaks rather than Conflits, and
    incidentally move the Br


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