xinput ids

Kai Hendry hendry at
Mon Jun 8 00:20:49 PDT 2015

On Mon, 8 Jun 2015, at 03:17 PM, Ingo Krabbe wrote:
> the IDs are a property of the XINPUT extension and the xinput(1) tool can
> be used to modify XINPUT properties. It's the tool of choice for XINPUT
> devices. What you might think of is a modification of the kernel (evdev)
> devices, for example USB, which are listed in /sys/bus/usb/devices, but
> these don't know about the XINPUT.ID.

Ok, IIUC you are saying you can set the ids of USB devices(evdev), but
not Xinput devices? Is that right?

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