xinput ids

Kai Hendry hendry at
Mon Jun 8 00:39:19 PDT 2015

On Mon, 8 Jun 2015, at 03:27 PM, Ingo Krabbe wrote:
> No, I say, you can view/change USB Properties finding the a devices
> through USB IDs and you can view/change XINPUT Properties addressing the
> device via xinput and it's XINPUT.ID.

Ok, I think I understand that.

But how do I permanently set a device to a XINPUT.ID? Can it be done
with udev or systemd? Are there any examples, because I can't find any.

I did find another example of someone trying to get consistent ids:

Of course he uses the grep method, not systemd/udev.


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