libinput is a library to handle input devices in Wayland compositors and to provide a generic X.Org input driver. It provides device detection, device handling, input device event processing and abstraction so minimize the amount of custom input code compositors need to provide the common set of functionality that users expect.

This wiki page provides high-level information, documentation about libinput's API and examples are available in the API documentation


git Repository

  • git://
  • ssh://

cgit Web Frontend


Feature-specific documentation


Source tarballs are available


Development and discusssion of libinput happens on the mailing list. Please submit patches to this list as well.

Reporting Bugs

libinput has a bugzilla component under the Wayland product Bugzilla