Libraries

device-floater

stmm-input-xi

Latest version: 0.5

Device input event library - xinput floating keyboards

Features:

Debian binary packages (amd64 architecture only)

For Debian based Linux distros like Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint, etc.
Note: the sudo package must be installed and your user must have permission to execute commands as superuser.

Prerequisite projects (must be installed first)

Prerequisite packages

$ sudo apt-get install libxi6 libx11-6

Download, unzip and install

$ wget https://www.efanomars.com/stmm-input-xi-0.5-1-dist.tar.gz
$ tar xvz -f stmm-input-xi-0.5-1-dist.tar.gz
$ cd stmm-input-xi-0.5
$ ./install-bin.sh    # with -d also development debs are installed

Uninstall

From the same directory of install-bin.sh
$ ./uninstall-bin.sh    # with -d also development debs are uninstalled

Arch binary packages (amd64 architecture only)

For Linux Arch based distros like Arch, Manjaro, etc.
Note: the sudo package must be installed and your user must have permission to execute commands as superuser.

Prerequisite projects (must be installed first)

Prerequisite packages

$ sudo pacman -S libxi libx11

Download and install

$ wget https://www.efanomars.com/stmm-input-xi-0.5-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz
$ sudo pacman -U stmm-input-xi-0.5-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz

Uninstall

$ sudo pacman -R stmm-input-xi

Other linux distributions or architectures

Prerequisite projects (must be installed first)

Prerequisite packages

Download, build and install

$ git clone https://gitlab.com/efanomars/stmm-input-xi.git
$ cd stmm-input-xi
$ STMM_MAKE_OPTIONS="--jobs=4"   ./scripts/install_stmm-input-xi-all.py -b=Release

Uninstall

$ ./scripts/uninstall_stmm-input-xi-all.py

Contents

This source package contains:
  • libstmm-input-gtk-xi: library that implements a device manager that integrates into Gtk’s main event loop sending key events from multiple independent floating keyboard devices to listeners.
  • device-floater: simple gui application to safely float keyboard and pointer devices managed by X11 (XI2).