What’s xinput ?
How to Install Xinput
Existing Solutions and xinput
Table of implementation
uses of xinput
Strengths & Future
inscript keyboard layout
phonetic keyboard layout
Welcome to aspitech solutions.
Xinput is a standards-based
software tool that facilitates inputting content in Indian languages. While enabled,
All Input is based on Unicode
Which is natively supported by all latest Unix
On-the-fly conversion of ASCII
text written in ITRANS (or any supported input scheme)
Support for multiple keyboard layout (phonetic, inscript, itrans etc)
Not Application Specific i.e
Xinput works at System Level uses X protocol to communicate with
1) KDE >=3.2.1 or GNOME >=2.8 is recommended
2) Qt 3.3.1 or greater is must.
3) 1.4 MB Disk Space
if the above conditions are not satisfied by your system then rpm will not get installed on your
Login as root
linux# rpm ivh xinput-5.0.i386.rpm
thats it. Now you can run xinput by just typing xinput on terminal.
How to uninstall Xinput from your machine
Login as root
linux# rpm e xinput-5.0.i386.rpm
it will successfully get uninstalled from your machine.
Presently All Linux
distribution natively supports inscript keyboard layout for
Compared to these existing
solution xinput is highly flexible and customizable
There is no support for
itrans input today. But xinput is the only solution for itrans.