inputattach - utility to connect serial-attached peripherals to the input subsystem

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name inputattach
Package version 1.4.7
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 38 B
Download size 21.71 KB
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inputattach connects legacy serial-attached input peripherals to the input
subsystem: keyboards, mice, joysticks, touch-screens...
Amongst other things this allows legacy mice to be accessed via the
/dev/input/mice multiplexer.
Supported devices include:
* Serial-attached keyboards including the Apple Newton keyboard, DEC LK201
/ LK401 keyboards, the Stowaway keyboard, Sun type 4 and 5 keyboards,
standard PS/2 keyboards with a serial adapter
* Serial mice using Genius, Logitech, Microsoft or Mouse Systems protocols
* Serial-attached touchscreens including those manufactured by 3M, ELO,
Fujitsu, Penmount, Touchright, Touchwindow
* Serial-attached joysticks including I-Force, SpaceBall, SpaceOrb, Gravis
Stinger, WingMan Warrior
* The Handykey Twiddler used as a joystick or a chording keyboard


Package Version Architecture Repository
inputattach_1.4.7-2_i386.deb 1.4.7 i386 Debian Main
inputattach - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15


Type URL
Binary Package inputattach_1.4.7-2_amd64.deb
Source Package joystick

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install inputattach deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install inputattach




See joystick_1.4.7-2_amd64.deb changelog.

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installation-guide-amd64_20150423+deb8u3_all.deb Debian installation guide for amd64
installation-guide-arm64_20150423+deb8u3_all.deb Debian installation guide for arm64
installation-guide-armel_20150423+deb8u3_all.deb Debian installation guide for armel
installation-guide-armhf_20150423+deb8u3_all.deb Debian installation guide for armhf
installation-guide-i386_20150423+deb8u3_all.deb Debian installation guide for i386
installation-guide-kfreebsd-amd64_20150423+deb8u3_all.deb Debian installation guide for kFreeBSD amd64
installation-guide-kfreebsd-i386_20150423+deb8u3_all.deb Debian installation guide for kFreeBSD i386