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Thread: Cypress Trackpad Linux Driver Still Aiming For Mainline

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    Default Cypress Trackpad Linux Driver Still Aiming For Mainline

    Phoronix: Cypress Trackpad Linux Driver Still Aiming For Mainline

    While not yet mainline, there is an open-source input driver still being worked on for the Cypress PS/2 Trackpad that's used in the popular Dell XPS 13/15 "Sputnik" laptops and other devices...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTI0ODA

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    This is the most exciting part about the project sputnik. If the drivers are contributed to mainline, it will make purchasing my decisions much easier.

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    Yes, the best coming from Dell's Sputnik project is open source drivers, since the computer itself sucks.

    4 GB RAM, who hells a computer with this little RAM in 2012?
    How you're going to virtualize anything with that?
    That's not much if you run a heavy IDE and big compile stuff.

    1366x768, what is this, a smartphone? Shit resolution.

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    The actual 'developer edition' of the XPS 13 comes with 8GB of RAM.

    http://www.dell.com/us/soho/p/xps-13-linux/pd

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