Section: libinput Manual (1)
libinput-debug-gui - visual debug helper for libinput
libinput debug-gui [options]
libinput debug-gui [options] --udev <seat>
libinput debug-gui [options] [--device] /dev/input/event0
tool creates a libinput context and a full-screen GTK window to visualize
events processed by libinput. This tool exclusively grabs pointing devices
and stops them from interacting with the rest of the GUI.
Hit Esc to exit this tool.
This is a debugging tool only, its output or behavior may change at any
time. Do not rely on the output or the behavior.
This tool usually needs to be run as root to have access to the
- --device /dev/input/event0
Use the given device with the path backend. The --device argument may be
Exclusively grab all opened devices. This will prevent events from being
delivered to the host system.
- --udev <seat>
Use the udev backend to listen for device notifications on the given seat.
The default behavior is equivalent to --udev "seat0".
Use verbose output
For libinput configuration options, see libinput-debug-events(1)
Events shown by this tool may not correspond to the events seen by a
different user of libinput. This tool initializes a separate context.
Part of the