If Microsoft Surface Can Do It, MPX Sure Can!
Today, I came across linuxmpx blog. The only post there instantly caught my attention: War Between Linux MPX And Microsoft Surface. (linuxmpx blog “has been archived or suspended for a violation of our [Wordpress] Terms of Service”)
It turned out that MPX (Multi-Pointer X Server) “is a modification of the X server to support multiple mice and keyboards in X“. Using MPX, you can plug more than one mouse/keyboard and use them simultaneously.
The following video is a demo of MPX in action:
Here is another video showing what can be done using MPX:
Finally, this video shows multi-touch support in MPX:
As soon as I install openSUSE (and get me an additional mouse 🙂 ), I’ll try it. You may be wondering: Is it better than Microsoft Surface? Well, at least it is for free!