Emote is a small utility that provides a popup emoji selector. On selection, the emojis are inserted into the currently focused app by simulating a
ctrl-v clipboard paste. On x11, this is achieved by using
I am currently in the process of adding support for wayland. To support similar auto-paste functionality on wayland, I’m using ydotool.
ydotool requires access to
uinput as it works by emulating a virtual input device.
This means I will need the snap to auto-connect to the
uinput interface in order to actually work on wayland. As such - I’d like to request that the snap be granted permission to auto-connect on this interface.
The use of the interface will be limited to the outputting of
PR for wayland support: