How can I enable touch pad gestures(multi touch effects) of alps touch pad which comes with dell inspiron n5110 in ubuntu 11.10. These gestures worked fine with windows.
This blog post contains instructions for installing patched mouse drivers, which enable correct recognition of your touchpad: http://nwoki.wordpress.com/2012/10/02/multitouch-fix-for-alps-touchpad/ Even this is a little outdated, as there have been several updates to the drivers since.
In short: Download psmouse-alps-1.3: http://www.dahetral.com/public-download/psmouse-alps-1.3.tbz/view Then (using sudo / root):
Bam! Working multitouch! :-)
Possible duplicate: Enable two-finger scrolling on ALPS touchpad
If you want to enable your Dell Inspiron 15R Touchpad:
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