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Starting yesterday the two-finger scroll on my laptop seems to be acting up. It works perfectly in almost everything, except gedit and nautilus. I wasn't able to find any reference to this issue, albeit searching for a few hours.

Has anybody experienced this issue? Any ideas what could be the cause?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (upgraded from 11.10) on an Asus U36SD with a Synaptics touchpad.

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Same problem here, with Toshiba Satellite L750/L755 –  João Pinto Jerónimo Apr 28 '12 at 13:42
    
Here's the related bug - bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/982771 –  Andrei Ioniță Apr 28 '12 at 16:21
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The issue is now fixed. I upgraded the xserver-xorg-input-synaptics package from precise-proposed.

For more information check https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/982771 (comment #6 for enabling precise-proposed).

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