Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

On the site: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Multitouch

It says that unity supports 3 finger pinch to maximize/restore windows and many more gestures.

I am not able to use these multi touch features. I can only use two finger scrolling and nothing else. My synclient prpperties are also right.

I am using

  • ubuntu 12.04
  • intel i5 sony vaio laptop
  • My system is up to date.
share|improve this question
    
I am having the same problem on my Toshiba NB505. I also have 12.04 and everything is up to date. –  jimirings May 4 '12 at 18:11
    
Does in your laptop two finger scrolling works? –  shubham May 4 '12 at 19:23
    
Yup. It's the exact same situation you described. –  jimirings May 5 '12 at 21:23
    
Still reproducible? –  Braiam Apr 27 at 17:55

1 Answer 1

On my Sony Vaio VPCEG15FB on Ubuntu 14.04 when I use two fingers spaced on touchpad (to up or down) I have the following results:

On firefox: Scrolling

On Shotwell Zoom

File (Explorer) Scrolling

On https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Multitouch/TouchpadSupport say: "Unfortunately, X can't send touch events if it is also sending other events caused by the same touches. For example, if you have two finger scrolling enabled for a touchpad, X can't send touch events until you put three touches down."

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.