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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.
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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 '14 at 17:55

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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."

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