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I need help with getting two-finger scrolling to work in Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit.

It used to work in previous Ubuntu versions, so I know it can be done.

However the option to enable two-finger scrolling is grayed out in the "Mouse and Touchpad" settings panel:

greyed out

I'm using a Synaptics touchpad.

I'm still a bit of a noob when it comes to Ubuntu, so if you enlighten me, I would be very happy. It's really annoying, because I came to love it in Windows.

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Upgrading the xserver-xorg-input-synaptics package from precise-proposed should fix your issue.

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


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Wow that was fast. I will try that and give an update in a bit. Thank you –  thorsager May 9 '12 at 7:23
It didn't help, unfortunately... –  thorsager May 9 '12 at 7:28

Check my post here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1999255 This worked on my hp dv9000, don't know if it will work for you but it's worth a shot.

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