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I've read the thread here How can I disable arbitrary default multitouch gestures in Unity? where people seem to have solved their problems with touchegg in 12.10.

As for me, I'm able to install everything without errors but then when I bring up touchegg none of the gestures are recognized.

Two questions:

Do I need to get utouch installed? It is not a recognized package for 12.10.

When I run dpkg-buildpackage I have to use sudo. Could this affect the process? Should I get fakeroot?

p.s. I know my touchpad at least supports 3-finger gestures because I have used them with windows 8.

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Did you ever manage to resolve this? I have been looking for a fix myself to no avail so far. –  JaredMcAteer Mar 21 '13 at 22:09
    
No, unfortunately not. It's kind of driving me crazy actually. If you do find a solution please let me know. –  Fonnae Mar 22 '13 at 4:21
    
any ideas with this? –  toto_tico May 10 '13 at 8:14
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you need to disable the synclient links with synclient TapButton2=0 synclient TapButton3=0 synclient ClickFinger2=0 synclient ClickFinger3=0 synclient HorizTwoFingerScroll=0 synclient VertTwoFingerScroll=0

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I tried doing that and it disabled my ability to scroll with two fingers etc. but when I launch touchegg is still doesn't recognize any of my gestures. It seems like something isn't working right. –  Fonnae Jan 14 '13 at 19:56
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