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  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top describes a set of default "Supported Gestures" that come with Ubuntu 12.10 -- and they work as described on my MacBook Pro 13" Retina.

But I can't figure out how to configure them. I'm especially tripped up by the "4 finger swipe left/right to reveal launcher (if the dock autohide is enabled)", which apparently has the ability to turn off launcher auto-hide and occlude windows.

I'm also interested in configuring new gestures and/or remapping old ones.

I'd appreciate any advice about:

  1. Disabling default multitouch gestures
  2. Changing or creating new multitouch gestures


Please note that the following issues do not answer my question:

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Karhan, how did you manage to activate the Touchpad / Trackpad in Ubuntu 12.10? I'm very, very interested in this, because I could not figure it out at all. I own a 13" Retina too, installed 12.10 with the two possibities, EFI-Boot and the dd+ alt method to boot from a memory stick a ubuntu amd64+mac.iso. In any case, the Touchpad/Trackpad only works as a mouse with only 1 key :-( I'll spend you a beer, if you can help me out - or two :-)

Regards Dirk

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