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Trackpad right clicking (double tap) too sensitive

I have just had this issue pop up today. Everything has been fine for the last few months I've been using Ubuntu but today it seems like I would be scrolling/moving my mouse pointer using the trackpad ...
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add more functions for my Logitech touchpad

I just bought a Logitech track-pad for my computer and I was curious if apart from a few basic actions and gestures I could add more in a simple way? Like maybe a close application gesture? any help ...
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How can I use three fingers to drag on the touchpad of a MacBook Pro?

I have a MacBook Pro running Ubuntu 14.04, with Unity on it. By default, Unity has a three-finger gesture that invokes the Alt-Tab launcher. But I really like the OS X-style three-finger drag gesture. ...
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Mouse gestures (without button) unexpected in 14.04 Trusty, opening Activities

Is this behaviour documented, or a bug: sometimes, when I move the mouse (usually left and up), without any mouse buttons down or keys pressed, Ubuntu acts as if I clicked the 'Activities' button in ...
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Help to disable the multi-touch gestures in 14.04?

Does anyone know how to disable the multi-touch gestures for the touch-pad, specifically the application switcher and Unity launcher? I have a Asus C710 Chromebook with Ubuntu 14.04 installed ...
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state of multitouch gestures in 14.04 / Unity

This seems like one of the most-asked items around here, but the Ubuntu dev team has been making changes fast in this area, so recent information is important. I'm on a macbook pro 9,2. When I ...
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Trackpad gestures problems

I have a Clevo P150SM with a synaptics trackpad and I wish to have multi-touch gestures for expo, scale, show desktop, change view port, etc... I am using Ubuntu 13.10 with mate as a desktop ...
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how to have pinch to zoom gesture with a laptop touchpad?

I have Asus laptop with a 2 touchpad which has 2 fingers multitouch capabilities. How can I activate the pinch to zoom gesture? (it was sell with windows 8 with I can do that). I'm under ubuntu ...
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Hp tx2 1300et how to activete multitouch gestures

I am using ubuntu at my hp tx2 1300et laptop. The touch screen working well. But multitouch does not work. I try utouch and ginn but could not success. How can I activete multitouch screen and ...
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What is the terminal command to clear the message menu?

I would like to associate a keyboard shortcut or an Easystroke gesture to the action of clearing my message menu (i.e., the end result should be equivalent to clicking the envelope icon and then ...
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enable all touchpad functions

When I had been using Windows 8 my touchpad had multiple gestures: 2 fingers direction top-bottom = vertical revers scrolling(if I scrolled top than page have scrolled bottom); 2 finger direction ...
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Is there a way to disable 4-finger unity gestures without compiling unity sources?

To date I could only find solutions that involve recompiling unity sources and avoiding updates, is there a way to disable 4-finger unity gestures without compiling unity sources? UPDATE I already ...
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Will the multi-touch trackpad on my Windows PC still work when i install Ubuntu?

I'm going to install Ubuntu as a dual-boot option on my Windows 8 pc. My pc trackpad has multi-touch capability (two-time scroll, etc) and I was wondering, will I still have those multi-touch ...
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Three fingers swipe and page back and forth in browser on Ubuntu 13.04

Is there anything that enables you to back and forth web pages in a browser with three fingers swipe on Ubuntu 13.04, as seamlessly as on OS X, if not better? Google searching told me that touchegg ...
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How can I set up gestures in Kubuntu?

I would like to do the following thing: scroll down with three fingers => windows presentation from all Desktops (equivalent to Ctrl+F10). The question is "How can I do it?" :) I have (quite) ...
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No touchpad gestures on Samsung Series 9 / 13.04

I recently installed 13.04 and like many others, my touchpad gestures do not work. How can I troubleshoot this issue?
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How to disable 3 finger drag on macbook air trackpad. I'm a novice with command line

So I read the other answer for this question but I really was hoping to get a more basic explanation that would make sense to an ubuntu novice. I am running 12.10 on a 2011 macbook air and love it ...
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Wacom Bamboo Pen & Touch CTH-470 3+ finger gestures

I love my CTH-470 and I'm glad it's without having to spend hours in the terminal to get it working since I believe 12.10 (which I'm running now). But in the manual it states that you can swipe with ...
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Series of task to be done after a single stroke in Easystroke gesture recognition

I use easystroke for many tasks like command, key combination, etc. Now, I need to perform a series of tasks in a single stroke. For example: First i need to execute the command 'cryptkeeper'. ...
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Gesture to minimize window in Gnome Shell

I have Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome Shell chosen as Desktop Manager. I'm getting used to how the windows are resized as they are dragged on some edge of the screen (e.g. maximized when dragged on the top, ...
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Safari style animations

Anybody know if it's possible to get mac book style animations on ubuntu? Specifically the back, forward, and exit tab animations.
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Detect 5 finger gestures

I've owned several Lenovo X-Series tablets. Each of these have touchscreens that support only two simultaneous input points, but Windows is able to recognize up to 5 finger gestures (e.g. 5-finger ...
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How can I access the configuration window for Easystroke Gesture Recognition?

When I run Easystroke Gesture Recognition, nothing happens! How can I access its configuration window so I can start using it?
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How to edit Unity multitouch gestures?

I can't find a way to modify the touchpad gestures Unity uses by default on Ubuntu 12.04/12.10. Tried with Ginn, but it shows error subscribing to gestures and it seems because of Unity. Is there a ...
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How to disable three finger gestures on touchpad? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I disable the multitouch gestures in Ubuntu? I am using 12.04 on a macbook pro. Everything works really well,except... I want to disable 3 finger gestures. It is ...
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Did 12.04 just add multi-touch gesture support mid-release?

I was reviewing the updates I was about to download today and I noticed that a lot of them had to do with gesture support, noticed that many of these were new installs rather than upgrades. Has ...
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12.04 : Three finger gestures disappeared from touchpad?

I've recently upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04, and I realize now that I have lost the ability to simulate a middle-click by using my touchpad with three fingers. My laptop is a recent Sony VAIO VPCSE (I ...
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Mouse gestures for Unity desktop

I liked the mouse gesture of Windows 7 to minimize all open windows except the active one. Can I have that kind of gestures to use in Unity. or What are the mouse gestures available for Unity?
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Are there other gestures for the Synaptics Touchpad besides two-finger scrolling?

I have a Synaptics Touchpad on my Dell XPS 14z and I was wondering if there was any way I could enable some gestures besides two-finger scrolling. Are there any special drivers i need? I've read ...
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Multitouch Trackpad Gestures Dell XPS 15

I'm trying to enable some multitouch gestures to mirror what OS X is capable of doing, such as brushing three fingers across the trackpad to switch desktops, swiping two fingers to navigate back in ...
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What is causing “Failed to initialize geis instance Aborted” when trying to run touchegg in Ubuntu 11.10

What is causing "Failed to initialize geis instance Aborted" when trying to run touchegg in Ubuntu 11.10? I am trying to enable more gesture options for my mac-book touch pad on Ubuntu 11.10, and ...
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3-finger tap getting prematurely grabbed

Recently I upgraded from Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.04. By default 2-finger tap was set to right click and 3-finger tap (3FT) to middle click (button 3). 2-finger tap works fine when I set tap-action to x x x ...
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Touchpad gestures to change workspace

I was talking to a friend who owns a Mac. He has his set up so that when he swipes three fingers across his touchpad, it moves to the workspace in that direction. Is it possible to set this up in ...
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Laptop touchpad triggering 3-finger gestures randomly

I did a fresh install of 11.10 shortly after it was released. My laptop's touchpad (a Synaptics touchpad I believe, laptop is an Asus G53SW) had been acting strangely from the beginning. After ...
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How can I disable built-in gestures in unity 2d

I have a tablet with GMA 500 graphics which totally blows... but the psb-gfx driver does a decent job with 2d acceleration (no 3d though) so I'm stuck using unity 2d. Anyway, I can't disable ...
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How can I disable arbitrary default multitouch gestures in Unity?

I'm using a custom Touchégg multitouch gesture setup in Ubuntu 11.04 with a Magic Trackpad. Since the default gestures (such as 3-finger tap and drag to move windows, 4 finger tap to reveal the dash, ...
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Alternative to Easystroke (mouse gesture recognition software)

Even though I really like easystroke's feature set , I would like to know if there is any other gesture recognition software out there, preferably with a larger feature set or more accurate gesture ...
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Mouse/gesture control with kinect?

I'm lazy and i know it... but I am looking for either a debian package or a set of terminal commands that will: Download kinect drivers enable me to control the mouse with Kinect Is there any one ...
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Multitouch Gestures - Maverick -> Natty upgrade

I'm using a Lenovo T410. I upgraded from Maverick to Natty. utouch didn't get installed, so I installed it with aptitude. The only gesture I have working is two finger scrolling, which was active ...
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Enable two-finger scrolling on ALPS touchpad

How can I set up two-finger scrolling on an ALPS touchpad that doesn't support multiple fingers? The relevant output from xinput list is as follows: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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How to really use multitouch gestures now

So i have a touchscreen now, Ubuntu 10.10, made the gesturetest which works with up to two fingers - but now i have one simple question: how do i enable multitouch so that GNOME understands the ...
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How can I enable flick to scroll?

Is there a setting or a package to enable flick to scroll on Ubuntu? I'd like to use this with my Apple Magic mouse and the two-finger scroll feature of my trackpad.
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Is it possible to use mouse gestures without pressing a key?

Is it possible to use Easystroke (or other program) without an initiate key? Because there is no key for it on the tablet (JooJoo). I hope you know what i try to explain. --> mouse gestures in ...