Questions about Ubuntu's multi-touch features.

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Touchpad/synaptics: two-finger taps are registering as clicks… how do I disable this?

As the title says, light two-finger taps (not clicks) register as a primary click. On an XPS 13 2015. Here's what I have in 50-synaptics.conf: Section "InputClass" Identifier "touchpad ...
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How to disable horizontal mouse wheel scrolling when mouse is over horizontal scrollbar

When I'm scrolling around code, I sometimes put my mouse over the horizontal scrollbar and then the mouse wheel scrolls horizontally which is not what I'm used to. More annoyingly, the two-finger ...
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3 finger swipe change workspace

Just bought an dell XPS 13 and for my work i just a macbook. I want to use the touchpad for changing workspaces. I have found some questions but all the answers provided not work on ubuntu 14.04. Is ...
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Proper touch pad thumb & palm detection with libinput

So its finally been released libinput (0.20.0) Which adds proper support for thumb / palm detection on touch pads along with swipe & pinch gesture support. Can anyone provide a good instruction ...
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How to do my 2 finger scrolling work?

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I don't know why I can't scrolling with 2 finger. I've tried some few method but no one works :(. I've try tried to open my setting and set this from there, but I don't ...
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2 finger scrolling doesn't work

How can I make my touchpad scrolling down with 2 fingers? I've tried to enter in my settings and set 2 fingers enabled but I don't have that button: After that I've installed synaptic and used it ...
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Two-finger scroll plus one-finger touch brings up annoying menu

This is driving me absolutely insane. I recently upgraded to 14.04.2, and ever since, if I am scrolling using two fingers on the trackpad and I accidentally touch the trackpad with a third finger, a ...
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Ubuntu with a Digital Whiteboard

Attempting to use Ubuntu 15.04 with a few Sharp PN-l702b Digital whiteboards. I've installed the OS onto some Mini-PCs and almost everything works in the way I expect, except that the touchscreen is ...
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How to enable multitouch for touchpad and touchscreen on ThinkPad X1 Carbon 3rd gen?

How to enable multitouch for touchpad and touchscreen? I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet on a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 3rd gen (Touch) 2015. What does work: Fn+ buttons works out of the box – ...
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Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded?

I have a problem with my touchpad, I can't scroll down with 2 finger and I don't know why. I have be search on google about my problem and I've found some answer but no one don't works for me. On of ...
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Enabling Touchpad Multitouch Gestures via Touchegg on Macbook7,1 Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

Touchegg gestures don't work. I've tried using to the UI to create them. Either I'm doing it wrong or something is not setup right. Maybe something to do with drivers (evdev or synaptic). That and, ...
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touchpad configuration not working (disable or change 2 tap right click) macbook air

I recently installed linux on a macbook air (early 2014) and am trying to tweak the touchpad so that its actually usable. I have noticed the following: 1) I frequently get accidental right click ...
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Stop Scrolling on fingers up

When scrolling on my synaptics touchpad using two-finger-scrolling it continues scrolling after my fingers don't touch the trackpad anymore. When I scroll and try to use a keyboard shortcut ...
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How to fix Ubuntu touch screen problems on Sony Vaio laptops?

I have a Sony Vaio laptop which has Touchscreen enabled. And I have ubuntu installed alongside the windows 8.1. But I can't use Touchscreen as I can in Windows 8.1 in my Ubuntu 14.04. I want to use ...
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Disable Four-Finger tap to show the Launcher

How can I disable the four-finger touch feature that shows the launcher? I can disable the three-finger touch features with the commands synclient ClickFinger3=15 and synclient TapButton3=15, but not ...
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How to move the mouse while two fingers are touching the touchpad?

Before I installed ubuntu I could play games like lol with my touchpad, now I can't. How do I fix my touchpad so I can hold one finger on the spot where you right click and use the other finger to ...
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Step by step process to setup up touch gestures in Ubuntu 15.04 on Macbook Pro 2012 (9,2)

I tried many tutorials on web as well as many posts in the forum. But I could not get the trackpad to work. Also I am a newbie to linux, so I may have performed some steps wrong. I need a step by step ...
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Synaptics Touchpad recognised but two-finger scroll doesn't work

I've spent two whole days trying to figure out what my HP Spectre's issue could be, but since I'm more or less a noob I hit blunt. Recently I upgraded by Ubuntu OS from 14.10 (with kernel 3.16.0-28) ...
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Synaptics Property Drivers

I have a Toshiba notebook with Synaptics touchpad. I would like to set 3 finger swipe and some other gestures but they are not available in settings. This official page says there is a driver suite ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 touchscreen issues

I am trying to set up an Ubuntu 14.04 kiosk. I am very new to Linux. The kiosk part I have figured out, it is finally working as it should. The touch-screen is the issue, not all of the touch events ...
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Need help using Touchegg with Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

I have installed Touchegg using sudo apt-get install touchegg I created the configuration file using mkdir ~/.config/touchegg gedit ~/.config/touchegg/touchegg.conf and created a gesture to go ...
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Full Trackpad Features on Ubuntu Laptop

I recently scrubbed my Windows 8 entirely from my Toshiba Satellite E55-A5114 and put Ubuntu 14.04 on it. So far its much better (of course!) However there are a few nuances that I am trying to ...
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Chrome multitouch support suddenly stopped

I run Chrome 43.0.2357.65 on Ubuntu 15.10. I've had multi touch support working on my laptop for several months and today it suddenly stopped working. I'm not sure which chrome version I was on ...
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How do I disable the “stylus” mode on Ubuntu 14.04 for Touchscreen?

My company is developing on a Dell 3030 AIO with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. We have run into an Issue with the touchscreen whereby if a user rubs it with the back of their hand, the screen loses focus ...
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eGalax multitouch and calibration 14.04

I'm doing some kiosk touchscreen school project. I have eGalax touchscreen and I'm using the latest eGalax drivers. I followed this tutorial : https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touchscreen I'm using eGTouchU ...
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Fujitsu Lifebook T730 Touchscreen doesn't work in any version of Ubuntu

It is basically a waccom tablet for the screen with the pen and pressure sensitive. No version of official Ubuntu I have tried yet works. But it does kind of work in Linux Mint XFCE 17 and Xubuntu ...
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Enable right click when bottom right corner of trackpad tapped

I recently updated from 14.04 to 15.04 and am trying to resolve an issue with my Logitech TK820. Prior to the update, when I tapped the bottom right hand corner of the trackpad, I would see the right ...
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Media Keys and Multitouch not working with Tk820

Ahoj all together. I'm a proud owner of a Logitech TK820 keyboard with multi touch pad. After buying it it worked out of the box, also multitouch, which is implemented nicely in Gnome 3. At some ...
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Missing trackpad features

I've just installed 15.04 on a Lenovo Yoga 3 laptop. Everything seems to work great out of the box except for the trackpad. The pointer is OK and left-clicks and single taps are registered, however ...
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Screen freezes when I wipe the screen with the back of my hand after upgrading to 14.04. How can I disable this?

I need to know how to manage the multi-touch gestures to prevent this action from interfering with my software on the user end. I am running a custom session so it just freezes, and on the desktop ...
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Touch Screen Support for Ubuntu 14.10

I have a Dell Inspiron 3521 touch screen laptop. How do I use multi-touch and pinch to zoom with Ubuntu?
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Trackpad trouble. Can't locate similar problems/solutions

My trackpad seems to reconfigure itself at random. It seems as if the area defined to sense scrolling or two finger taps (which is not even a setting I have defined) suddenly turns on causing nearly ...
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Ubuntu on HP Stream 11, click and drag with another finger

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 on HP Stream 11 with secure boot, everything works fine but dragging is a bit difficult to do. In Windows, I would click the bottom left trackpad with one finger, then use ...
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Remap touch pad zones for Thinkpad Yoga?

I have one of the new Thinkpads (Thinkpad Yoga S1) with the integrated touch pad which acts as what used be the dedicated left, right, and middle buttons. I am trying to configure my touch pad in ...
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(?How to?) Make Ubuntu more touchscreen friendly- Yoga 2 [closed]

Ususally, it seems that the Linux Desktop/Laptop OS community is way ahead of the standard Windows Experience- however, with the new windows 8.1 laptops out, I feel like Ubuntu is a step behind. ...
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Limit Gesture Sensitivity on Ginn

I installed ginn, and set it up so when I do a left or right four finger swipe, it sends the ctrl-alt (direction) key press to easily move between workspaces. It works, but it keeps on sending the key ...
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How can I toggle two finger touchpad with a custom shortcut key?

The two finger touch feature on my Asus laptop is being problematic, as described in this other question. While I wait to see if anyone answers that, I thought of a workaround in the meantime. If I ...
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Mouse stops moving when touching lower “soft” button on Elantech Touchpad

I formatted my HDD to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer and everything went smooth until I started using my touchpad. When using windows I could let my finger lay down on the bottom of the touchpad ...
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Logitech T650 multitouch gestures

I am currently running elementary Os Freya (based on ubuntu 14.04) and I was wondering the best way to enable multitouch gestures for my external Logitech Trackpad T650. I tried to install Ginn and ...
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Sort my laptop out

I have an Asus K450JN and I would like to use Ubuntu on my daily basis. But there's a few things I can't sort it out. First is wireless I have a Qualcomm Atheros QCA8171 and I can't turn on the ...
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kubuntu touch gestures

I'm having following questions touch gestures recognition under KDE in my X220 Tablet: Is there a way to get hold-to-right-click? All the gestures have an annoying delay before getting recognized, ...
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Lenovo synaptics clickpad dead zones (click and drag issues)

A while back, I bought a Lenovo Yoga 2 11 (Model 20332), and promptly set it up to dual boot ubuntu. So far it's been a fantastic machine, however there's one thing that keeps me rebooting into ...
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Dell Latitude 3340 Twitching mouse cursor when using touchpad or just resting 1 finger on touchpad!

So I have been going through many of the forum posts here, even some who are addressing same issue as I have but not with a "real" fix! My problem is the mouse pad, when I use ubuntu, acts erratic ...
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Synaptics drivers are not loading on Kubuntu 14.10 on Toshiba Portege R30-A X3300

I am using Toshiba Portege R30-A X3300 with Kubuntu 14.10. everything is working fine except scrolling and multitouch features. In the Start-menu > Settings > System Setting > input devices > ...
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Wireless trackpad with FULL multitouch suppport

I'm in the market for a wireless touchpad that can make complete use of ubuntu's multitouch features. It needs to be able to detect at least 4 fingers to do so. I had a notebook a while back with a ...
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How to tie a 3 finger swipe to switch workspaces?

As anyone who has ever used a Mac knows, you can drag left or right on the track pad to switch workspaces. I would love to know if anyone has a way to do this on Ubuntu (14.04) whether this be with ...
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Touch screen available but not multi-touch

My laptop originally support 10-tinger touch. After installing Ubuntu 14.10, I still can use the touch screen, but not multi-touch features. http://multitouch-touchscreens.com/OmniTestApp.html even ...
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HP probook ubuntu 14.04 touchpad unresponsive

I just bought my HP probook that came with ubuntu 13. Then I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. But I had a problem with the touch pad. In my case the touchpad is not responsive. It is really hard to move the ...
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Choice to replace utouch for multitouch in 14.04?

I wrote an application that previously utilized the utouch framework in 12.04 but now it won't work due to the utouch libraries not being present in 14.04. What is the best course of action to take to ...
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Multitouch with Touchegg on SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 with Unity. I would really like to make some multitouch gestures work, so I can use my touchpad to e.g. spread all windows, change workspace, and the like. My computer has a ...