Questions about Ubuntu's multi-touch features.

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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 ...
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Udev driver not working with Synaptics Touchpad

Situation I am trying to get TouchEgg to work on my Xubuntu 14.04 LTS installation, since I'd like to enable multi (>2) touch gestures such as the three fingers to go back etc. This requires using ...
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Adding a threshold to two-finger scrolling on touchpad

I accidentally trigger two-finger scrolling on my touchpad when I mean to tap-to-click. Can I add a minimum threshold to reduce accidental scroll events? It causes issues when I: hold my finger ...
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Multi-Touch Tap Pad Gestures on Synaptics Tap Pad

On my previous machine, a Lenovo U400 with a cypress tap pad (R.I.P.), I could swipe left and right with four fingers to show and hide the Unity bar and double tap to switch through open apps. My new ...
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Multi-touch on Asus X551C touchpad (Ubuntu 12.04)

I have a problem with installation of psmouse elantech-x551c dkms module on my Asus X551C laptop with Luna OS (built on Ubuntu 12.04). I'm using this instructions ...
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Trouble registering secondary click on multi-touch screen

Having some issues trying to get Ubuntu to work on a Sony Vaio Tap 11 tablet. Overall it's working, pen works, multitouch gestures (pinch, 4 finger show dash ..) work, however right click does not. ...
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how do I configure synclient/touchegg/whatever to allow three-finger drag?

I have a Synaptics touchpad in a Lenovo IdeaPad U400 running Ubuntu 14.10 and GNOME 3.x . I want to configure my touchpad such that a three-finger swipe emulates a mouse press+drag. I want to be ...
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Multitouch on Ubuntu GNOME

I am trying to configure the multitouch on my touchpad of my XPS developper edition on Ubuntu GNOME 14.04. I would like to set up the desktop scroller by using 3 or 4 fingers. Right now I'm using ...
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Apple Magic Trackpad breaks when touched with 3 or more fingers 14.04

I have paired my Apple Magic Trackpad. It worked fine as a normal mouse as soon as I paired it. I can move the pointer, scroll, and click/right click. If I put a third finger on the surface of the ...
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Asus laptop not recognizing trackpad

I recently installed Ubuntu on laptop here, an Asus uh I'm not 100% sure on the model, if there's a way to get the model number without reading that tiny number on the bottom, I'll do that and edit ...
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Ubuntu 14.04/14.10 multitouch screen support

I have a Dell E7240 laptop with a multitouch screen. It works perfectly in Windows 8 with multitouch gestures. However Ubuntu 14.04/14.10 seem to ignore multitouch gestures coming from the screen and ...
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Multitouch gestures do not work on an Asus X555LA

Just bought an Asus X555LA laptop, and multitouch on the touchpad does not seem to work. I'm running Ubuntu 14.10, Gnome edition. Is there any solution or special driver for this?
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14.04 - How to enable both Right click and Multi-Touch in ElanTech touchpad?

I have a Lenovo Z50-70 with elantech touchpad and Ubuntu does not detect multi-touch gestures (E.g. two finger scroll). If I act according to here I will have multi-touch gestures but right-click ...
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Touch screen scrolling on Surface Pro 3 with Ubuntu 14.04?

I just got Ubuntu running on my Surface and it is awesome except that scrolling is not working. Scrolling works with touchpad but not with touch screen. When I use my finger to swipe from up to down ...
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Multitouch screen doesn't allow to draw

I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a QOSMIO PX30T with a multitouch screen. The touchscreen works fine until I have to select items on screen or use gestures such as 4-fingers tap to show the dash or ...
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How can I make a two-finger tap on touch pad take me to my desktop?

I recently switched to Ubuntu and have been customizing all my settings as much as possible. Now, I'm not sure how I did it (since it was a while back ago) but in Windows 7 I found a way to make my ...
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Making touch screen act like touchpad

I have a tablet running Ubuntu. When I touch the screen, it seems to register as a mouse click. But if I drag across the screen, it places the mouse where I start to drag and drags the mouse with my ...
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Ginn and Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to use Ginn on Ubuntu 14.04. I have already installed it via the command line but don't know how to actually use it with my touch screen (lenovo x220 tablet). This link states that "you ...
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Lenovo Synaptics Touchpad Ubuntu 14.04

I've successfully installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my new Lenovo Flex 2-15 but got an issue which flaws my ubuntu experience. Synaptics is working good except the two finger scrolling annoys me. When having ...
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How can I get two-finger scrolling working on my trackpad?

I have a new Lenovo Yoga 2 11" convertible laptop, and it has, from what I can tell, an Elantech touchpad. Two-finger scrolling and two-finger tapping work great in Windows and Fedora, but don't work ...
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Enable 3 finger gesture

i really would like to "3 finger press and drag to move window and folders" please if anyone knows the exacts steps to do so let me know. I'm using utopic on a lenovo laptop pretty sure 3 fingers ...
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Apple Magic Touchpad — Multitouch Question

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Mac Mini with the Apple magic trackpad and it's been working flawlessly, but I had a question about the trackpad. The two finger scrolling and everything works, ...
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Is it possible to get Epiphany to scroll by dragging the page (i.e. with a touch event)?

Currently, Epiphany highlights text when you drag your finger over it on a touch screen. Is it possible to get it to scroll instead of highlighting text? I feel like on a touch screen device, the ...
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How can I get my touchpad's multitouch capabilities working on my Lenovo Yoga 2 11?

I just got a Lenovo Yoga 2 11" convertible laptop, and it has a multitouch touchpad on it that I'd love to get working. Two-finger scrolling works fine on Fedora, but it doesn't seem to work on ...
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Touchpad Options missing from System Settings

I have a Razer Blade 14" running 14.04. When I start the computer rarely will the touchpad options appear in the settings. When they do, it works fine. More often than not, however, the settings are ...
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How can I get Firefox to recognize multitouch gestures on a touch screen?

Multitouch seems to be working fine on Chromium out of the box, but not on Firefox. On Chromium, dragging a finger up or down the screen scrolls the screen as expected, but on Firefox, that gesture ...
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Touchpad 2 finger scroll ends with a right click, text marking lag

Some recent update made my two-finger scrolling unbearable. Every single time I scroll it ends with a right click. Another thing I've noticed is a sort of lag when I'm marking text. This is also ...
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use mouse in multi gesture mode

I am new to ubuntu, I installed it in my dell 3571 laptop in dual boot mode with win 8. My touch support multi gesture in windows os, but it doesn't support in ubuntu. I wanted to make my ubuntu also ...
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Cannot calibrate HP touchscreen

I have an HP x360 laptop that has a touchscreen. However, I can't calibrate it in Ubuntu. I dual boot windows 8.1 and ubuntu and the touchscreen works fine in windows 8.1 I have tried using ...
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How to make Natural Scroll work again? (Clickpad)

I am a new Ubuntu user and have just installed it earlier today (14.04). I prefer natural scrolling on a clickpad/ touchpad (the reverse direction) with two finger scroll. I've noticed Ubuntu has ...
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Touchscreen on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my thinkpad yoga, and touch worked out of the box (Thank you devs). But I can't figure out how to configure more gestures and make it actually work for me. Does anyone ...
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Is there any way to enable two-finger zoom and vertical scrolling in Dell Inspiron 15 5547 Core i5?

I have Dell Inspiron 15 5547 Core i5 machine in which I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 via External Hard disk. I want to enable zooming feature and vertical scrolling feature in the mouse-pad. Is there any ...
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Can I use pinch to zoom in evince?

I have a touch screen device running ubuntu. When viewing pdfs in evince I can use one finger scrolling and it's very fluent and satisfying. I am looking for more support for touch gestures. ...
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How to disable program switching (alt+tab equivalent) with the mouse?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and want to stop programs switching (equivalent of alt+tab) in response to mouse gestures. Right now it happens all the time when I use the mouse, I'm not even sure what ...
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Synaptics - Multitouch tapping works, but not multitouch clicking

This is my first post on askUbuntu, so welcome everyone! :) I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my T440s and I find it very annoying that I cannot seem to be able to modify my synaptics ...