Questions about Ubuntu's multi-touch features.

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Synaptics Touchpad 3 finger swipe for Forward/Back

I've searched and searched but can't find anything concrete for what i'm looking for. In windows, i can do a 3 finger swipe left or right on the touchpad to go back/forward in a browser or file ...
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how to get multi-touch trackpad gestures on ubuntu 16.04 [on hold]

I've dual booted my system and I can use multitouch gestures on windows 10. I wanted to know if there is any way to enable those feature on ubuntu too as it is very helpful.
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Gesture , Scrolling not working Elan1000 touchpad asus GL552VW ubuntu 14.04.4

Here is my xinput list output ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ ELAN1000:00 ...
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Disable Unity Multitouch Gestures (Unity 7.3.3, Ubuntu 15.10)

I have yet to find an answer for Unity V7.3+ and/or Ubuntu 15+, is it really still the case that there are zero options for disabling these without recompiling Unity? I have a touchscreen monitor, ...
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Disabling Chrome Swipe navigation - Two Finger “back”

Quite recently Chrome has taken up the nasty habit of interpreting errant horizontal scrolling to mean "Go back," which is deeply frustrating. I hit the back button rarely enough that I do not foresee ...
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ASUS TP200 Touchpad gestures doesn't work (16.04)

eronis@Asus:~$ xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ FTE1000:00 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Asus UX501VW headphone and touchpad issues

I'm new to the Ubuntu and I'm trying to get it working on my Asus Zenbook UX501VW. I have everything mostly working except for a few things. I am currently on kernel 4.6.4, but I am still having ...
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Swap between 2 and 3 finger taps on touchpad is not permanent, but activated by opening the terminal

I followed simple guides consisting in adding the lines synclient TapButton2=2 synclient TapButton3=3 into a .sh script made executable by chmod +x /home/name/touchpad.sh and make it ...
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Lenovo T430U Touchpad multitouch won't work - Ubuntu 16.04

I'm having trouble with the touchpad of my Lenovo T430U, the multitouch won't work. If I place my finger on the touchpad button, and try to move my other finger the system won't recognize the movement,...
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Cypress Touchpad issues

I'm having trouble with my touchpad on Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. As soon as I try to move the cursor with the touchpad, dmesg shows a lot of errors. And the touchpad detects clicks (both right and left) ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 multitouch gestures

Is it possible to make multitouch gestures on Ubuntu Xenial Xerus? For example with TouchEgg? I tried already but without success.
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Touch screen is not working after login with invalid password

I have ubuntu 14.04 LTS, i am facing a strange issue with regards to touch screen, the touch screen (micro touch device) is not working after i enter invalid password in the login. Please help me, how ...
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Dell Latitude e7240 two finger scroll does not work despite correct synclient values

My Ubuntu 14.04 is able to detect the two-finger scrolling option and sets the values correctly, as shown in VertTwoFingerScroll = 1. Two finger scrolls also works fine in Windows 10. However it still ...
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Elan touchpad: double-tap-drag causing scrolling instead of expected middle-drag

Single-finger double-tap-and-drag works exactly as expected. However, I really want to be able to do alt-middle-drag for window resizing. I have middle-clicks working correctly with synclient "...
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Inhibiting Unity multitouch gestures

We are making Ubuntu-based kiosk software that we want to be easy enough to install for DIY enthusiasts. As all interested might know, Unity (till 14.04 at least) is hard coded to intercept and ...
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2 finger scroll not working on ASUS GL752VW

I recently got the Asus ROG GL752VW and it came with Windows 10 and all was working perfectly. I then installed Ubuntu 16.04 but the fans constantly were running on full speed and the speed ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on Surface 3 Pro - Touchpad 2-finger-gestures

I'm running Kubuntu 16.04 with the newest kernel on my SP3. Everything works fine except the touchpad, there is no option to activate two-finger-scrolling and 2-finger-tap-right-click. I've found ...
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Since last update I have annoying problem with scrolling on touchpad 16.04

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on ThinkPad T440s and since last Update (which was also the first after installing this version), I'm experiencing annoying "jump-to-up"s when I try to scroll with two ...
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Scrolling issues with chrome

So I recently started using Ubuntu (16.04) over Windows on my Thinkpad Yoga 14. Everything is working perfectly and I'm loving it so far but, I've been using Chrome my whole life and now when I try to ...
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Touchpad synaptic misbehavior

I have a DELL with a buttonless touchpad and I want to ask what can I do in order to get the touchpad button zone to work like a physical button, because I'm used to touchpads like that, and I have ...
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Binding touchpad input to activites menu on Ubuntu Gnome

Is there a way to take a custom touchpad action (say, swiping down with three fingers), and open the GNOME Activities menu on that touchpad action? I am trying to recreate something similar to the ...
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Problem with trackpad on Ubuntu 16.04

I installed ubuntu and im having a problem with my touchpad, it works but don't recognize multi-touch gestures. There is no trackpad tab in the configurations menu. I tried synclient ...
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Configuring libinput-gestures for a MacBook like experience

99% of the time I'm using my trackpoint, but sometimes its nice to use the trackpad. I'm running libinput as my driver, and found out that libinput-gestures should be able to give me multi-touch ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad T460 Multitouch not working

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T460 and the touchpad doesn't support multitouch. Two-Finger gestures do. Am I missing dirvers?
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS on Trekstore SurfTab duo W2 / Cube i7

Hello askubuntu community, after installing Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 LTS on the TrekStore SurfTab duo W2 - which is similar to the Cube i7 according to xda - ,so it's a dual Tablet / Netbook, there are a ...
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Apple Magic Touchpad or Logitec Trackpad compatibility [closed]

I'm looking to purchase a touchpad that will work with both my work Macbook, and my personal Ubuntu (14.04 or 16.04) machine. If Apple's Magic Trackpad (either v1 or v2) does not work, I was ...
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Asus g501 Multitouch not working on 16.04

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 but the multitouch doesn't work which makes it very hard to work. Here are the issues I'm facing; Since the left and right click buttons are part of the ...
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how to enable two-finger scrolling on Asus Zenbook / Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 15.10 alongside windows 10. Touchpad generally works (clicking, dragging, moving cursor) but two-finger scroll does not work. Using Asus Zenbook UX305UA. I've seen some other ...
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14.04 Onboard on-screen keyboard: Only Greek / math keys

So I have Onboard working properly; e.g. comes up when I need it, fades out when I don't. However, somewhere along the line, I lost my standard QWERTY, and am stuck with Greek / math symbols (insert ...
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Help Touchpad problem (click or scroll)

I was working without any problem , and today I unplugged the Computer from the power (the computer don't have a battery) , after that I started the computer again then I found that the touchpad don't ...
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Customise multitouch gestures on 16.04

I'm following the instructions here but I get an error when I run sudo make and sudo make install. Any ideas on how to fix this error: make all-recursive make[1]: Entering directory '/home/me/...
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How do I fix my track pad scroll direction?

That is, without changing my mouse wheel's scroll direction? The two are off, IMO. I prefer the MacOsX approach, but anything that makes them consistent would be better than what I have now. This ...
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Touchpad Razer Blade Laptop for Ubuntu Scrolling not Working

I installed Ubuntu14.04 and everything works well. The touchpad scrolling, however, doesn't working (both two finger and edge scrolling). The zoom function works however. I tried synclient command to ...
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Suported hardware (i.e. trackpad) and streaming? ASUS Zenbook UX305CA

I'm on the verge to swap windows for ubuntu. However, I'm very, very green when it comes to basically all-things-computers. I won't be using the OS for anything but surfing, music and all them simple ...
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Using “normal” Ubuntu on convertible with multitouch and so on

I'd like to run Ubuntu 16.04 (not Ubuntu Touch) on an Intel tablet or a convertible laptop. Are there drivers for support of multi-touch gestures, onscreen keyboard, GPS, rotation sensor etc. as used ...
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Touchpad middle click and gestures

How can i customize gestures listed on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Multitouch. I can use these gestures: 3 finger double tap -> switches to previous window 3 finger tap followed by 3-fingers hold -> ...
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Why doesn't synclient TapButton3=2 work for me (three finger middle click)?

I have a 2012 Vaio SVS13 and I cannot figure out why I can't get multitouch to work, particularly three finger tapping for middle click (and of less importance, pinch to zoom). Two finger scrolling ...
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Scroll along 1 axis at time using 2 finger scrolling

I use 2 finger scrolling intensively and have discovered an annoying feature in Ubuntu (I use 14.04): when I scroll vertically the horizontal scrolling is also enabled, which is what I absolutely don'...
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Trackpad recognized as a mouse, gestures not working. Ubuntu 15.10 on Asus F55UJ-XX006T

I have a strange problem with my notebook: Ubuntu recognizes the touchpad as a mouse and I can't use the double finger scrolling. When I open "mouse settings" here's what appears: I found only ...
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2 fingerscroll on surface pro 3

I followed the tutorial step by step of this answer: Ubuntu on surface pro 3 or Linux at all? but when I try to apply the patvh multitouch.patch, it tells me: emanuel@port3tonarnia:~/Dokumente/...
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Three finger swipe not working with xswipe

I installed xSwipe per instructions on my Dell XPS 13 (9343, early 2015) with Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 . Launching it with $ perl ~/xSwipe-master/xSwipe.pl works fine, but it doesn't detect three-finger ...
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Touchpad random jumps and gestures - Acer V3-371

I'm having some trouble with touchpad on Ubuntu 15.10. Always sooner or later (sometimes 30s, somtimes a few minutes) while using touchpad the cursor starts randomly jumping here and there (kinda like ...
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2 finger scrolling not working on ASUS UX305UA

I've just bought this new laptop and installed ubuntu 14.04 on it, everything is working great except the two finger scrolling... I tried to run this commands: sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-...
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How do I get three finger click to work on my touchpad? (middle click works with laser/optical mouse)

Running Ubuntu 15.10 on a 4 year old laptop, and while the touchpad driver I'm using works very well with scrolling and two finger clicking, I cannot figure out how to get three finger clicking to ...
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Pointer Snaps to Bottom of Screen when using Touchpad

So I've been looking at some of the other questions asked here regarding cursors jumping when the touchpad is clicked and it doesn't seem that I'm having the same issue as them. I believe my issue has ...
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three finger tap not working with synaptics touchpad driver

I have Ubuntu 14.04 Unity and I have heard that there should be system gestures enabled by default. Two finger scrolling is working well, however three finger gestures are not. Here is xinput: Device ...
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Change size of touchpad buttons

My touchpad is all one piece - no separate buttons for clicking. I'd like to adjust the location of the areas where clicks occur. It's a large touchpad (4"), and I usually find myself working on the ...
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multitouch gesture alternatives?

since a while i'm trying to get quite a good working kubuntu tablet. with kwin tiling and some kde-plasma5 adjustement it's getting there now. the most important part is still missing -> Multi touch ...
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What service does Ubuntu 14.04 use to convert multi-touch events to keyboard mouse events

We have a Ubuntu 12.04 without the desktop manager, just x i think and our app is running on it. I'd like to use the same service that Ubuntu 14.04 uses to convert multi-touch events to keyboard mouse ...
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Lenovo T450s Multi Touch Support

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 on a Lenovo t450s. I'm curious if it is possible to add multitouch (3 finger gestures) using a background application such as touchegg. I ran touchegg, but it did not ...