Questions about Ubuntu's multi-touch features.

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Ignoring horizontal scrolling while scrolling vertically

I use two-finger scrolling. I would like to enable horizontal scrolling using dconf Editor but when I do, every time I scroll vertically, if I happen to move horizontally even a little, it is ...
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Multitouch on Dell Inspiron 7537

Has anyone been able to get trackpad multitouch gestures working with a Dell Inspiron 7537? I've tried synclient to change values in Synaptics config but not having much luck. I'm running Ubuntu ...
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Pinch-Zoom on Asus UX302LG touchscreen

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. The system only recognizes multitouch tapping like 3 fingers for move window, 4 fingers for open dash, but no mutitouch-gesture that involves holding the fingers on the ...
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Will Ubuntu 13.10 work with the capacitive touch functions in HP EliteBook Revolve 810?

I have a HP EliteBook Revolve 810 p/n D3K50UT#ABA with 10 finger capacitive touch functions, auto-rotate and many other features. Will Ubuntu 13.10 work with these functions?
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How to Enable Multi-Touch screen on Dell Vostro 5470?

I bought the new Dell Vostro 5470 with touch screen that supports multitouch (to 10 fingers). I installed Ubuntu 13.10 and it worked just touch the screen with one finger. Would enable multitouch but ...
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Do I need to install any drivers for 2 finger swipe

I am able to use 2 finger swipe and 2 finger tap in my laptop running Win8 but it is not working in Ubuntu 12.04. Should I install any additional drivers or is it a limitation of Ubuntu?
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Elantech touchpad: right button OR two-finger scroll [duplicate]

Dear Ubuntu community, I recently bought an AsusPro PU401LA laptop (FreeDOS, wiped by Ubuntu 13.10). It ships with a regular Elantech touchpad, i.e. it has physical left and right buttons. I would ...
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touchegg gestures on desktop

I am trying to use three finger scrolling on the desktop, but it is not responding. It only works when i am holding the cursor on a app or the plank. Can i edit something in the config file to change ...
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Is there a “show touches” application?

Is there an application that will "show touches" similar to what is found in Android's developer options? I have a 10 point multitouch monitor (Planar Helium PCT2785) and it appears to only support ...
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Touchpad lost gestures and touchegg requres hack?

I've had some success getting my touchpad to be usable by configuring syclient (although it was surprising that this was necessary). Reading around I find that many gestures have been removed from ...
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Functional Onscreen keyboard?

Is there a better ubuntu keyboard app than Onboard, one that is a decent competitor to the features of Android or Microsoft virtual keyboards? Specifically, I'd expect: Multi-touch: so you can hold ...
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Touchpad issues with 13.10 macpro retina

I've had ubuntu on my mac retina for a while now. Initially I installed it back in a 12.x release which came with quite sophisticated touch support. It had 2 and 3 button gestures, however these were ...
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Touchegg settings unchangeable

I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my asus zenbook (ux31e), and I like it very much! I tried to find a solution for my multi-touch touchpad, and found touchegg. Installed it via the software center, and ...
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Want left and right mouse buttons to both map to select

In Ubuntu 12.04 my Asus N56DP mapped both the right and left mouse buttons to be select, or left mouse button. To get a right click or context menu, I would use a two finger click. I quickly got used ...
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Multitap and Two-finger scrolling not working on HP-dv51142la

l'm running Kubuntu 13.10 64 bit on a HP dv5-1142la laptop. It's a SynPS/2 synaptics touchpad. I just can't get Two-finger scrolling and multitap to work. I've tried everything I've found with no ...
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How can a touchscreen be made to disable temporarily while an active digitiser is in use?

I have a ThinkPad Yoga which features both a capacitive touchscreen and a Wacom digitiser. I can disable the touchscreen manually (using something such as xinput disable <id> in a command ...
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My new laptop is powerful, How can i use all its power for ubuntu?

I've recently changed my laptop to a much powerful one and i'm wondering how can i tweak ubuntu to use all the hardware power to speed up system. My Previous laptop was a i3 Sony Vaio, And my current ...
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Does true multitouch not support wide finger?

I am using 12.04 on a recently bought Dell XPS. The touchpad configuration used to work on my old computer seems to be not working. On my old laptop. It didn't support true multitouch. ( three ...
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Touchpad Cursor Jumps While Moving Windows

I have the new Dell Inspiron 5000 with the haswell chipset. This laptop comes with a multi touchpad and a touch screen. I booted up a live CD of Ubuntu to see how everything worked and everything was ...
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Problem bluetooth with Logitech t651 on ubuntu 12.04

I have a problem pairing a touchpad Logitech t651 by bluetooth, i've tested it in android nexus 7 tablet and windows and the touchpad works. My first problem was that ubuntu 12.04 crashes when i use ...
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evdev error opening gtco device

I've got an eInstruction electronic whiteboard which is handled by the gtco kernel module. The event layer looks sane enough to me. Out of the box, X.org didn't use that device, so I added the ...
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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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Lenovo X220 Tablet ¿como habilitar el Stylus?

Hi I have a Lenovo X220t tablet pc, which has 2-point multitouch and touch wacom stylus input. I recognize that one with multitouch, but the stylus does not work. I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 and ...
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Thinkpad X201 Touchscreen Missing on Resume

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 on a Thinkpad X201 with a Wacom Touchscreen. The touchscreen seems to work fine, but upon resume after suspending, the touchscreen does not work. It actually doesn't even ...
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Multitouch Gestures on Ubuntu 13.10

I've recently purchased an HP Envy Touchsmart 15 and so far the touchscreen has worked excellently and I'm very pleased with it. I know of the 4 finger to open the dash and the 3 to move windows so I ...
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syndaemon has permanently disabled touchpad taps & scrolls

tipped off by a previous question, I tried restarting syndaemon manually with the additional -t flag to make typing on my laptop somewhat less painful. (It's supposed to only disable taps, not ...
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Mousepad is jittery and inaccurate

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 at the moment. I know this will probably make some people think this has been asked before (I've read similar issues, but nothing I've tried has helped). So on windows the ...
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How do I install multitouch on the Aspier 8930g?

I would like to use Two Finger scrolling on my touchpad on Acer Aspire 8930g. Is there a package, I can install with apt-get? I tried to install synaptics-dkms from this ticket. But when I install ...
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Touchpad setting and issue in ubuntu 13.10

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 and nautilus (File) v 3.8.2 on Dell Inspiron 7535. I am getting wired behavior when dragging window. Suppose if I click and told the left button on window title bar and drag ...
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How to enable natural scroll on two-finger scroll with command while normal scrolling for edge scrolling in Ubuntu 13.10?

After getting both scroll enabled in Ubuntu 13.10. From following method: enable both two finger scrolling and edge scrolling in Ubuntu 13.10 permanantly I want natural scrolling enabled for ...
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Enable both: two finger scrolling and edge scrolling in Ubuntu 13.10 permanantly

Recently, I have upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10. First, I found problem in edge scrolling. After surfing in net about the problem I came to know that Ubuntu 13.10 has default two-finger scroll option ...
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Multi-touch mouse gestures in Ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8 installed as dual boot. There is a mousepad specific driver in Windows 8 that lets me use multi-touch gestures such as two finger swipe to go back/forward, pinch to ...
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ubuntu on HP Pavillion Smart Touch 11 [duplicate]

I try to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my HP Smart Touch, but even trying Ubuntu is impossible as when it starts after the ubuntu logo and loading dots there is only a black screen from where nothing ...
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Multi-touch capabilities for Ubuntu 12.04? How can I configure the system to support it?

I installed Ubuntu 13.10, it supports default multi-touch perfectly! I need Ubuntu 12.04, however, it does not appear to support multi-touch features. I write a touch test program, it supports touch ...
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is my Lenovo S103t compatible with touch screen compatible with ubuntu?

Can I install the latest version of ubuntu on my Netbook and will my touch screen work?
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Problem with synclient: '-m' flag missing

I'm trying to set up an action for three finger flick gesture using the instructions given here, and it worked perfectly well before upgrading to kubuntu 13.10 from 13.04. When I follow the ...
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How to Configure Clickpad?

I am running xubuntu 13.10 on a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon. It works very well, except the behaviour of my clickpad (touchpad where the buttons are built into the surface) makes it essentially ...
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Window decoration and multi touch problems on cold boot

Not sure whether this has been answered, but I haven't been able to find it, so if someone knows where the relevant thread is, please do direct me to it. This morning, Ubuntu froze when I opened a ...
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Touchpad multi-tap buttons not configured correctly on 12.04 LTS

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on an Acer C7 chromebook with chrubuntu. Overall, it works very well, but there is one minor problem. I would like one finger for left click, and two for right click. I can ...
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How do I get Chromium or Firefox manage multi touch events properly?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and have a multitouch capable screen (3M MicroTouch USB controller) but can't get any touch events inside a browser window (Firefox or Chromium). I see all gestures with ...
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enable synaptics touchpad 2 finger zooming

I'm using ubuntu 13.04 for some time now and after customization there is but one feature i'm missing: the 2 finger zoom function (pinch zoom function) where you place 2 fingers on the touchpad and ...
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How to emulate middle-click on two-finger tap on a Snaptics touchpad?

I have a Synaptics touchpad whose whole surface is clickable (so the whole surface physically moves down). In windows, I can configure it so pressing the pad with two fingers works like right-click ...
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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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Why were multi touch trackpad gestures removed from 13.04?

I have an ASUS Zenbook UX31a and multi touch gestures worked great on 12.10, but after I upgraded to 13.04 every gesture stopped working, except for 2, 3 and 4 finger taps (the 3 finger tapped changed ...
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Running 13.04 on Dell XPS 12?

Will Ubuntu 13.04 run well on my Dell XPS 12? Basically, I want the most up to date Ubuntu software working on my computer and with touch support.
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Cannot move pointer when a soft-button is pressed on touchpad in 12.04

I have a Dell XPS 14, with soft-buttons (i.e., touchpad's buttons are not physical and are not separated from the touchpad itself, but rather an area of the touchpad has the double function of ...
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Two finger touchscreen gestures on ubuntu 13?

Ubuntu worked with my new touchscreen enabled notebook (Dell Inspiron 14R) out-of-the-box, which was a pleasant surprise. But it seems to have only three and four finger gestures, as hinted here: ...
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Macbook Air Touchpad

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my macbook air. Everything is working great except for one thing. The touchpad behaves slightly different than what it does on the Macbook. In OSX I can move the ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 + touch screen: points, though doesn't click

Works well with nautilus and settings. Other places: I tap, cursor points, no further action. Guide me. I need it. What to do?
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Configure '50-synaptics.conf' for kinetic scrolling?

My laptop has a Synaptics touchpad with multi-touch support. Kinetic two-finger scrolling works fine on windows, how can I get it to work on ubuntu? I have already reversed the scrolling direction by ...