Questions about Ubuntu's multi-touch features.

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Gestures not working after Suspend/modprobe - Dell Inspiron 13 7000

So I just recently bought a Dell Inspiron 13 7000. I saw several blog posts saying it played nicely with linux. I have having a few issues though. Intermittently, upon resuming after a suspend, the ...
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Can't get multitouch gestures on touchscreen

So i'm having trouble getting full multitouch gestures on the touchscreen of my Dell Inspiron 7537, running windows 8.1 and Ubuntu Mate 15.10 dual boot. At the moment it works but only allows a one-...
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How to uninstall a patch

Further to this installation sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hanipouspilot/focaltech-dkms sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install focaltech-dkms sudo modprobe -r psmouse sudo modprobe psmouse found here ...
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Synaptics Driver not working after update

I'm running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 on a Lenovo Thinkpad E560. Yesterday, after a rather big automatic update of about 170MB, my touchpad's gesture functions (e.g. two-finger scrolling, workspace ...
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Synaptics Touchpad 2-finger click

I'm trying to set up my Synaptics touchpad on a lenovo thinkpad yoga. I want to have 3-finger click or tap give a middle-click (button 2), and a 2-finger click or tap give a right click (button 3). I'...
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How compile Unity for disable gesture on Ubuntu 14.04 (touchegg)

I installed Touchegg from source, now i'm trying to compile unity to remove default administration for gesture with 3 or 4 finger. I did this command for install all the necessary to compile unity: ...
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Two Finger Scroll in Ubuntu 15.10 as VMware Guest

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 as a guest from Windows 8.1 with VMware. There is no option to enable/disable Two finger scroll in System settings. By default, two finger horizontal scroll is enabled but two ...
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Kivy multtouch not working in Ubuntu 14.04

Machine: Dell XPS 13 with multitouch screen OS: Ubuntu 14.04 Kivy installed and apps are being created. Multitouch not working in Kivy apps on Ubuntu.
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OS X - like trackpad gestures with TouchEgg - rebuilding unity

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with unity, and I know that Touchegg is not compatible with unity. But according to these instructions, some people say that worked for them with unity. I am trying these ...
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Two finger scrolling and two finger pointer moving if 1 finger is in lower 20%

My problem is that my touchpad is actually a click pad (HP Envy 14 Beats) and lower 20% of it are split into right and left buttons. On Windows before I used to have it like that: If I start my 2 ...
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Getting multitouch on Ubuntu 15.10

if geistest returns me the following result, can I not get multitouch gestures on my machine like Mac? Device 9424 added attr "device name" = "Atmel Atmel maXTouch Digitizer" attr "device id" = 9424 ...
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two finger scrolling won't work; ubuntu mate 15.04

I am running Ubuntu mate 15.04 in a VMware player, and am trying to get the two finger scrolling to work. I have Synaptics Touchpad V1.4 and it works in my host OS (windows 8). I've tried editing the ...
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Problems with disabling touchscreen and features from touchpad

There's a hardware problem with my touch screen that ends up in multiple random taps all over the screen that modifies my work, closes windows, and wreaks havoc. I decided to disable the touch screen. ...
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How to change/disable switching virtual desktops by trackpad gesture

On Kubuntu 15.10 (14.10 as well), when I move my hand across the trackpad, it often changes virtual desktops. I prefer keyboard shortcuts & I want to turn touchpad switching off. I don't use this ...
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Touchscreen with two fingers?

Is it possible (and how?) to make ubuntu/linux/xorg identify 2 finger taps on a touchscreen (read SCREEN, not touchpad)? I tried easystroke to get click+hold popup a rightclick menu (executing xdotool ...
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Is touch egg no longer actively developed, if so what are the alternatives?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm considering migrating to Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 because I would like to try and enable multi-touch gestures for my touch pad. However, I'm wondering if Touchegg is no ...
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How to make GINN a startup app

How do I run a command at startup? I would like to run the command ginn ~/.wishes.xml at startup (it is a touchscreen multi-touch service) and I can't seem to get it to start. I've tried adding it to ...
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Any way to install Bitwig 1.3 as deb package on Ubuntu Touch / Ubuntu Phone

As some of you may heared Bitwig Studio has released the next generation of Bitwig which included touch support on linux. Bitwig 1.3 multi-touch Having that in mind i was thinking of installing ...
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Mouse pointer not working properly on HP pavillion 15

I've just bought this laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS, it's mouse touchpad is a bit strange. The clicking area (where I put my thumb) and the navigation area (where my index finger is) is all the ...
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Thinkpad X1 Carbon 1st generation - third finger makes 2-finger scrolling jump

To clarify, two finger scroll works, but when I touch the touchpad with a third finger, sometimes it will jump to a different position on the page, and jump back once i let go of the third finger. ...
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Why is /etc/X11/xorg.conf not effective after installing mtrack on Ubuntu on Macbook?

I am trying to install mtrack on Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a Macbook Pro. The instructions I have followed to do that were from here: https://medium.com/@PhilPlckthun/ubuntu-14-10-running-on-my-...
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How do I enable touch gestures in Ubuntu 14.04 lts (Unity) WITHOUT a Synaptics touchpad?

I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Unity on a relatively new ASUS Zenbook UX303-LB. I have been trying unsuccessfully to get gestures working for a good several weeks now, on and off, as I ...
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Can't configure SynapticsTouchpad

I have an ultrabook from a computer-building factory (it's not name brand), and I run Ubuntu 14.04. I lack options for deactivating touchpad while typing and activate two-finger-scroll and I am also ...
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Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro - Two fingers scroll on touchscreen

I just got a new lenovo yoga 3 pro, very good machine, I really enjoy it. I installed without issues ubuntu on it. Everything works well. I will add some scripts to handle ACPI events for buttons and ...
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How to install Touchegg-GCE?

please, help me! how to install Touchegg-GCE in Ubuntu?
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Three fingers gesture ubuntu gnome 15.04

I have seen this question asked like a billion times but not answer successfull with me so far. I installed ubuntu gnome edition 15.04 but can't seem to have three fingers gestures to work. I would ...
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Enable touchpad scrolling in Ubuntu 15.04

I've bought a cheap SpeedLink touchpad, and I'd like to use it on an Ubuntu box, but all gestures are disabled. It works as a basic mouse, with 2 buttons, and tap-to-click automatically enabled. The ...
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Two finger scroll not working in Kubuntu 14.04

I'm running a fresh install on Kubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Latitude E6440. The trackpad works fine except that it doesn't respond to two fingered scroll. The system-setting -> Input Devices -> Touchpad -> ...
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My touchpad, keyboard, and any other input devices intermittenly stopped working on Asus Zenbook UX303LB

Here is my story: I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my zenbook ux303lb. The first time, my touchpad is working, but gesture wasn't at all. For example, my touchpad can't recognize two scroll fingers ...
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ASUS X75VC Touchpad Issue - Unable to rest thumb on touchpad (Missing thumb resting support)

Problem description: I've bought an ASUS X75VC quite some while ago (Link: https://www.asus.com/Notebooks/X75VC/) and I really, really, really want to install Linux on it, but there is one huge ...
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Screen freezing or 2 finger scrolling don't work

I have problem with my Ubuntu kernel and I don't know what to do. All my upgraded kernel from this moment: 3.18.0, 3.18.3, 3.19.0-23, 3.19.0-25 have randomly moment with it make my pc freezing or ...
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How to get back google-chrome touch screen gesture on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

What I would like: touch gestures such as scrolls and clicks on google chrome What I have: On single click/double click shows alt text and moves mouse/selection to the location. Touch works fine/as ...
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Ubuntu reloads psmouse on login

Lately my touchpad has been acting up. It wouldn't work with mulitouch and synclient won't recognize it. I found that this is resolved by running modprobe -r psmouse and reloading it with modprobe ...
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Chrome two finger scroll then right clicks

I am having problems with my touchpad in Chrome. Whenever I two finger scroll for a short time (~< 1 second, I think, its hard to time) I then get shown the right click menu. If I keep my fingers ...
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Thinkpad T440 trackpad multitouch not working [duplicate]

I am using a Thinkpad T440s with the new trackpad that has physical buttons. I ran into the issue that the physical buttons (which are recognized as a seperate PS/2 device) do not function. After a ...
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Several input devices (incl. Trackpoint/Trackpad) not working with new Thinkpad Yoga 14

I just bought a new Thinkpad Yoga 14" Notebook/Convertible without any OS preinstalled (so no windows config magic was possible to i.e. pair the active pen). I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on it. I read ...
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Wrong pinch direction on a FocalTech touchpad

I'm using a FocalTech touchpad (Asus R556LB) It wasn't detected by default so I installed the 4.1.2 kernel. Now almost all the gestures but the pinch gesture are detected correctly. When I move the ...
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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 catchall"...
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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 fingers swipe change workspace in Ubuntu 14.04

I just bought an Dell XPS 13 and for my work I have a Macbook. I want to use the touchpad for changing workspaces. I have found some questions but all the answers provided does not work on Ubuntu 14....
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Proper touchpad thumb & palm detection with libinput

So libinput its nearing its first stable release with a release candidate Which adds proper support for thumb / palm detection on touch pads along with swipe & pinch gesture support something ...
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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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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 fingers and I don't know why. I have searched on Google about my problem and I've found some answers but none of them don't work for me. ...
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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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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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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 ...