Questions about Ubuntu's multi-touch features.

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Ubuntu 13.04 three-finger window moving not working anymore

I juste upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 on my Samsung New Series 9 (NP900X4C-A01FR). Before, in 12.10, I could move/minimize/maximize the windows, using 3 fingers. These 3 functions doesn't work anymore. ...
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How do I get my right- and middle-click back?

I just upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04.1 on my Macbook 7,1 and the first thing I noticed was that I couldn't right-click by clicking on the clickpad with two fingers, or middle-click by clicking with ...
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Disabling One-Finger Tap-to-Click But Keep Two-Finger tap Ubuntu 12.04

The option to disable the touchpad while typing does not work on my Samsung RC512 with an Elantech touchpad and I enjoy two-finger scroll and middle-click emulation with two fingers too much to ...
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Middle-click does nothing but makes window controls appear

Just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and noticed that the middle-click (actually three finger-tap on the touchpad) on Firefox doesn't work as it used to. When doing it on a link it ...
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Apple Magic Trackpad aftrer upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04 (64 Bit) - Multitouch not working!

The title describes my problem. On Ubuntu 11.10 Multi-touch worked fine on my Apple Magic Trackpad. Now i have only "ONE-FINGER-Control". Scrolling is only possible on the right side of the pad with ...
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How to disable Synaptics pinch-to-zoom support in evince (PDF viewer)?

My friend experiences this bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evince/+bug/875359 But most of the time zoom is activated unintentionally when using two-fingers scrolling on a Synaptics ...
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Swapping the double and triple finger tap actions on trackpad

I am looking for a way to swap the 'tap' action when using two and three fingers. At the moment, as standard, double-finger-tapping right clicks, and tripple-finger-tapping middle clicks ... I would ...
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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 ...
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Multitouch screen not detected on Asus Taichi 21DH71

I just bought this Ultrabook "Asus Taichi 21 DH71". This has Intel 3rd generation i7 processor and 4gb ram with 256 gb SSD. The main feature is that it is a hybrid machine. Naming it has dual ...
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Multitouch gesture in Ubuntu 14.04

I got new T440s first thing I did was Ubuntu installation. To be honest I'm Mac's user, I have macbook air, that's why I'm used to some gestures on my touchpad. I was so disappointed when I realized ...
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How can I setup my touchpad multi-finger tapping functionality?

I'm trying to setup my multi-finger tap in the following way: Single finger - Left click Two fingers - Middle click Three fingers - Right click What I currently have is: Single finger - Left ...
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How to use touch-gesture-recognition-stack on multitouch-enabled touchpads?

I currently have a Synaptics touchpad with only few classic multitouch features (2 finger scroll, right click). By installing the respective testing suite, I saw that it doesn't accept my touchpad as ...
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Grab Handles by Three-Finger Tap not working after upgrade to 12.04

I recently upgrade my Ubuntu installation from 11.10 to 12.04. Before the upgrade I was able to use three-finger tapping to bring up the grab-handles. Unfortunately, after the upgrade, that ...
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Laptop touchpad triggering 3-finger gestures randomly

I did a fresh install of 11.10 shortly after it was released. My laptop's touchpad (a Synaptics touchpad I believe, laptop is an Asus G53SW) had been acting strangely from the beginning. After ...
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How can I continue having two fingers on the trackpad?

I'm quite new to ubuntu (with GUI) - just got over from OS X. I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my MacBook Pro 9.2, and I have the habit of leaving one finger at the bottom of the trackpad ready to ...
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Touchpad is weird after reboot from Windows

I'm dualbooting Ubuntu and Win7 (though I must admit I can count the number of times I've used Win7 during the last 6 months on one hand). My laptop is a Acer TravelMate 8471. One thing I noticed ...
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How is the Magic Trackpad's Battery Life (with Ubuntu)

What are other peoples experiences are with the battery life of the Apple Magic Trackpad using Ubuntu? I think I've emptied included batteries after about two weeks usage for five days a week, eight ...
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Can't hold left button on touchpad and drag in 12.04 and no right click

After updating to 12.04, I cannot use the mouse buttons. I have a work around to be able to drag with the touchpad alone, also to use the touchpad for right click. I would however like to use the ...
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Add dead region touchpad

Is there a way to set a region of my touch pad as "dead" ignoring touch input? The reason for this is that I have a MacBook pro late 2011 and there the "button" is on the touch page itself. Anyone ...
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Is uTouch still in use or under development?

I have not been hearing or seeing much regarding uTouch, and with the recent developments regarding Ubuntu Touch, I've been wondering, is uTouch still used in Ubuntu (as in will it be a part of the ...
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Multitouch on Acer Aspire 4740

How can I enable multi touch in Ubuntu 10.10 for my Acer Aspire 4740 notebook ? Screen 14.1-inch glossy LED-backlit 1366x768 res CPU Intel Core i5-430m 2.26GHz RAM 1GB DDR3 HDD 320GB Graphics ...
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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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Two finger swipe to go back in browser in precise? [duplicate]

Have tried various things but I can't find a good solution to enable two finger swipe to go 'back' in a browser. Two finger vertical scrolling works fine, but it's side-swipe back/foward I'm after. ...
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What virtual keyboards are available which are most touch-friendly?

I've installed the 12.0.4 beta on my Dell latitude XT2 and although I can navigate Dash with my fingers, but the Onboard onscreen keyboard does not pop up when I want to search for applications in ...
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How can I enable flick to scroll?

Is there a setting or a package to enable flick to scroll on Ubuntu? I'd like to use this with my Apple Magic mouse and the two-finger scroll feature of my trackpad.
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Setting up a 3m Serial Touchscreen

I've been attempting for quite a long time to get a Serial 3m Touchscreen to work on Ubuntu 10.04 The closest post I could find to what I needed was this one: ...
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TouchScreen recognized, but not working in 13.04

First, let me mention that one of the first things I tested was the fact that the touchscreen was operating during the GUI installation process. Now that we've established that... After full ...
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How to deactivate multitouch on a Thinkpad x220/x230 tablet?

When writing with the stylus pen (in for example Xournal) the multitouch function is very annoying: When I place my writing hand on the display it produces random lines and figures. So I would like ...
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Enable multiple touches on touchpad

I have a Vaio laptop, where the touchpad contains the two buttons (primary and secondary). This means you have to click your touchpad to click on things. The buttons are not separate to the touchpad. ...
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Touchpad not detected

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 in the new Lenovo Z510 Ideapad laptop. To check if my Touchpad is detected I typed the command xinput list and this is my output: I tried everything mentioned in ...
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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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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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Touchegg not working 12.10 after multi-touch unity gestures disabled

I've read the thread here How can I disable arbitrary default multitouch gestures in Unity? where people seem to have solved their problems with touchegg in 12.10. As for me, I'm able to install ...
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Touchscreen and additional external monitor

Soon I'll commence a PhD study with a strong focus on modelling. I'm lucky enough to have my supervisor offer me a laptop. Since besides making and running models I'll be making minutes of meetings ...
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Disable touch on Bamboo Touch&Pen CTH-460

Running Ubuntu 11.04. Got a bamboo Touch&Pen CTH-460 and it works out of the box. The pen response works great but the finger response is horrible. Is there a way to disable the finger response ...
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Touchpad right-click doesn't work on my Asus notebook

I just installed 12.04 and I noticed that my Touchpad's right-click isn't working at all. My Touchpad is working fine for 2 finger scrolling it also worked fine under Windows 7. The touchpad has a ...
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elantech touchpad - multi touch is not working for kernel 3.13.0-35-generic

I recently updated my kernel to 3.13.0-35-generic,after update my elantech touchpad multi touch stopped working I tried fixing it from here ...
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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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How to change touch screen functionality from a relative to an absolute pointing device?

I'm using a Serial Wacom Tablet touch device on an HP EliteBook 2740p. The capacitive finger touch device (Serial Wacom Tablet touch) works, but is set to relative positioning instead of absolute. ...
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Can I get inverted (i.e. Mac-like) scrolling on my touchpad?

I have two-finger scrolling enabled on my touchpad. Moving my fingers up scrolls up and moving them down scrolls down. I would like to have the direction of scrolling inverted, in much the same way ...
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What is this window overlay?

After waking up from suspend, I see these half-transparent window handles, but I don't know how to activate it. Sometimes I can deactivate it by tapping the touchpad. What is the function of this? ...
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What specs would a tablet need to run painting apps (mypaint, etc.) well?

I want to pick up a tablet or touch-enabled laptop to use for drawing and painting with a stylus. But I'm not sure whether one of the convertible netbooks from Asus and others would have the guts to ...
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Enabling multi-touch on a non-multi-touch touchpad

I have Ubuntu 13.04 on my HP Pavilion G4-1025TX, which I don't think has multi-touch (it didn't have multi-touch when I was on the bundled Windows 7). Is it possible to enable multi-touch for this ...
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Trackpad multitouch gestures on 13.04

I have Ubuntu 13.04 on an Acer Aspire 5750 that has a trackpad. I'd like to use 3 or 4 finger multitouch gestures to perform certain actions. I can use 2 fingers to scroll, but I would like to, for ...
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How to enable multi-touch gestures on Lenovo Thinkpad W510 w/touchscreen - 12.04 w/Unity

I am wondering how the user in this video got his W510 configured to use multi-touch with his touchscreen. I did a sudo apt-get install utouch but I need some handholding in where to go next. ...
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multitouch support for magic mouse on further releases?

In older questions on internet i found that the magic-mouse multitouch-support should work since 11.04. Now we have 11.10 and i didn't find any news, that here is a multitouch-support planned for ...
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Help Configuring Synaptics Touchpad

edit: I can achieve point 1 now. Still need a solution for point 2, though. I am having a hard time configuring my notebook's touchpad. The touchpad already works. It successfully responds to ...
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Are there plans to remove the mouse cursor in uTouch?

I notice in the demo video of uTouch that the standard mouse pointer is still showing. Are there plans to remove the mouse cursor? This is one of the most annoying things when using touch technology ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 and google Chrome with touchscreen, no left click

I am using the Latest version of chrome with 64bit 14.04 running on my Sony Vaio Tab Duo 11. I am trying to use the touchscreen and everything looks great, scrolling is very nice, i can swipe to go ...