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How to activate my touchpad features on Samsung Series 7 Chronos

I'm just looking to how enable the features of my touchpad on my laptop running Ubuntu 12.10. The mouse is working but none of the features are working (like two fingers scrolling up/down). I visited ...
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Touchpad recognized as generic ps/2 mouse on a Dell Inspiron 13z 5323

After installing Ubuntu my touchpad has basic functionality but no edge scrolling, multitouch, or any advanced features. Xinput list shows it as a generic ps/2 mouse: ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Touchpad on a Fujitsu Lifebook a532

My touchpad is not working as it should. Well, it works but cant use 2-finger scroll. I get this: axept@aXept-Lifebook:~$ xinput --list Virtual core pointer id=2 [master ...
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HTML5 multi touch events from touch screen

I have a Ubuntu machine with a 24" touchscreen and it is working fine. I can move the mouse, do gestures with several touch points and such so the hardware is working fine. Now I wonder if it is ...
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Touchpad gesture available in Unity?

By default, my touchpad support two finger scrolling, two finger tap to double click, and single tap on upper right corner of touchpad to middle click (which is annoying, accidentally do middle click ...
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synaptics multitouch not working 12.04

I have a laptop (Acer 7745G) with a synaptics touchpad that should support up to 3 finger multitouch if I am interpreting the output of grep "TouchPad: buttons" /var/log/Xorg.0.log correctly. The ...
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Multi-touch for XPS-15

I realise there are hundreds of other threads just like this. But all solutions seem to be out of date or are just not specific to my machine. I used a Mac-book Pro for the first time, I hated ...
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Touch Pad is detected as a generic mouse device in 12.04

My touchpad seems like PS/2Generic Mouse device with the output xinput. I cannot set it correctly albeit I gave some tries. In addition its multitouch functions do not work becasue of this detection ...
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can't get touchegg to work with my touchpad

Im sorry guys. I dunno if anyone's willing to help me and I'm just wasting my time here. But I've been poking around on the internet for days trying to find a way to get my Synaptics touchpad (Acer ...
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Touchpad gestures don't work on Dell XPS 15 L521x

I'm trying to get multi-touch gestures working on my Dell XPS 15. Two finger scrolling works but three or four finger gestures do not. I know that the touchpad is capable of multi-touch gestures ...
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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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Kubuntu trackpad multifinger gesture support

I was wondering if there's a way to enable multi finger gesture support in Kubuntu 12.10. I specifically would like to quickly be able to change desktop or minimise apps. Other functionality would ...
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multitouch gestures in GNOME-Shell

I switched from Unity to GNOME, and I really miss the gestures on Unity (3 fingers window moving, expand to maximize, etc). I have two finger scrolling and two finger tap to right click out of the ...
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3 finger multitouch - Lenovo E530

i have started to try out some more from Ubuntu as dualboot on my laptop (Lenovo E530 with 640M). In Windows my touchpads gestures are working with three fingers to emulate back and forward (in a ...
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How do I make a multitouch touchscreen working on ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I have a multitouch touchscreen with USB interface. It works fine on android platform. And I am working on making it to support multitouch gesture on ubuntu 12.10. However, it acts as a single ...
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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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How can I disable Elantech Touchpad while typing on Ubuntu 12.10?

I have an Asus laptop (non zenbook) which I purchased last week. It has an Elantech Touchpad on it. Here's what's working: Edge scrolling or Two Finger Scrolling. Three finger and Two finger. Left ...
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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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Completely redifine clickpad actions. Three finger scrolling. Two finger dragging

Is there a way to completely remap actions of clickpad / touchpad? I would like to be able to configure these things on my Samsung Series 9 900x3c clickpad (I would pick some of them that are ...
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Reactivate Touchpad Two-Finger-Scroll on L430

I'm just installing Ubuntu 12.10. on my ThinkPad L430 and the Trackpoint didn't work. So I executed the workaround echo "options psmouse proto=exps" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/trackpoint.conf and ...
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Touchscreen and digitizer not working on Sony Vaio Duo 11

I have a Sony VAIO Duo 11 (SVD112...) which features both multi-touch and stylus input. However, booting up Ubuntu 12.10 gives me no stylus reaction touch input works very strange: when I touch with ...
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Configuring Apple Magic Trackpad in 12.04

How should I configure a Magic Trackpad in 12.04 to ignore my thumb at the bottom of the trackpad change scrolling speed change gesture functions (e.g. have three-finger tap = middle-click), if ...
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How to change touch gestures bindings in utouch on 11.10 and above to match the ones in 10.10? [closed]

When upgrading from 10.10 I noticed that touch gesture bindings have changed, from middle click via 3-finger touch, I need 5 fingers and 3 fingers is snap-move. I tried to search online for a way to ...
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Multitouch Gestures in 12.10: disabling four-finger-swipe + re-configuring generally

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Multitouch describes a set of default "Supported Gestures" that come with Ubuntu 12.10 -- and they work as described on my MacBook Pro 13" Retina. But I can't figure out how ...
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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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Will Microsoft Touch Mouse work?

I would like to buy Microsoft Touch Mouse but I don't know if it's going to work. I am interested especially on the multitouch functions (gestures) and touch scrolling. Have anyone tested it on ...
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Sitronix ST9RM01 touchscreen not working

I have a Sitronix ST9RM01 touchscreen that I'm trying to get working with Ubuntu 12.04. The touchscreen is apparently recognized by Linux and X - the hid_multitouch module is loaded, and lsinput and ...
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How to use getures on clickpad? (Gnome- Shell)

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Acer Apsire V5 touch, and I want to know hot to activate the gestures on my clickpad in Gnome SHell, because in Unity I can use them with no problems. I really ...
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multitouch gestures

I wanted to know how I could configure multi-touch gestures in Ubuntu. In windows I can do this using the synaptics driver software. I have already used synclient to configure the taps, palmdetect, ...
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Low-level 10-finger multi-touch data on the Nexus 7?

I'm considering getting a Nexus 7 to do some multi-touch development on Ubuntu in the run-up to 13.04 (i.e., now :-). What APIs, /dev files, or protocols are available, or could be made available ...
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(thinkpad t400) Two-finger scroll stops working after reboot

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 and I really want to use two-finger scrolling on the Synaptics TouchPad. I can't activate it in the System Preferences because the checkbox is disabled. Finally I managed to ...
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How do I enable multitouch support on synaptics?

I'm using Vaio which uses Synaptics touch pad. Multi touch gestures worked with no trouble on my previous installed operating system, windows 7. Now it seems like I can't use multi touch gestures on ...
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Where is utouch in ubuntu 12.10?

I have recently upgraded to ubuntu 12.10 and utouch seems to be removed from my system and I am not able to reinstall it through apt-get. Where can I find it?
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How to edit Unity multitouch gestures?

I can't find a way to modify the touchpad gestures Unity uses by default on Ubuntu 12.04/12.10. Tried with Ginn, but it shows error subscribing to gestures and it seems because of Unity. Is there a ...
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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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How to disable three finger gestures on touchpad? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I disable the multitouch gestures in Ubuntu? I am using 12.04 on a macbook pro. Everything works really well,except... I want to disable 3 finger gestures. It is ...
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Did 12.04 just add multi-touch gesture support mid-release?

I was reviewing the updates I was about to download today and I noticed that a lot of them had to do with gesture support, noticed that many of these were new installs rather than upgrades. Has ...
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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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Click and drag/multi-touch not working 12.04

I just installed 12.04 on my new laptop, Asus K55a, and the click and drag is not really working. It will let me double tap and drag, but I can not use the trackpad to click and then drag it around. ...
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How to enable Two finger scrolling on Lenovo Thinkpad T400/W540

It is disabled (greyed out) in Mouse and Touchpad settings. Edge scrolling works though :) Tried many solutions available online but couldn't succeed. My touchpad is SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad
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Enabling Multi-touch features of the Apple Magic Mouse on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Apple Magic Trackpad aftrer upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04 (64 Bit) - Multitouch not working! I want to write a simple app that uses Apple's Magic Trackpad, ...
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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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Enabling middle-click and gestures on multitouch clickpad? (Ubuntu 12.04; Samsung NP900X3A-A03US)

Out of the box (with the xorg.conf from the Ubuntu wiki), left-click, right-click, and two-finger scroll all work flawlessly. However, middle-click doesn't work at all (despite appearing to be ...
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compiled/installed kernel 3.5 in 12.04 usb keyboard/mouse not working at boot log on screen

I installed 12.04 on an Asus ep121 slate. Touch acts like a left mouse click. Multi-touch doesn't work. I calibrated the screen and installed the latest eGalax etouch driver-no joy. It booted to blank ...
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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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Using three finger swipe

I liked having a three finger swipe up to spread all open windows and having a three finger swipe down minimize all windows. Is there a way I can implement this in Ubuntu 12.04?
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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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How do you enable multi-touch for lubuntu 12.04 on my HP MINI trackpad?

I have an HP MINI 110 with a multi touch trackpad. I have lubuntu 12.04 installed. I can't right click to save my life.
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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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How can I map the Apple Magic Mouse two-finger swipe to a web browser's back and forward functions?

The Apple Magic Mouse appears to work with Ubuntu so far, but only a couple multitouch functions seem to work. With the trackpad, there are lots of other functions with utouch. What I'd really like to ...