Questions about Ubuntu's multi-touch features.

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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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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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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 ...
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How can I enable one-finger scrolling in Unity?

I would like to activate to scroll with one finger inside the Unity environment(nautilus, Dash, Firefox). Because Unity claims to be touch screen friendly but scrolling with two fingers is annoying ...
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Are there other gestures for the Synaptics Touchpad besides two-finger scrolling?

I have a Synaptics Touchpad on my Dell XPS 14z and I was wondering if there was any way I could enable some gestures besides two-finger scrolling. Are there any special drivers i need? I've read ...
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Mac like MultiTouch support

I don't remember how but in 11.10 I had managed to find a few multitouch actions to be supporetd by some software. Now I am using 12.04, Is there any way/application/workaround/plugin or anything ...
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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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How to get multitouch gestures on ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I just got a Dell XPS 14z that has a multi touch pad, and i want to get some gestures besides the two finger scrolling. I've had some bad experiences with trying to figure things out by myself with ...
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How can I use multitouch apps in Ubuntu 12.04?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a lenovo X220 tablet and I want to get a feel of what multitouch applications/games are available. I installed anything mentioning multitouch from the repository, for ...
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Trackpad Buttons on 2012 Samsung Series 9 Not Working Properly, appears to double click and doesn't have right click

These buttons work fine in Windows, but not in Ubuntu 12.04. The buttons are part of the trackpad itself so I figure that's what's causing the problems, but is there any way to get Ubuntu to support ...
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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 configure the xinput driver “multitouch” with absolute axes

I would like to use the multitouch xinput driver (xserver-xorg-input-multitouch) with absolute axes, but I could not find any man file. Example: Section "InputClass" Identifier "eGalax ...
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How can I disable the multitouch gestures in Ubuntu?

My workstation with Ubuntu 12.04 is a MacBook Pro which supports a Multitouch Trackpad. Unfortunately, I'm constantly accidentally triggering the three finger touch gesture to resize a window: How ...
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Help trying to get two-finger scrolling to work on Asus UL80VT

Multi-touch works fine on Windows 7 with: two-fingers scroll vertical and horizontally, two-finger tap for middle click, and three-finger tap for right click. However with Ubuntu, I've never been ...
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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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Two-finger scroll not working in some apps

Starting yesterday the two-finger scroll on my laptop seems to be acting up. It works perfectly in almost everything, except gedit and nautilus. I wasn't able to find any reference to this issue, ...
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Tapping ALT brings up love handles, not the HUD

Just upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 and wanted to test out some of the new keyboard shortcuts. I probably have some config files sitting around from my 11.10 install, in particular I think I may have ...
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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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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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Multi touch with web cam [closed]

I found the following article Multi-touch in Ubuntu using a webcam and your hands. Can some one tell me how to use my laptop camera to control ubuntu 12.04. like it is done in the video? To control ...
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How do I make Thinkpad X220T Tablet with multitouch screen work?

I am have a Thinkpad X220T with the multitouch screen. This model comes with two options for the screen, only one has the multitouch capabilities. My question is strictly about touchscreen NOT the ...