Questions about Ubuntu's multi-touch features.

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Developing Multi-touch supported apps

I have recently been using a large touch table to generate Ubuntu touch events (https://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/input/multi-touch-protocol.txt) but have yet to find any software that ...
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Trying to get 3 finger gestures. Geis tools shows only 2 finger support when I've used 3 on Windows 7 partition

I've been trying to get touchegg to work so I can have 3 finger gestures similar to that on a MacBook. It wasn't working so I checked geis-tools for how many fingers are supported. It says 2 but then ...
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Mouse/Touchpad Settings for Samsung Series 9 in Ubuntu 13.04

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Samsung Series 9, and I'm having trackpad issues. The community page for the series 9 indicates that the trackpad (including gestures, etc) works out of the box, ...
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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 But all solutions seem to be out of date or are just not specific to my machine.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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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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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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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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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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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 do I use multi-touch gestures on a MacBook Air? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on my MacBook Air (13" mid 2011) and it works lovely! Are there any news or possibilites to use multi-touch gestures? But to now I am using the system out of the box. One and ...
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Touch pad scrolling and multi-gesture doesn't work on an Acer Aspire 4741g [closed]

I am new to ubuntu(11.04) and I have an Acer Aspire 4741g When i worked on win-7, my touch pad had vertical scrolling and multi-gesture, both scrolling and multi-gesture aren't working on ubuntu. ...
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Synaptic mousepad not working! [closed]

When I first installed ubuntu my mousepad didn't have double touch. This was annoying and i found a thread that gave me some code. Now I can't scroll with my touchpad and it seems like it just ...
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Quanta touchscreen not recognized? [closed]

I upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10 because i could not get my touchscreen to calibrate correctly, although I tried using the xinput_calibrator tool. In 10.04 i was able to get the touchscreen to react to ...
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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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Apple Magic mouse on ubuntu 13.04, how can I prevent crashing one >=3 touch points?

I'm trying to get my magic mouse to work on Ubuntu 13.04. When I connect it, everything works fine (haven't tested gestures). However, when I touch it with more than 2 touch points, it crashes and ...
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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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Configure touchpad

I bought a new laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04. I can use touchpad and I have synaptics driver installed but I'm not able to: Turn on and off touchpad (laptop has a function key which doesn't work ...
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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 report a crash bug with nothing on screen

I would like to report an installation bug, but I can't launch ubuntu-bug : On my tablet (LDLC Janus, an Intel based tablet without OS installed by default), I have a problem when I install Ubuntu ...
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Ubunt 12.04 LTS Touch pad no longer working after connecting USB mouse

I have a Toshiba Satellite C55 which is configured as a dual boot (Windows 8/ Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) Recently I connected a USB mouse and since the touch pad on the laptop has stopped working with or with ...
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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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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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updated to ubuntu 13.04, 3 finger gestures are gone

Before Gnome3, Ubuntu emulated middle click with 3 fingers tap on the touchpad. After Gnome3, it was used to drag windows (and maximize/restore). I missed the very useful middle click gesture, but at ...
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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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Multitouch not working on 11.10

I have a Thinkpad edge 520, installing drivers isn't possible because the site doesn't support Linux... My multitouch was working on a previous version of Ubuntu. On top of that i have a problem with ...
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Need driver for Alps touchpad on a Vaio F2 VPCF2190X that supports Multi-touch

I have a Sony Vaio VPCF2190X with an Alps Multi-touch trackpad, and I can't use multi-touch. Is there a resolution?
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ETPS/" Elantech Touchpad fails detecting single finger

I have a new laptop with an "ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad". A single finger is only detected, if it is held in such a way that a big area touches the pad. If one touches the pad only with the fingertip, ...
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kernel multitouch events injection / example / source where can I find?

I'm developing a kernel driver for a multitouch digitizer. How can I find an example of how should the event be injected to the OS subsystem? Is there any open source driver out there that could ...
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Multitouch mess-up--Should I do a partial upgrade?

I was trying to get multitouch working on my 11.10 installation. Some googling led me to believe that I should install: xserver-xorg-input-multitouch to do that. This seems to be incorrect and ...
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With Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10, why do I have to run commands to enable two finger scrolling?

When I run the following commands in the terminal the radio button in the mouse options will enable two finger scrolling. If I do not run these commands first, then scrolling radio button no longer ...
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Is there any on screen keyboard to use on inspiron duo in tablet mode?

I have Ubuntu 11.04 installed on a Dell inspiron Duo Hybrid. Almost everything works fine except for the accelerometer. But when using Ubuntu in tablet mode, I couldn't find anyway to have a onscreen ...
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How do I right click with a Magic Trackpad?

I can't seem to right click with my Magic Trackpad on Ubuntu 11.04. On maverick, a two-finger tap would do, but in natty it seems to be assigned to middle click, and three-finger tap is assigned to ...
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Apple Magic Trackpad breaks when touched with 3 or more fingers 14.04

I have paired my Apple Magic Trackpad. It worked fine as a normal mouse as soon as I paired it. I can move the pointer, scroll, and click/right click. If I put a third finger on the surface of the ...
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Asus laptop not recognizing trackpad

I recently installed Ubuntu on laptop here, an Asus uh I'm not 100% sure on the model, if there's a way to get the model number without reading that tiny number on the bottom, I'll do that and edit ...
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Multitouch gestures do not work on an Asus X555LA

Just bought an Asus X555LA laptop, and multitouch on the touchpad does not seem to work. I'm running Ubuntu 14.10, Gnome edition. Is there any solution or special driver for this?
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14.04 - How to enable both Right click and Multi-Touch in ElanTech touchpad?

I have a Lenovo Z50-70 with elantech touchpad and Ubuntu does not detect multi-touch gestures (E.g. two finger scroll). If I act according to here I will have multi-touch gestures but right-click ...
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Multitouch screen doesn't allow to draw

I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a QOSMIO PX30T with a multitouch screen. The touchscreen works fine until I have to select items on screen or use gestures such as 4-fingers tap to show the dash or ...
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Making touch screen act like touchpad

I have a tablet running Ubuntu. When I touch the screen, it seems to register as a mouse click. But if I drag across the screen, it places the mouse where I start to drag and drags the mouse with my ...
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Ginn and Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to use Ginn on Ubuntu 14.04. I have already installed it via the command line but don't know how to actually use it with my touch screen (lenovo x220 tablet). This link states that "you ...
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Lenovo Synaptics Touchpad Ubuntu 14.04

I've successfully installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my new Lenovo Flex 2-15 but got an issue which flaws my ubuntu experience. Synaptics is working good except the two finger scrolling annoys me. When having ...
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How can I get two-finger scrolling working on my trackpad?

I have a new Lenovo Yoga 2 11" convertible laptop, and it has, from what I can tell, an Elantech touchpad. Two-finger scrolling and two-finger tapping work great in Windows and Fedora, but don't work ...
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Enable 3 finger gesture

i really would like to "3 finger press and drag to move window and folders" please if anyone knows the exacts steps to do so let me know. I'm using utopic on a lenovo laptop pretty sure 3 fingers ...
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Apple Magic Touchpad — Multitouch Question

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Mac Mini with the Apple magic trackpad and it's been working flawlessly, but I had a question about the trackpad. The two finger scrolling and everything works, ...
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How can I get my touchpad's multitouch capabilities working on my Lenovo Yoga 2 11?

I just got a Lenovo Yoga 2 11" convertible laptop, and it has a multitouch touchpad on it that I'd love to get working. Two-finger scrolling works fine on Fedora, but it doesn't seem to work on ...
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Touchpad Options missing from System Settings

I have a Razer Blade 14" running 14.04. When I start the computer rarely will the touchpad options appear in the settings. When they do, it works fine. More often than not, however, the settings are ...
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use mouse in multi gesture mode

I am new to ubuntu, I installed it in my dell 3571 laptop in dual boot mode with win 8. My touch support multi gesture in windows os, but it doesn't support in ubuntu. I wanted to make my ubuntu also ...
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Cannot calibrate HP touchscreen

I have an HP x360 laptop that has a touchscreen. However, I can't calibrate it in Ubuntu. I dual boot windows 8.1 and ubuntu and the touchscreen works fine in windows 8.1 I have tried using ...
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How to make Natural Scroll work again? (Clickpad)

I am a new Ubuntu user and have just installed it earlier today (14.04). I prefer natural scrolling on a clickpad/ touchpad (the reverse direction) with two finger scroll. I've noticed Ubuntu has ...