Questions about Ubuntu's multi-touch features.

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Lenovo T440 touchpad not recognised

With the risk of repeating already asked question, I decided to ask one of my own, because I didn't see a post about (potential) conflicting touchpad drivers. Brief story: installed (ed)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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Sample config for Logitech Touchpad T650 Ubuntu 15.10

I have a Logitech Touchpad T650 which basically works out of the box, except that it very often right-clicks when I want it to two-finger-scroll. Based on this post I have tried to configure ...
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Multitouch on Dell Inspiron 7537

Has anyone been able to get trackpad multitouch gestures working with a Dell Inspiron 7537? I've tried synclient to change values in Synaptics config but not having much luck. I'm running Ubuntu ...
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Functional Onscreen keyboard?

Is there a better ubuntu keyboard app than Onboard, one that is a decent competitor to the features of Android or Microsoft virtual keyboards? Specifically, I'd expect: Multi-touch: so you can hold ...
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Touchegg Setup issues on Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 - Macbookpro 11,1

The issue: Touchegg only works with terminal open. Hi, I'm trying to setup touchegg so I emulate Mac OSx multitouch gestures on Ubuntu. From what I've read on the internet, it does work with Ubunto ...
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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 ...
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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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Touch screen scrolling on Surface Pro 3 with Ubuntu 14.04?

I just got Ubuntu running on my Surface and it is awesome except that scrolling is not working. Scrolling works with touchpad but not with touch screen. When I use my finger to swipe from up to down ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.04 + touch screen: points, though doesn't click

Works well with nautilus and settings. Other places: I tap, cursor points, no further action. Guide me. I need it. What to do?
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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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Dell Latitude 3340 Twitching mouse cursor when using touchpad or just resting 1 finger on touchpad!

So I have been going through many of the forum posts here, even some who are addressing same issue as I have but not with a "real" fix! My problem is the mouse pad, when I use ubuntu, acts erratic ...
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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). ...
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how to achieve multi touch gestures in ubuntu 14.04

is it possible to get multitouch gestures in ubuntu 14.04 like macbook? if possible how to activate or install multi touch gestures ? my laptop is lenovo z580.it has syanptics touchpad which supports ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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twofinger scroll on lenovo g50

I recently switched from windows 8 to Ubuntu 14.04. With windows I could scroll pages using two fingers but this does not work running Ubuntu. I have followed this guide: Enable BOTH edge scrolling ...
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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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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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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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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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Dell Trackpad not recognized in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Thank you in advance for your assistance. I recently purchased a new laptop for use with Ubuntu 14.04 (Dell Inspiron i3542-8334BK), and am pleased to report that almost everything works out of the ...
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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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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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HP Pavilion 15 Ubuntu 14.04 Touchpad gestures not working/recognized

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as a virtual machine in VMWare and most of the things works great expect the touchpad. I can only use left and right click. I use external mouse instead. Touchpad ...
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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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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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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: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 multi touch screen support

Just installed 14.04. It seems to be converting all my screen touch gestures to mouse gestures. And it only supports one point touch. It is supposed to support ten touch points (tested with windows ...
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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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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 ...
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How to install Touchegg-GCE?

please, help me! how to install Touchegg-GCE in Ubuntu?
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Why does the “Mouse” preferences GUI not allow me to enable two-finger scrolling?

I know that my touchpad is capable of it. I can enable glitch-free two-finger scrolling by running this script: #! /bin/sh synclient VertTwoFingerScroll=1 synclient HorizTwoFingerScroll=1 synclient ...
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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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How to disable program switching (alt+tab equivalent) with the mouse?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and want to stop programs switching (equivalent of Alt+Tab) in response to mouse gestures. Right now it happens all the time when I use the mouse, I'm not even sure what ...