Questions about Ubuntu's multi-touch features.

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Apple Magic Touchpad or Logitec Trackpad compatibility

I'm looking to purchase a touchpad that will work with both my work Macbook, and my personal Ubuntu (14.04 or 16.04) machine. If Apple's Magic Trackpad (either v1 or v2) does not work, I was ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad T460 Multitouch not working

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T460 and the touchpad doesn't support multitouch. Two-Finger gestures do. Am I missing dirvers?
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS on Trekstore SurfTab duo W2 / Cube i7

Hello askubuntu community, after installing Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 LTS on the TrekStore SurfTab duo W2 - which is similar to the Cube i7 according to xda - ,so it's a dual Tablet / Netbook, there are a ...
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Asus g501 Multitouch not working on 16.04

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 but the multitouch doesn't work which makes it very hard to work. Here are the issues I'm facing; Since the left and right click buttons are part of the ...
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how to enable two-finger scrolling on Asus Zenbook / Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 15.10 alongside windows 10. Touchpad generally works (clicking, dragging, moving cursor) but two-finger scroll does not work. Using Asus Zenbook UX305UA. I've seen some other ...
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14.04 Onboard on-screen keyboard: Only Greek / math keys

So I have Onboard working properly; e.g. comes up when I need it, fades out when I don't. However, somewhere along the line, I lost my standard QWERTY, and am stuck with Greek / math symbols (insert ...
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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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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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Customise multitouch gestures on 16.04

I'm following the instructions here but I get an error when I run sudo make and sudo make install. Any ideas on how to fix this error: make all-recursive make[1]: Entering directory ...
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Help Touchpad problem (click or scroll)

I was working without any problem , and today I unplugged the Computer from the power (the computer don't have a battery) , after that I started the computer again then I found that the touchpad don't ...
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How do I fix my track pad scroll direction?

That is, without changing my mouse wheel's scroll direction? The two are off, IMO. I prefer the MacOsX approach, but anything that makes them consistent would be better than what I have now. This ...
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How do I configure an Apple Magic Trackpad to use with Unity?

Looking for some detailed document describing configuring Apple Magic Trackpad with multitouch gestures. Currently, Unity runs with single finger tap as left click, 2 fingers tap as right click , 3 ...
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Touchpad Razer Blade Laptop for Ubuntu Scrolling not Working

I installed Ubuntu14.04 and everything works well. The touchpad scrolling, however, doesn't working (both two finger and edge scrolling). The zoom function works however. I tried synclient command to ...
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Multi-touch on Asus X551C touchpad (Ubuntu 12.04)

I have a problem with installation of psmouse elantech-x551c dkms module on my Asus X551C laptop with Luna OS (built on Ubuntu 12.04). I'm using this instructions ...
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Multitouch gestures on ubuntu 16.04

can somebody tell me if the multitouch gestures working via https://github.com/iberianpig/xSwipe on ubuntu 16.04? Im getting an error while running the make command by installing synaptic.
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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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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 ...
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Macbook Air Touchpad

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my macbook air. Everything is working great except for one thing. The touchpad behaves slightly different than what it does on the Macbook. In OSX I can move the ...
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Suported hardware (i.e. trackpad) and streaming? ASUS Zenbook UX305CA

I'm on the verge to swap windows for ubuntu. However, I'm very, very green when it comes to basically all-things-computers. I won't be using the OS for anything but surfing, music and all them simple ...
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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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Stop Scrolling on fingers up

When scrolling on my synaptics touchpad using two-finger-scrolling it continues scrolling after my fingers don't touch the trackpad anymore. When I scroll and try to use a keyboard shortcut ...
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Using “normal” Ubuntu on convertible with multitouch and so on

I'd like to run Ubuntu 16.04 (not Ubuntu Touch) on an Intel tablet or a convertible laptop. Are there drivers for support of multi-touch gestures, onscreen keyboard, GPS, rotation sensor etc. as used ...
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2 finger scrolling not working on ASUS UX305UA

I've just bought this new laptop and installed ubuntu 14.04 on it, everything is working great except the two finger scrolling... I tried to run this commands: sudo apt-get install ...
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Trackpad recognized as a mouse, gestures not working. Ubuntu 15.10 on Asus F55UJ-XX006T

I have a strange problem with my notebook: Ubuntu recognizes the touchpad as a mouse and I can't use the double finger scrolling. When I open "mouse settings" here's what appears: I found only ...
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Touchpad middle click and gestures

How can i customize gestures listed on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Multitouch. I can use these gestures: 3 finger double tap -> switches to previous window 3 finger tap followed by 3-fingers hold -> ...
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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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Why doesn't synclient TapButton3=2 work for me (three finger middle click)?

I have a 2012 Vaio SVS13 and I cannot figure out why I can't get multitouch to work, particularly three finger tapping for middle click (and of less importance, pinch to zoom). Two finger scrolling ...
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Scroll along 1 axis at time using 2 finger scrolling

I use 2 finger scrolling intensively and have discovered an annoying feature in Ubuntu (I use 14.04): when I scroll vertically the horizontal scrolling is also enabled, which is what I absolutely ...
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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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2 fingerscroll on surface pro 3

I followed the tutorial step by step of this answer: Ubuntu on surface pro 3 or Linux at all? but when I try to apply the patvh multitouch.patch, it tells me: ...
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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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Adding a threshold to two-finger scrolling on touchpad

I accidentally trigger two-finger scrolling on my touchpad when I mean to tap-to-click. Can I add a minimum threshold to reduce accidental scroll events? It causes issues when I: hold my finger ...
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Three finger swipe not working with xswipe

I installed xSwipe per instructions on my Dell XPS 13 (9343, early 2015) with Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 . Launching it with $ perl ~/xSwipe-master/xSwipe.pl works fine, but it doesn't detect three-finger ...
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Touchpad random jumps and gestures - Acer V3-371

I'm having some trouble with touchpad on Ubuntu 15.10. Always sooner or later (sometimes 30s, somtimes a few minutes) while using touchpad the cursor starts randomly jumping here and there (kinda like ...
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How can I disable arbitrary default multitouch gestures in Unity?

I'm using a custom Touchégg multitouch gesture setup in Ubuntu 11.04 with a Magic Trackpad. Since the default gestures (such as 3-finger tap and drag to move windows, 4 finger tap to reveal the dash, ...
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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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state of multitouch gestures in 14.04 / Unity

This seems like one of the most-asked items around here, but the Ubuntu dev team has been making changes fast in this area, so recent information is important. I'm on a macbook pro 9,2. When I ...
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Two-finger scroll plus one-finger touch brings up annoying menu

This is driving me absolutely insane. I recently upgraded to 14.04.2, and ever since, if I am scrolling using two fingers on the trackpad and I accidentally touch the trackpad with a third finger, a ...
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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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How do I get three finger click to work on my touchpad? (middle click works with laser/optical mouse)

Running Ubuntu 15.10 on a 4 year old laptop, and while the touchpad driver I'm using works very well with scrolling and two finger clicking, I cannot figure out how to get three finger clicking to ...
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Pointer Snaps to Bottom of Screen when using Touchpad

So I've been looking at some of the other questions asked here regarding cursors jumping when the touchpad is clicked and it doesn't seem that I'm having the same issue as them. I believe my issue has ...
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three finger tap not working with synaptics touchpad driver

I have Ubuntu 14.04 Unity and I have heard that there should be system gestures enabled by default. Two finger scrolling is working well, however three finger gestures are not. Here is xinput: Device ...
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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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Change size of touchpad buttons

My touchpad is all one piece - no separate buttons for clicking. I'd like to adjust the location of the areas where clicks occur. It's a large touchpad (4"), and I usually find myself working on the ...
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multitouch gesture alternatives?

since a while i'm trying to get quite a good working kubuntu tablet. with kwin tiling and some kde-plasma5 adjustement it's getting there now. the most important part is still missing -> Multi touch ...
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What service does Ubuntu 14.04 use to convert multi-touch events to keyboard mouse events

We have a Ubuntu 12.04 without the desktop manager, just x i think and our app is running on it. I'd like to use the same service that Ubuntu 14.04 uses to convert multi-touch events to keyboard mouse ...
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Lenovo T450s Multi Touch Support

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 on a Lenovo t450s. I'm curious if it is possible to add multitouch (3 finger gestures) using a background application such as touchegg. I ran touchegg, but it did not ...
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elantech touchpad PS/2 multitouch not working in ubuntu 14.04

i brought new hp pavallion ab-104tx which has elantech touchpad PS/2 . Touchpad multitouch features like double scrolling was working fine in windows 10, then i dual booted my laptop with ubuntu 14.04 ...
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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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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 ...