Questions about Ubuntu's multi-touch features.

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How do I restore two finger middle click again?

it used to be that tapping two fingers on the touchpad send a middle mouse click. Now it does a right click and three fingers now are the middle click. I really can't understand the change and think ...
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How do I use Unity drag handles?

I saw on this post that Unity has touch enabled drag handles. How do I turn them on so I can use them with a mouse?
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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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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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Mac like MultiTouch support

I love the Multi Touch feature Mac provides. I dont 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 ...
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Why were multi touch trackpad gestures removed from 13.04?

I have an ASUS Zenbook UX31a and multi touch gestures worked great on 12.10, but after I upgraded to 13.04 every gesture stopped working, except for 2, 3 and 4 finger taps (the 3 finger tapped changed ...
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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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Laptop with a touchscreen: How to configure specific screen gestures in 12.04

I got nice laptop with a touchscreen (HP Envy TM m7). It came pre-installed with Windows 8 and I promptly put Ubuntu on it. Due to some issues, 13.04 wouldn't work so I went with the 12.04.02 LTS ...
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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 will the launcher/button work on a touch panel?

I'm not sure if Unity has a design problem. If the Launcher is hidden you can bring it to front by moving the mouse over the home button or hit the Super Key. So far, so good. But what is on Tablet ...
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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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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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Enable two-finger scrolling on ALPS touchpad

How can I set up two-finger scrolling on an ALPS touchpad that doesn't support multiple fingers? The relevant output from xinput list is as follows: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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What are the multi-touch netbooks/tablets that work with Ubuntu? [closed]

I will be going to University soon and am looking for a tablet/netbook on which I can use a stylus to write notes (Chinese characters mostly). I have only found 2 netbooks (with swivel screens and ...
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How to activate Pinch-To-Zoom/Twisting with Synaptics Touchpad?

Where do I find those features? In Ubuntu there's only an option to enable Two-Finger-Scrolling. Greetz.
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I get multitouch enabled on my Sentelic touchpad (msi x350 notebook)?

I understand my MSI x350 notebook comes with a Sentelic trackpad, which supports multi-touch (according to the MSI website). Is there a way to enable multitouch on Ubuntu? I've been having difficulty ...
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Does the Wacom Bamboo Pen & Touch work out of the box?

Is there any tweaking involved in Ubuntu 10.10 to make the Wacom Bamboo Pen & Touch work? And is this hardware getting some love from the new multitouch framework? If there's no multitouch ...
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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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Apple Magic Trackpad multitouch configuration

Today I installed the Ubuntu 10.10 release on my Desktop PC. I was running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with an Apple Magic Trackpad and everything was working fine. After today's fresh installation of Ubuntu ...
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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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On screen Keyboard with uTouch

I want to buy a Mecer LUCID Slate tablet and install unity on the tablet. Thus no keyboard. Clicking on a text entry field will this bring up a on screen keyboard? Does uTouch support a on screen ...
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Multitouch screen needs two touch points [closed]

So, I got a netbook (Some weird China brand) and it has a multitouch screen. I got to installing Ubuntu Netbook 10.10 and I used the mouse and keyboard for that. When I wanted to try the touchscreen, ...
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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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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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Enable both: two finger scrolling and edge scrolling in Ubuntu 13.10 permanantly

Recently, I have upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10. First, I found problem in edge scrolling. After surfing in net about the problem I came to know that Ubuntu 13.10 has default two-finger scroll option ...
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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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If Unity will be touch friendly, will window buttons become easier to touch?

Some people say that Unity is touch friendly and I even saw a video of an Ubuntu developer showing it off on a Dell touch screen. It looks touch friendly and all but the window buttons still look too ...
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Making touchpad and resume password changes permanent

in Ubuntu 10.10 I really don't want any password on resume on my EeePC, so I have to run gconftool-2 --set --type=bool /apps/gnome-power-manager/lock/suspend false and I want two finger middle ...
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Is it possible to get dragging working on a Macbook multi-touch touch pad?

I have a Macbook 5,1. That is to say that it is the only 13 inch aluminium Macbook as the later revisions were renamed Macbook Pro. Two-finger scrolling seems to work fine but dragging doesn't work. ...
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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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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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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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How do I set the acceleration, scrolling rate, and other properties of my Magic Mouse?

I do not want to change my main mouse's settings. I just want to change the properties for the Magic Mouse. I would prefer to use udev rules. Can anyone tell me how to do it? So far I have the ...
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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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How can I test to see if my touchpad is supports more than 2 finger gestures?

I'd like to use some of the Unity multitouch features. I know my touchpad supports 2 finger gestures since it scrolls when I 2 finger drag on the touchpad. How can I test to see if my touchpad ...
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What support does Ubuntu have for the Apple Magic Mouse? [closed]

Does Ubuntu support the full functionality of the Apple Magic Mouse? What bluetooth adapters work best? What are the caveats?
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Ubuntu 13.04 three-finger window moving not working anymore

I juste upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 on my Samsung New Series 9 (NP900X4C-A01FR). Before, in 12.10, I could move/minimize/maximize the windows, using 3 fingers. These 3 functions doesn't work anymore. ...
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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 disable Synaptics pinch-to-zoom support in evince (PDF viewer)?

My friend experiences this bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evince/+bug/875359 But most of the time zoom is activated unintentionally when using two-fingers scrolling on a Synaptics ...
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Ignore finger resting at the bottom of trackpad [unibody macbook pro]

I have 2 finger scrolling working, and the three finger window movement works great, but something thats really bothering me is that I can't rest my thumb on the bottom of the trackpad like I can in ...
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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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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 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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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 setup my touchpad multi-finger tapping functionality?

I'm trying to setup my multi-finger tap in the following way: Single finger - Left click Two fingers - Middle click Three fingers - Right click What I currently have is: Single finger - Left ...