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Apr
6
comment How do I turn off mouse acceleration?
@Dai, yeah, this answer is five years old now and sadly the gnome-simplicity march continues to make life hard for any kind of basic customisation. Incredibly, 5 years later, it's a total pain to turn off mouse acceleration, despite it causing all sorts of problems, particularly in games. Try this answer to see if it solves your issues: askubuntu.com/questions/698961/…
Feb
24
comment Touchpad gestures to change workspace
Yeah, not working on my XPS13 either, running 15.04, or (today) 16.04 nightly. I wonder if there's a useful way to trouble shoot it, since the O/S does recognise 3-finger taps (mostly), but touchegg isn't interested.
Nov
16
revised Why is the firewall disabled by default?
Launchpad "install" buttons have been taken down. Replaced with a logo picture and link to GUFW homepage.
Nov
16
comment Chrome two finger scroll then right clicks
Nice work with the right click. Works a treat here on the Dell XPS 13 (2015).
Nov
9
comment Chrome two finger scroll then right clicks
Well, it's been about two weeks and I haven't seen a repeat of this behaviour. Seems fixed for me. The sensitivities in this fix are a little different to what I'm used to, and it kills my "right click by clicking on the right of the touchpad", but adds two-finger click for right click, so not the end of the world. All looking good.
Oct
26
comment Chrome two finger scroll then right clicks
I've added this now and everything seems to be working, but since rebooting fixed the issue anyway, I'll have to wait a couple of days before I know for sure. How on earth did you find this solution??
Oct
26
comment Touchpad 2 finger scroll ends with a right click, text marking lag
You might want to check this answer to a similar problem : askubuntu.com/questions/657258/…
Sep
23
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Sep
12
comment Is there a way to “restart” the touchpad driver?
News to me - comments are permanent as far as I know. Also, the link to your solution is broken. Looks like tuxtrix.com is no more...
Aug
27
comment Noise messages in the syslog from thermald
Turns out, thermald only supports loglevel=debug (the default) or loglevel=info, which worked for me. I'll put a comment on that answer you linked to.
Aug
25
comment How to run “sudo apt-get update” through proxy in commandline?
Jeremy, you're taking the same on/off approach to security as the Seahorse devs. I'm not saying to make this stuff impossible, just make it hard. Right now, stealing credentials from an unlocked Ubuntu laptop is trivial - maybe five clicks and you've got it. The same is not true of Windows - it might still be possible, but even I wouldn't know how to do it. There is no simple way to lift a password from a Windows machine in the 10 minutes or so you might leave a workstation unlocked by accident. Do the same in Ubuntu and you might as well hand in your resignation. It's not good enough.
Aug
24
comment Noise messages in the syslog from thermald
Just noticed my syslog full of these too - Ubuntu 14.04, 64-bit, running on a Dell XPS13. No idea what's causing it (nor indeed how long it's been happening), but at least you now know that you're not alone...
Aug
18
comment Chrome two finger scroll then right clicks
Happening here too. I notice that if you let the scroll-action stop, THEN take your fingers off the touchpad, there's no right click. It only happens if you take your fingers off the touchpad while Chrome is still scrolling. I use the wheel-smooth-scroll extension, so I wondered if that was related... but disabling it does nothing.
Aug
6
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Jul
27
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Jul
5
awarded  Enlightened
Jul
5
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
2
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Jun
22
awarded  Good Answer
May
23
awarded  Good Answer