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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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It can be enabled also using commands:

xinput --set-prop --type=int --format=32 "SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad" "Synaptics Two-Finger Pressure" 4
xinput --set-prop --type=int --format=32 "SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad" "Synaptics Two-Finger Width" 8
xinput --set-prop --type=int --format=8  "SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad" "Synaptics Two-Finger Scrolling" 1 0

This was tested on Lenovo T410, T430, and T430s.

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  • Wow, excellent it works on T400 as well. Thanks :)
    – mac
    Sep 13, 2012 at 7:29
  • Works great, but changes are not saved for when I restart. How do I do that?
    – Mark Lyons
    Sep 2, 2013 at 23:43
  • Just add the line(s) to your .bashrc. Feb 12, 2014 at 19:38
  • it does not work for me!! :( I am using lenovo z410 and ubuntu 14.04 Oct 29, 2014 at 8:26
  • Thank you very much. Working perfectly in a Lenovo T-400 :) Jan 20, 2015 at 4:39

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