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When i'm scrolling sometimes ubuntu will think i'm trying to switch applications.

Is there a three finger application switching feature in ubuntu 13.04 that i don't know about?

It sometimes also switches applications when my palms are touching. I tried disable while typing and it's not optimal or user friendly. It's rather annoying to me.

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Yes. This is three finger tap followed by hold to switch between app windows. The explanation here. https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Multitouch

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In my case, running following command solved the problem.

synclient ClickFinger3=2
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The Window List will switch applications if you scroll while the cursor is over it.

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  • I'm not totally sure what you mean – chrisjlee Jun 3 '13 at 21:03
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This was messing with my head, too. I couldn't figure out how to reproduce it until I read the Multitouch wiki posted by bagustris in his comment above.

Running

synclient ClickFinger3=2

immediately fixed the problem. Note that I ran

synclient -l > ~/.config/synclient_listYYYYMMDD

first to preserve the original listings.

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  • Could you please also add the link to the post you have read? – derHugo Nov 30 '17 at 16:08
  • Done - apologies for omitting it. – Kevin Kane Dec 1 '17 at 17:44

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