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How to disable multi-touch gestures 22.04

Up until now, the 3 finger multi-touch gesture has just been an ongoing annoyance for me in Ubuntu. Recently, i started playing SimCity in Steam and if i accidentally do the 3 finger multi-gesture, it ...
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Two finger swipe in Ubuntu 22.04 lts

I just moved to Ubuntu linux from Fedora and was wondering why 22.04 doesn't support two-finger horizontal scroll to move back/forward through your browsing history. I had this feature on fedora and ...
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How to get windows 11-like pinch gestures on kubuntu?

I am using a dual booted setup of windows 11 and kubuntu. Unfortunately, kubuntu doesn't support the pinch gestures out of the box which were very useful. So I installed libinput gestures for it but ...
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Disable touchscreen fingerswipes on ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS

I want to disable the possibility for the user that he can't use for example the 3-fingerswipe for changing workspaces. I want him to stay being locked in one program and can't access the OS. I ...
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Two fingers zooom in Chrome?

I would like to zoom with two fingers in Chrome on Ubuntu, as it works on Windows. Any chance that can be activated? When I use two fingers on my touchpad in Chrome nothing happens. Ubuntu 22.04.
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Can anyone please help me to achave Mouse Gesture/Draw in ubuntu 22.04 LTS?

I was very dependent on mouse gestures on my windows system, however I recently switched to Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and I am loving it, but the only thing I am missing badly is strokePlus mouse gestures here ...
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Three finger gestures only working in touchscreen

I have just updated to Ubuntu 22 and tried using 3 finger gestures. Although these work fine when i use the touchscreen, they do not work in the trackpad... Any idea how to fix this?
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How to install gestikk on Ubuntu 22.04?

I am very obsessed with mouse gestures, as I am from a Windows background. I have recently switched to Ubuntu 22.04 and I'm loving it, but the fact that I'm not able to run mouse gestures is the only ...
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Ubuntu Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS Touchscreen – Disable Multi-Touch Gestures

I'm running a touchscreen through local python. The problem I have is with the multi-touch gestures. The gestures I would like to disable 3 and 4 touch gestures. The application should be impossible ...
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I have too fast two finger on Ubuntu 22.10

I have very fast 2-finger scroll on Thinkpad Carbon X1 Gen 6. The solutions I found on the Internet do not help me, I can't even determine which "xinput id" my touchpad has.
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Very slow login, finger gestures gone, sticky touchapd

On my Dell XPS 9520 (with 22.04 LTS), some weird things started happening when I booted on Ubuntu this morning. Reboot won't fix them. Login is extremely slow. I use howdy for face login, but as soon ...
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HP Elitebook G2 Synaptics Touchpad and Ubuntu 22.04 Gestures

i'm having troubles with synaptics touchpad on a HP Elitebook 820 G2 and Ubuntu 22.04. I'm know now wayland hasn't compatibility with this touchpad and gestures. System detects it as PS2 Mouse indeed. ...
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Where is the config file for "Hot Corner" in gnome 42.5?

I've have "Hot Corner" enabled via Settings ... Multitasking ... General I want to tweak the sensitivity or size of the trigger area so I don't launch Activities Overview inadvertently as ...
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Use gesture in Unity Ide

Is there any way to have gesture to navigate Unity IDE ? I know there are old questions on the same topic but in the meanwhile touchpad gesture integration has evolved a lot thanks to libinput
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Gestures flatpak app cannot read configuration file. says "please check permissions"

I recently installed the "Gestures" app from flathub and when I launch it, it says "cannot read the configuration file, please check permissions". How can I run this program ...
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three finger gestures (swipe up and down) doesn't work in ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Please help me!! I searched everywhere but this problem seems to be only mine! I can't use three fingers swipe up gesture for multi-tasking in any linux distros with gnome desktop. It works in windows ...
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How to configure trackpad gestures?

I upgraded to 22.04 and now there are weird trackpad gestures. I'm not talking about the awesome 1:1 new GNOME Gestures. I'm talking about these random weird ones where I accidentally pinch my fingers ...
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Tablet mode on Ubuntu 22.04.1: Problems with Auto rotate, gestures and keyboard

questions regarding tablet mode on HP Elitebook revolve 810 With Ubuntu 22.04.1, fresh intallation I enabled auto rotate following this guide Rotate touch screen input to match display rotation on ...
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When I enable "WaylandEnable=false" option in /etc/gdm3/custom.conf file to enable screen sharing 3 fingers gestures on track pad stop working 22LTS?

When I enable "WaylandEnable=false" option to enable screen sharing in google meet my touch pad's 3 fingure gestures stop working.
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Thinkpad X1 Yoga with Ubuntu 20.04 touchpad suddenly requires additional finger for every action (point, tap, scroll)

so I'm working on a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga (Gen 6) with Ubuntu 20.04 installed and my touchpad is suddenly and without discernible reason requiring me to use an additional finger for every action: ...
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Touchpad Gesture Sensitivity (22.04)

I've been using Ubuntu 22.04, for the past few months now, and I discovered touchpad gestures a little while ago, and I love it, can't live without them. But the problem is that the gestures are wayy ...
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Fixing conflicting gestures between libinput and libinput-gestures

Not sure if this question has been asked before but any direction would be appreciated! Release: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS Release: 20.04 Codename: focal ...
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Three Finger gestures not working

In ubuntu 22.04LTS ,three finger gesture is not working,but two finger gestures (scroll) seems to be working fine. Please help me someone
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Slow gesture sensitivity

I have recently installed X11 gestures gnome shell extension that is running along with touchegg but the gesture sensitivity is too slow. It is becoming a pain to switch between the workspaces with 3 ...
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Fusuma 4-finger gestures not working

I'm trying to use fusuma 4 finger gesture to minimize windows and change between them. I edited the config.yml file and checked in the terminal, running fusuma command, if gestures were being ...
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Firefox gestures in 22.04 don't work

How can I get firefox to use pinch to zoom in/out on my laptop using wayland and ubuntu 22.04?
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Gestures not working in Firefox

I've installed the latest and greatest Ubuntu 22.04 but I don't like the following and was wondering if anybody might know how to fix them. No zoom in/out track-pad gestures in Firefox? Not so ...
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Gnome gestures are not working in ubuntu 21.10

I just installed ubuntu 21.10 and but the touchpad gestures of gnome 40 are not not working for me.
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Disabling Wayland / Gnome touch gestures for touch monitor (or entirely)

Has anyone figured out how to disable touch gestures in Gnome when using Wayland? I am used to X11 where I can use full 10-finger multi-touch in Bitwig Studio (a great audio recording tool, for those ...
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21.10: switch between 3 and 4 finger swipe to change workspace

In 20.04 in Gnome desktop on Wayland I can swipe with four fingers to initiate a switch between workspaces, but in 21.10 I have to use three fingers. Is there a way to choose between a 3 or 4 finger ...
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Lenovo trackpad libinput pinch event being swallowed? [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 21.10 development preview on a Lenovo 82B500DBAU, with xmonad-wm. It has a MSFT0001:00 06CB:7F28 Touchpad, which for the most part seems to work quite well (notably though, isn't ...
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Please How do I edit the commands in fusuma and what does the 'xdotool' and 'key' mean?

I tried installing fusuma and copied the commands in here. How do I edit them to do what I want as they seem to be messed up right now, here's what I mean: the 3 finger up and down swipe open and ...
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Disabling Multi Touch Gestures in Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS Desktop

I am Using a Critical Application which needs to be on the screen all the time , and user should not be able to logoff or should not be able to acess any other Application , The Device is equipped ...
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Touchpad - Fusuma problem when changing the language

Ubuntu 20.04 Fusuma is not working when I change the language to Arabic, but it's working perfectly fine in English language. It suddenly lags out the whole PC "if used a shortcut multiple times&...
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How to tune the touchpad?

My machine is lenovo yoga s730 on Ubuntu 20.04. I have several problems with my touchpad. Firstly, it's active while typing. Even though there is 'disable while typing' option in the settings, it does ...
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Pinch zoom in chrome Ubuntu 18.04

The fusuma and libinput-gestures only maps ctrl++ with pinch-zoom, which isn't what I want, is there a way to have the actual pinch like the gesture for chrome browser? Thanks.
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Fusuma gestures not executed

I run fusuma on startup but it doesn't seem to work most of the times. If I open a terminal and run fusuma and do the mouse pad gestures the terminal shows that the gestures are recognized but not ...
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Touchpad two fingers detected as double tap

Using the synaptics driver on Xorg (I have not tested Wayland/libinput), if I put two fingers on the touchpad it often detects it as a double tap (I guess because there is a very short delay between ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 disable touch gestures

I would like an application to run 24/7. It's an interactive application that uses a touch panel. Customers keep killing the application by swiping up with 2-3 fingers or more. Is there any way of ...
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Pinch zoom in browsers on Ubuntu 20.04 with Wayland

Many forum posts say to hold 'ctrl' when pinching, but that doesn't do anything for me on any browser (tried firefox and chrome). Fun thing is that pinch zoom works on PDF files in the default viewer (...
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Any way to disable touchpad gestures in Ubuntu MATE 20.04

I use Ubuntu MATE 20.04. I have wide and narrow touchpad and most action activate up-down swipe and cause colapsing active window. I tryed to find solutions but nothing. I tryed to read libinput docs ...
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How to set up multi finger gesture control in 20.04

How can you setup Multi-finger (3 and 4 finger specially) gesture controls in Ubuntu 20.04? I am new and this is my 1st question.
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Installed libinput-gestures to have mac-like gestures but it is not working for some reason

new to Ubuntu and to Linux in general. I installed libinput-gestures, following these instructios. Everything went smoothly (I am assuming, as I got no errors) and the GUI worked without any problems....
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Is there a command-line command to cycle through gnome-shell 3.34 workspaces?

The context here is that I'm using cunidev/gestures to set up mac-like three-finger gestures for my laptop, for window switching. What I have right now is: a three-finger upwards swipe triggers dbus-...
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EasyStroke - can't record stroke

I'm trying to record a stroke - ANY stroke, but I can't and after searching and reading all I could find I still can't figure out what's wrong. I press the mouse's middle button (the one I have ...
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Gestures: Tip Tap and three/four finger click

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 on a laptop and a big fan on gestures on the trackpad. Sadly ubuntu doesn't support a lot of them by default. But I would love to have support for many more gestures like "tip ...
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Ubuntu 19.10: no Wayland option. Extended gestures alternatives?

I am missing the Wayland sign in option after upgrading to Ubuntu 19.10. The first issue is that Extended Gestures ONLY works in Wayland sessions. So I went down the path of trying to get Wayland as ...
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Can you do a multi step zoom on Gnome?

I'm on Ubuntu 18.04 with Gnome. I've come over from MacOs and one thing I'm really really missing is it's pinch to zoom feature, expecially in browsers. I know I can do a Ctrl +/- but that actually ...
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i3wm with libinput-gestures

I have googled for 2 days but I did not find my answer. I have a working config file for the libinput-gestures. Since a few days I am switched to i3wm. So far it looks good enough, only the libinput-...
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Permanantly disable Activities hot corner [duplicate]

I am Trying to disable the top-left activities hot corner but after a lock-unlock, it gets enabled again. So, the question is not how to disable it. I know how to do it via Tweaks tool as well as the ...
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