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Magnification gesture support in Kubuntu or Ubuntu

Does Ubuntu or kubuntu support magnifier or magnification gesture? In Microsoft windows, magnification gesture or magnifier opens if we press Window key + (for Zoom In) & window key - (for Zoom ...
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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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How do I enable trackpad gestures (3 finger swipe, etc) on my Zenbook running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS?

New Linux user here, and I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on my ASUS zenbook and realized my trackpad gestures no longer work. Scrolling and right click are fine, but I no longer have important ones ...
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Dell XPS 13 9350 touchpad multi finger gesture on Ubuntu 19.04

Having installed and set-up my Ubuntu 19.04 to my liking I found out that I missed the multi-finger gestures that were available on Windows 10. The two-finger scrolling works fine. Examples of ...
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What config file handles touchscreen gestures?

I have a Wacom companion 2. Gestures like pinch to zoom, two finger drag to pan and the like do not work in Krita. I also have Microsoft Surface pro 3, which has a modded kernel and other files by ...
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How to configure stock Ubuntu Wayland gestures (18.10)

I'm running Ubuntu 18.10 on my HP ZBook Studio G3. When running the default DE on Wayland (by clicking the Ubuntu Wayland option on the login screen), I get the following touchpad gestrures by default:...
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Libinput-gesture maximize/unmaximize and minimize window :: Wayland

I use wayland and gnome 3.28. I would like to set libinput so that a 4 finger swipe up maximize/unmaximize the currently active window, and a 4 finger swipe down minimize it. I digged a bit and it ...
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Disable 4-finger touch gesture in Ubuntu 16

I'm running Ubuntu as a touchscreen kiosk and have no need for any gestures, specially the 4-finger tap which brings up the system menu bars. People mention synclient. synclient tells me Couldn't ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 touchscreen gestures no longer working

I used to be able to swipe up and down with four (4) fingers on the touchscreen and switch between workspaces, however this gesture no longer works. I'm not sure what kind of information to provide ...
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Stop libinput from swiping two finger on touchpad to switch between workspaces

I found that once installed libinput-tool then ubuntu started to use two finger swipe(left and right) to switch between workspace! This is kind of annoying and I can't scroll horizontally in many apps....
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xdotool Up displaying extra characters

I'm trying to use xdotool to configure touchpad gestures on Ubuntu 18.04 with Gnome. This works fine: xdotool key ctrl+alt+Down However this: xdotool key ctrl+alt+Up does not change workspaces ...
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How to change Ubuntu with Wayland's 4 finger swipe gesture to a 3 finger swipe gesture?

I have been looking all day everywhere for a place to change the swipe gesture from a 4 finger to a 3 finger swipe. I am NOT looking for something with xdotool/fusuma because those simply convert a ...
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Disable touchscreen gestures Ubuntu 18.04

I need to disable all the touchscreen gestures, like the left-border slide that opens activities and the bottom-border slide that opens the onscreen keyboard, in order to have only the single tap for ...
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Is adding a user to input group secure?

I just read a thread about enabling touchpsd gestures on linux systems using libinput-gestures https://github.com/bulletmark/libinput-gestures Is it safe to add a user to this group as this may allow ...
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ASUS Touchpad problem on Ubuntu 18.04

I've got ASUS N551J with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad - touchpad model. My trackpad is working fine, but I can't setup smart gestures like 3 finger drag upwards to change active window, ...
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How to map three finger swipe up to view all open windows

Im using Ubuntu 18 with Gnome and I had configured a three finger swipe up to Show Windows Overview with my previous version with Unity but Im unable to do it here. Ive installed easyStroke but that ...
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Touchpad Gestures in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Out of the box, I get gestures for scrolling and right clicking. I'm very interested in three finger gestures (like slide three fingers up to see all open windows), but it seems there is no way to get ...
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3 fingers drag and drop

Using 16.04 with Unity I have a touchpad and I'd really like not to have to hold a button while I select text or drag & drop something nor the fake double click before dragging, I never found that ...
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How can I use four finger drag and switch between workspaces with my touchpad on Ubuntu?

Is there any way to make Ubuntu 16.04 know when i drag with 4 fingers on my touchpad or other gestures and do specific actions?
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Why left Right scroll isn't working on Ubuntu 17

I've upgraded my laptop to ubuntu 17.10 from version 16.x and now i'm not able to use left-right scroll using fingers gestures on touchpad.
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Configuration of Libinput on New Dell XPS 13 16.04 LTS

I am a brand new Linux user and not a developer or anything, so my skills are still very, very basic. I have just purchased a Dell XPS 13 with Ubuntu, and managed (probably) to install libinput to ...
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Adding 4 finger gesture in ubuntu 16.04

I have installed touchegg and added the following lines in .xprofile synclient TapButton2=0 synclient ClickFinger2=0 synclient TapButton3=0 synclient ClickFinger3=0 synclient HorizTwoFingerScroll=0 ...
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Advance Touchpad Gesture Like Deepin OS?

need multi finger touchpad gesture! i tested touchegg.. here is only 3 finger feature (which used to minimize or maximize program).i need more feature! Extremely needed swipe program feature [alt+tab] ...
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multitouch gestures thinkpad x240

I have a problem with multitouch on my thinkpad x240 (Ubuntu 16.04, Unity). I have tried touchegg with no results. Geis shows that my touchpad can recognize only two fingers. But according to tech ...
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Multitouch gestures in Ubuntu 16.04

I setup my touchpad to middle click with this post. Now I want to setup some multitouch gestures. I installed touchegg but after starting it does not show any gesture I made... Is there another tool?...
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Custom Touchpad gesture

I work pretty fast so is there any way to add Windows10's 3 fingers swipe in Ubuntu? I use official Dell software in my window10 for gesture control but it is not available for Ubuntu
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I cant seem to get touchegg to work in Ubuntu 16.10 (unity)

I am using HP Spectre X360 Kaby Lake with Ubuntu 16.10, I would like to use touchegg for gesture recognition but unfortunately on installing and runnin, it doesnt seem to recognize any gestures. I am ...
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Ubuntu Unity multitouch features

I noticed that Linux supports some gestures on my touchpad, eg. 3 fingers tap/swipe up, down, left, right and same with 4 fingers. Unity reacts with some of these gestures and this works pretty ...
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Wheel gestures in ubuntu?

This question is a particular case of this one. Is there any program that can assign the key combination CTRL+TAB to the gesture RIGHT-CLICK+Mouse-wheel-up/down? Explanation: I haven't managed to ...
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Touchpad recognized as a mouse. Touchpad gestures don't work

Laptop: Asus K501UQ OS version: Ubuntu 16.10 Kernel: 4.8.0-26-generic I am running Ubuntu and I am not able to use touchpad gestures. My touchpad (i2c-FTE1001:00) is recognized as a mouse, so the ...
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how to Spread the windows in ubuntu 16.04? [closed]

how can I scale (spread) all the windows in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. On the same PC when I windows when I scroll away three fingers touch all the windows are spread. Suggest any gesture client.
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Is there any EyeSight or similar Support in Ubuntu?

EyeSight is the gesture control system without touching, video here about Gesture Control on the Lenovo X1 Carbon. It is made by the Israel-based company. The feature should not be that difficult to ...
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Why does Easy Stroke work when logged out?

I have created a gesture in Easy Stroke for my password to unlock keyring and to install new packages. However, recently while logging in, I tried the gesture and it worked. It is not a big problem ...
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Two finger scrolling and other multitouch gestures are not working on asus laptop model x555u.

Output of xinput list: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ ELAN1000:00 04F3:...
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Three fingers gesture ubuntu gnome 15.04

I have seen this question asked like a billion times but not answer successfull with me so far. I installed ubuntu gnome edition 15.04 but can't seem to have three fingers gestures to work. I would ...
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Wrong pinch direction on a FocalTech touchpad

I'm using a FocalTech touchpad (Asus R556LB) It wasn't detected by default so I installed the 4.1.2 kernel. Now almost all the gestures but the pinch gesture are detected correctly. When I move the ...
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Mulit-touch touchpad gestures Ubuntu 15.04

I'm running 15.04 with the gnome shell. I was wondering if I could get macbook like touch pad gestures on Linux, did some research and found xSwipe and Touchegg. I tried installing xSwipe and ...
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Three finger swipe to change workspaces

I am looking for a way to make three finger swipe to the left or right change to different workspace on ubuntu 15.04 with unity environment. Best I found was a comment down in Touchpad gestures to ...
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Need help using Touchegg with Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

I have installed Touchegg using sudo apt-get install touchegg I created the configuration file using mkdir ~/.config/touchegg gedit ~/.config/touchegg/touchegg.conf and created a gesture to go ...
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Logitech t650 wireless touchpad gestures

I've recently upgraded from utopic to vivid (14.10 to 15.04) and whilst there are a few small issues the main thing is that my touchpad (logitech t650) is not working as it was, specifically I can no ...
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Logitech T650 multitouch gestures

I am currently running elementary Os Freya (based on ubuntu 14.04) and I was wondering the best way to enable multitouch gestures for my external Logitech Trackpad T650. I tried to install Ginn and ...
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touch pad gesture to switch workspace

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I would like to know how can I Achieve three four finger gestures to switch workspace and zoom in zoom out , things like these. It would be great help, if any of the ...
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Touchpad gestures and Touchscreen gestures

Is possible to have gestures for touchpad and touchscreen at the same time? So far I was only able to enable gestures for touchscreen (using touchegg), after disabling unity default multitouch ...
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How can I use three fingers to drag on the touchpad of a MacBook Pro?

I have a MacBook Pro running Ubuntu 14.04, with Unity on it. By default, Unity has a three-finger gesture that invokes the Alt-Tab launcher. But I really like the OS X-style three-finger drag gesture. ...
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Help to disable the multi-touch gestures in 14.04?

Does anyone know how to disable the multi-touch gestures for the touch-pad, specifically the application switcher and Unity launcher? I have a Asus C710 Chromebook with Ubuntu 14.04 installed ...
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state of multitouch gestures in 14.04 / Unity

This seems like one of the most-asked items around here, but the Ubuntu dev team has been making changes fast in this area, so recent information is important. I'm on a macbook pro 9,2. When I ...
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Trackpad gestures problems

I have a Clevo P150SM with a synaptics trackpad and I wish to have multi-touch gestures for expo, scale, show desktop, change view port, etc... I am using Ubuntu 13.10 with mate as a desktop ...
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What is the terminal command to clear the message menu?

I would like to associate a keyboard shortcut or an Easystroke gesture to the action of clearing my message menu (i.e., the end result should be equivalent to clicking the envelope icon and then "...
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enable all touchpad functions

When I had been using Windows 8 my touchpad had multiple gestures: 2 fingers direction top-bottom = vertical revers scrolling(if I scrolled top than page have scrolled bottom); 2 finger direction ...
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Is there a way to disable 4-finger unity gestures without compiling unity sources?

To date I could only find solutions that involve recompiling unity sources and avoiding updates, is there a way to disable 4-finger unity gestures without compiling unity sources? UPDATE I already ...