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Pinch-to-Zoom stopped working system-wide after Kernel-Upgrade

I am still fairly new to Ubuntu, even though I am using it for over a year now. I have tweaked the desktop a little with gnome extensions and so on and so far I could manage to solve all problems I ...
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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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KDE- Enable mouse gestures ONLY when holding down a button

KDE has a gesture system where you can set up gestures with your mouse movements. This works great, HOWEVER, I have an MX Master with a thumb button. I have figured out this thumb button triggers the ...
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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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Does Ubuntu support continuous pinch to zoom and inertial scrolling on laptop touchpad?

After I installed xorg-xserver-input-synaptics I was able to get nice inertial scrolling, but this relies on Synaptics instead of libinput (which I'm assuming is better supported). Either way there ...
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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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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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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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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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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:...