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Multitouch gesture recognizer for GNU/Linux that allows associating actions to each gesture.

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How do I fix Dolphin file manager to work with my touch screen?

When I drag with my finger, I expect the window to scroll but instead the lasso is enabled and files are selected. Is there a way to configure Dolphin so that it scrolls by dragging or is the answer ...
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Adding mac like gestures in ubuntu

I am using ubuntu 18 and trying to use this guide to add mac like trackpad gestures, I did everything and nothing happens. my lenovo laptop supports multi gesture. What should I do?
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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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geisview lists no device

My initial target was to get multitouch gestures work in Spotify (3-finger swipe to change current song etc). I installed Synaptics, created a .xprofile file in home with synclient TapButton2=0 ...
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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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touchegg trackpad gestures stopped working after upgrading to 17.04

On 16.10 I set up touchegg to change the workspace when swiping with three fingers. It worked perfectly until I upgraded to Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus. My trackpad still works right now, it's just ...
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Xubuntu and touchscreen

I have a touchscreen laptop and Xubuntu 16.10 installed. By default there is no support of multi-finger gestures. Only left mouse button click when tapping. I install touchegg and touchegg-gce. After ...
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Why is the “start” menu being opened when I do two Super+w actions through touchegg configured finger swipes?

I have touchegg configured so that up or down three finger swipes triggers Super+w: <gesture type="DRAG" fingers="3" direction="UP"> <action type="SEND_KEYS">Super+w</action> </...
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Blender stops receiveing some keyboard & mouse input after TouchEgg actions

Sometimes the keyboard & mouse stop working correctly in Blender and I have to press the Alt key twice (to open and close Ubuntu HUD), or press the Super key twice (to open and close Unity Dash) ...
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.xprofile and startup applications' scripts stop working after a few minutes in Ubuntu 16.10

I am running Ubuntu with a few scripts on .xprofile and some on startup applications, and I noticed that either today or a few days ago those scripts stopped working. Well they didn't. They actually ...
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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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Touchpad gestures to change workspace on KDE Plasma

I want to enable touch-pad gesture on KDE 16.04. I found this that for Ubuntu and I tried it but is not working. How can I make it working on kde ? Thanks
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Cannot remove package touchegg

I would like to remove touchegg with sudo apt-get purge touchegg but the output says that nothing was uninstalled. When I check dpkg -l touchegg is not listed among the packages so so far so good....
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Ubuntu 16.04 Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Touchpad 3/4 finger swipe

I have a lenovo Yoga 2 Pro running 16.04 and Gnome 3.20. I'd like to enable 3/4 finger swipe actions: 3 finger swipe left/right = back/forward in browsers(ALT+Left/ALT+Right) 3 Finger swip up/down ...
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How to use touchscreen to draw?

I have tried different softwares for drawing using my touchscreen (e.g. Gimp or Krita). However, when I touch and drag (to draw a line) what happens is that only the mouse pointer moves from one place ...
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OS X - like trackpad gestures with TouchEgg - rebuilding unity

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with unity, and I know that Touchegg is not compatible with unity. But according to these instructions, some people say that worked for them with unity. I am trying these ...
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Getting multitouch on Ubuntu 15.10

if geistest returns me the following result, can I not get multitouch gestures on my machine like Mac? Device 9424 added attr "device name" = "Atmel Atmel maXTouch Digitizer" attr "device id" = 9424 ...
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Touchegg on Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 Dell XPS13 fails to recognise gestures

I recently switched from elementaryOS Freya to Ubuntu GNOME 15.10, but unfortunately touchegg doesn’t seem to work, though it did with Freya. I installed the version from the official repositories ...
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How can I switch between workspaces with 3 fingers touchpad in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am looking for a way to change between workspaces with my touchpad, I have found other questions like this, and I have tried theis solutions, but EasyStroke and Touchegg do not work. I have an ASUS ...
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How to install Touchegg-GCE?

please, help me! how to install Touchegg-GCE in Ubuntu?
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how to install touchegg on ubuntu 14.10?

I from iran and install ubuntu 14.10, but I have a big problem to install touchegg in this version and i want you help me. ........... below instruction is not working: sudo apt-get install because ...
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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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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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Better Touch Tool Similar

I recently switch to ubuntu after some years of OSX. One of the best tool I really miss is the awesome better touch tool. Do you know something similar? At least I'd like to be able to switch chromes'...
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Multitouch with Touchegg on SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 with Unity. I would really like to make some multitouch gestures work, so I can use my touchpad to e.g. spread all windows, change workspace, and the like. My computer has a ...
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Disabling Multitouch in Ubuntu

Since Ubuntu has decided to arbitrarily remove certain gestures for laptop users (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bug/1172172), I'm trying to to replace the built in gestures with ...
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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 configure Touchegg on Ubuntu 14.04

how can I configure touchegg on ubuntu 14.04 and use the gestures instead of unity gestures I have Dell xps L502x and synaptics trackpad
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Ubuntu 14.04 gnome touchpad gestures

I want to extend the touchpad gestures of the system, I've ran into touchegg but in my case it did not work. I've read its not working on ubuntu 14.04 gnome environment. Any help is appreciated. I ...
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Touchegg at Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, multi touch not working

I've installed touchegg via sudo apt-get install touchegg, and also touchegg-gce. And I am using Apple Magic Trackpad. My problem is three (or four, five) touch is not responded, and my cursor stop ...
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Touchegg Setup issues on Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 - Macbookpro 11,1

The issue: Touchegg only works with terminal open. Hi, I'm trying to setup touchegg so I emulate Mac OS X multitouch gestures on Ubuntu. From what I've read on the internet, it does work with Ubuntu ...
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How can I use two-finger swipe to switch windows?

I'd basically like the Alt+Tab combination to be performed whenever I swipe with two fingers left or right. I saw similar functionality in a Mac OS X and I think it might be useful =) TouchEgg wiki, ...
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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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Multitouch on Dell Inspiron 7537

Has anyone been able to get trackpad multitouch gestures working with a Dell Inspiron 7537? I've tried synclient to change values in Synaptics config but not having much luck. I'm running Ubuntu 14....
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touchegg gestures on desktop

I am trying to use three finger scrolling on the desktop, but it is not responding. It only works when i am holding the cursor on a app or the plank. Can i edit something in the config file to change ...
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Touchegg settings unchangeable

I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my asus zenbook (ux31e), and I like it very much! I tried to find a solution for my multi-touch touchpad, and found touchegg. Installed it via the software center, and I'...
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Trying to get 3 finger gestures. Geis tools shows only 2 finger support when I've used 3 on Windows 7 partition

I've been trying to get touchegg to work so I can have 3 finger gestures similar to that on a MacBook. It wasn't working so I checked geis-tools for how many fingers are supported. It says 2 but then ...
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can't get touchegg to work with my touchpad

Im sorry guys. I dunno if anyone's willing to help me and I'm just wasting my time here. But I've been poking around on the internet for days trying to find a way to get my Synaptics touchpad (Acer ...
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What should I do to run after I have successfully installed touchegg on Ubuntu 12.10?

I just have successfully installed touchegg and touchegg gui on my Ubuntu 12.10. But, right now I still can't use the multi touch gestures through touchegg. Nothing happen when I use my three fingers ...
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How do I use Apple Magic Trackpad for Firefox navigation?

I use my trackpad with touchegg and touchegg-gce for easier configuration. In the initial configuration there's an 'application' section for Chromium navigation which uses 2-finger drag that doesn't ...
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12.10 - Touchegg: can't add repository

I would like to add some multi-touch gestures, like those on a Mac device. Therefore I want to install Touchegg but I get this error sudo add-apt-repository ppa:utouch-team/daily Cannot access PPA (...
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Touchegg not working 12.10 after multi-touch unity gestures disabled

I've read the thread here How can I disable arbitrary default multitouch gestures in Unity? where people seem to have solved their problems with touchegg in 12.10. As for me, I'm able to install ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad U410 - multitouch support

For the last 3 month I've been trying to make touchegg to support more then 2 finger gestures with my Lenovo IdeaPad u410. I tried to run touchegg on: Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu Gnome remix 12....
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How to install touchegg?

I'm trying to install touchegg but for some reason it doesn't work. For now all I tried: sudo apt-get install touchegg edit ~/.config/touchegg/touchegg.conf (What is the appropriate format? Plain ...
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Enabling middle-click and gestures on multitouch clickpad? (Ubuntu 12.04; Samsung NP900X3A-A03US)

Out of the box (with the xorg.conf from the Ubuntu wiki), left-click, right-click, and two-finger scroll all work flawlessly. However, middle-click doesn't work at all (despite appearing to be ...
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Multitouch Trackpad Gestures Dell XPS 15

I'm trying to enable some multitouch gestures to mirror what OS X is capable of doing, such as brushing three fingers across the trackpad to switch desktops, swiping two fingers to navigate back in ...
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What is causing “Failed to initialize geis instance Aborted” when trying to run touchegg in Ubuntu 11.10

What is causing "Failed to initialize geis instance Aborted" when trying to run touchegg in Ubuntu 11.10? I am trying to enable more gesture options for my mac-book touch pad on Ubuntu 11.10, and ...
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Magic Mouse inertial scrolling and multi-touch gestures

Is it possible to use inertial two finger scrolling on Ubuntu with a magic mouse and also set up 3 finger swipes to trigger actions in compiz? Maybe using touchegg? I know it's possible with the ...