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[Bug 1305522] Re: Backport Synaptics HID touchpad driver for 14.04


Tested on XPS 13 Haswell and confirmed that the following worked and /
or continue to work:

Synaptics touchpad now recognizes multi-touch gestures in i2c mode

Major components like wifi, audio, bluetooth did not seem to regress in
their functionality.

Ran 30 suspend/resumes using fwts and did not see any failures along the

I will try and find some other laptops with different touchpad hardware
to see if AceLan's kernels cause any  new problems.

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  Backport Synaptics HID touchpad driver for 14.04

Status in “linux” package in Ubuntu:
  In Progress
Status in “linux” source package in Trusty:
  In Progress

Bug description:
  Synaptics just upstreamed a new set of HID touchpad driver:


  It's better we can have it in 14.04 .

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