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Re: How to enable two-touch gestures on trackpads in Precise


On Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 10:47:29AM -0300, Daniel d'Andrada wrote:
> On 23/02/12 21:54, Chase Douglas wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >
> >We've made big changes to how uTouch works in Ubuntu Precise.
> >These have had an impact on what gestures can be recognized on
> >touchpads. I wrote a wiki page about the changes here:
> >
> >https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Multitouch/TouchpadSupport
> >
> >Note that not all ClickPad devices are recognized automatically.
> >Most Synaptics brand ClickPads are recognized, as are Apple
> >MacBook trackpads. However, Apple Magic Trackpads and some
> >Synaptics brand ClickPads are not recognized out of the box yet.
> >If you have one of these devices, you will want to enable
> >"Synaptics ClickPad":
> >
> >xinput set-prop <device id|device name> "Synaptics ClickPad" 1
> >
> >This will ensure that click actions do not inhibit touch and
> >gesture events. It will also make your device work better in other
> >ways too :).
> Hi Chase,
> That solved the problem for me. Thanks!
> One nuisance is that I have to set those commands every time I
> reboot. How can I make such changes permanent?

cat > /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/99-force-clickpad.conf <<EOL
Section "InputClass"
        Identifier "clickpad"
        MatchProduct "...." # add your device name here
        Option "ClickPad" "on"


>   $ synclient GrabEventDevice=0
>   $ xinput set-prop ....
> Would be good to have this info in that wiki page as well.