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Re: Multitouch events from Wacom Bamboo?


On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 01:14:44PM -0700, Chase Douglas wrote:
> On 05/14/2012 11:33 AM, Florian Echtler wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> > 
> > I'm trying to use a Wacom Bamboo (CTH-460) as a multitouch input device 
> > for Xorg. Using evtest on the console properly reports two touchpoints, 
> > but no matter what I try under X, I'm always getting emulated scroll 
> > wheel events instead.
> > 
> > I've already tried xserver-xorg-input-multitouch & 
> > xserver-xorg-input-wacom, but same behaviour. X server is 1.11.3 from 
> > Ubuntu, so multitouch/XI 2.2 should already be supported AFAICT.
> You want to use xserver-xorg-input-evdev if you want it to behave like a
> touchscreen, or xserver-xorg-input-synaptics if you want it to behave
> like a trackpad. It's not a perfect solution, but it is a start and
> should work for these use cases.

And if you're using synaptics, you need to disable two-finger scrolling,
tapping and clickfingers. otherwise the driver will take over multi-finger
gesture interpretation and won't send any touch events.