Linked by Elv13 on Sun 3rd Jun 2012 00:00 UTC
Linux "As the Linux desktop increases in popularity, the user interface experience has become increasingly important. For example, most laptops today have multitouch capabilities that have yet to be fully exposed and exploited in the free software ecosystem. Soon we will be carrying around multitouch tablets with a traditional Linux desktop or similar foundation. In order to provide a high-quality and rich experience we must fully exploit multitouch gestures. The uTouch stack developed by Canonical aims to provide a foundation for gestures on the Linux desktop."
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RE: About time
by Neolander on Sun 3rd Jun 2012 13:49 UTC in reply to "About time"
Neolander
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Dual-finger scrolling has been working with various touchpads and Linux DEs for some time now. So in this specific case, I don't think that this uTouch API would help you much, since what you most likely suffer from is a driver problem.

Or, to say it otherwise : if you have the proper driver, basic touchpad functionality should work. uTouch builds on top of that to do more fancy stuff.

Edited 2012-06-03 14:10 UTC

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