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[2]: About time
by Johann Chua on Sun 3rd Jun 2012 23:33 UTC in reply to "RE: About time"
Johann Chua
Member since:
2005-07-22

The two-finger scrolling option is greyed out in my touchpad settings. After all this time I was hoping it'd be available by default.

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RE[3]: About time
by Elv13 on Mon 4th Jun 2012 00:18 in reply to "RE[2]: About time"
Elv13 Member since:
2006-06-12

If you have a synaptics or alps touchpad with this option built in the hardware, then enable it anyway and it should work. I think Ubuntu think only multitouch touchpad can do 2 finger scrolling, it is not the case. Most touchpad can. Even if your can't, you can still enable circular scrolling. It basically work like an old iPod touchwheel.

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