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Multi-Touch Gestures for eOS config file for Libinput OS

I managed to make it work with: git clone http://github.com/bulletmark/libinput-gestures cd libinput-gestures sudo make install sudo apt install libinput-tools xdotool sudo gpasswd -a $USER input ...
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make 3 fingers tap in mousepad equal to middle button mouse click

If you use synaptics driver you will probably have the synclient program installed. In terminal have a look at you current touchpad settings: $ synclient -l You will get a list with many settings. ...
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Touchpad not working on ASUS x550

Answered already in the previous answer's comments. Restating here for the upcoming users, so it would be easy to follow. Solution: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hanipouspilot/focaltech-dkms sudo apt-...
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Shaky mouse pointer when using touchpad

This is a bug reported here if you could contribute your laptop model there for testing purposes. (The issue appears to be that the synaptics driver does not take precedence over the libinput driver.) ...
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How to automatically disable touchpad when USB mouse connected

Edit - This works in Freya NOT Loki Here is my solution for disabling the touchpad in elementary OS when attaching a USB mouse. I created these instructions based on the following websites: https:/...
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Is there a way to set a "scroll zone" on the right side of the touchpad?

You can change it in System Settings (internally called Switchboard) in the Mouse & Touchpad pane. 0.4 Loki Set the value of "Scrolling" to "Edge". 0.3 Freya Untick "scroll with two fingers", ...
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I have some problems with OS beta. Help please

There's no beta version at the moment. There's only the stable Freya (0.3) version available on elementary.io. Please, install elementary OS from the official source. If the problems are still there, ...
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How can I enable multi-touch gestures on a laptop trackpad?

Be aware that the input stack simply does not support multitouch trackpads right now. You can interpret or simulate gesture support using things like touchegg, but you won't be able to get 1:1 finger ...
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How to NOT disable touchpad while typing?

TLDR You can enable touchpad (that is disable auto-disable) with xinput set-prop DEVICE PROP 0 where you can check for your device ID and prop ID with xinput and xinput get-props DEVICE respectively. ...
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Touchpad multitouch behaviour change

I don't know how to get this to work with libinput, but here is how to install synaptics and set it up how you want. The process is fairly easy. Just install synaptics and set up a conf file. If you ...
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How to automatically re-enable the touchpad after resume from suspend?

Try to add the command to your ~/.profile-file, that should auto-execute this command everytime you log on. But I don't know if it is harmful if the command is executed while the touchpad is working.
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Touchpad is not working on freya works fine in Windows

You need to enable the 'Tap to Click' option in Application > System Settings > Mouse & Trackpad You can also enable Two Finger Scroll in the same applet If you don't see Mouse & ...
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How can I get my hardware working in Elementary?

Missing panels in Switchboard doesn't really have anything to do with hardware. Most likely, you've installed some third party software, possibly from a third party PPA that conflicts with Switchboard....
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How to fix elementaryOS touchpad problem

Thanks for providing the necessary information, after a lot of googling and reading bug reports, it seems the main solutions are as follows, I'll start with the easiest although I know you have ...
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How to disable touchpad in Loki beta?

On elementary OS Loki you can't disable the touchpad from System Settings, you have to install dconf-editor, open it and go to org->gnome->desktop->peripherals->touchpad there on send-...
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Trackpad randomly freezes

I just posted a solution for another question that might help you for this as well on: Way to enable vertical two-finger scrolling, but not horizontal? I removed the libinput drivers for the ...
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Touchpad sensibility is too high in Loki?

I just posted a solution for another question that might help you for this as well on: Way to enable vertical two-finger scrolling, but not horizontal? I removed the libinput drivers for the ...
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How do I disable the middle click in Loki?

Running the following command in the terminal could solve this: xmodmap -e "pointer = 1 25 3 4 5 6 7 8 9" To make this persistent, edit your ~/.Xmodmap with a text editor either from the terminal: ...
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Way to enable vertical two-finger scrolling, but not horizontal?

This answer applies only to Loki Okay, so I might have just proven myself wrong. I did: sudo apt-get remove xserver-xorg-input-libinput libinput-tools This removes libinput touchpad driver. Then ...
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Tap to click enabling with console Command

You can enable tap-to-click with follow command: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.peripherals.touchpad tap-to-click true
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Touchpad not working on ASUS x550

X55 series uses elantech touchpad. Upgrade to kernel 4.0 or above it will solve the problem.
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Alps touchpad not recognized

Reverse Engineered ALPS driver People report successful multitouch support with some alps touchpads when using the driver located at this page. Download that file then in a terminal do the following.....
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How to get bluetooth to work?

Try to connect devices by "bluetooth settings" (not just klicking "Connect" in the top bar - this will make it appear to connect but it doesn't connect). Google the "pin option" for your devices, I ...
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Touchpad has stopped working after kernel upgrade

Well, thanks to some assistance on the Purism forums I found the answer to this. (Unfortunately, not before paving the OS, returning to PureOS, and wasting a lot of time tearing my hair out.) The ...
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Touchpad two finger scrolling won't turn on

Have a look here: Two-finger Scroll is not working for my touchpad of ASUS X200MA Maybe you have better luck in terminal...
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Two-finger Scroll is not working for my touchpad of ASUS X200MA

If you use synaptics driver you will probably have the synclient program installed. In terminal have a look at your current touchpad settings: $ synclient -l | sort (Of course it will show the ...
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Trackpad randomly freezes

switch to the synaptic driver: sudo apt install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics then force the synaptics driver to load, achieved by putting the synaptic config file into X11 directory for ...
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