Re: touchpad: multitouch stopped working (FIXED)
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- Subject: Re: touchpad: multitouch stopped working (FIXED)
- From: David Zelinsky <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2012 00:04:58 -0500
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- In-reply-to: <ik2KRfirstname.lastname@example.org> ("Jörg-Volker Peetz"'s message of "Mon, 16 Jan 2012 23:00:01 +0100")
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Jörg-Volker Peetz <email@example.com> writes:
> Jörg-Volker Peetz wrote, on 01/16/12 21:16:
>> Maybe this link is helpful: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Touchpad_Synaptics
>> see esp. the xinput command (package xinput).
> There is also this debian wiki http://wiki.debian.org/SynapticsTouchpad but it
> misses e.g. a section about xinput. Maybe, someone (I? ;-) can contribute?
Playing with synclient and xinput I discovered that I could make it
register a button-2 press by adjusting the synclient parameters
EmulateTwoFingerMinZ and EmulateTwoFingerMinW. I had not changed their
settings, so I assumed they were correct. But in fact, setting them as
suggested in the web sites above seems to work.
Now I have two-finger scrolling and middle-clicking again! I'm very
happy. (Though I still don't know what changed to make it stop
Jörg-Volker, thanks for your help.