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gino90
October 14th, 2010, 08:19 PM
Hello world!:P

I recently upgraded to maverick and wanted to ask: how can i make my magic trackpad work with it?
Pairing,single-finger pointing and tap to click work great out of the box,but two finger scroll,two-finger tap etc don't work at all!(the option "two-finger scrolling" in the touchpad tab isn't enabled)

kosumi68
October 16th, 2010, 10:21 AM
Hello world!:P

I recently upgraded to maverick and wanted to ask: how can i make my magic trackpad work with it?
Pairing,single-finger pointing and tap to click work great out of the box,but two finger scroll,two-finger tap etc don't work at all!(the option "two-finger scrolling" in the touchpad tab isn't enabled)

If you want to build and install yourself, you could try this project: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1334696

You could also switch from the evdev X driver (default install in maverick) to the synaptics X driver, by adding this to your /etc/X11/xorg.conf:



Section "InputClass"
MatchIsTouchpad "true"
Identifier "Multitouch Touchpad"
Driver "synaptics"
# Driver "multitouch"
# Driver "evdev"
EndSection


The utouch project (https://launchpad.net/utouch/) aims to provide more complete gesture support, but currently lacks some functionality provided by the above alternatives.

gino90
October 16th, 2010, 12:24 PM
Hi!
Thank you for your answer,first of all!:)
Could you tell me what differences there are between the three projects you mentioned?
I had a look on all of them,and synaptics driver should be the most stable but has the least features,if I don't go wrog,utouch has most features of all but is still in development,while the new xf86-input is somewhere in between.
Is it right?:)