Thanks man, especially for explaining the .fdi file, exactly what I was looking for. That .deb with the newer synaptics driver is already in karmic (alpha4), so soon people won't need to do that any more. I removed the TapButton lines, it seems like they're not necessary.
Originally Posted by fathomssen
I'm guessing it's because of some stupid patent licence this touchpad has the 2 finger sensor turned off in the firmware (in making it cheaper for cheap laptops). I'm hoping there will be a way to change the firmware, I'm gessing the patent isn't valid here anyway
But I'm happy now. The 2nd mouse button and two finger scrolling biting eachother doesn't bother me much.
:~$ dmesg | grep ouchpad
[ 9.824740] Synaptics Touchpad, model: 1, fw: 7.2, id: 0x1c0b1, caps: 0xd04731/0xa44000
Still trying different MinZ values with some help of
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<match key="info.capabilities" contains="input.touchpad">
<merge key="input.x11_options.SHMConfig" type="string">On</merge>
<merge key="input.x11_options.EmulateTwoFingerMinZ" type="string">4</merge>
<merge key="input.x11_options.EmulateTwoFingerMinW" type="string">7</merge>
<merge key="input.x11_options.VertTwoFingerScroll" type="string">1</merge>
<merge key="input.x11_options.VertEdgeScroll" type="string">0</merge>