I just moved from Dos To Mac. On my old laptop I could configure the touchpad to "glide" with the synaptic driver. That is the pointer would continue to move a bit after I lift my moving finger off the touchpad. Is there a way to achieve the same thing on Mac OS X? It kind of simulates a track-ball.
I have tried to find a solution to this problem for years now. There are three answers to this question, and none will make you happy:
PS. Here's a way to try what inertial pointer on OSX would feel like.
There is a bug in OSX 10.8 that can trigger inertial-like behaviour.