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I got touchegg working for my touchpad using evdev but now I am having two issues.

  1. Moving the cursor is automatically seen as a drag, which means it auto selects text etc. instead of moving only the cursor. Why is this?

  2. Three fingers are never detected by touchegg. For example when I want to do a three finger tap it recognizes it only as a two finger tap, why is this?

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 with gnome 3.6.

xinput list-props 11 | grep Capabilities

Results in Synaptics Capabilities (316): 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1 which means that it has three finger support as shown here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Touchpad_Synaptics#Using_xinput_to_determine_touchpad_capabilities.

3.What I like to have is to do a three finger drag (any direction) to act as the super key, which means gnome shows all windows. Is this also possible without touchegg/evdev?

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Try to run this commands:

$ synclient TapButton2=0

$ synclient TapButton3=0

$ synclient ClickFinger2=0

$ synclient ClickFinger3=0

$ synclient HorizTwoFingerScroll=0

$ synclient VertTwoFingerScroll=0

Do you have the same problem with 3 fingers? What driver are you using?

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I am trying to get touchegg to work using evdev, so I believe those commands do not work as a I am getting Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded?. –  meijuh Jun 2 '13 at 21:40
    
Btw I am using the default Ubuntu synaptics drivers. –  meijuh Jun 2 '13 at 22:07
    
It's recomended to use synaptics driver from Ubuntu 11.04: code.google.com/p/touchegg/wiki/ConfigureDevices The same problem with this driver? –  user1204395 Jun 3 '13 at 9:05

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