Multitouch Trackpad Gestures coming to Linux
Apr 21, 2010, 22:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Have you wanted multi-touch support on your notebook's
touchpad, but were out of luck because you've been running Ubuntu?
Synaptics announced today the extension of its Gesture Suite to
several Linux operating systems, which means that you can now zoom,
flick, rotate, and ChiralScroll to your heart's content on your
"Gesture Suite supports an array of multitouch gestures,
including Three-finger Flick to page rapidly through documents;
Two-finger Twist and PivotRotate to rotate images; PinchZoom to
shrink and enlarge maps, photos, and browser text; ChiralScrolling
to continuously scroll through long documents by moving your finger
in a spiral; and of course linear scrolling to move up and down (or
right and left) in documents."