How to Enable Touchpad Gestures in Ubuntu 22.04 on Xorg Session

The built-in touchpad gestures refuse to work after switched to Xorg session in Ubuntu 22.04? Here’s how to re-enable this feature in 2 ways. The GNOME desktop introduced cool 3-finger touchpad gestures to switch desktop and trigger overview since v40. However, it only works on Wayland session. Ubuntu 22.04 defaults to GNOME 42 on Wayland.… Continue reading How to Enable Touchpad Gestures in Ubuntu 22.04 on Xorg Session

How to Enable More Multi-Touch Gestures in Ubuntu 22.04 GNOME 42

This simple tutorial shows how to enable 3-finger & 4-finger multi-touch gestures in Ubuntu 22.04, Fedora 36 and other Linux with GNOME 40+, while the desktop by default supports only few gestures. Default multi-touch gestures: For laptop or desktop PC with a touchpad, the GNOME desktop has out-of-the-box multi-touch gestures support since version 40. However,… Continue reading How to Enable More Multi-Touch Gestures in Ubuntu 22.04 GNOME 42

How to Install Libinput-gestures to Enable Multi-Touch Gestures in Ubuntu

For laptop users, the built-in touchpad can do more magic by enabling multi-touch gestures. And libinput-gestures is a popular solution besides touchegg. Libinput-gestures is a free open-source utility that reads libinput gestures from your touchpad and maps them to user customized gestures. Each gesture can be configured to activate a keyboard key combination via xdotool… Continue reading How to Install Libinput-gestures to Enable Multi-Touch Gestures in Ubuntu

How to Enable / Configure Multi-Touch Gestures in Ubuntu 20.04 & Higher

Last updated on December 7th, 2021 This simple tutorial shows how to enable & configure the multi-touch gestures in Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 21.04, Ubuntu 21.10 using touchegg. For those running Ubuntu on laptop or PC with external touchpad, multi-finger gestures enable users with more actions to control your system. Since Ubuntu does not offer a… Continue reading How to Enable / Configure Multi-Touch Gestures in Ubuntu 20.04 & Higher