More posts about “trackpad”

[How to] Enable OS X Lion-style ‘Natural Scrolling’ in Ubuntu

OS X Lion introduced natural/reverse scrolling where by "content tracks finger movement". If you've ever used a touchscreen smartphone you'll already be familiar with how this works: you drag down to scroll up; you drag up to scroll down. 'Natural Scrolling' by Charalampos brings reverse scrolling to Ubuntu.

26 July 2011
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Touchégg lets you assign actions to multi-touch gestures in Linux

Want a three-finger pinch on your multi-touch trackpad to minimize all windows? Dream of  a five-finger tap emulating your mouse scroll-wheel? Hyperbole aside, you got it with Touchégg. Touchégg Touchégg is  a “multitouch gesture recognizer” […]

24 January 2011
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Apple’s multi-touch Magic Trackpad tested in Ubuntu 10.10

I got my hands on Apple's new cool peripheral that everyone is talking about, the Magic Trackpad. When it was first released, a lot of people said that this was the beginning of the end of the humble and trusty mouse. I'm not entirely convinced that the magic trackpad spells the end, but this idea of bringing laptop multitouch to the desktop is certainly is an interesting concept...

22 September 2010