Linux desktop and high resolution laptops

Peter Laursen jazcyk at gmail.com
Fri Jan 9 09:06:23 UTC 2015


Think about the touchpad in Win8 as a touch screen -replacement.

-- Peter

On Fri, Jan 9, 2015 at 10:03 AM, Peter Laursen <jazcyk at gmail.com> wrote:

> The touchpad hardware on recent laptops designed for Win8 most often does
> no support edge scrolling (run finger along right side to scroll). If
> touchpad has multipoint touch recognition (up to 4 simultaneous points is
> common, I believe) and as two-finger scroll is supported in the driver
> there is no need for such dedicated area on the touchpad.
>
> -- Peter
>
> On Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 11:43 PM, Kevin Fenzi <kevin at scrye.com> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, 8 Jan 2015 23:14:21 +0100
>> Peter Laursen <jazcyk at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > OK ..thanks for the reply! It is true that I like the simplicity of
>> > xfce and lxde. And they work fine with hardware I have had hands on
>> > till now.
>> >
>> > ..and the 'bonus question' Any desktop supports two-finger gestures on
>> > touchpad (scroll and zoom in particular)?
>>
>> Not that I know of. I do personally heavily use three finger tap
>> (emulates middle button) and edge scrolling (run finger along right
>> side to scroll).
>>
>> I don't know if it's possible to do more complex gestures off hand.
>>
>> kevin
>>
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>
> --
> Hilsen / Regards
>
> Peter Laursen
>



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Peter Laursen
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