Synaptics click and drag problems

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Tue Apr 6 16:05:37 UTC 2010

On Tue, Apr 06, 2010 at 11:55:31AM -0400, Jon Masters wrote:

> Within the Fedora desktop environment, clicking and dragging results in
> a right mouse button event and no dragging. I turned off the silly (and
> in my personal opinion anti-useful) right mouse button stuff after some
> fiddling with synclient in HAL so I don't end up with a lot of minimized
> windows or "New Folder"s on my desktop every time I try to click and
> drag. But I still can't actually click and drag. There is a suggestion
> this is a limitation in the synaptics driver in Xorg. Is that correct?

Yes. X has no terribly useful multitouch support at present.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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