Why is not enabled TapButton of touchpad on Fedora by default?

Nicola Soranzo nsoranzo at tiscali.it
Tue Sep 18 13:00:53 UTC 2012

Il giorno mar, 18/09/2012 alle 08.35 -0400, John.Florian at dart.biz ha
> > From: Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> 
> > 
> > Oh, I should also note that, IIRC, the intent is that the driver
> should
> > detect if there are no physical buttons and enable tap-to-click in
> this
> > case. So touchpads which have no buttons and are only supposed to
> work
> > with tap-to-click should be OK.
> Where does my notebook's touchpad fall in this continuum?  At the
> bottom corners of the touch-sensitive area are two "buttons" which
> click with tactile feedback, but yet are still part of the
> touch-sensitive surface.  In other words, the bottom corners can
> actually be deformed/depressed.  FWIW, I enabled tap-to-click -- did I
> just answer my own question? -- simply because my wife and I both
> found the mouse to be moving off target too often when tried using
> these "buttons".

It's called a ClickPad, it's supported in X.org released with F17.


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