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

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Thu Sep 20 14:48:34 UTC 2012


On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 04:44:48PM +1000, Ankur Sinha wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-09-11 at 23:16 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > So instead of /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf you should 
> > create /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf . Other than that, I
> > think 
> > the advice is good. 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Thanks Adam, Onuralp, Alvaro.
> 
> I've created a page here[1]. Please review it and correct it if
> required.
> 
> [1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_enable_touchpad_click
 
For xorg.conf.d snippets, use this section instead:

Section "InputClass"
   Identifier "Enable touchpad tapping"
   MatchDriver "synaptics"
   Option "TapButton" "1"
EndSection

this will only match on devices using the synaptics driver and you can leave
the rest up to the default configurations, no need to copy/modify any other
files.

Cheers,
   Peter


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