Enable tapping by default

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Wed Nov 19 00:52:06 UTC 2014

On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 10:05:01PM +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> drago01 wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 6:50 AM, Mattias Ellert
> > <mattias.ellert at fysast.uu.se> wrote:
> >
> >> Even if you know that this weird "feature" exists, it will take you
> >> hours to disable it, since while you are trying to find your way through
> >> setting and control panels you will get tons and tons of random clicks
> >> that open random windows that needs to be closed and change random
> >> settings that you need to reset. And while you try to do this you get
> >> even more random clicks that open new windows and change other stuff.
> > 
> > This has pretty much nothing to do with reality. So please write sane
> > mails when you ask for sanity ;)
> It is when you have never used a tap-to-click device and thus are not used 
> to the extra-soft touch that it takes to move without tapping. Then 
> literally EVERY cursor move you make will trigger an accidental click. I 
> have personally experienced that. This is not an exaggeration at all.

that sounds like bug, please file it here:
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=xorg, component
Input/synaptics  with one or more evemu recordings attached that triggered
an accidental tap.

while tapping has its drawbacks, it's not supposed to be that bad.


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