touchpad issue

Matthew Saltzman mjs at
Sat Aug 21 17:07:30 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-08-21 at 12:14 -0400, PaulCartwright wrote: 
> I'm running fedora 13, and and on my laptop, I have a synaptic 
> touchpad. When I am moving the cursor around, I used to be able to TAP 
> the pad to make it do the  same as a left-double-click. I can't figure 
> out how to make it do that in fedora ( gnome).. Not sure what menu that 
> would be under...

Should be a tab under System -> Preferences -> Hardware -> Mouse.

Note that the most recent ALPS touchpads aren't detected properly.
Tapping works, but scrolling doesn't.

                Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu

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