Touchpad tap to click in F13?

Kevin Fenzi kevin at
Sun Jul 18 01:14:59 UTC 2010

On Sat, 17 Jul 2010 20:07:55 +0100
mike cloaked <mike.cloaked at> wrote:

> I have a question on making touchpad tap to click work before login.
> Certainly once logged in to Gnome you can easily switch on tap to
> click for synaptics touchpads by going into the preferences menus.
> I usually like to have tap to click working at the login greeter stage
> and I read that the way to do it was to paste into
> /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf
> the lines:
> Section "InputClass"
>         Identifier "touchpad catchall"
>         MatchIsTouchpad "on"
>         Option "TapButton1" "1"
> EndSection
> Does anyone know if this is the best way to achieve this, or is there
> a better way in F13?

I'd suggest taking a look at:

So, yes, thats the way in F13+

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