[arch-general] Synaptics Gesture Suite on Arch?

Christian Hesse list at eworm.de
Wed Jun 29 06:47:32 EDT 2011

Karol Babioch <karol at babioch.de> on Wed, 29 Jun 2011 12:36:15 +0200:
> Hi,
> I've got a Synaptics Touchpad capable of recognizing gestures. After
> using this quite heavily on Windows I got used to it and would like to
> have it available on Linux also ;).
> After some research I found that there is a Synaptics Gesture Suite for
> Linux ([1]), which looks quite useful. However there is no direct
> download available, and it seems that you have to be some sort of OEM in
> order to get it.
> I couldn't find any package in the repositories, so I'm wondering
> whether anyone knows more about it.
> Best regards,
> Karol Babioch
> [1] http://www.synaptics.com/solutions/technology/gestures/touchpad-linux

There's a package 'xf86-input-synaptics' with synaptics drivers for X.org.
Take a look at [0] for how to configure it.
Why would someone want to have a 'synaptics gesture suite'?

[0] https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Synaptics
Schoene Gruesse

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