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How to enable right-clicking with a buttonless touchpad in Ubuntu 12.04

May 13, 2012 6 comments

The buttonless touchpad, also known as the ClickPad – designed to allow greater flexibility in touchpads by treating the entire surface as one button with programmable click regions – is possibly one of the worst touchpad designs ever conceived. Unfortunately, it would seem that it’s here to stay. The last few versions of Ubuntu haven’t played nice with ClickPads, and one of the great touted features of Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) is vastly improved ClickPad support. Imagine my surprise, then, when I upgraded from 11.10 only to find that right-clicking and two-finger drag no longer worked. Read more…

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