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ALPS GlidePoint TouchPad configuration in linux

I was missing edge scrolling on my Fujitsu XI3650 laptop running Bodhi Linux 2.2.0.

I came across this thread http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1190259, and here is how I ended getting it working:

cd /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d
sudo nano 50-synaptics.conf

Add the following options to the “InputClass” section with identifier “touchpad catchall”:

 Option "SHMConfig" "True"
 Option "LeftEdge" "0"
 Option "RightEdge" "850"
 Option "TopEdge" "300"
 Option "BottomEdge" "650"
 Option "EmulateTwoFingerMinZ" "100"
 Option "EmulateTwoFingerMinW" "0"
 Option "VertScrollDelta" "7"
 Option "HorizScrollDelta" "7"
 Option "HorizEdgeScroll" "True"
 Option "VertTwoFingerScroll" "1"
 Option "MaxSpeed" "1"
 Option "RTCornerButton" "2"
 Option "RBCornerButton" "3"
 Option "TapButton2" "0"
 Option "TapButton3" "0"

Bodhi Linux

I recently switched from Ubuntu 12.04 to Bodhi Linux 2.1 as my primary home distro. This is a really light weight distro with a slick user interface (defaults to Enlightenment e17). Since it doesn’t come with all the bloat that other distros tend to, I needed to install a few apps and tweak it a little before I felt at home, but now it really is a treat to use.

Go to http://www.bodhilinux.com/ and give the live CD a spin for yourself 🙂