Bug 821402 - Two-Finger-Scrolling not working after upgrade
Two-Finger-Scrolling not working after upgrade
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-server (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
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Reported: 2012-05-14 07:27 EDT by arturj
Modified: 2013-08-01 09:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-08-01 09:29:30 EDT
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Description arturj 2012-05-14 07:27:30 EDT
Description of problem:
Touchpad two-finger scrolling not working after upgrade (16->17); greyed out in mouse/touchpad preferences. I tried to setup an /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-touchpad.conf file containing...

Section "InputClass"
	Identifier	"Zwei-Finger-Bildlauf für Touchpads einschalten"
	MatchProduct	"SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad"
	MatchDevicePath	"/dev/input/event*"
        Option		"VertTwoFingerScroll"	"on"
	Option		"EmulateTwoFingerMinW"	"8"
	Option		"EmulateTwoFingerMinZ"	"40"

After reboot synclient output contains this:
EmulateTwoFingerMinZ    = 40
VertTwoFingerScroll     = 0

Seemingly not all settings get applied or are overriden later in the login process.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot Fedora 17 on Laptop with Touchpad (in my case an HP EliteBook 6930p)
2. Check mouse/touchpad preferences and try to enable two-finger scrolling
Actual results:
not possible

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Additional info:
Comment 1 Fedora End Of Life 2013-07-04 00:25:20 EDT
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Approximately 4 (four) weeks from now Fedora will stop maintaining
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Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2013-08-01 09:29:34 EDT
Fedora 17 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2013-07-30. Fedora 17 is 
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