> From: Adam Williamson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Development discussions related to Fedora
> Date: 09/18/2012 14:57
> Subject: Re: Why is not enabled TapButton of
touchpad on Fedora by default?
> Sent by: email@example.com
> On Tue, 2012-09-18 at 08:35 -0400, John.Florian@dart.biz wrote:
> > > From: Adam Williamson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > >
> > > Oh, I should also note that, IIRC, the intent is that the
> > should
> > > detect if there are no physical buttons and enable tap-to-click
> > this
> > > case. So touchpads which have no buttons and are only supposed
> > work
> > > with tap-to-click should be OK.
> > Where does my notebook's touchpad fall in this continuum? At
> > bottom corners of the touch-sensitive area are two "buttons"
> > click with tactile feedback, but yet are still part of the
> > touch-sensitive surface. In other words, the bottom corners
> > actually be deformed/depressed. FWIW, I enabled tap-to-click
-- did I
> > just answer my own question? -- simply because my wife and I
> > found the mouse to be moving off target too often when tried
> > these "buttons".
> As far as evdev is concerned those are almost certainly just perfectly
> normal buttons, i.e., they send a 'button press' event. The fact that
> they also function as part of the touch-sensitive surface is probably
> irrelevant. So evdev would see your touchpad as one with buttons,
> wouldn't enable tap-to-click.
If memory serves (which, in my case, is always questionable),
that matches my experience: I had to enable the feature; it wasn't on by
> (I hereby include my permanent disclaimer that I'm just the idiot
> monkey, and any time someone who's not an idiot monkey comes along
> contradicts me, you can confidently assume I'm wrong...so if ajax
> whot or someone shows up and says I'm wrong, then I damn well am.)
Hey! That's mine too, except you can s/ajax|whot/nearly
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