Ubuntu – Chrome two finger scroll then right clicks

15.04google-chromemulti-touchsynapticstouchpad

I am having problems with my touchpad in Chrome. Whenever I two finger scroll for a short time (~< 1 second, I think, its hard to time) I then get shown the right click menu. If I keep my fingers on the touchpad for longer, even if I don't scroll, then no right click occurs.

As you can imagine this is high frustrating as 1s is surprisingly long in terms of scroll time and finding myself right clicking every scroll is incredibly annoying.

System details:

  • Dell XPS13 2015
  • Ubuntu Gnome 15.04
  • 3.19.0-25-generic
  • Chrome Version 45.0.2454.15 beta (64-bit)

Best Answer

  • I had the same issue only in Chrome too.
    You can solve this problem by using 50-synaptics.conf config file :

    wget http://hgdev.co/wp-content/uploads/50-synaptics.conf
    sudo mkdir /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d
    sudo cp 50-synaptics.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/
    

    You can also manually edit this config file to better fits your preferences. The Arch Wiki page on Synatics trackpad will be helpful for this.

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