Touchegg is a multitouch gesture program, that runs as a user in the background, recognizes gestures, translates them to more conventional types of events and/or performs custom actions in response to them.
Install broken link: package not found]AUR package. Alternatively, it is also available at AUR. A qt5 version can be found at AUR[
Touchegg comes with its own minimal GUI, but you can also install Touchegg-GCE (GUI configuration editor).AUR -
The configuration file is found in
It is a basic XML file that defines various gestures. Please note that at this time
ROTATE, do not appear to work.
The list of triggers can be found here.
The list of actions can be found here.
Very basic so far. This should give you basic functionality. Hopefully we can update this for complete application support.
~/.config/touchegg/touchegg.conf, add this:
<gesture type="DRAG" fingers="1" direction="ALL"> <action type="DRAG_AND_DROP">BUTTON=1</action> </gesture>
and then edit this entry:
<gesture type="DRAG" fingers="2" direction="ALL"> <action type="SCROLL">SPEED=7:INVERTED=true</action> </gesture>
Start on login
- In the box labeled "Command" type
touchegg. Fill in "Name" and "Label" as you choose;
gnome-session-propertieshas been removed from
gnome 3.12. Currently, you can install AUR from the AUR. See more details in the BBS thread
Alternatively, you can modify your .xprofile: