@John Hupp, No. This is adding support for i2c-based Synaptics touchpads, which are relatively new devices.
The XPS 15 with the non-i2c touchpad has had no problems double tapping anything so far, even before this patched kernel was applied. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1305522 Title: Backport Synaptics HID touchpad driver for 14.04 Status in “linux” package in Ubuntu: In Progress Status in “linux” source package in Trusty: In Progress Bug description: Synaptics just upstreamed a new set of HID touchpad driver: http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/jikos/hid.git/commit/?h=for-3.16/rmi4&id=9fb6bf02e3ad04c20edb8e46536ce3eeda32c736 It's better we can have it in 14.04 . To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1305522/+subscriptions -- Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~kernel-packages Post to : email@example.com Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~kernel-packages More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp