Really!?

That's strange, because on my machine, touching with one finger is
consistently 40, and touching with two can be anywhere between 67 and 125
from what I've seen.

What model Vaio are you on?

Thanks for the info!
-Anthony

On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 8:08 PM, Raphael Gradenwitz <
raph...@gradenwitz.ath.cx> wrote:

> Hello Anthony,
>
> On my (ubuntu Karmic@) z21-mn_b with AlpsPS/2 ALPS GlidePoint-device it
> doesn't give the information about pressure as presupposed in that
> mini-how-to you linked to - touching with two fingers the pressure value
> does not increase - so playing with values around 80, 85 or whatever you
> want will not bring the result needed for emulating two finger mode in
> that way..
> I guess you will have to take an other device with a different chip-set
> or glide-sensor..
>
> Raphael
>
> Am Mittwoch, den 02.09.2009, 10:36 -0700 schrieb ajmctaggart:
> > Works much more smoothly on the Nvidia Card too...
> >
> > Does anyone know if Multi-Finger gestures are supportable on the Vaio
> > Z touchpad?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Anthony
> >
> > On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 8:28 AM, ajmctaggart <ajmctagg...@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >         Hello everyone,
> >
> >         Before using my Vaio on Linux, I was using a Mac running OS X.
> >         A feature that I really missed was the two-finger horiz/vert
> >         scroll that Macs come enabled with in OS X.  I have figured
> >         out a rather hackish way to get this far to enable it on my
> >         Vaio Z520N.
> >
> >         1)  copy the shmconfig.fdi to /etc/hal/fdi/policy/
> >         2)  cd into /usr/share/hal/fdi/policy/20thirdparty/
> >         3) backup existing 11-x11-synaptics.fdi
> >         4) copy in the updated one I've provided
> >
> >         In order to tweak the settings, from a terminal you should
> >         run
> >         $ synclient -m 10
> >         and pay attention to the z axis when using two fingers, the
> >         value it outputs can be edited in the 11-x11-synaptics.fdi
> >         file to your liking
> >
> >         <merge key="input.x11_options.EmulateTwoFingerMinZ"
> type="string">100</merge>
> >         ...My value is at 80 or 85 (still playing with it)
> >
> >         Sources cited:
> >         http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1127095&page=2
> >
> http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Install_Ubuntu_9.04_(Jaunty_Jackalope)_on_a_ThinkPad_T400<http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Install_Ubuntu_9.04_%28Jaunty_Jackalope%29_on_a_ThinkPad_T400>
> >
> >         *The interesting Source: will help with future hacks and
> >         adjustments to my trackpad
> >         http://linux.die.net/man/5/synaptics
> >
> >
> >         I believe there are still a couple of issues however...
> >         My main question is, now my touchpad doesn't seem to work from
> >         login screen, not a huge deal, but could anyone give me some
> >         advice?  Im running Ubuntu Jaunty with 2.6.28-15 generic.
> >         Also, I will have to add more parameters to get a more
> >         functional trackpad with the precision the Mac has.
> >
> >         Many people just carry a bluetooth or mini-usb mouse.  I for
> >         one really do like to utilize my trackpad, and these
> >         instructions have helped quite a bit...
> >
> >         Hope someone else finds them helpful
> >         -Anthony
>
>
>
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