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Old 04-26-2012, 02:01 PM   #1
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possible to control volume with touchpad?

I'd like to control the sound volume through a "two finger horizontal scroll" on my synaptics touchpad - is it possible?

i can enable the two finger horisontal scroll and other stuff in this file:

but that only enables it to work as intended - a horizontal scroll - but is it possible to redirect this to change system sound volume?

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Maybe the Touchégg project could help, you can assign a gesture to a command. I've never used it before, but it looks like it can handle what you need.
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Thanks for the suggestion, but it seems Touchegg doesnt work on debian - the utouch dependencies it relies on only exists for ubuntu - seems to alse be something with the debian X server not supporting "X Gesture Extension".

Anybody knows how to make this work on debian?


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