Touchegg not for mobile!

Rodrigo Belém rclbelem at
Tue May 17 12:26:52 UTC 2011

Would't it work on touchscreen devices, which are evdev too?

On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 8:20 AM, Harald Sitter <apachelogger at> wrote:
> Hi,
> there was a bit of a misconception at UDS about what the application
> touchegg is trying to achieve/provide. While we original thought it to
> be a useful piece of software for touchscreens that is not true at
> all. In fact touchegg only makes sense for trackpads/touchpads (i.e.
> the thingy you would find on a laptop).
> Consequently I'd like everyone to keep this in mind, not that we
> advertise a feature that is not even a feature given the scope of
> Kubuntu Mobile.
> What it does is something like apple systems have [1], which I find
> rather cool and awesome and stuff. So if you dare blogging about
> oneiric at some point (which you should do, as the TODO lists blogging
> as just about every third item or so), you might want to mention that
> we plan on including touchegg which is awesome because it is awesome
> etc. :)
> [1]
> regards,
> Harald
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