multitouch in kde

Reinhold Rumberger rrumberger at
Mon Aug 23 22:58:52 UTC 2010

On Tuesday 24 August 2010, Paul S wrote:
> Reinhold Rumberger said the following on 08/23/2010 04:00 PM:
> > On Monday 23 August 2010, Paul S wrote:
> >> Running kde 4.5 from backports on lucid and have a multi touch
> >> tablet. I notice kde claims support for multi touch with kde
> >> 4.4 and the youtube stuff is cool.  But, I don't seem to be
> >> able to get it to work on kubuntu.
> >> 
> >> Anyone know a reason?
> > 
> > Not without a little more info, anyway...
> Yes, I have support in the kernel.

But does your X server?

> > Do you have the proper drivers installed? What have you tried so
> > far? (On a side note, I thought multitouch wouldn't be in
> > Ubuntu until 10.10?)
> So, did I.  Then I started researching kde to see what their plan
> is and found this page for kde 4.4
> , which
> says it includes:
> Multitouch resize, rotate and move on platforms that support
> multitouch

Yeah, well, if your current version of Ubuntu doesn't support it, 
you're not on a platform that does...

Since you haven't come forward with any info on what you tried, the 
best I can do is point you at the following web pages:


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