Well, I researched a bit further, and I came across web sites, where people wrote about experimenting with Synaptics drivers to support gestures. Joined Aug 9, Messages 7, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The most recent version of synaptic driver is Here someone discussed a similar issue with uncovering a few insights.

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Regardless of choice, finish by hooking up the external device CD drive or USB stick to the notebook.

Go to Synaptics and download the appropriate driver: Apple users knows Apple Magic Trackpad since years. Audio is supported through ALSA with virtually no configuration. Subnotebooks Linux-based devices Netbooks.

This article’s factual accuracy may be compromised due to out-of-date information. Something similar can be found here.

Aside from that, there are no out-of-the-ordinary configuration steps. There should be a separate tab like shown above to synaptiics touchpad device settings. Synaptic or Sentilic touchpad?

The webcam uses a resolution of x As far as I know Msi only put the Sentelic touchpad on the 6cell version so I’d avoid that one like the plague if I was you.


When the original Wind U was released, many original equipment manufacturer versions msu the Wind were also released, under different names.

[ubuntu] MSI Wind U Trackpad issue

My impression is, that it should be no major issue, to implement swipe or pinch gestures on old trouchpads, because all touchpads are coming at least with two finger support. Averatec Buddy Netbook 13 Octobernews. Posted by eabu at 5: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

It showed me the potential of touchpad gesture control. Also the guys at venturebeat.

MSI WInd U100 Touchpad

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The webcam should be supported through the uvcvideo module by default, if not:. Why not use the touchpad trackpad on existing netbooks or notebooks — and wibd it with gesture support for Windows 8? Installing Chrome OS and turning it into a Chromebook is also a common customization.

I then started experimenting with some drivers under Windows 8. Also scrolling using the right or lower border of my synaptucs was possible. Using ndiswrapper in place of the in-kernel module is recommended because of this situation.


Some models of the U have a Synaptics touchpad installed.

Windows 8 with touchpad gesture support

Readme files and changelogs indicating to me, that the current Synaptics drivers might include these features. Vertical and horizontal edge scrolling work, and can be enabled in the synaptics.

This may be done in the mouse properties page. Proline u Msi wind clone. This network adapter is known to be buggy, so it’s unlikely that this driver will show significant progress over its current state. New notebooks will be shipped with this devices build-in. How to use dynaptics gestures on almost any notebook.