[PATCH libinput 02/11] touchpad: only enable thumb detection on clickpads

Dominic Jänichen d.newsgroups at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 04:03:33 PDT 2015

Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at ...> writes:

> The use-case we have thumb detection for is to let a user rest a
> thumb on the touchpad before clicking. On a touchpad with physical
> buttons, the thumb won't be resting on the touchpad.

Hello Peter,

did you think about Thinkpads? For me, having physical buttons above
the touchpad is the reason to have the thumb on it... That is, while using
the trackpoint.
(This particular touchpad also is a clickpad, but there is (older) models
with non-clickpad touchpads...)
This also goes for patch number 7; it is the right (me being right handed)
side of the touchpad that gets the thumb, not only the lower part. (And the
left side for left handed people)


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