TouchFreeze

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Description:

TouchFreeze docks in your system tray (KDE/Gnome) and disables button click events while typing.
It's similar to ksynaptics if you know that but more simple.

Differences:
no configuration of the touch pad
ksynaptics ranks high on powertop

no additional dependencies but Qt4

Please read http://qsynaptics.sourceforge.net/index.html for more information!
Last changelog:

10 years ago

0.1
initial release

0.2 pre
dropped Xevie (too buggy, too insecure)
read my post on the mentioned homepage

0.2
Pau Garcia i Quiles patch adds an "enable" menu entry"
cleanup for getting it in Intrepid

0.2.1
adding GPL3 license to each source file (important for packaging)

0.2.3
improved UI
driver version detection
option to bypass typing delay completely

0.2.4
patch sent by Kel Modderman fixes segfault with newer Qt versions

0.2.5
patch send by Jon Nelson fixes buggy path of synclient binary which could cause segfaults under certain distros esp. SuSE

johu

8 years ago

--- TouchFreeze.pro
+++ TouchFreeze.pro
@@ -3,3 +3,4 @@
RESOURCES+=stuff.qrc
SOURCES+=main.cpp TouchFreezeApp.cpp TouchFreezeUI.cpp SynDaemon.cpp
HEADERS+=TouchFreezeApp.h TouchFreezeUI.h SynDaemon.h Version.h
+LIBS+=-lX11

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OdinEidolon

10 years ago

Nice app, on my pc it does not use much CPU.However it does not seem to work for me: when run as root->

start typing
Float properties not available.
stop typing

It does not deactivate the touchpad when writing.
when run as user it gives me the seg fault, which I see has been fixed in the latest release. But the other problem?I'm on 0.2.3 and 1.2.1 touchpad drivers, with latest Qt

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katakombi

10 years ago

does synclient work for you?
run synclient TouchPadOff=1 to disable and 0 to reenable the touch pad
If it fails then you are suffering of a driver or configuration problem.

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OdinEidolon

10 years ago

Thanks. Yes, the described procedure works, but what should I do with it? Is it only to check drivers work properly?

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bve

11 years ago

Hi,

is it normal that thouchfreeze ranks as high in top? I get always 5 to 20 % CPU load from touchfreeze (on a quite fast Core 2 Duo)

Ben

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bas89

10 years ago

Got the same issue.

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bve

12 years ago

Great app, thanks a lot. But if I put it in .kde/Autostart it starts twice if it ran the session before. Is there another way to ensure that it starts automatically with the start of kde?

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katakombi

12 years ago

yes just dont put it in the autostart folder.
as long as it keeps running until your logout, it will be restarted.
shouldnt that be the desired behaviour?

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bve

12 years ago

Yep, thanks, that does the trick!

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10 years ago

0.1
initial release

0.2 pre
dropped Xevie (too buggy, too insecure)
read my post on the mentioned homepage

0.2
Pau Garcia i Quiles patch adds an "enable" menu entry"
cleanup for getting it in Intrepid

0.2.1
adding GPL3 license to each source file (important for packaging)

0.2.3
improved UI
driver version detection
option to bypass typing delay completely

0.2.4
patch sent by Kel Modderman fixes segfault with newer Qt versions

0.2.5
patch send by Jon Nelson fixes buggy path of synclient binary which could cause segfaults under certain distros esp. SuSE

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