Touchegg - Multitouch gesture recognizer

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Description:

Touchégg is a multitouch gesture recognizer for GNU/Linux that allows associating actions to each gesture.

Written in C++ with Qt and uTouch-geis library.

To see more information press download button ;)

The main work with Touchégg is finished. I'll only make new releases to add the GUI for this version and bug fixing.

To install this version in Natty is update uTouch to the last version adding this PPA:
https://launchpad.net/~utouch-team/+archive/daily

Oneiric don't need any change

New how to video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ek4QaFQ1qo
Last changelog:

8 years ago

[+] Touchégg v1.0 (2011/09/02)
- Now Touchégg subscribe to gestures in their own window, to not conflict with
applications that uses their own gestures
- Touchégg ported to GEIS v2 API
- Touchégg now uses a XML configuration file more intuitive, easy and cleaned
and some action configurations has been enchancement.
- The code is adapted to the Qt/KDE coding style

Added support for the following actions:
- VERTICAL_SCROLL and HORIZONTALL_SCROLL actions now are SCROLL
- The SCROLL action support invert the movement, for touchscreen/trackpad
compatibility

Added support for the following gestures:
- ROTATE - With 2 to 5 fingers
- DOUBLE_TAP - With 1 to 5 fingers
- DRAG - With 1 finger


[+] Touchégg v0.3 (2011/04/28)
- Touchégg now allow to assign different actions to different windows
- Added compatibility with uTouch 2, and therefore, with the Synaptics driver
and Ubuntu 11.04
- Improved CPU usage
- Touchégg allows to interact with all windows, not only active windows
Now the actions are applied to the window under cursor
- Solved problems when a trackpad is removed or added.

- MOVE_WINDOW now don't moves the desktop window
- RESIZE_WINDOW now don't resizes the desktop window
- CLOSE_WINDOW now can be used with drag or tap&hold gestures
- RESIZE WINDOW now is adapted to the angle of the pinch
- MOVE_WINDOW allows to use Kwin/Compiz effects like "Wobbly Windows" or
"Electric Borders"
- The MOUSE_MOVE action has been removed because in Natty is deprecated

Added support for the following gestures:
- PINCH - With 2, 4 and 5 fingers
- DRAG - With 5 fingers

Added support for the following actions:
- MOUSE_WHEEL_UP and MOUSE_WHEEL_DOWN actions now are VERTICAL_SCROLL
- LEFT_BUTTON_CLICK, RIGHT_BUTTON_CLICK and MIDDLE_BUTTON_CLICK actions now are
MOUSE_CLICK
- HORIZONTAL_SCROLL
- CHANGE_VIEWPORT
- DRAG_AND_DROP now support any button emulation


[+] Touchégg v0.2 (2011/03/11)
Solved bugs:
- Solved problems at shutdown
- Fixed _DESKTOP actions with compiz
- Fixes some problems with the code
Added support for the following gestures:
- TAP - With 5 fingers
- TAP & HOLD - With 2, 3, 4 and 5 fingers
Added support for the following actions:
- MOUSE_MOVE
- LEFT_BUTTON_CLICK
- MOVE_WINDOW
- RUN_COMMAND
- DRAG_AND_DROP
- SEND_KEYS
Other features:
- Added a GUI to manage gestures and actions
- Added menu entries to launch Touchégg and touchégg GUI


[+] Touchégg v0.1 (2011/01/23)
Initial release, support for the following gestures:
- TAP - With 2, 3 and 4 fingers
- PINCH - With 3 fingers
- DRAG - With 2, 3 and 4 fingers
Support for the following actions:
- RIGHT_BUTTON_CLICK
- MIDDLE_BUTTON_CLICK
- MOUSE_WHEEL_UP
- MOUSE_WHEEL_DOWN
- MINIMIZE_WINDOW
- MAXIMIZE_RESTORE_WINDOW
- CLOSE_WINDOW
- RESIZE_WINDOW
- SHOW_DESKTOP
- CHANGE_DESKTOP

DreadKnight

9 months ago

I think this project was rather way ahead of its time. I'm looking into getting nice touch gestures for my Wacom Bamboo tablet. I'm using KDE. Hope this project will get revived or forked or that KDE will get proper multitouch gesture implementation given a bit more time...

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8 years ago

[+] Touchégg v1.0 (2011/09/02)
- Now Touchégg subscribe to gestures in their own window, to not conflict with
applications that uses their own gestures
- Touchégg ported to GEIS v2 API
- Touchégg now uses a XML configuration file more intuitive, easy and cleaned
and some action configurations has been enchancement.
- The code is adapted to the Qt/KDE coding style

Added support for the following actions:
- VERTICAL_SCROLL and HORIZONTALL_SCROLL actions now are SCROLL
- The SCROLL action support invert the movement, for touchscreen/trackpad
compatibility

Added support for the following gestures:
- ROTATE - With 2 to 5 fingers
- DOUBLE_TAP - With 1 to 5 fingers
- DRAG - With 1 finger


[+] Touchégg v0.3 (2011/04/28)
- Touchégg now allow to assign different actions to different windows
- Added compatibility with uTouch 2, and therefore, with the Synaptics driver
and Ubuntu 11.04
- Improved CPU usage
- Touchégg allows to interact with all windows, not only active windows
Now the actions are applied to the window under cursor
- Solved problems when a trackpad is removed or added.

- MOVE_WINDOW now don't moves the desktop window
- RESIZE_WINDOW now don't resizes the desktop window
- CLOSE_WINDOW now can be used with drag or tap&hold gestures
- RESIZE WINDOW now is adapted to the angle of the pinch
- MOVE_WINDOW allows to use Kwin/Compiz effects like "Wobbly Windows" or
"Electric Borders"
- The MOUSE_MOVE action has been removed because in Natty is deprecated

Added support for the following gestures:
- PINCH - With 2, 4 and 5 fingers
- DRAG - With 5 fingers

Added support for the following actions:
- MOUSE_WHEEL_UP and MOUSE_WHEEL_DOWN actions now are VERTICAL_SCROLL
- LEFT_BUTTON_CLICK, RIGHT_BUTTON_CLICK and MIDDLE_BUTTON_CLICK actions now are
MOUSE_CLICK
- HORIZONTAL_SCROLL
- CHANGE_VIEWPORT
- DRAG_AND_DROP now support any button emulation


[+] Touchégg v0.2 (2011/03/11)
Solved bugs:
- Solved problems at shutdown
- Fixed _DESKTOP actions with compiz
- Fixes some problems with the code
Added support for the following gestures:
- TAP - With 5 fingers
- TAP & HOLD - With 2, 3, 4 and 5 fingers
Added support for the following actions:
- MOUSE_MOVE
- LEFT_BUTTON_CLICK
- MOVE_WINDOW
- RUN_COMMAND
- DRAG_AND_DROP
- SEND_KEYS
Other features:
- Added a GUI to manage gestures and actions
- Added menu entries to launch Touchégg and touchégg GUI


[+] Touchégg v0.1 (2011/01/23)
Initial release, support for the following gestures:
- TAP - With 2, 3 and 4 fingers
- PINCH - With 3 fingers
- DRAG - With 2, 3 and 4 fingers
Support for the following actions:
- RIGHT_BUTTON_CLICK
- MIDDLE_BUTTON_CLICK
- MOUSE_WHEEL_UP
- MOUSE_WHEEL_DOWN
- MINIMIZE_WINDOW
- MAXIMIZE_RESTORE_WINDOW
- CLOSE_WINDOW
- RESIZE_WINDOW
- SHOW_DESKTOP
- CHANGE_DESKTOP

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