how to enable two finger scrolling on a thinpad t510 trackpad on ubuntu

this didn’t work for me. no /etc/init.d/hal …

create the file /etc/hal/fdi/policy/11-x11-synaptics.fdi with the following contents:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<deviceinfo version="0.2">
 <device>
   <match key="info.capabilities" contains="input.touchpad">
       <merge key="input.x11_driver" type="string">synaptics</merge>
       <merge key="input.x11_options.SHMConfig" type="string">On</merge>
       <merge key="input.x11_options.EmulateTwoFingerMinZ" type="string">90</merge>
       <merge key="input.x11_options.VertTwoFingerScroll" type="string">1</merge>
       <merge key="input.x11_options.HorizTwoFingerScroll" type="string">1</merge>
<!--       <merge key="input.x11_options.TapButton1" type="string">1</merge> -->
<!--two finger tap -> middle clieck(3) -->
<!--       <merge key="input.x11_options.TapButton2" type="string">3</merge>  -->
<!--three finger tap -> right click(2). almost impossible to click -->
<!--       <merge key="input.x11_options.TapButton3" type="string">2</merge>  -->
   </match>
 </device>
</deviceinfo>

kick hal daemon:

/etc/init.d/hal restart

06/20/2011