Configure Multi-touch Gestures with Touche

Touche is a free and open source gesture management application for Linux. Using Touche you can easily configure your touchpad and touchscreen multi-touch gestures. It is released under GNU General Public License v3.0. Currently it supports Swipe, Pinch and Tap. You can configure Maximize or restore a window, Minimize a window, Tile/snap a window, Fullscreen a window, Close a window, Switch desktops/workspaces, Show desktop, Keyboard shortcut, Execute a command and Mouse click.

Touche app

Install Touché on Ubuntu Linux

First you need to install Touchégg on your system before Touché. Open the terminal application (ctrl+alt+t) and run below commands to add Touchégg PPA and install it.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:touchegg/stable
sudo apt update
sudo apt install touchegg

Touché is available as a flatpak package from flathub. If you don’t have flatpak in your system then install flatpak and flathub first. Restart you system after the installation. Now in your terminal app run below Touché flatpak installation command.

flatpak install flathub com.github.joseexposito.touche

After that open Touché using this flatpak command and start configure your touch gestures easily.

flatpak run com.github.joseexposito.touche

You can also uninstall it via

sudo flatpak uninstall com.github.joseexposito.touche

That’s all

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