[Debian] How can I simulate right click ?

Fox Mulder Quakeman1 at gmx.net
Mon Oct 13 11:13:45 CEST 2008

Search this mailinglist for "tslib" patch and you find what you want.
Somebody already make a patch for right-click when taping for more than
0.5s on the same spot. It also has some tolerance included for the
nearby pixels.


Xavier Cremaschi wrote:
> Hi folks,
> has someone found a way to simulate right click on Debian using stylus 
> or finger ?
> Because some software relies upon the presence of a second button, and 
> it would be great to have the possibility to use them.
> I would have like a 'long pressure == right click', but (with Xfce) I 
> can see the mouse cursor moving while I put this long pressure on the 
> screen.
> The touchscreen probably does not have 480x640 points of pressure, so 
> maybe long pressure is not a solution here.
> Moreover double-clicking is difficult, because mouse cursor moves 
> between the 2 clicks (for same reason)... I am interested in any method 
> to improve this 'touch screen -> mouse cursor' behavior.
> Thanks in advance for your advices,
> Xavier.
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