Revision of How to gain more control over your synaptics touch pad in Ubuntu from Mon, 09/17/2007 - 08:01

You can do a bunch of stuff with your laptop’s touch pad, all by installing a quick program and modifying your xorg.conf file.

If you’d like to do things like horizontal or circular scrolling in addition to your normal vertical scrolling, you’ll want to install a neat program called gsynaptics.