Tip: Touch screen with Firefox (Buster)

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Tip: Touch screen with Firefox (Buster)

Postby Hallvor » 2020-08-29 09:30

In contrast to, say, Konqueror, Firefox did not work well with the touch screen of my ThinkPad T440s. Scrolling a web page with the finger did not work, and zooming with two fingers did not work either.

Disclaimer: This may or may not work on your computer.

With a simple edit, I was able to use the touch screen the same way as on my mobile phone.

First edit the following file (as root) with your favorite text editor, for instance:

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# nano /etc/security/pam_env.conf

Then add the following line at the bottom of the page:

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Save and exit (Ctrl+X and then Y with nano).

Lenovo ThinkPad T440S, Intel Core i7-4600U CPU @ 2.10GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, Debian Buster (KDE)
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