Enable touchpad tap to click on Fedora/Debian

Fedora has tap to click disabled by default (WHY?!). This has been a problem for me since AGES when using XFCE and similar environments that do not enable touch tap by default. I spent hours searching how to fix it and today I found the solution here! In short, you should create a file in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/ (create that directory if it doesn’t exist) and call it, for example, 10-synaptic-tap.conf. The file should contain something like:

Section "InputClass"
       Identifier "tap-by-default"
       MatchIsTouchpad "on"
       Option "TapButton1" "1"

You can also add more options, for example, adding Option “VertTwoFingerScroll” “On” before the EndSection will enable two fingers vertical scrolling.


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