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MacBook Pro Retina touchpad on Fedora 23

Fedora 23 is working great on my 13" MacBook Pro Retina but the Synaptics’s touchpad driver is lacking gestures and palm/thumb recognize support.

To enable something that can be called “gestures”, the mtrack driver can be installed and tweaked at our desire.

Since it’s not available already build, I wrote a spec that will download and build the rpm for you

$ wget
$ rpmbuild -ba xorg-x11-drv-mtrack-git.spec
$ rpm -ivh ~/rpmbuild/RPMS/xorg-x11-drv-mtrack*

Once done, uninstall the Synaptics driver:

$ sudo dnf remove xorg-x11-drv-synaptics

This is my configuration, place it into /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-mtrack.conf.

Happy scrolling!