Opening GUI of touchegg

Zorin 16 comes with touchegg installed as default along with its extension but for the life of me I can't find a way to find the GUI named Touché (to configure the gestures) . Its not in the apt repository and I can't find debian app for it either.

How do I get the Touché app ?

It is available in flathub:

You can download it from the software store as well:

Btw remember to type the 'e' as 'é' in the software store.

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I've seen the flatpak for it but if possible I'd rather not use it. Flatpaks take up a lot of storage, as you'd know and my partition here is kinda small. Thanks for helping though


you can install using github:

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Can you help me with it ? There is no configure file and the readme file is no help either

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I use github but very rarely. Let me try.

Well, Unfortunately I could not install it from GitHub. Seems like it is beyond my competence. Hopefully others will know how to do it, but for now you are stuck with the flatpak version I guess.

Try this

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This one is regarding the old version of touchegg ( 6 years ago). The code was almost entirely rewritten this year and so I don't think this will work

Are you looking for this?
It is already included in Zorin (as FlatPak).


Yes I am looking for this but it isn't installed on my system

What did you search for ?? Because searching "touché" or "touchegg" shows nothing on my system

As, FrenchPress and Elegant_Emperor mentioned it can be found in the Software store.
Try searching for "touch", but I guess you don't want to install the Flatpak version.

So Elegant_Emperor mention the one directly from github, see his previous message. This is also the one which is mentioned in the print screen above.

I want to use the github one but theres no ./configure in it. How do I install it from github ?


Double click to run the installer.

This is the touchegg one,which is installed by default. I want to download the Touché (the gui for it)
Here's the github link to it.

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You are right - I followed the right link... But got the wrong package. Apparently, the Touché .deb installer has been removed and the developer only offers flatpak, now.
Well, then.
Reading his commentary, he seems to have become a bit antagonistic for Debian, though I may be over-thinking it.
Looking at the source code, the workings are all in place to compile as a .deb.
Use cd command into the directory containing debian folder.
Not inside the debian folder.
Now run the command

dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -us -uc -tc

This should generate a local .deb package. You can then install it with

sudo dpkg -i ../touche_*.deb

(Or go to the created .deb and double click to install it)

dpkg-checkbuilddeps: error: Unmet build dependencies: appstream-util debhelper-compat (= 12) gobject-introspection libgirepository1.0-dev meson (>= 0.49) nodejs (>= 8) npm (>= 3)
dpkg-buildpackage: warning: build dependencies/conflicts unsatisfied; aborting
dpkg-buildpackage: warning: (Use -d flag to override.)

Seems like I'm missing dependencies..
Should I use apt-get or some other source ?

Just for your information:
I routinely avoid Flatpak and SNAP but I also have some exceptions.
Touché is one of them and it works perfectly on Zorin 16.

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Are you on Zorin OS 15 or 16?

@Frenchpress 's suggestion is a valid one, too.

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Zorin 16, why ?