Linux Trackpad Config Ubuntu/Gnome

So I am starting this tread. I realize this is from my lack of use of my laptop’s on the go and my use of thinkpads. I have just gotten by with the hardware buttons and disabling the trackpad if it bugs me. I typically travel with at least a mouse and often a keyboard.

So how do you make the trackpad not suck? I was hoping to just run latest Ubuntu and Unity with Wayland or not. I switched to KDE and it was much better by default but was a little meh on KDE. I am sure I could get use to it but it just feels less polished. No fingerprint support out of the box etc. I am starting here:

but I am hoping not to be dependent on X.

gnome-tweaks seems to have mostly fixed what I cared about.

Other Threads:

Scrolling thread:

Pad touch disable thread:

Fedora Cursor jumping thread:

Gestures Threads:

Odd bug for trackpad not working initially: (bit me as well)

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