updated to 10.5.7:no 4finger gesture on early 2008 MacBook Pro

Discussion in 'macOS' started by nick2k3, May 13, 2009.

  1. nick2k3 macrumors newbie

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    As stated in title, yesterday I updated to 10.5.7 and the little hack I did few months ago to get 4 finger gesture on my MBP has gone.
    My question is: is it ok to re-apply the .kext file I used in 10.5.6? or I risk messing everything up?
     
  2. jmccullough108 macrumors 6502a

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    You risked messing everything up the first time. I don't know anything about it, but probably shouldn't do it.
     
  3. heffeque macrumors regular

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    I actually came here for the same question. I was going to hack it... but I wasn't sure that it would work correctly with 10.5.7. I got used to the 3 and 4 finger gestures and now I want them back! I wonder why Apple doesn't just officially support it instead of us having to hack it. They don't loose anything by supporting it, do they!
    If someone with TimeMachine can try it to see if it works safely, we'd appreciate the input!
     
  4. Scottyk9 macrumors 6502a

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    Did this on my Rev A MBA after 10.5.7 - works just fine.
     
  5. heffeque macrumors regular

    heffeque

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    Good, now to find the hack again LOL
     
  6. TXBDan macrumors regular

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    yeh i miss this hack already as well. Let me know how it works out and link up the hack here if you find it. :)
     
  7. nick2k3 thread starter macrumors newbie

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  8. VirtualRain macrumors 603

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    OT: Is anyone besides me having problems with the middle-finger gesture? :D:p
     

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