I know the WikiEntry has the 'driver' as I guess I would call it for multitouch, but does said driver support right clicking if your finger is in say, the bottom right corner? Such as OSX and BOOTCAMP do?
It always makes me laugh when people complain and rage over any distro's management ideal, when this is a linux community, and you could always make your own distro and experience the pains yourself.
Take a look at the synaptics man page, it is all there for you. Though in order to change settings on the fly you would use synclient.