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I've got an annoying problem with Kubuntu.

When I stop moving my mouse (using a trackpad), it autoclicks.

I've found a soultion for Ubuntu, but I can't find it in Kubuntu 11.10, so I'd like to know if there's a way to stop mouse autoclick after movement.

Thanks :)

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This question appears to be abandoned and unanswered, could you perhaps add more detail to your question? If this question no longer applies then you can either delete it or answer it yourself if you've solved the problem. Thanks! –  RolandiXor Dec 29 '12 at 1:28
    
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Why not try switching off the mouse for the current session with "xinput"? That way you could use only the touchpad.

Something similar to:

user:~$ xinput set-prop 14 126 0

And to find the exact ID of the device:

user:~$ xinput list
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Is this only happening in KDE or is the problem occurring system wide? If it occurs using other window managers it may be a hardware issue. Otherwise KMouseTool may be to blame. http://docs.kde.org/stable/en/kdeaccessibility/kmousetool/kmousetool.pdf

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I believe that's not something related to KDE because I had this problem even on Gnome. I'll try what you suggested, thanks :) –  StepTNT Apr 16 '12 at 11:34
    
If it's a hardware issue, short of replacing the touchpad (may not be worth it), I'd say just use your external mouse and see if that corrects the problem. –  Gary Apr 17 '12 at 2:30
    
This is not a hardware issue, it works with Windows! I think that I've solved by starting synaptiks but it just avoid autoclicks while I'm writing..If I'm not writing, it happens that, sometimes, the mouse moves and clicks as it wants! –  StepTNT May 3 '12 at 10:13

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