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After I installed Ubuntu 12.04 got some issues with my touchpad. I reported the problem and finally today a guy replied here - https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-input-synaptics/+bug/992330 It seems that the solution was good because I edited HorizHysteresis and VertHysteresis using synclient: synclient VertHysteresis=48 and synclient HorizHysteresis=48 To see if they were really edited I run into terminal synclient and just seen there the values I added. Everything is running perfectly till now. But after I restarted Ubuntu the values are gone and rolled back to default. A guy told me to edit the xorg.conf file but there is no xorg.conf file in etc/X11.

Thanks and hope someone can give me a good solution.

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Make one according to the format shown here: askubuntu.com/a/126539/43660 You can create the file by typing gksudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf in the terminal. –  Chan-Ho Suh May 2 '12 at 17:36
    
Made it, now I need to add only the options I want? I mean, my file should look like this Section "InputClass" Identifier "touchpad catchall" Driver "synaptics" MatchIsTouchpad "on" Option "HorizHysteresis" "48" Option "VertHysteresis" "48" EndSection –  Dave May 2 '12 at 17:48
    
Edited with this options and values Section "InputClass" Identifier "touchpad catchall" Driver "synaptics" MatchIsTouchpad "on" Option "HorizHysteresis" "72" Option "VertHysteresis" "72" EndSection and is working perfectly. Restarted and the configuration is there. Thanks for help. –  Dave May 2 '12 at 18:24

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In the terminal, I ran

sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics

and the touchpad started working; the touchpad-tab was also visible in settings (mouse).

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