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How can I disable the touchpad while typing on KDE?

Is there such a setting like in gnome?

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I'm a bit late, but i found this post via a google search over this problem and found another solution to this trackpad issue. Application menu -> Utilities -> touchpad management. There, you can ask the system to disable the touchpad when a usb mouse is connected and/or when you are typing.

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Thanks - I do not find this menu entry. Do you know which command line is assigned to this menu entry? –  Alex Oct 15 '12 at 19:06
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In Kubuntu 12.10 press ALT+F2 and launch synaptiks –  warwaruk Dec 19 '12 at 6:05
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synaptiks https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/synaptiks

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While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes. –  Tom Brossman Oct 15 '12 at 20:47
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Did you try touchpad-indicator? You can install it using these commands while in a terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/atareao 
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install touchpad-indicator 
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