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I managed to install Ubuntu 12.04 on the Lenovo Ideapad U410, however the right-click is not working out of the box. To be more specific, instead of working as a right click it works like a normal left click.

I did already find a solution for the Lenovo U310 by creating a 51-synaptics.conf file in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d which looks as follows:

Section "InputClass"
Identifier "Default clickpad buttons"
MatchDriver "synaptics"
Option "SoftButtonAreas" "50% 0 82% 0 0 0 0 0"

Option "LockedDrags" "1"
Option "BottomEdge" "4000"
Option "AreaBottomEdge" "4445"

EndSection

The solution has been found over at the Ubuntuforums

Using that code however led to the right-click working only when clicking the touchpad at a very specific spot which was too small to hit reliably.

I am fairly sure that the config file merely needs a little tweaking, however I have no idea on what to do, so any suggestions or solutions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance!

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Try changing the value

Option "SoftButtonAreas" "50% 0 82% 0 0 0 0 0"

to

Option "SoftButtonAreas" "50% 100% 82% 0 0 0 0 0"

This should make the whole bottom right half act as the right button.

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