I have a dm3t laptop and when im using the keyboard I frequently accidentally touch it and cause some mouse event. How can I make a shortcut key that toggles the mousepad on and off?
You could use Touchfreeze
By using the following command you can install it from terminal
This application automatically disables touchpad temporarily when you type something and also enables it back after you stopped typing. It has a GUI and some configuration options like a customizable switch-delay.
So you'll need no shortcut-key.
If you are using Synaptics Touchpad, you can toggle the touchpad on and off by using
You can set up keyboard shortcuts by System > Preferences > Keyboard Shortcuts.
If you're not sure if you are using Synaptics Touchpad, run