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The cursor is too jerky and moves too fast when I use the Touchpad on my laptop in ubuntu 11.04 beta 2.

When I use Windows the cursor moves slowly and smoothly with precision. But on Ubuntu 11.04 Beta 2, the cursor is too fast and wobbly, imprecise.

When using the touchpad, is there a way I can slow the cursor down and make it more smooth and precise?

I'm using a Lenovo T410 laptop.

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I meant to say TOUCHPAD above. Please replace trackpad with TOUCHPAD –  user14348 Apr 15 '11 at 19:33

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"sudo aptitude install synaptiks"

This is the touchpad configuration tool in Ubuntu and works very well for me when I want to tweak touchpad settings.

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Press the windows key, type in "mouse". You can play with the pointer speed settings and see if that helps.

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I tried this. changing the mouse settings had no effect on the touchpad –  user14348 Apr 15 '11 at 19:43
can you please run xinput --list and post the output. –  nerdy_kid Apr 15 '11 at 21:35

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