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Synaptics touchpad is not working on my friend's laptop.

Here is the result of xinput list:

I think the touchpad is not detected at all, he's using the laptop with a mouse right now so which is shown as OPTICAL MOUSE in the xinput list result.

Where can I download synaptics drivers for Ubuntu Natty?

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Have you tried "gpointing-device-settings" it in your synaptic package manager it what i use for my acer.

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Did you check in Synaptic (sounds similar but is the package manager of Ubuntu; in 11.04 use the dash and type syn and it will show up in other versions choose system, admin, synaptic) if synaptics driver for xorg is installed?

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