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Ubuntu 11.04 doesn't seem to have an entry for my Synaptics Touchpad xorg.conf file by default.

As soon as I create

Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier  "Synaptics Touchpad"
    Driver  "synaptics"

then GDM fails to start at all.

What is the propery way for me to enter an option for my Synaptics touchpad in xorg.conf?

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up vote 1 down vote accepted

Actually, a Related Questions link answered my question:

xorg.conf in ubuntu Natty 11.04

I just added the settings I wanted to the existing file /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf, and it worked. :)

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