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elantech touchpad

My touchpad is very jerky, not smooth at all. If I just move my finger in a straight line I get these small deviations in movement. I tried changing the hysteresis settings, with values close to ...
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ELANtech touchpad not detected anymore on Ubuntu 15

I'm having trouble with my touchpad with Ubuntu 15. When running it off the usb drive the touchpad didn't work already. I rebooted and went straight to the setup and there it worked no problem. Then ...
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Asus Q502L Elantech ETD0108 touchpad not working

My touch pad on the Asus Q502L is not working with Ubuntu 14.04. My peer who has the exact same machine with the same version installed is currently working. I read to update the BIOS and I have the ...
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Elantech touchpad is acting very strange

It often doesn't detect touches, is overly sensitive, acts as if I'm two-finger tapping or trying to highlight things. Sometimes it even acts completely normal. Either way, it's making my laptop ...
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ELANtech Touchpad Completely Unresponsive Ubuntu 14-15

I've read just about every guide that I can find and still haven't gotten this to work, so if anyone could help me out, you would just make my day. My touch pad has never worked for me while using ...
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Kernel panic on boot with Elan touchscreen with kernel 3.16

I have been having issues with booting ubuntu on my new Acer Aspire R3-471T-53LA. There is a 1/6 chance that it will boot, and the other times, there will be a kernel panic after I2C-HID fails to ...
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Touchpad issues - Elantech PS/2

I was able to getit working with: sudo modprobe -r psmouse sudo modprobe psmouse proto=imps My laptop's touchpad (Elantech, I think) is not working whatsoever. I am dual-booting Win8.1 and Ubuntu ...
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Double tap feature on ubuntu

I enabled the elantech multitouch feature using the following commands -- sudo dkms ldtarball psmouse-elantech-x551c.tar.gz sudo dkms install -m psmouse -v elantech-x551c sudo rmmod psmouse sudo ...
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Mouse stops moving when touching lower “soft” button on Elantech Touchpad

I formatted my HDD to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer and everything went smooth until I started using my touchpad. When using windows I could let my finger lay down on the bottom of the touchpad ...
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Couldn't find synaptics properties after reboot. No synaptics driver loaded?

Every time I reboot my laptop, my touchpad scrolling stops to work. I assume it's because my synaptics isn't loading as when I try to run synclient. I get the Couldn't find synaptics properties. ...
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Multi-touch on Asus X551C touchpad (Ubuntu 12.04)

I have a problem with installation of psmouse elantech-x551c dkms module on my Asus X551C laptop with Luna OS (built on Ubuntu 12.04). I'm using this instructions ...
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How to apply an “undocumented” kernel patch

I am unable to use the touchpad on my new GigaByte P35 v2. I seem to have the problem documented here (elantech touchpad not detected on gigabyte laptop), and here ...
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Elantech Touchpad not working at all

About a year ago I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and the touchpad never worked and as a result I never used ubuntu I just upgraded to 14.04 thinking it might work and the touchpad still doesn't work. I have ...
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elantech touchpad not detected on gigabyte laptop

My laptop's touchpad doesn't seem to be detected at all on my Gigabyte P35 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I think it's an Elantech touchpad. Any ideas on how to make it work? Here are some details: ...
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Gigabyte u24f Touchpad (elantech) not detected

A new Ubuntu user here. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my gigabyte U24F laptop. At first the touch-pad (I believe it's elantech) was working fine but one day I turned it off using fn+f10 key from ...
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Touchpad acting weird in 14.04 on MSI CR70 2M

I don't know if I am doing it right(or at the right place). It's the first time I report a bug. I have a disturbing bug. My touchpad left click (tapping and mechanical) stops working sometimes. It ...
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Elantech touchpad: right button OR two-finger scroll [duplicate]

Dear Ubuntu community, I recently bought an AsusPro PU401LA laptop (FreeDOS, wiped by Ubuntu 13.10). It ships with a regular Elantech touchpad, i.e. it has physical left and right buttons. I would ...
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Mercury Avatar (Elantech) touchpad multitouch and gesture are not supported?

I'm a bit of a linux noob, but I'm smart enough to figure out how to update the software and such. I've run apt-get update and upgrade and installed touchegg. I cannot figure out how to enable ...
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Touchpad faster in Y than X

I have an Aspire S7 with Ubuntu 13.04 and most things work fine, but the touchpad is killing me. The touchpad is (from 'xinput list') ⎜ ↳ ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad id=13 [slave ...
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Mouse moving and clicking on its own in 13.04

I recently upgraded from 12.10 where I had been having some mild touchpad problems. I'm running an Avatar Mercury ultrabook with an elantech touchpad which refuses to support multitouch under 12.10. ...
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How can I disable Elantech Touchpad while typing on Ubuntu 12.10?

I have an Asus laptop (non zenbook) which I purchased last week. It has an Elantech Touchpad on it. Here's what's working: Edge scrolling or Two Finger Scrolling. Three finger and Two finger. Left ...
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Elantech touchpad stopped working after restart

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 on my MSI X460DX notebook for a few weeks. Touchpad worked without problem. 2-finger scrolling worked as well as disabling touchpad with key shortcut. But now after a restart ...
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Disabling One-Finger Tap-to-Click But Keep Two-Finger tap Ubuntu 12.04

The option to disable the touchpad while typing does not work on my Samsung RC512 with an Elantech touchpad and I enjoy two-finger scroll and middle-click emulation with two fingers too much to ...
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Elantech multitouch breaks after sleep and unknown events

EDIT: I previously thought this was related to mouse, but I have been experiencing these issues without a mouse plugged-in during the past weeks. I therefore rewrote the description. The two-finger ...