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fail to install the Synaptics touchpad driver [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu12.04LTS+VMware 10 and try to install the Synaptics TouchPad driver using sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics, it fails and get following info: The following packages ...
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ubuntu 12.04.3 - touchpad not working

I recently got an Acer laptop that had linpus Linux loaded on it, I found out that's not a very popular distribution so I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.3. I booted from flash drive and I get to ...
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Synaptics Touchpad not working after a fresh install of 12.04.2 on a Toshiba P850 [closed]

I have read all related posts I can find but none of them offer a solution. The touch-pad is detected but does not work. It works in Windows 8 (machine is dual boot) $ egrep -i touchpad syslog May ...
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how do I install gpointing-device - I seem to have got my brain into a loop

I would like to install the gpointing-device-settings package which I found on the Launchpad website https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gpointing-device-settings I tried: apt-get install ...
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How do I get the touchpad working on a Toshiba P850?

The synaptics touchpad is not working after a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04.2 on a Toshiba P850. It works fine under windows 8 (it's a dual boot machine). It appears to be recognised OK in ...
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how do I install novacom in ubuntu 12.04?

I have been attempting to install android os on an hp touchpad running the webos system.I m pretty much a newbie at this but I ve been trying to install the novacom driver into ubuntu and dont think I ...
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Can I disable my touchpad during installation? [closed]

My touch pad is not working correct in Ubuntu since having an accident with a coffee spill. It freezes my mouse. So I had to disable it in Ubuntu, in order to be able to work, but I want to install ...
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Toggle synaptic touchpad with double tap on a corner

I've got a new HP G42 and it features a led indicator on the touchpad's top left corner and (in windows, with the vendor's driver) it allowed me to tap twice in that corenr to toggle the touchpad and ...
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Mouse and keyboard don't work on an Inspiron 2650 after installation

I just downloaded Ubuntu 10.10 to an older laptop (Inspiron 2650-Pentium 4) using the Windows installer (Windows XP is the other OS). Everything seemed to be working fine but when the computer ...