Questions related to the configuration and activation of touchpad/trackpads.

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mouse clicks don't register with 14.04 upgrades

I did a fresh install of 14.04 on my emachines pc(Athlon XP 3000+ / 2.17 GHz, NVIDIA GeForce4 MX shared video memory (UMA) 2gb ram) and my toshiba laptop(Celeron M 390 (1.70GHz), ATI Radeon Xpress ...
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Synaptics Pointing Device Sensitivity too low

I turned off mouse acceleration for my touchpad in Xubuntu on my laptop, and now the sensitivity is way too low. I can't have acceleration because it's unusable for me that way and I also can't have ...
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Keyboard and mouse freezes after upgrade to 14.04

I just completed the upgrade and my keyboard & touchpad freezes after some random minutes of usage. The only way is to switch the tty (ctrl+alt+f6) then switching to tty7 back. I since I cannot ...
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After upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 my touchpad is not working.

I noticed that my touchpad isn't working. I have the driver installed but when I go to mouse and touchpad it doesn't come up with any options for touchpad.
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Mouse acceleration in 14.04

I'm trying to figure out how to enable mouse acceleration in Ubuntu 14.04. I have an XPS 15 9530, which has a built-in touch-pad (which appears to be recognised, as seen in the screenshot below), but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 no cursor after fresh instalation

So I'm having a problem after installing Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Pavilion dv6-3160sp. The problem is that after the booting to ubuntu the mouse/cursor simply vanishes, and also if I try like right ...
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How to move/resize window by tapping/dragging on the touchpad on 14.04?

I have a Dell XPS 13 Developers Edition that came with Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed. In 12.04, I was able to move and resize windows by tapping/dragging on the touchpad with three fingers. Yesterday, I ...
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problem with asus touchpad and A4tech numeric keypad

I have an asus x450l(14") and fn + numlock doesn't work on ubuntu 13.10 so I bought an A4tech numeric keypad but it doesn't work,,Does anyone knows how to get it working or any drivers for that ...
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Disabling touchpad when desktop starts

I would like to turn my touchpad off when my desktop starts. How can I do that? I already found that the following script outputs 14: xinput list | grep -Eo 'TouchPad\s*id\=[0-9]{1,2}' | grep -Eo ...
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How can I disable the Touchpad on Yoga 2 pro with the Hotkey and in Tablet mode?

On my Lenovo Yoga 2 pro I installed Ubuntu 14.04 32bit and kept the installed Windows 8 on another partition. In Windows, When you turn it into tablet mode, the keyboard and touchpad turns off so you ...
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TouchPad Multitouch is not working on 14.04

navidda@MyLeno:~$ xinput --list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ PS/2 ...
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Packard Bell TS11HR touchpad scroll gesture doesn't work

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my PackardBell TS11HR. Scrolling by dragging right side bar on touchpad doesn't work while two-finger dragging does work. Is anything wrong with touchpad drivers? Is ...
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Touchpad after upgrading to 14.04

So after I put the 14.04 on my laptop yesterday, my touchpad is now not able to scroll horizontally anymore. Before it was working out of the box for me but now I can only scroll vertically. I am ...
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Touchpad menu in system setting missing also the touchpad are not working at all

My touchpad menu missing, and my touchpad are totally useless right now. It used to work well before, but when i start my computer at the next day, the touchpad does not work and touchpad menu had ...
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touchpad scroll area not working since upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

Since my upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04 the vertical and horizontal scrolling using my touchpad does not work. My laptop is an HP Pavilion DV6.
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Keyboard and touchpad stopped working

When I was back on Ubuntu 12.04, my keyboard and touchpad suddenly stopped working. I was using my laptop fine, 3 tabs open which promptly caused Ubuntu to freeze. I restarted my computer and found ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: mouse and wireless not working on startup

yesterday everything worked fine but today both the mouse/touchpad and the wireless card are not working after boot. The mouse starts to work after a sudo modprobe psmouse but i don't know what to do ...
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Sentelic touchpad MX300 laptop not recognized

After I tried all the recepies I found, I was unable to make my Ubuntu recognize a Sentelic touchpad. Ubuntu 13.10 Hardware: EXO MX300 laptop xinput list: ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Keyboard shortcut to toggle touchpad

My problem is about if command. I have tried to type this in console: if gsettings get org.gnome.settings-daemon.peripherals.touchpad touchpad-enabled; then gsettings set ...
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How to create a keybord shortcut for toggling mouse touchpad?

I am trying to create a keyboard shortcut for [enabling] or [disabling] my mouse-pad, since it is very annoying to have it while typing especially when you have a mouse. I have tried with xinput ...
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touchpad does not work as it should

Today, when I logged in to my elementary OS, I found the touchpad not working as it should. Scrolling and left/right clicking works fine, but tapping on the touchpad opens the right click menu and the ...
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touchpad not working (at all) in Ubuntu 13.10

I am new to Linux. I don't know why my touch pad is not working at all. But the mouse is working perfectly well. Please help
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No Touchpad under Mouse and Touchpad

I am using Lenovo Yoga 2 laptop and I installed Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit as virtual machine. I want to be able to use 2 finger scroll on Ubuntu. Other questions says that I need just to enable two finger ...
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I have a Sony vpceh35fm with ubuntu 13.10 and it jumps all over

I have a Sony vpceh35fm with Ubuntu 13.10 and the trackpad cursor jumps all over. It is extremely hyper and uncontrollable. The longer I use it the more sensitive it gets. The option to disable while ...
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How to make a wired serial touchpad work in 12.04 LTS?

I have a Cirque serial touchpad that I would like to use, even though the usb mouse works fine. Checked software center, it shows these are installed: X.Org Mouse input driver, X.Org VM mouse ...
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The touchpad does not work after disabling it

My touchpad does not work after I disable it for the first time I'm using Ubuntu. Until now, I just can't use the pad. I have dual boot (Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS), my touchpad works fine on ...
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Touchpad doesn't work

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 but ever since I started the installation my touchpad stopped working. I have tried several things, including enabling the touchpad but it does not move at all. The USB ...
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How to fix Touchpad Malfunction in Ubuntu 13.10?

Can anyone to fix this touchpad malfunction in ASUS X401U? I look this picture, but it's still not working in 13.10. However if I try demo another operating system, such GNOME 3.12 as example, ...
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Clickpad Cursor Jumps when using drag and drop (synaptics)

I recently swiched from Windows to Linux (again after buying a new laptop). After trying a few distros (Mint, openSuse) I ended up with Ubuntu. Now my Problem: On every Distro I installed (even on ...
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why are glided and glideusd listenening on tcp ports 3490 and 3492?

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Dell factory pre-install on a Precision M4800. ~$ sudo ufw show listening tcp: 3490 * (glided) 3492 * (glideusd) I believe these are related to the glidepoint touchpad, but why ...
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Fn key for touchpad xUbuntu

I recently switched from Ubuntu to Xubuntu. All is well except for a single fn key that doesnt' seem to work. I have an Asus n56vz which has a huge touchpad. So I'd like to disable it when I have a ...
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Why my touchpad not working?

My laptop is an ASUS K53SC. It has an ELANTECH touchpad. It becomes unresponsive after password screen at each reboot. What should I do?
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Touchpad heating up on dell inspiron n5010

My laptop Dell Inspiron N5010 runs an Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64 bit version. I have installed all the necessary fglrx drivers and the laptop temperature is not very high. It persistently remains between ...
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Touchpad/Backlight keys on Asus Transformer T300LA

I have Asus Transformer book T300. Almost all my hardware working perfectly on Ubuntu 13.10/14.04 Beta but my touchpad defined as Mouse and gestures not working :( I need this option. Touchpad ...
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Upon system restart, dconf editor doesn't save changes

I can use the dconf-editor to change my touchpad settings to natural scrolling, but upon system restart the settings get reverted. (But not on sleep or hibernate.) When I open the editor, the option ...
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Trackpad gestures problems

I have a Clevo P150SM with a synaptics trackpad and I wish to have multi-touch gestures for expo, scale, show desktop, change view port, etc... I am using Ubuntu 13.10 with mate as a desktop ...
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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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Touchpad cursor jumps on click (not typing)

I have setup my touchpad so that it doesn't move around when I am typing with the following config: https://github.com/fommil/unix/blob/master/Profiles/Sampo/.xsession.local but it is incredibly ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 got freezes many times

I have been experiencing my os ubuntu 12.04 got freezed completely on my dell vostro 2520. In that state, No any key is working. and of course touchpad is also not working. I have to power off the ...
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touchpad right click 2 fingers problem

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 in my laptop and this problem annoy me everytime . i had this problem with linux mint too. the problem is i cant use right click when my finger on the Touchpad when i use the ...
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How can I toggle the touchpad depending on whether a mouse is connected?

I want to have my touchpad disabled automatically when an external mouse is connected and enabled when there is none. I have tried using touchpad-indicator but that fails in cases when the computer ...
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Synaptics touchpad detected as PS/2 Generic Mouse on Ubuntu 13.10

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my computer (HP pavilion dv6) but I am not able to get work my Synaptics Touchpad. I launched a xinput -list and I could see that it is installed as PS/2 Generic ...
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3 Finger Click doesn't work, but 3 Finger Tap works?

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad T440p (with the new Clickpad) with Ubuntu 13.10 and I want to assign the right mouse click to the three finger click and the middle mouse click to the two finger click on the ...
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Help with Synaptiks touchpad

I bought a laptop 2 weeks ago, wiped Windows8 off and installed Ubuntu 12.04. I've been trying to install synaptiks for the past 6 days trying multiple fix's, so I could configure my touchpad because ...
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Disable Touchpad on ARM Samsung Series 3 Chromebook Chrubuntu 12.04

Is there a way to disable the trackpad of an ARM device when it suspends? My current problem is that when my Samsung Series 3 is suspended, the trackpad is super sensitive and will wake the device ...
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Lenovo Y580 touchpad pointer runs away while trying to click

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo Y580. I don't have physically divided mouse buttons from my touchpad surface, so I can't manage with the issue just by clicking on physical buttons. The ...
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SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad not working with UBUNTU 13.10

I have installed UBUNTU 13.10 on my laptop which is a make of FUJITSU. The touchpad is not working on this and I have searched ubuntu forums and askubuntu but I am not able to make it work with the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 touchpad problem

Hey guys i have problem with my laptop in Ubuntu, I don't know how exactly to describe it. Every time I the cursor with Touch Pad and stops its will automatically do a right mouse click, also when i ...
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Touchpad not working after a while

I keep having trouble with my 12.04LTS install! I now have everything working fine the way I want but the touchpad does not work anymore... It was not working at first during the install and the ...
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natural scrolling not remembered after reboot

I enabled natural scrolling through the system settings and this works fine for me. However, when I reboot, my computer somehow seems to have forgotten to reactivate this... But when I go to the ...