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

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HP Spectre x360 — How to disable trackpad automatically when going into Tablet Mode?

The HP Spectre x360 is a "convertible" laptop, meaning it is able to bend all the way backwards to become a tablet. Whenever I do this, Ubuntu automatically disables the keyboard, which is nice. ...
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Restoring setings in Windows 7 after Dual mode with Ubuntu

I am a new user of Ubuntu. Until recently I used only Windows 7 on my computer. Ever since I set up Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my computer to run in Dual mode with Windows 7, I have noticed the following ...
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Trackpad not being detected after re-opening laptop (Kubuntu 15.10)

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.10 on my Dell XPS 15Z laptop. My touchpad works just fine when I first start the laptop, however when I put the lid down and put it back up later, the trackpad does ...
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Touchpad problem with ubuntu 14.04

i'm using ubuntu 14.04 on dell inspiron 5520, my touchpad is not working properly jumping here and there and the two buttons which i set for left click and right click are also not working everything ...
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Lenovo T440 touchpad not recognised

With the risk of repeating already asked question, I decided to ask one of my own, because I didn't see a post about (potential) conflicting touchpad drivers. Brief story: installed (ed)Ubuntu ...
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Sample config for Logitech Touchpad T650 Ubuntu 15.10

I have a Logitech Touchpad T650 which basically works out of the box, except that it very often right-clicks when I want it to two-finger-scroll. Based on this post I have tried to configure ...
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Laptop MousePad Is At Drag State Or Not Clicking On Startup

I Have Vaio VGN-CS16G Laptop with ubuntu or flavours of ubuntu on it In Startup (After Login) Mouse Touchpad is going on Drag state (rectangle appearing and selecting icons) or sometimes not clicking ...
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Mouse pointer integration greyed out in vm box

My host OS is ubuntu 14.04 and I am running vbox version 5.0.12. I could use the same pointer in the guest and host os, but recently I shut down the guest os in vm box instead of saving the state and ...
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svnclient double-click with no single-click

In ubuntu 15.10 on a Dell Precision m3800, the trackpad is large enough that it's hard to type without my thumb occasionally grazing the touchpad and so moving my insertion point to another part of ...
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Turn off the CTRL + trackpad zoom function

When I press CTRL + mouse wheel on browser or application windows it zooms in! Have looked through synclient and inputx but can't figure out how to switch this very annoying feature off. Running ...
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How to fix the touchpad scroll speed in KDE 5?

I'm using a HP EliteBook 8460p, Ubuntu 15.10, and KDE 5.4. What's frustrating is that the touchpad scroll speed is ridiculously fast. It's so fast I can't use it effectively.
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Updated: Ignore finger resting on touchpad - Lenovo Yoga 700

I just got my new Lenovo Yoga 700 laptop, and I would like to disable the lower part of the touchpad so I can keep my finger on the button, while using my other finger to drag the mouse around. Edit: ...
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Touchpad buttons of a thinkpad t410 with different functions?

I've got a thinkpad t410 with 5 touchpad buttons (three (one is the middle click) above the touch pad and two beneath). Now the upper and lower clicks are doing the same (right click and left click). ...
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Touchpad not working properly - Ubuntu 14.04 - Used to work

Today, suddenly my Ubuntu 14.04 running on my HP Pavillion DV6 had the touchapd not working properly, at all. I plugged an external mouse, it worked great. Problems I'm having with my touchpad: ...
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Where can I find elantech patch update for linux-headers-4.2.0-25 or support

I'm using Kubuntu 15.10. I tried to compile 01elantech_2.6.38.patch for my touchpad of my new laptop ASUS X555UF but I've got lot of error. I suspected the downloaded patch is not uptodate. make: ...
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synaptics driver not loaded

synclient says "Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded?". Is there any fix? I have a Lenovo X250 laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 but with kernel 4.4.0-040400-generic (had to ...
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touchpad not working under 15.10 with kernel 4.5

Sup, what can I try to make it work? PC is Asus K751LJ-TY316T. I did not try anything further from installing the new kernel. ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer ...
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How to disable physical mouse buttons below touchpad

I'd like to disable the two click buttons below my touchpad because the right one keeps activating randomly. I've read doc about synaptics and synclient, and using xmodmap as suggested in Disable ...
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keybind to toggle touchpad in lubuntu (openbox)

I'm using lubuntu. I want to add a shortcut to toggle (turn on and off) my touchpad. I know I need to edit the xml file in ~/.config/openbox (in my case it's lubuntu-rc.xml) as described here and ...
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(SOLVED) Ghost click on lower-right corner

I'm dual booting my ASUS Taichi21 with windows 10 and ubuntu 15.04 for a week or so. It was all working perfectly, but last night my mouse cursor started randomly clicking the lower right corner of ...
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How do I automatically disable touchpad while typing or while a mouse is plugged in on Ubuntu 15.10?

I looked around and found touchpad-indicator, but when I go through everything and install it, my computer doesn't recognize it. I did some more googling and it seems like touchpad-indicator doesn't ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad E550 Touchpad Not Working After Forced Shutdown (Ubuntu 14.04)

I am having issues with my touchpad in Ubuntu 14.04. I was running a simulation which caused my computer to slow down too much to even be able to abort the code, so I was forced to use the power ...
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Ubuntu MATE mouse/touchpad acceleration

I've been using Ubuntu MATE since september and it's the only disto that I've seen that uses 4.x.x kernel that supports Focaltech touchpad's which are used on Asus laptops. The only problem I have ...
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Touchegg 14.04 unity confusion

So I have been trying to get touchegg to work for a while now, but I am not great with the basics of Linux. I followed this post, but to create the launchers I followed this one. Now I don't know how ...
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Asus K751LJ-TY316T touchpad not detected / working under Ubuntu 14.04

There is no "touchpad" section in system settings->mouse and touch-pad. Fn+F9 just shows a crossed out touch-pad symbol. ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ...
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Wifi and trackpad not working after installing ubuntu 15.10

I have a Lenovo S21e-20 with an intel celeron N2480 processor. I just recently switched from windows 8 (yuck) to ubuntu 15.10. However, my track pad does not work and there is no cursor unless i plug ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 | ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad | Lag & Delay

I've an Asus K52JT and a problem with Elantech Touchpad...it lag horrendously!!! simone@atari:~$ lsb_release -r Release: 15.10 simone@atari:~$ uname -r 4.2.0-23-generic simone@atari:~$ xinput ...
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ASUS ZenBook UX305 touchpad not working

there is no cursor and touchpad not working. I was trying to install Ubuntu 15.10 but I could not even finish installation without it... Anyone here to help? Someone posted this problem on the same ...
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Mouse Pad triggers auto click also not smooth

I have an acer aspire 5738 with dual boot Windows 7/Ubuntu 14LTS recent days i am facing some problem while using mouse pad like it is not smooth the cursor moves randomly here there even when none is ...
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Gestures not working after Suspend/modprobe - Dell Inspiron 13 7000

So I just recently bought a Dell Inspiron 13 7000. I saw several blog posts saying it played nicely with linux. I have having a few issues though. Intermittently, upon resuming after a suspend, the ...
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Clickpad not working properly

I have a Toshiba M50-A11-L with a Clickpad. When I put my finger on the Clickpad and click with the mouse and then drag it, it doesn't recognize my second finger. I can't click and drag. Update: ...
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Asus K751LJ-TY316T touchpad not detected / working under Ubuntu 14.04.3

There is no "touch-pad" section in system settings->mouse and touch-pad. Fn+F9 just shows a crossed out touch-pad symbol. Please help; THX! ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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Screen turns off randomly, then turns on again only when I scroll

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on an ASUS laptop. I've had it for about 1 year and a half. Lately I've noticed after many hours of use, my laptop screen will start randomly going black every few ...
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ubuntu 15.10 mouse & touchpad missing settings in settings

my 15.10 image installs fine but has no 2 finger scrolling settings. 14 lts had two folder in that panel, but this one lost all the cool stuff. is there a fix? regards bjorn o.
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Kernel problems on Asus E403S

I have ubuntu 15.10 on Asus E403S with this xinput, (20:19:49)──> xinput 1 ↵ ──(ke,tammi13)─┘ ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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Clicking Minimize Apps to Maximize it in Unity Launcher with Mouse and Touchpad give the different Result

I want to ask something, I have already observed this strange behaviour since Ubuntu 13.04. I know I can Maximize Apps in Unity Launcher (which is opened and minimized) with Mouse Scroll Up. But ...
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How to uninstall a patch

Further to this installation sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hanipouspilot/focaltech-dkms sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install focaltech-dkms sudo modprobe -r psmouse sudo modprobe psmouse found here ...
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UX31E, synaptic touchpad, two finger scrolling, jumping around

I have some problem with my ASUS UX31E Synaptic touchpad (Ubuntu 14.04). Unlike many people are having problem getting all the functionalities, I have all them, including 2-finger scrolling, working. ...
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Asus X555UB touchpad driver

I have an Asus notebook, model X555UB. Unfortunately the touchpad doesn't work. Where can I find drivers?
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Dell XPS 15 - Unpredictable system freeze using touchpad

After using touchpad for a while in Ubuntu 14.04 the system completely freezes and I have to shutdown the machine with the power button. Using an external usb mouse seems to avoid this problem.
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Possible to get the magic mouse 2 touchpad working with ubuntu 15.04?

I've managed to set up the magic mouse 2 with Ubuntu over bluetooth, but it is only recognising it as a two-button mouse. Using the touchpad over xev doesn't show anything being picked up. Is it ...
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Touchpad is not working

I bought a new acer E5-574g-50XN laptop with linpus linux. I removed linpus and installed ubuntu. But the touchpad is not working. I googled tried many things but couldn't fix it. uname - r ...
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Synaptics Driver not working after update

I'm running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 on a Lenovo Thinkpad E560. Yesterday, after a rather big automatic update of about 170MB, my touchpad's gesture functions (e.g. two-finger scrolling, workspace ...
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Dell Latitude 3340 Touchpad, second finger gets recognized when in air

I got a Dell Latitude 3340 with runnning Ubuntu 15.10 on it. My touchpad has a really weird behaviour, let me explain: When I use one single finger carefully, everything works fine. Two finger ...
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Viability of using “CMT” touchpad drivers on desktop

There has been a project that I've seen used in Crouton on chromebooks to get dual booted Linux installations to work well with the touchpad on the chromebook with things like smooth, inertial, pixel ...
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Touchpad not working in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

My laptop touchpad is not working even when I just try Xubuntu in my laptop before installation. Everything works fine except for the touchpad. In the System setting under Mouse and Touchpad, the ...
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How to set trackpoint speed for Thinkpad?

First of all I have read a lot of thread about this on the Internet, but none of them seems to work for me. I got this set command that I got from another user and that seems to be the only thing that ...
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Synaptics Touchpad 2-finger click

I'm trying to set up my Synaptics touchpad on a lenovo thinkpad yoga. I want to have 3-finger click or tap give a middle-click (button 2), and a 2-finger click or tap give a right click (button 3). ...
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touchpad not working in dell inspiron 7352 working in Ubuntu 14.04

The touch-pad of my dell Inspiron 7352 2-in-1 laptop is not working properly since the time i have dual booted my machine with Ubuntu 14.04 . The problem is that it works when i boot my machine at ...
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My touchpad freezes

I have a problem with the arrow pointer of my Asus Zenbook UX303LN-R4203H 64 bits under Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS (dual boot W8) which has been freezing continuously for the last 2 months. I can only work ...