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

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Official documentation of synclient parameters

Where is the official documentation of the parameters supported by synclient tool to twek touchpads? There are a lot of matches if you search the web for "HorizHysteresis" or "TouchpadOff". But I ...
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Emulate mouse click when hitting a key

I am trying to emulate left-mouse-down when Home key is down and left-mouse-up when Home key is released. The reason behind that is my touchpad's buttons are terrible and I like to use the ...
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Apple Magic Trackpad breaks when touched with 3 or more fingers 14.04

I have paired my Apple Magic Trackpad. It worked fine as a normal mouse as soon as I paired it. I can move the pointer, scroll, and click/right click. If I put a third finger on the surface of the ...
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Do I have to uninstall 14.04 before installing 14.10?

I installed 14.04 from the Ubuntu website. I get an error message now and then and click the button to report it. Other than that it seems to work OK but the cursor and touchpad are very erratic and ...
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Yoga 2 11 (mo:20428) rotate-screen script not working?

Good day! I can not for the life of me figure out why my Yoga 2 11 will not work with the scripts. I assume that other people have had it work for theirs but mine will not :( here are the links to ...
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Using touchpad with synaptics driver causes stairs-like cursor movement

When I use touchpad with synaptics driver all diagonal moves of mouse cursor have stairs-like pattern. It's worth noting that the size of the stairs depends on the pressure I move my finger with. If I ...
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Acer ASPIRE 4745, ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit

i installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire 4745 laptop. after installing ubuntu can not scroll using touch pad. how could i enable it? help me find solution please.
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Asus laptop not recognizing trackpad

I recently installed Ubuntu on laptop here, an Asus uh I'm not 100% sure on the model, if there's a way to get the model number without reading that tiny number on the bottom, I'll do that and edit ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 upgrade touchpad

After upgrading to 14.10 my touchpad has some problems, after using it for a while it freezes randomly. Before I have some output in /dev/input/mice after freezing no output at all. It seems to happen ...
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Intermittent, but frequent touchpad problem: right-click menu keeps popping up

Lately I have developed a problem with my laptop (HP g7,Trusty/ Cinnamon amd64 install, current with updates): when left clicking, particularly on the scrollbar, the right-click menu suddenly appears, ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 is ignoring touchpad settings

I have opened the mouse & touchpad control panel and moved the touchpad speed to "fast" but it's still very slow. Moving that back and forth makes no difference in speed, it's still ignored. How ...
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Can't use Double Finger Scrolling on Ubuntu 14.04.1

i know there are lot of people who have this problem and i know the first thing that will come out on your mind is "why didn't he just googled". So the answer is I DID. I just bought a new Laptop ...
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Multitouch gestures do not work on an Asus X555LA

Just bought an Asus X555LA laptop, and multitouch on the touchpad does not seem to work. I'm running Ubuntu 14.10, Gnome edition. Is there any solution or special driver for this?
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Touchpad turned on and being detected in terminal but not responding

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) on my Alienware 14 I got back in January. The problem is that the touchpad does not respond whatsoever. When I use xinput list the list shows ...
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How do I get the trackpad on my Acer C7 Chromebook to work in 14.04?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer C7 Chromebook via USB, and once it booted up I was unable to use my trackpad at all, not even during install. I have to use an external mouse.
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Cannot use twofinger on lenovo z5070 touchpad ubuntu 14.04

Cannot use twofinger on lenovo z5070 touchpad ubuntu 14.04. I also tried twofinger scroll on lenovo g50 ALPS touchpad detected as PS/2, corrected with psmouse-dkms-alpsv7 but reset after reboot ...
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Touchpad not Working in ubuntu 14.04

I am using Dell Inspiron 3521 model. Ever since I installed ubuntu, my touchpad (Synaptic) is not working. However an external mouse is working fine. On running command "cat /proc/bus/input/devices" , ...
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touch pad gesture to switch workspace

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I would like to know how can I Achieve three four finger gestures to switch workspace and zoom in zoom out , things like these. It would be great help, if any of the ...
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How do I disable the TouchPad on a Lenovo x240, but keep mouse buttons active?

I want to disable the touchpad of my Lenovo x240. If I use the settings GUI the mouse buttons get disabled, too. How can I disable the touchpad mouse cursor movement, and keep the mouse buttons ...
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chromebook 14 touchpad not working with newly installed ubuntu 14.10

I just got a new hp chromebook 14, installed ubuntu 14.10 through chrubuntu and unfortunately, although everything else seems to be ok, the touchpad does not work at all. I am new to ubuntu/linux etc, ...
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Lenovo e545 TrackPoint and TouchPad Lefty and Scrolling

I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu. I'm a lefty and currently using a Lenovo e545 with Ubuntu 14.04. I believe the mice are IBM TrackPoint and Synaptics UltraNav TouchPad. After going to system settings > Mouse ...
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Touchpad gestures and Touchscreen gestures

Is possible to have gestures for touchpad and touchscreen at the same time? So far I was only able to enable gestures for touchscreen (using touchegg), after disabling unity default multitouch ...
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Udev not running scripts

I'm trying to make udev disable/enable my touchpad when I connect/disconnect my external mouse. I don't know what is wrong. When I call udevadm --test it seems to be calling my script, but when I ...
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Touchpad buttons periodically don't work on startup 14.04?

I have a Sony Vaio CS laptop that I purchased in 2009. I have been having this problem since I first installed Ubuntu on the machine last year. Sometimes (about one in three tries), the touchpad ...
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dell inspiron 3542 laptop touchpad issue

i have a Dell Inspiron 3542 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 installed in it.sometimes my touchpad automatically stop working then again i have to restart my laptop to make it work.
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Touchpad not working after suspending Laptop [14.10]

My touchpad stops working after closing and reopening my laptop. This problem exists since upgrading to 14.10 from 14.04. I have to reboot Ubuntu to get it working again. I already tried rmmod ...
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ALPS Touchpad speed adjustment with synaptics driver

How could I change cursor speed (tocuhpad sensitivity?) for AlpsPS/2 ALPS DualPoint TouchPad from command line?
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How to Find Command Line before Boot-Up

Ubuntu 14.04 was working fine for a few weeks after installation, detecting USB wireless Microsoft all-in-one keyboard/touchpad. Then it stopped, at least after boot-up. Keys work before boot-up to ...
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Loss of touch pad function on laptop after upgrade

No touch pad function after upgrade. (as of 04/11/14) Using HP-255-G1 Notebook PC which came with Ubuntu 12.04 installed and have today upgraded to 14.04. Now I have to use a mouse on a laptop! ...
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Touchpad not working and boot screen says 'Ubuntu Kylin' after upgrading to 14.04

tl;dr: I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. And now on boot up there's a wolf on the screen and says 'Ubuntu Kylin' and my touchpad doesn't work. How do I fix these issues? I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 ...
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How can I make a two-finger tap on touch pad take me to my desktop?

I recently switched to Ubuntu and have been customizing all my settings as much as possible. Now, I'm not sure how I did it (since it was a while back ago) but in Windows 7 I found a way to make my ...
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Touchpad not working anymore

Hi i was working on ubuntu 13.10 and everything was fine, i tried to install ubuntu 14.10 and the touchpad was not working anymore, so i tried some workaround but they didn't works, so i reinstalled ...
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Synaptics drives is not working correctly

When I start up Ubuntu, in the Mouse & Touchpad settings, the Touchpad is not shown. And the double-finger scroll as well as other gestures provided by synaptics driver will not work. After ...
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lenevo g580 touchpad sometimes stop responding Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

My laptop touchpad won't work and only external mouse is working any way to install drivers or something that can resolve this issue ? Somebody would like to give auto script or something to make it ...
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Disable Touchpad via FN key (Asus Laptop)

Most of my function (Fn) keys I care about work on my Asus G73 (like Volumne up/down, mute, Brightness up/down, Keyboard light up/down, Open Calculator) but the Fn+F9 to disable / enable touch pad ...
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No tablet features working on X61 tablet with Ubuntu Gnome 14.10

recently installed Ubuntu gnome 14.10 from 14.04 LTS now none of the tablet features work stylus, screen rotation etc. I've installed all the Wacom packages that I could find in synaptic nothing seems ...
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Touchpad detected on boot once but not again

Ever since getting this laptop and installing Ubuntu 14.04 on it, the touchpad wasn't detected at all. I had pretty much given up on it, as no answers I'd found seemed to help, nor did updating the ...
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Touchpad not working in an Asus X553MA

I recently purchased an Asus notebook (X553MA) from Amazon that had only FreeDos. Its been quite a few years since I last used Ubuntu, so I feel a little lost. (My last version was 10.04, and during ...
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Touchpad doesn't work in ubuntu

I have an issue with the touchpad of my aspire e15, the touchpad in windows works but not in Ubuntu, what should I do? This is the xinput list: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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Problem with touchpad after upgrade to 14.10

After upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 the touchpad of my thinkpad E440 stops working correctly. Only the superior part of the touchpad works, I have to touch the 25% of the touchpad nearest to the ...
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How do the PressureMotion options work?

On the documentation there are four pressure motion related options: Option "PressureMotionMinZ" "integer" Finger pressure at which minimum pressure motion factor is applied. Property: "Synaptics ...
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How to remove/disable ALPS touchpad driver

In Ubuntu 13.10, my ALPS touchpad was recognised as a PS/2 mouse, and it worked fine. In Ubuntu 14.04, a new ALPS driver has been added and now my touchpad is recognised properly, but it doesn't work ...
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I can change the setting options in dconf-editor, but the changes I make don't take effect.

I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04, and I'm trying to make changes to my Logitech K400r keyboard/trackpad combo (specifically, I want to increase the speed of the pointer, enable edge-scrolling, and ...
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Enable clickpad buttons above touchpad on Dell laptop

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Latitude D830 laptop. This model laptop has 2 pairs of left click/right clickpad buttons - one set below the touchpad and a second set above the touchpad. ...
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How do keep the modified Logitech T650 trackpad configuration persistent

The most essential features of the Logitech T650 trackpad works right out of the box. However, I was unable to get ‘Natural scrolling’ to work. After a bit of searching, I was led to this post by ...
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Cursor doesn't move after upgrade 14.04 to 14.10

After upgrading my system from 14.04 to 14.10 I have a problem with my touchpad: cursor moves.. hm.. from time to time. I mean when I try to move it in 90% cases it doesn't happen. But, if I click the ...
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My trackpad stopped working (not detected) after update, how do I fix this?

I updated my laptop (Dell 'XPS 13 Developer Edition', aka 'Sputnik', the one that comes preinstalled with Ubuntu) to 14.10. Upon reboot my trackpad didn't work. Keyboard, touchscreen and everything ...
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How to get ButtonPress and ButtonRelease events from middle button in Synaptics' clickpad?

I have a Synaptics touchpad, with a 3 buttons clickpad (it is a ThinkPad X1 Carbon with physical buttons). Using xev, when I click the middle button I get the corresponding ButtonPress and ...
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NO right-click at all on touchpad after installing 14.10

Can someone help me please? I cannot right-click pressing right corner(side) of my touchpad. I can do it only by clicking the right-key button on my keyboard. I had no problem with it before ...
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Lenovo Synaptics Touchpad Ubuntu 14.04

I've successfully installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my new Lenovo Flex 2-15 but got an issue which flaws my ubuntu experience. Synaptics is working good except the two finger scrolling annoys me. When having ...