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

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trackpad freezes after suspend

after i suspend my computer, my track-pad is non-responsive. the keypad, however still works. i have tried the solution offered here http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2182922 and here ...
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Keyboard & touchpad unresponsive after suspend

favorite I recently bought this old laptop of Panasonic CF-B10, and installed Elementary OS Freya. Everything works fine except one problem which is driving me crazy: the keyboard and touchpad are ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 synaptics touch pad behaves erratically, not working

The synaptics touch pad on ACER Aspire VN7-592G laptop behaves erratically, or just does not work. I have the Nvidia drivers installed. I have tried reducing the "Synaptics Touch" through xinput set-...
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Upgrading Ubuntu will require reinstalling Matlab and mtrack?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I am considering upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I already read a similar post about it: Is it necessary to upgrade to 14.04 LTS or can I stand in 12.04 LTS forever with no ...
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How to configure Touchpad in Ubuntu 16.04?

Ubuntu 16.04 - there is no option for configuration of Touchpad like: "disable during typing", "palm detection". Is there any workaround (as typing has become difficult issue)?
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Ubuntu Gnome - Touchpad notification randomly shows up after use. Cant find out what it is

I cannot find out what this notification/icon is when I use the touchpad. Its semi-random and very annoying. The Touchpad and Mouse settings menu displays only point speed and handedness, nothing at ...
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How do I stop the cursor jumping from desired location to the far left of the screen?

I recently bought a Dell Inspiron laptop with Ubuntu Linux 14.04. I love using Linux and love the laptop, but I'm having trouble using the touchpad. Almost every time I I hover over something that I ...
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Issues with Logitech K400 plus in Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Logitech K400 plus wireless keyboard with integrated touchpad. Ubuntu 16.04 recognizes it out of the box and it is correctly paired (uses Logitech Unifying Receiver). However, very often, ...
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Weird touchpad behaviour on ubuntu 16.04

I just bought a lenovo G50 laptop. The laptop came with windows 8.1 and I did my favorite thing, uninstalling windows and installing ubuntu. After it booted first, the touchpad didn't work. When I ...
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Cypress Touchpad issues

I'm having trouble with my touchpad on Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. As soon as I try to move the cursor with the touchpad, dmesg shows a lot of errors. And the touchpad detects clicks (both right and left) ...
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Not able to configure my touchpad on the new lubuntu 16.04. Following is the output from my terminal

Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ USB OPTICAL MOUSE ...
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How to set the pointer focus correctly on touch screen in ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed eGalaxTouch touch screen driver(Virtual Device for Single) in linux machine running Ubuntu 14.04. The pointer focus (or Arrow Pointer) is not present at the finger touch. What are ...
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How can I remove focaltech touchpad

I was trying to update my touchpad mouse, and I follow this steps $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hanipouspilot/focaltech-dkms $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install focaltech-dkms $ sudo ...
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MacBook Pro touch pad disabled

Hello I tried to use someone's code to tweak my MacBook pros touchpad. After I executed the commands and rebooted my touchpad does not respond to touch and the cursor is invisible. I have tried ...
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Surface Pro Track pad

I am new to Linux and have installed Ubuntu on my surface pro and loving it, however the track pad is not working fully and having to use the pen. The track pad will right click etc but has no control ...
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How can we automatically disable Touchpad when Mouse is plugged in? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 in HP Envy-15 laptop and want the touch-pad to disable automatically whenever I connect my mouse. Is there any particular setting available in Ubuntu? I have seen many answers ...
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Dell Inspiron 7357 - keyboard/touchpad not working after login on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm running a Dell Inspiron 7537 ine with a dual boot of Ubuntu (GNOME desktop) and Windows. When I was running 15.10, things were running fine. When I upgraded to 16.04, my touchpad and keyboard ...
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Touch Pad not working on Fujitsu Lifebook A514

I'm new to ubuntu and linux, the only experience I've had with Linux is doing some GCSE course work so please be gentle! I've just installed Ubuntu of a Fujitsu Lifebook A514 and it all works apart ...
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FocalTech Touchpad not working after resuming from suspend

My touchpad on Asus X455LF-WX055T works perfectly when I first boot Ubuntu but it does not work whenever I wake it up after suspending it. Before I suspend, my xinput list contains PS/2 FocalTech ...
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Latitude E5570 touchpad issue in 16.04

My touchpad is really laggy and is not responsive sometimes. I am running UBUNTU 16.04. cat /proc/bus/input/devices I: Bus=0019 Vendor=0000 Product=0005 Version=0000 N: Name="Lid Switch" P: Phys=...
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Dell Latitude e7240 two finger scroll does not work despite correct synclient values

My Ubuntu 14.04 is able to detect the two-finger scrolling option and sets the values correctly, as shown in VertTwoFingerScroll = 1. Two finger scrolls also works fine in Windows 10. However it still ...
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Elan touchpad: double-tap-drag causing scrolling instead of expected middle-drag

Single-finger double-tap-and-drag works exactly as expected. However, I really want to be able to do alt-middle-drag for window resizing. I have middle-clicks working correctly with synclient "...
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How do I get rid of the syndaemon effect?

So recently I was playing some TF2, and my trackpad was really messing up with my aim. (I use a laptop.) I decided to search for some fixes that would only effect the trackpad. I came across the ...
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HP Elitebook 8560W TouchStyk (trackpoint)

Issue: The touchstyk (trackpoint) is missing one neat feature: tap-to-click. In Windows it works just fine so I know the sensor to detect tapping on trackpoint is there somewhere. I think the problem ...
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How do I disable touchpad when using a mouse

I can disable my touchpad but if I'm away from my bluetooth mouse or forget my wireless dongle for my backup mouse, I'm SOL. Linux Mint had a nice setting that allowed the touchpad to be disabled ...
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Problems installing Crouton on a Chromebook

I'm trying to install Crouton and I'm not sure what went wrong so I'll list my problems below: Touchpad stopped working right after it rebooted during developer mode. I downloaded Crouton but it won'...
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Black desktop background , large icons and missing UI components

Ubuntu Version: 16.04 I had installed Gnome Desktop environment using sudo apt-get install ubuntu-gnome-desktop But when I logged out and tried to switch the Desktop environment, clicking on the ...
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Mouse Double Click Threshold

I think this question has already been asked here, but it was closed. The question is: is there any way to set a lower threshold for mouse double click? The slider "timeout" in "double click timeout" ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial: How can I enable touchpad?

I've an Asus x540LA and my touchpad is seen by the system so: [from /proc/bus/input/devices] I: Bus=0018 Vendor=0b05 Product=0101 Version=0100 N: Name="FTE1001:00 0B05:0101" P: Phys=i2c-FTE1001:00 ...
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synaptics driver is not installed (or is not used) [duplicate]

my problem is that I would like to configure my touchpad, but when I try to do so in System Settings -> Input devices -> touchpad, there is ared block with the words "synaptics driver is not installed ...
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ubuntu 16.04 Elantech Touchpad

My touchpad working good in ubuntu live but dont work after installation here is some info from live/pendrive I: Bus=0011 Vendor=0002 Product=000e Version=0000 N: Name="ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad" P:...
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Touchpad issues Ubuntu 14.04

After switching from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu (as a dual boot) ,I found that the touchpad doesn't work on my Ubuntu, but does on Windows. Please if someone could have a solution for this?
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2 finger scroll not working on ASUS GL752VW

I recently got the Asus ROG GL752VW and it came with Windows 10 and all was working perfectly. I then installed Ubuntu 16.04 but the fans constantly were running on full speed and the speed ...
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Touchpad registers light touches as taps and I cant find any option to turn it off

Running xubuntu 14.04, It used to be there was an option where it would disable the touchpad for a small amount of time when typing. Ever since a few days ago, that option disappeared, and typing ...
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Dell XPS 13 (9350) on Ubuntu 16.04 - touchpad stops working or works erratically

I have pretty much the same problem as in Dell XPS 13 9350 with Ubuntu 15.10 - Touchpad freezing, jumping - but on Ubuntu 16.04. My touchpad stops working randomly, or can work somewhat only if I ...
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Thinkpad 440p Trackpad: several problems

I recently installed Kubuntu for the first time on my Thinkpad 440 and there are three issues I'm having with the trackpad: 1) Size of the middle click zone On Windows, there was a fairly large ...
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Screen flashes when typing if touchpad accidentatlly touched

I just upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04. When typing if I happen to also be touching the touchpad the screen flashes, temporarily going black. It doesn't happen when I type this (in firefox), but it ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on Surface 3 Pro - Touchpad 2-finger-gestures

I'm running Kubuntu 16.04 with the newest kernel on my SP3. Everything works fine except the touchpad, there is no option to activate two-finger-scrolling and 2-finger-tap-right-click. I've found ...
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Synaptics: select by words (triple click) using touchpad

I switched from my old asus laptop to a new dell xps 15 and the touchpad is great except selection of text by entire words. To select entire words in my old laptop I used triple click (which emulates ...
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Touchpad enable/disable problem in 16.04

Ubuntu tries to be helpful remembering touchpad state between reboots... I hate it! I mean if i don't enable touchpad before rebooting, after boot i will have physical switch by default enabling ...
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USB mouse ends up “locked” to single application

I have Ubuntu 16.04 running on a Dell XPS 15 (9550) with a touchscreen and touchpad. When I plug in a USB mouse (Logitech Performance MX with the wireless USB dongle) it quickly gets stuck in an odd ...
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touchpad in ubuntu 14.04 is not working [duplicate]

My dell laptop touch-pad is not working in Ubuntu 14.04. The USB mouse is working properly. But when I install Ubuntu 16.04 then touch pad is working properly but it hangs after 30 minutes. After ...
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Disable touchpad while typing do not work

In my laptop function to disable touchpad while typing is not working by default neither using running syndaemon with custom configuration. gnome-settings-daemon run syndaemon as syndaemon -i 1.0 -t -...
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How to Disable Hovering-App-Bar in 16.04?

I get this hovering bar as an artifact popping many times per hour without pressing Alt-Tab, which duration 3-15 seconds with/without interaction of mouse/touchpad/keyboard booting other Ubuntus and ...
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middle mouse button not working

I have a Lenovo thinkpad t510, with ubuntu 15.10. When i first installed, I was able to use the middle click mouse button to copy and paste in the terminal. This button no longer does this, or ...
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Mouse & Touchpad Separate Settings Missing

Ubuntu 16.04: The settings menu used to have separate settings for external mouse and touchpad, now it only contains one set of settings for both. The settings for pointer speed actually do not change ...
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Touchpad is not recognized

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 in my dell inspiron n4050. Everything was beyond perfect until yesterday when my touchpad started to suddenly stop. So i restarted and it worked fine till a few hours ...
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How to disable touchpad while typing on Ubuntu GNOME

sadHi,fd with Ubuntu GNOME 16.04, and by and large I am pleased with what I have seen. However, one feature I sorely miss from Windows 10 is the built-in capacity to disable tapping and scrolling on ...
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Mouse events not happening

Some days i'm frequently bugged by mouse events which aren't triggered. For example: I switch from my IDE to chrome with alt-tab but when I click (anywhere) in chrome the focus is changed back to my ...
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Scrolling issues with chrome

So I recently started using Ubuntu (16.04) over Windows on my Thinkpad Yoga 14. Everything is working perfectly and I'm loving it so far but, I've been using Chrome my whole life and now when I try to ...