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

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Synaptics Touchpad recognised but two-finger scroll doesn't work

I've spent two whole days trying to figure out what my HP Spectre's issue could be, but since I'm more or less a noob I hit blunt. Recently I upgraded by Ubuntu OS from 14.10 (with kernel 3.16.0-28) ...
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Synaptics Property Drivers

I have a Toshiba notebook with Synaptics touchpad. I would like to set 3 finger swipe and some other gestures but they are not available in settings. This official page says there is a driver suite ...
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disable trackpad while typing doesn't work in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a new Dell XPS 13 (2015) with Ubuntu 14.04. I had problems with the trackpad freezing, but those were resolved when I installed this fix. If I open the trackpad settings, the "Disable while ...
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My problem after i inserted a mouse

I am having a laptop with multiple operating system(windows7,ubuntu14.04).My touchpad was working properly on both os.But the moment i inserted a mouse on ubuntu,the touchpad had stopped working even ...
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Need help using Touchegg with Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

I have installed Touchegg using sudo apt-get install touchegg I created the configuration file using mkdir ~/.config/touchegg gedit ~/.config/touchegg/touchegg.conf and created a gesture to go ...
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Touchpad problem (Ubuntu 14.04)

I am trying to use Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer, but have the problem with touchpad. By looking to different sites, it seems there is at least one problem with a model of ELAN touchpads working with Ubuntu ...
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touchpad not working in ubuntu 14.04 (dual booted pc)

My pc (Toshiba Satellite) is dual booted with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. Last week it didn't boot ubuntu and the touchpad stopped working. However I solved the booting problems (It now boots both ...
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Touchpad only works after hard reset. HP laptop Ubuntu 14.04.02

I can only get my trackpad to work by shutting down, removing the battery and holding down the power button for 15 seconds. If I do a normal reboot the trackpad no longer works, buttons included. ...
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How can I converge the touchpad and touchscreen interface? [duplicate]

Basically I want to begin migrating my Macbook Pro to Ubuntu Touch, while only making changes in the GUI. I need to expose the apple touchpad to the desktop as a touch surface, rather than mouse.
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Dell Inspiron 1520 touchpad not working

I just installed Ubuntu on my Dell Inspiron 1520 laptop. The big problem is my touchpad is not working. All functionality is disabled in Ubuntu. How can I recover this?
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DELL INSPIRON 13 7000 - Touchpad problem

I've installed the 14.04 LTS version on my DELL INSPIRON 13 7000. The only problem is the touchpad. Click and selection and right click does not worked. Someone can fix it?
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Full Trackpad Features on Ubuntu Laptop

I recently scrubbed my Windows 8 entirely from my Toshiba Satellite E55-A5114 and put Ubuntu 14.04 on it. So far its much better (of course!) However there are a few nuances that I am trying to ...
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ELANtech Touchpad Completely Unresponsive Ubuntu 14-15

I've read just about every guide that I can find and still haven't gotten this to work, so if anyone could help me out, you would just make my day. My touch pad has never worked for me while using ...
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Trackpad not working Ubuntu 14.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Lenovo Thinkpad twist. I installed the OS via a usb image. Every time I boot my computer without the usb, the trackpad wont work so I have to ...
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Mouse arrow moving on its own

lately I've been having this weird problem. The mouse arrow would for no apparent reason, begin moving diagonally from the right of the screen to the bottom left. This happens regardless if I am using ...
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Can I install Ubuntu Touch on a HP TouchPad?

I have already tried searching around, and the only solutions I can find are outdated and no longer work. Does anyone have an up-to-date way of putting Ubuntu Touch onto a HP TouchPad? I have a laptop ...
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Touchpad issues - Elantech PS/2

I was able to getit working with: sudo modprobe -r psmouse sudo modprobe psmouse proto=imps My laptop's touchpad (Elantech, I think) is not working whatsoever. I am dual-booting Win8.1 and Ubuntu ...
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Touchpad doesn't work after Linux kernel update

Running 12.04 on Dell E6400. Touchpad worked fine just before doing the kernel update that was just pushed out. The Touchpad tab on settings is gone after update and rebooting. Rebooting again does ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad E540 Touchpad only works as mousclick for the trackpoint

i have an Installation of xubuntu 14.04, and i dont know how but i cant use my touchpad anymore or at least it just works as an mousclick. Under Windows it works fine, so it must be a driver problem. ...
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Touchpad not working

I have recently installed 14.04 on my dell inspiron 7348 but the touch pad is not working consistantly and my right click does not work.
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How to install a specific driver from different kernel

My touch-pad driver is only supported in 4.0 kernel but running 4.0 kernel freezes my laptop is there a way I can install the driver of the touch-pad in my current kernel. My touch-pad is elantech. ...
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Touchpad right click is not working - Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell inspiron 5548

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell inspiron 5548. I have problem with touchpad.Touchpad left click and touch works fine. But right click never works. Right click triggers left click. Meanwhile, everything ...
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ubuntu - Touchpad Indicator Hotkey not Working?

I'm a noob user. I installed TouchPad Indicator so I could hotkey to disable the TouchPad but it doesn't seem to work. The auto-disable on type works but I would like to be able to HotKey to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Upgrade: Touchpad not detected

I did and upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04 and I have issues with my touchpad. Tried this: But not working Synaptic touchpad on laptop not working Output of xinput list as below ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Some times touch pad is unresponsive in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Some times touch pad is unresponsive in ubuntu 14.04 dell inspiron i7348
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Ubuntu Powerbook G4 Touchpad / Two finger scroll help

Can anyone help me get drivers for the touchpad on ubuntu 12.04 running on a Powerbook G4? I already followed this guide ...
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synaptic physical right button not working on Dell Inspirion 1050

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Dell inspirion 1050. In the synaptic touch pad of the laptop the right physical button is not being recognised by Ubuntu(on clicking the right button, nothing is ...
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Wacom CTL-480-S detected but not properly working

I have been struggling for the past three days trying to configure the aforementioned tablet using xsetwacom commands grouped in shell scripts and it works almost perfectly, aside from the fact that ...
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HP 15-R062TU, scrolling via touchpad is not working

I just bought HP 15-R062TU Notebook, having ubuntu in It. Touchpad is working in it but not able to scroll via touchpad like dragging finger in right of touchpad.
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problems with the “tapping” of the touchpad

I would like to disable the tapping of my Mac on Ubuntu because it becomes embarassing. I am on Ubuntu for 3 days now, so i don't understand very well the system yet. Thank you
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How to disable xubuntu touchpad

I have a Lenovo T410, and the touchpad acts 'quirky' occasionally (cursor jumps around screen). Is a toggle function that allows me to disable the touchpad when I want (and use the eraser pad), and ...
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Dell Inspiron 7347 - Inactive cursor with my touchpad on UBUNTU 14.04

After installing Ubuntu 14.04, my touchpad became inactive. Everything works fine on Windows 8, but in Ubuntu it does not respond. I have tried the following command, but the problem persists :(. ...
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Should I file a bug report against xserver-xorg-input-synaptics?

I am following this handy guide: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingTouchpadDetection So the touchpad never worked, and a usb mouse does - so it directs me to look for something like they show, and I ...
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Touchpad not working after suspend on Asus A450L

I recently change laptop to asus A450L and install latest ubuntu 15.04, there is one annoying bug, touchpad not working after suspend, and need to reboot to make it working again. Touchpad not ...
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Bottom of touchpad scrolling

I'm having an issue where the touchpad on my laptop acts strangely towards the bottom. Tracking works fine across most of the pad and two-finger scrolling works, but whenever my finger reaches the ...
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Glide pad and keyboard stops functioning after some time in Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) on my laptop. I have this problem of my laptop's right/left click buttons not working but the glide pad would still be able move the cursor on the screen and ...
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Touchpad barely works after updates

Hardware: Dell Laptitude E6410:AlpsPS/2 ALPS Dualpoint TouchPad Ubuntu 14.04.2 Did updates this morning and haven't used my touchpad until now. Just started using the touchpad and it barely works. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lts have asus tp500l touchpad not working

I tried to use touchpad on ubuntu 14.04 lts and I have a asus TP500L touchscreen coumputer I tried to install a driver but I could not find any drivers. What to do?(sorry for the spelling)
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Two finger scrolling on asus Zenbook ux303ln

After installing ubuntu on this machine I cannot two-finger/side scroll is there a way of simply mending this? I have already tried the settings.
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Modifier Keys get stuck on single or double tap

I have a Lenovo Miix 2 11" tablet/laptop that uses a Synaptics keyboard dock. I noticed that if I press and release any of the modifier keys, they will remain "on" until I press another key. e.g. ...
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Ubunutu touchpad recognized as mouse

I have ASUS X550vc with Ubunutu 14.04. My touchpad was working very well until it started to go crazy. Now it stabled but scorlling and two touch not working. After little digging it seems that the ...
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Ubuntu 15.04, Asus Flipbook TP500LN No Internet and touchpad did use NDISwrapper

So I installed Ubunutu 15.04 on my Asus Flipbook TP500LN, but I don't have acces to wi-fi (ethernet does work). Now I read about Ndiswrapper, I installed the program and used it to install my wi-fi ...
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How to config Trackpoint + Synaptics touchpad only enable clicks on Linux (Ubuntu)

I have Thinkpad T440, which do not ship with the three buttons on the touchpad. I used to use trackpoint with clicks on those three buttons. While in this T440 case, I want to disable the touchpad " ...
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How to disable touchpad while running full screen applications / games?

Laptop support in Ubuntu is rather disappointing. It's like Ubuntu and Kubuntu are two different worlds. Is there a script to disable touchpad while running full screen applications? I tried to write ...
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Xinput command in autorun script doesn't execute

I use two monitors 15 inch and 19 inch. With the 15 inch I also use a touchscreen. I have to map touch events to 15 inch monitor with this command: xinput map-to-output 11 VGA1 11 stands for id ...
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In Ubuntu 15.04, simply moving the mouse via touchpad scrolls the window

When I first boot the system everything works fine. But then something happens (not sure what triggers it) and many programs start scrolling just by moving the mouse over the window. So far I see this ...
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How to run two commands at startup, as root [duplicate]

I need to run these two commands as root at startup (not sure whether it matters if it's at startup prior to initiating a GUI session or not), in order to have my mousepad work: rmmod psmouse ...
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15.04: Clickpad issues

I got two issues with my Dell Vostro 5470 clickpad on a fresh installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04: The keyboard key to enable and disable the touchpad is not working, if you press it a lot the X or ...
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Netbeans for Ubuntu not responding to horizontal touch pad scroll

I am using Netbeans v 8.02 with Ubuntu 15.04. I am facing a problem with horizontal scroll using touch pad it's working great with other application like (Chrome, Firefox ... etc) except when I try it ...
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Logitech T650 not working correctly with 15.04 upgrade

With an in place upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04, the behavior of the mouse has changed in the following ways: 3 finger click (middle click) no longer works 3 and 4 finger drag no longer works. 2 ...