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

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TouchPad not working on Asus K55 with Ubuntu 14.04 Kernel 3.16

I have tried many things, but my touch pad just wont work! When I plug in a mous it works fine but my touch pad wont work. Can someone help??
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Program to turn TouchPad On AND Off

I have a ThinkPad Edge E520 and am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I would like to have an executable file on my desktop which can easily turn on or off my TouchPad and TrackPoint: xinput list ... ⎜ ↳ ...
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hardware settings gets reset on reboot

I don't use WIFI and touch-pad much, every time my laptop Lenovo Z50-70 starts I switch off WIFI and disable touchpad with hardware keys ( Fn+ XX). But these two settings gets reset on reboot and ...
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How to make touch-bad double click stick for some seconds(Drag Lock) after releasing the touch-bad?

I want double clicking a (file, folder, or text) and dragging then release the touch-bad to stick with the mouse cursor for some seconds like in windows 7(DragLock) and if i want to release the drag ...
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Synaptics touchpad not recognized on Asus N550JK (multiplex ?)

I'm installing a new laptop and the touchpad is not fully recognized. Specifically, two finger scrolling does not work. extract from /proc/bus/input/devices I: Bus=0011 Vendor=0002 Product=0001 ...
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Trackpad trouble. Can't locate similar problems/solutions

I'm on Dell Inspiron 3520 running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but this problem has been around since I was running 12. The trackpad intermittently stops functioning properly in a manner that I have not been ...
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Touchpad not working in Asus X-450L

I am using Ubuntu-14.04 LTS with latest 4.0 kernel. But still it's not working with my touchpad driver. I haven't left no stone unturned to make it supportable for my Ubuntu. Now I am really disgusted ...
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Asus X750JA and Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I just bought an Asus X750JA with windows installed. I decided to use Ubuntu Gnome. The problem is that Ubuntu didn't installed the touchpad drivers. The pad is recognized, but the functions of ...
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Thinkpad Extra Buttons above touchpad enable left middle right

today i bought ThinkPad L450, wiped whole windows, installed ubuntu and woah extra touchapd buttons works as scrolling on page left scrolls up, right scrolls down and middle dont know... Is there any ...
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Dell XPS 13 Cannot Right Click

I recently set up Ubuntu on a new Dell XPS 13 (9343), and I've been having a bit of trouble with the trackpad. It cannot right click. Here's what I've tried so far: Checking xinput: Output of xinput ...
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D-pad not recognized ps4 controller.

My ps4 controller works perfectly on Ubuntu (tested in jstest). However in games like Mortal Kombat d-pad isn't working, so I have to use left stick, usually it's not a issue but in figthing games it ...
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Touchpad doesn't work - Toshiba Satellite

My laptop, a Thoshiba satellite P850, used to be dual boot (win 8 and ubuntu, now its ubuntu 14.04 only). When I was in win the touchpad worked perfectly. Unfortunately, this is not the case in ...
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Ubuntu on HP Stream 11, click and drag with another finger

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 on HP Stream 11 with secure boot, everything works fine but dragging is a bit difficult to do. In Windows, I would click the bottom left trackpad with one finger, then use ...
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Toshiba Synaptics Touchpad “Frame Rate” Issue

I'm trying to fix the Synaptics touchpad on my Toshiba Satellite S855D-00U with Ubuntu 14.04 freshly installed. When I use the touchpad, the mouse cursor seems to move at a low "frame rate", but this ...
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unmet dependencies for synaptics touchpad driver

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 installed on a Lenovo S21e-20. To get things like two-finger-scrolling or suspending the touchpad during typing, I wanted to install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics but installation ...
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System hangs at loading initial ramdisk and trackpad stopped working after transitioning from unity to gnome

Machine Information: Lenovo G505s, AMD A10 5750M APU 2.5 Ghz w/ Radeon 8650G, 8 GB 1666 MHz DDR3 RAM 1 TB HDD, 600 GB Ubuntu, 300 GB Windows 8.1 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Gnome DE (both updated to latest ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not see a touchpad on my Dell Inspiron 14 3000 laptop

Ubuntu 14.04 entirely does not see a touchpad with its buttons on my Dell Inspiron 14 3000 laptop. Re-installed Ubuntu - result is the same - no touchpad. I ran some diagnostics and here are the ...
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touchpad works perfect except right click

literally everything works perfectly with the touchpad, even 2 finger scrolling. However, the right click functions as a left click. kernel 3.16.0-30-generic
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Remap touch pad zones for Thinkpad Yoga?

I have one of the new Thinkpads (Thinkpad Yoga S1) with the integrated touch pad which acts as what used be the dedicated left, right, and middle buttons. I am trying to configure my touch pad in ...
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Restore Synaptics touchpad settings to default

I had been trying to adjust my trackpad's settings to make it more accurate, but now I am having a few problems with it (namely, cant tap-drag more than about an inch, and right click no longer ...
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Touchpad high power usage / enormous # of wakeups

As you can see from the output of PowerTOP below, my touchpad is using an enormous amount of energy: Is there any way of reducing the energy consumption (by reducing the number of wake-ups?) for ...
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Blocking windows switching via touchpad

Every time I scroll through a webpage, the windows switcher applications shows up. I have realized that the behaviour happens when I do horizontal move with my fingers instead of a vertical but it is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 running on VMware 11 : Touchpad scroll does not work

Installed Ubuntu 14.04 as guest OS on VMWare workstation v11. Machine is a Lenovo z50-70 laptop. I haven't been able to scroll using the touchpad. I have to either use a usb mouse or the touchpad ...
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mouse and touchpad works selectively on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Lenovo Ideapad with dual-boot of Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 The touchpad works perfectly on Windows. On Ubuntu, there are some functions that work. - I can do right and left click. - If I ...
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14.10 Trackpad works correctly on live CD, but not after installation

I purchased a Dell Inspiron 7746 notebook, and have installed Ubuntu 14.10 on alongside Windows. All has worked well so far, but I am having a frustrating getting the trackpad to work correctly. The ...
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Repost- Elantech touchpad sensitivity issues [duplicate]

Since no one answered my last post, an in the hopes of getting this some attention and possibly even fixed, I am going to repost this on a monthly basis (slightly modified so that it's more a ...
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Acer Chromebook Touchpad Clicking Moves Mouse

I just finished installing Ubuntu to my Acer C710 Chromebook, and I have a minor problem with the touchpad. When ever I try to click using the touchpad it ends up moving the mouse at the same time. I ...
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Touchpad on Thinkpad E550 is recognized as mouse. No Scrolling possible

i bought a new Thinkpad E550 and installed Ubuntu 14.10. Works fine, except the touchpad is not recognized properly. Scrolling isn't possible, working without isn't working for me ;). It seems, that ...
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14.04 - Make synclient changes persistent

No other related thread has a definite answer for this. Some say to create 50-synaptics.conf in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/ , while others say to use the one in usr/share/X11. Creating ...
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slower pointer speed touchpad already at minimum on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a Toshiba Satellite C50-B-14D with Ubuntu 14.04.2 installed and the touchpad is a bit too fast for my liking. I went to the System Settings menu to try and change the configuration, so that it ...
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Enable Edge Scrolling - Ubuntu 14

I am running Ubuntu 14, and in my mouse and touchpad options, there is no setting for edge scrolling. There are only settings for "double click" and "mouse speed," nothing for scrolling. I found a ...
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Synaptics clickpad keys occassionally messed up on X240

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 on my Lenovo Thinkpad X240. Since I dislike the new clickpad and because I use the trackpoint always anyway, I disabled the trackpad functionality and only kept the button ...
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Touchpad: Synclient coasting wrong behavior

I always use my touchpad. I love it as a pointing device. Especially the double finger scroll behavior and any of the mac-inspired features. But there has always been something wrong with the ...
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Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded

The Synaptics touchpad on my Toshiba Tecra Z50A works correctly but verticals scroll is not working. With synclient -l I get: Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded? ...
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Right side of touch pad becomes too hot while using Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 alongside Windows 8.1. Everything seems correct in Windows but whenever I use Ubuntu, portion near right of touch pad gets too hot. My laptop have 2 GB dedicated Nvidia ...
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Circular scrolling distance using synaptics touchpad

I find the circular scrolling very much convenient to natural scrolling. Enabling the feature on windows provides a very smooth experience. I tried to configure the same for my Ubuntu and found out ...
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Touchpad won't work after Ubuntu 14.04 install on Toshiba Satellite S55-B5266 laptop

So I got a new Toshiba Satellite S55-B5266 laptop that had Windows 8.1 on it, installed at the factory. I decided to remove Windows 8.1, reformat the HDD and install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it, and so far ...
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I get pixel perfect scrolling in native apps, but not chrome or LibreOffice, is it possible to get it?

I'm in ubuntu 14.04 and my trackpad gives me pixel perfect scrolling in all the native apps, but not Chrome or LibreOffice, I've tried the chrome://flags smooth scrolling option, but that just ...
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Applying recent kernel change to older (14.04 LTS) kernel

I believe there is a kernel fix for 2015 lenovo touchpad buttons not working in linux. It was just created (3/15) on the mainline kernel. This issue (see last post): issue report Pointing to this ...
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Mouse and keyboard unresponsive on resume on Ubuntu 14.10

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 on an Asus R510 notebook. I have an intermittent issue where I will suspend the laptop and when I resume it the keyboard and touchpad will not respond --however I'm able to ...
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Ubuntu doesn't work properly on a laptop

I tried to install Ubuntu(all version) on my laptop ASUS X550cl,but after installation Ubuntu doesn't work properly(even after updates),for example touchpad(works with stopping) and mouse.Is Ubuntu ...
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Switch mouse pointer buttons

I have laptop and I would like to switch the primary and secondary left/right click buttons from the terminal and further in a script. I have followed this post How do I swap mouse buttons to be ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Synaptics Touchpad works on login screen, stops working after login

The last thing I remember installing was Wine and some library (I'm new to linux and I've forgotten) and after I rebooted the touchpad would not work anymore. Let me know what other information you ...
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Touchpad stopped working suddenly

I have searched the usual solutions and none work for me. I have Ubuntu 14.04.2. An external mouse works fine Laptop model is Asus U30s. Touchpad was working fine for the last 4 years since I got ...
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Touchpad not working ( Satellite P850-337 ) - 14.10

Touchpad is not working since 14.04, and I have upgraded to 14.10 just in order to make it work, but I just discovered it didn`t work. I have tried to blacklist and unblacklist i2c_i801 and i2c_hid, ...
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why my touchpad just doesn't work in ubuntu14.04?

I have asus x450l, and there was not any problem with window 8, but now I have ubuntu 14.04 beside window and some features of my laptop doesn't work properly. Now the biggest is that my touchpad ...
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fn+f9 hotkey (disable touchpad) not working on Asus 450LA notebook running ubuntu 14.04

Fn+F9 hotkey (disable touchpad) not working on Asus 450LA notebook running ubuntu 14.04. Fn+F5 and Fn+F6 (brightness) also not working.
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HP Stream 11 Touchpad buttons not working correctly

So I have just bought a HP stream 11 and installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.10. I am having trouble with the touch pad it is expressing this functionality ...
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Synaptics disable touch detection on trackpad section

I am using a 2nd-gen Thinkpad X1 carbon, which implements the dedicated trackpoint buttons virtually at the top of the touchpad. Using the new-ish "SoftButtonAreas" setting in synaptics, I have set ...
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How to deal with touchpad issue and if can't, change versios?

I bought a new Acer Aspire E15 this week and when I went to install Ubuntu 14.04, the touchpad didn't work so I plugged in a usb mouse and installed. The touchpad still did not work once installation ...