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

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How to alter touchpad settings on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04?

After upgrading to Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20 I have found that if I tap my touchpad it clicks which is something I do not want due to a faulty touchpad, previously I was able to disable this ...
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After switching mouse buttons is with xinput, each computer restart resets the settings

How does one go about "saving" settings in Ubuntu? I change my buttons on my trackpad using xinput set-button-map 11 3 2 1 (im a lefty) and it works during that session. However, when I reboot my ...
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Problem after installing fglrx

I am using ubuntu14.04. I am using AMD Radeon 8600Hd graphics card. After installing fglrx, page appears to move like waves while scrolling up or down. Also there is slightly delayed keyboard ...
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Reverse Scrolling in Ubuntu GNOME 16.04

I am using Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20. After upgrading from GNOME 3.18 to 3.20, my mouse settings are reset. I can't find options in Mouse & Touchpad Settings to set Reverse Scrolling ...
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How can I get the trackpad/keyboard to work after installing Ubuntu on Acer Chromebook 14 (Crouton)?

I'm a noob at linux, so be gentle. I can install crouton and go through the process of getting unity up and running (newest version of everything). The track pad at first works, but the pressure you ...
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Synaptics Touchpad Enable/DIsable button and LED

Mant HP/Compaq laptops (I suppose other makes of laptop have this feature, but I know it's common on HPs.) have a Synaptics touchpad that has an indentation in the upper left corner and an LED that ...
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How to “unplug” a bluetooth mouse

OK, I've set my system to deactivate the touchpad when a mouse is plugged in... and that works perfectly when I turn my bluetooth mouse on. But, I can see no way to re-activate the touchpad other ...
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Configuring libinput-gestures for a MacBook like experience

99% of the time I'm using my trackpoint, but sometimes its nice to use the trackpad. I'm running libinput as my driver, and found out that libinput-gestures should be able to give me multi-touch ...
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How can I read from my touchpad to help with xinput configuration?

xinput list-props "My touchpad's name" lists no fewer than 44 options. Woop woop. man synaptics gives some clues about the kind of thing they do, but they're mostly just range-less, dimension-less ...
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How do I make a Lenovo (ALPS?) touchpad faster than system allows?

Running 16.04 on new Lenovo X1. Apparently it has a high-definition ALPS touchpad which makes it incredibly slow, even with the highest setting through "System Settings>Mouse and Touchpad". I ...
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TouchPad not working in Ubuntu 16.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 in my External SSD . When i boot from my external ssd, my touchpad doesn't work. At first it shows the cursor for 2 sec and disappears. But my bluetooth mouse works ...
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Dell vostro 1540 touchpad shaking/moving along a millimeter distance Ubuntu 16.04

its a big pain as my pointer is shaking while i point at some buttons or try to scroll. my touchpad works fine on another installation(elementary os). so i did xinput on terminal and found the third ...
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ACER E15 START Trackpad not working?

ubuntu@ubuntu-Aspire-ES1-512:~$ xinput list Basically my track-pad isn’t working, im now using a usb mouse (annoying) so if anyone knows what’s going on id appreciate it. ive had it working ...
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Mouse/touchpad move switches off touch screen

I purchased Toshiba Satellite-P55W-C laptop (2-in-1 touchscreen) and installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. When I touch the touchpad, Ubuntu shut off the touch screen (becomes black). I disabled the touchscreen ...
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Apple Magic Touchpad or Logitec Trackpad compatibility

I'm looking to purchase a touchpad that will work with both my work Macbook, and my personal Ubuntu (14.04 or 16.04) machine. If Apple's Magic Trackpad (either v1 or v2) does not work, I was ...
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Toshiba E45-b4200 touchpad problem on 16.04

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Toshiba E45-b4200 but the touchpad is not working as intended. The touchpad does not use swipe gestures and the pointer often jumps around and/or instantly clicks when ...
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How can i disable touchpad while typing? On Ubuntu 16.04 syndaemon isn't working!

i wanna deactivate the touch-pad while typing. I tried this: syndaemon -i 1 -d -t -K it should deactivate tapping and scrolling on the touch-pad for 1 second and ignore modifier+keys combos. ...
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GTK (Xfce) touchpad smooth scrolling as in mousepad 0.4.0?

Recently installed Xubuntu 16 and surprised with so smooth scrolling in mousepad with touchpad, really love it. Is this possible make such everywhere? OR maybe - try to drag scrollbar - movement will ...
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How do I enable the touchpad while typing in 16.04?

Having the touchpad disabled while typing slows down my typing with onscreen keyboards like OnBoard. In 14.04 there was a setting for this in the mouse settings, but it's gone now in 16.04.
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Touchpad Freezing in Ubuntu 16.04

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 16.04 and I have a problem were randomly the touchpad just freezes. It really annoying and a quick reboot solves the problem temporally but after few minutes it ...
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Trackpoint physical button behaves as drag instead of click — Ubuntu 16.04 — Thinkpad T550

The trackpoints left physical button sporadically behaives as drag instead of a click. It seams like the button has a sensitivity issue. Also the middle button locks into scrolling after pressing it ...
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Touchpad not working on toshiba p50

I have a toshiba P50 notebook and touchpad stopped working in my Xubuntu 15.10. I upgraded to 16.04, but still not working. Its recognized though: xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Restrict waking up from suspend to specific buttons only

I have an Acer Aspire notebook with 16.04 installed on it. Currently when I suspend, it wakes up on basically everything, including: opening the lid pressing the Power button pressing any keyboard ...
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Touchpad not working in Ubuntu 14.04

Hello i just installed ubuntu 14.04 ,but the touchpad doesnt work (neither did during the installation),whereas at windows 10 dual boot it works fine. This is what shows up at my terminal ~$ xinput ...
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how to enable two-finger scrolling on Asus Zenbook / Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 15.10 alongside windows 10. Touchpad generally works (clicking, dragging, moving cursor) but two-finger scroll does not work. Using Asus Zenbook UX305UA. I've seen some other ...
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Mousepad sensitivity with Evdev driver in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Newly installed and updated Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Toshiba Satellite Pro R50. The mousepad is hypersensitive and jumps around. Running Xinput list-props for the PS/2 Generic Mousepad shows there is an ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Apple magic Trackpad paired successfully but not working

i have recently purchased a Apple Magic Trackpad and wanted to use it on my Linux (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) system. it connected successfully by using Bluetooth GUI. but when i tried to use it it did ...
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Can you change to natural touchpad scrolling with command line?

I am writing an ansible script to bootstrap a development machine. First thing I noticed was that the touchpad scrolls in the unnatural direction. How can you change this setting with if I'm not able ...
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Convertible Simple Keyboard Tochpad dis- and enabling

is there a possibility to install a program in Ubuntu which allows me to switch between tablet and notebook mode in Ubuntu? I've installed the actual version, and i would be glad if someone can tell ...
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Acer Aspire ES1-512-c96S touchpad stopped working

Today, I opened my laptop (an Acer Aspire ES1-512-c96S) and found that the touchpad no longer works! I have tried all the suggested fixes, to no avail.
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Touchpad not working on HP Pavilion X2 12

I recently bought an HP Pavilion X2 12 (http://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=T1E48EA&opt=ABU&sel=NTB) I installed Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 and all hardware worked perfectly out of the ...
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horizontal scrolling not working in Google Chrome

After a Chrome update a while back side-scrolling with a track-pad doesn't work in Google Chrome. It only seems to work if I hold the shift key (but im still gesturing up & down with shift) . I ...
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Dell - 2 fingers scroll on touchpad

I have a Dell Inspiron 14 3443 and I was using Windows 8.1. I have now installed Windows 10 , and my function to scroll with 2 fingers on the touchpad has disapeared. It is just not working anymore. ...
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Touchpad debugging - Opinion needed

I'm trying to debug an odd touchpad problem with Ubuntu 14.04.4 on a Lenovo e460. I have followed this touchpad debugging tutorial, but it doesn't directly address the symptoms I am experiencing. ...
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How does one disable the right swipe touchpad gesture in Ubuntu 15.10?

I'm sick of having the "search your computer" window pop up every time I swipe the right part of my touchpad on my keyboard. Is there a way to disable that function?
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Touchpad not working on Fujitsu UH552 after upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04

I have added "i8042.notimeout i8042.nomux" to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX= in /etc/default/grub as a hack to get the touchpad to work on my Fujitsu Lifebook uh552, but it stopped working after upgrading to ...
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Trackpad/Touchpad not working in 14.04

Desktop: Gnome/Unity | Distro: Ubuntu 14.04 trusty | Kernel: 4.2.0-35 i686 (32 bit) I've never, ever, ever had problems with this faithful old laptop, until installing 14.04. Can't get trackpad to ...
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I have to log out and log in after boot to get touchpad to work properly on a Gateway W350I running 14.04

I have to log out and log in after boot to get touchpad to work properly on a Gateway W350I running 14.04. When I boot I do not get the clunking sound, and touchpad does not work properly, but when I ...
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Help Touchpad problem (click or scroll)

I was working without any problem , and today I unplugged the Computer from the power (the computer don't have a battery) , after that I started the computer again then I found that the touchpad don't ...
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Customise multitouch gestures on 16.04

I'm following the instructions here but I get an error when I run sudo make and sudo make install. Any ideas on how to fix this error: make all-recursive make[1]: Entering directory ...
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Unwanted switching apps

I am getting unwanted switching to other windows when typing on the DELL XPS laptop in Ubuntu 14.04. This can lead to characters getting typed into the wrong files. Sometimes files get saved in ...
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Keyboard and Touchpad wont work

I'm using a gigabyte P17F laptop and every time I install ubuntu the touchpad and keyboard stop working, I have installed ubuntu 16.04 with a usb keyboard and mouse, sometimes the laptop's keyboard ...
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Problemas com tochpad, tecla 0 e com a inicialização do notebook com Ubuntu 16.04

Eu instalei o Ubuntu 16.04 LTS mas ele esta dando dois erros: O tochpad esta travando junto com a tecla 0; E ao inicializar o notebook o computador me mostra a seguinte mensagem: [ ...
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Mouse Problems (Latest LTS)

So i just installed Ubuntu to a USB drive (not the installation disk, the actual OS) and started it up I could operate normally for 30 seconds or so and then the entire OS froze, with the exception of ...
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How do I fix my track pad scroll direction?

That is, without changing my mouse wheel's scroll direction? The two are off, IMO. I prefer the MacOsX approach, but anything that makes them consistent would be better than what I have now. This ...
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Dell Inspiron 15-7568 Touchpad Move Freeze on Xenial 16.04

On this Dell 15-7568, there is a touchpad with the left and right click areas merged into the pad. Steps to Reproduce With a clean install of 16.04: Place Thumb on left-click area Place middle ...
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Crazy Reverse Scrolling : synaptic touchpad

I am using Xubuntu 16.04. I have a SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad which is acting quite strange! When I enable "Reverse Scrolling Direction" and try to scroll, the screen fluctuates instead of scrolling. ...
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Touchpad could not click

When I installed Ubuntu gnome 16.04 Ltd, I found that touchpad doesn't work so well. I could scroll and move, but I couldn't click by click the touchpad. I have to click the button.
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Touchpad doesn't work coorectly after update to 16.04

I was using 14.04 Ubuntu version before and I did reverse my click because I'm a left-hand user. In 14.04 when i reverse my click, my touchpad tap doesn't get reversed, that's what i want but When I ...
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Touchpad Razer Blade Laptop for Ubuntu Scrolling not Working

I installed Ubuntu14.04 and everything works well. The touchpad scrolling, however, doesn't working (both two finger and edge scrolling). The zoom function works however. I tried synclient command to ...