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

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Any solution to screen lock-up relating to nvidia driver issue and touchpad use?

First time question-- My Asus G750JW laptop with a 765m gpu seems to work fine. Running Ubuntustudio 14.04. My Asus Q551 notebook with a 840m locks or freezes soon after log-in. The Q551 has Ubuntu ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad L430 Mousepad trackpoint not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Thinkpad L430 under dual boot with Windows 7. But I find that its mouse pointer keeps vibrating and disappears many times. Also, its touchpad ...
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could not write bytes: broken pipe during startup but ubuntu 12.04 boots

I was trying to configure wacom bamboo pad for my ubuntu 12.04 and have created some problem with my laptop. Now, it shows this error "could not write bytes: broken pipe" during startup but ubuntu ...
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Touchpad Stopped working

Touchpad has stopped working in DEll Inspiron 5521 (ubuntu 14.04).Touchpad is not detected by xinput list .But mouse is working in Ubuntu.Also touchpad is working in windows.
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Touch pad not working Yoga 2 Pro Ubuntu 14.10

I could really use some help with troubleshooting my touch pad. I believe it is a hardware issue but I would like to be sure. Lenovo will not help me unless I have the original OS on the laptop... why ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 64 - Touchpad not working/showing for Acer Aspire VN-791G

I got this laptop 2 days ago, after testing it with windows 8(all hardware worked fine), i decide do install Ubuntu 14.04.1 x64... Sadly the touch pad is not working. And not just sloppy movement or ...
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Touchpad not working in Lenovo Yoga 3 pro [on hold]

i just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my brand new Lenovo Pro Yoga 3. But my touchpad isn't working. When I run /proc/bus/input/device on my machine, I don't see a touchpad part of it at all. How do I get ...
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how do I configure synclient/touchegg/whatever to allow three-finger drag?

I have a Synaptics touchpad in a Lenovo IdeaPad U400 running Ubuntu 14.10 and GNOME 3.x . I want to configure my touchpad such that a three-finger swipe emulates a mouse press+drag. I want to be ...
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My mouse jumps randomly after updateing

Hello i have got a new acer asper es1-311p1d5. I am using a mouse pad from the laptop. I could not try a usb mouse yet but i have to use the mouse pad anyway. I installed Ubuntu some days ago and ...
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Multitouch on Ubuntu GNOME

I am trying to configure the multitouch on my touchpad of my XPS developper edition on Ubuntu GNOME 14.04. I would like to set up the desktop scroller by using 3 or 4 fingers. Right now I'm using ...
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HP Envy Touchpad/Trackpad/Mousead glitching after updating from Ubuntu 14.04.1

So, windows refugee and my first new computer in...about a decade. Fair warning. Touchpad was fine at first, then I did the prompted updates. I also tried to install the beta of scrivener, it ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 and multitouch touchpad on Packard Bell Easy Note En TF71BM

I've got a problem with multitouch touchpad on the Ubuntu 14.10. It doesn't work properly, because it recognize only one finger. I cannot find any working way to solve it. Packard Bell Easy Note En ...
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My Asus X451CA laptop bluetooth driver and touchpad driver is not working as the should

When I try to scroll with my touch pad it becomes very slow and inconsistent. My Bluetooth shows that it is disabled. What can I do to make my Bluetooth and touch pad work properly?
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Scroll on touch pad is not working, Lenovo G50

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit on my Lenovo laptop and scroll is not working on the touchpad. When I try to look at it in settings, there is no Touchpad panel at all. (I guess it recognizes my ...
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Ubuntu doesn't work with my laptop

I have been trying to use Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Pavilion laptop with a AMD Turion64 x2 processor. I've tried using "Try Ubuntu" with both the 32 and 64 bit editions. (run from separate DVD disks ...
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Dead touchpad/trackpad on new dell inpiron 15 7000

I recently bought a new dell inspiron 15 7000. (this one) I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on this system. The trackpad/touchpad does not respond at all, I'm guessing is not identified. xinput list: ⎡ ...
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Reverse Scroll (natural scroll) on a bluetooth mouse

I have a sculpt touch mouse from Microsoft and the reverse mode works well on the touchpad but on the mouse it doesn't work well. Just tried to install the natural scroll app but just a few apps can ...
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Problem with touchpad and mouse cursor Ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and had this roblem since the beginning of the installation. My mouse cursor moves automatically to the left a little bit after 4 or 5 seconds. Just after ...
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Acer C720 trackpad not working Ubuntu 14.10

Just installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my acer c720 chromebook. The touchpad is unresponsive.
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Mouse Left Hand LUbuntu

I can't set lubuntu mouse/touchpad to left hand i try this bruno@lubuntu:~$ xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer ...
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Touchpad Error! Please Help

I am using ubuntu studio 14.04.1 and whenever I boot my touchpad is disabled and I have to enable it using "function+f7" on my keypad. Can anyone tell me how to have it auto enable so I do not have to ...
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Mouse going crazy randomly

my mouse cursor seems to randomly go crazy when using my touchpad. All of a sudden, it starts to move up and down, faster as it is possible to move it by hand. Sometimes it moves when holding a random ...
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How to get two finger tap correctly working on 14.04 with Dell 7537?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my Dell Inspiron 7537. The two finger tap in the touchpad that simulates the right click is not very responsive. Sometimes it works at the first time, and ...
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Trackpad of Acer Aspire ES1-311 does not work

I have tried to run Ubuntu on my new Acer Aspire ES1-311 (Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, originally delivered with Windows 8.1), and it seems to run well, except for the trackpad ...
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Touchpad is glitchy on Ubuntu 14.04 LTE

So, as the question states, my touchpad on my Acer AspireOne D255 is very glitchy with Ubuntu 14.04 LTE. For example, I will try to use the touchpad and my cursor will often move in the opposite ...
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Mouse scrolling is different in Firefox, Gedit and Nepomuk

My old Laptop was broken and I got a new Lenovo L540. I used my old SSD Disk with Ubuntu 14.04. Now I have problems with scrolling in the Files application: Normally (under Firefox, Gedit,....) I use ...
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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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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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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 ...