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

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Installing Asus Smart Gesture on Ubuntu

I just bought an Asus X750JA and decided to install Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 on it. The thing is, Ubuntu didn't install the Touch Pad drivers. For my model of PC, the version of the driver that works ...
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Dell Latitude 3340 Twitching mouse cursor when using touchpad or just resting 1 finger on touchpad!

So I have been going through many of the forum posts here, even some who are addressing same issue as I have but not with a "real" fix! My problem is the mouse pad, when I use ubuntu, acts erratic ...
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touchpad and touchscreen issues on Dell Inspiron 15 7537

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 7537 with Ubuntu 14.04 and the touchpad (clickpad) not working right is driving me crazy and makes the computer very frustrating to use. I read about this issue here and ...
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Mouse keeps stopping, removing button doesn't work (laptop touchpad)

The thing is: I want to be able to have two fingers in the touchpad: 1, the 2nd finger for clicking left click button, and the second, the 3rd finger, for moving the mouse. That way I can move and ...
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How do I fix my touchpad on my Acer 720 Chromebook

I'm extremely new to Ubuntu so most of the time I don't know what's going on. I just download Ubuntu and in the start-up screen my mouse-pad doesn't work, nor does my touch screen. How should I ...
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HP Pavilion 13 x2 mouse pad not working

I am new to Ubuntu and I have recently installed the newest update (15.04). My problem started with 14.10 where the mousepad stopped working, it clicks but does not react to me trying to move it. ...
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Missing trackpad features

I've just installed 15.04 on a Lenovo Yoga 3 laptop. Everything seems to work great out of the box except for the trackpad. The pointer is OK and left-clicks and single taps are registered, however ...
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How to make ClickButtons work without affecting the Touchpad (X1C)

There's a simple way to enable the ClickButtons on a Lenovo X1 Carbon that I already found here: http://askubuntu.com/a/599831/167365 echo "options psmouse proto=imps" > ...
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Touchpad not working | Ubuntu 14.10

I have been running 14.10 with no problems for a while, but now my touchpad doesn't work. Machine is a Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 13. Touchpad is apparently detected (see xinput list below). I can use a ...
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Mouse pointer jittering

I have Acer Aspire E11 (E3-112-C97Q) netbook with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it. Sometimes the mouse pointer starts to "jitter" and jump here and there, which makes the system completely unusable. I believe ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS having problem with Brightness and Touchpad hotkey

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my IdeaPad Z570 Laptop. Initially, when the system is fresh, all hot-keys except the brightness control was working perfectly fine. I went through various solutions ...
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Asus UX303LAB brightness keys do not work

I am a beginner at using linux and I have been trying to get Ubuntu to work with the ASUS ZenBook UX303LAB (Broadwell version). I am having problems with Brightness keys, keyboard backlight brightness ...
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Natural Scrolling on Ubuntu Gnome isn't working

I have what is (as far as I can remember) a vanilla Ubuntu installation (v.14.10) using the Gnome Desktop (v.3.9.90), yet I can't seem to get reverse scrolling to work. There's no option for natural ...
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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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Cursor changes its position to any random position itself while typing

I am using Kubuntu 12.04, since Ubuntu 11.04 I am facing this problem. Most of time my pointer's position changes to any random position itself and it start typing somewhere else and sometime content ...
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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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Synaptics Touchpad - cursor moves around when just 'tapped' after Ubuntu 12.04 upgrade

After upgrading to version 12.04 LTS I experience some problems with my touchpad. Everytime I tap on the touch the cursor is moving around (for example if I want to close a window, I click on "x" ...
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Touchpad not working - detected as ps/2 generic mouse

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on a hp laptop. today suddenly my synaptic touchpad is not detected properly any more. right/left clicks work but the touchpad itself does not. xinput list: Virtual core ...
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Touchpad not recognized on Asus N550JK (FocalTech)

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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Disabling touchpad

I have a dell inspiron computer. I installed Ubuntu 11.10. I don't want to use its touchpad but I could not disable it. gconf-editor cannot be useful because touchpad is not seen in peripherals ...
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Dualshock 4 touchpad without ds4drv

I was playing Towerfall: Ascension last night and realized that my Dualshock 4 controller was vibrating the way a 360 controller does. I tried Portal 2 and Sportsfriends... both games rumbled. The ...
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Don't use touchpad screen when media in fullscreen

I have some error with my touchpad when playing media on fullscreen. I don't see any pointer when i try to scroll in fullscreen mode. But this thing work nomally when i connect to my usb mouse. I ...
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Touchpad track speed increases in dual monitor setup

I have a Dell E6530 with an Alps touchpad, NVIDIA NVS 5200 with proprietary nvidia-319.32 video driver installed. I am using xfce4 although I do not know if this makes a difference, as it seems to be ...
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No Synaptics Touchpad Drivers

So in an attempt to install the fglrx-updates package I somehow managed to disable my touchpad. I've gone through all the things I can think of. I tried reinstalling the xorg drivers via: sudo ...
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Enable SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad in 14.04

With fresh install 14.04.1 (64-bit), the touchpad does not function at all (in fact, I see no mouse cursor). Touchpad works in Windows 8.1, both OS boot with EFI. xinput reports: SynPS/2 Synaptics ...
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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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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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Touchpad Lenovo Z50-70 - Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my new laptop (Lenovo Z50-70). Unfortunately, the touchpad is not working well. Without any modifications/installs, just left and right click buttons are working (no ...
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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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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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Cursor alignment off in tab menu in browsers, terminal, text editor and thunderbird in 14.04

Having upgraded from Ununtu 13.10 to 14.04, the cursor alignment is off in applications such as Firefox and Chromium (when selecting tabs, address bar, but not in main window), thunderbird (when ...
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How can I use three fingers to drag on the touchpad of a MacBook Pro?

I have a MacBook Pro running Ubuntu 14.04, with Unity on it. By default, Unity has a three-finger gesture that invokes the Alt-Tab launcher. But I really like the OS X-style three-finger drag gesture. ...
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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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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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Acer C720 and Not Responding Touchpad

I recently live booted Ubuntu 14.04 in seaBIOS on Acer C720 Chromebook. Everything worked well accept the touchpad it just stay's there unresponsive. I intalled Ubuntu using the keyboard on my laptop ...
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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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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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Toggle synaptic touchpad with double tap on a corner

I've got a new HP G42 and it features a led indicator on the touch-pad’s top left corner and (in windows, with the vendor's driver) it allowed me to tap twice in that corner to toggle the touchpad and ...
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state of multitouch gestures in 14.04 / Unity

This seems like one of the most-asked items around here, but the Ubuntu dev team has been making changes fast in this area, so recent information is important. I'm on a macbook pro 9,2. When I ...
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Mouse/Touchpad Settings for Samsung Series 9 in Ubuntu 13.04

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Samsung Series 9, and I'm having trackpad issues. The community page for the series 9 indicates that the trackpad (including gestures, etc) works out of the box, ...
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Synaptics is not installed or not in use

i just bought an asus laptop. I installed Kubuntu 14.10 alongside windows 8.1. When I'm trying to configure it on system settings it's said "Synaptics driver is not installed (or not in use)". With ...
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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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There is no two finger scroll option in my “Mouse and Touchpad” settings

I simply do not have the option for "two-finger scrolling" available in my "Mouse and Touchpad" settings. I have tried a lot of terminal commands that I have found in the forums with no success. Who ...
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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 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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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 ...