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

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How can I reinstall ( re enable) my touchpad for my HP Chromebook 14?

Touchpad isn't being detected at all on Ubuntu 13.10. I looked on the mouse and touch pad settings and it isn't detected at all. I connected an external mouse and it works, but I like using the touch ...
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Settings for Glidepoint touchpad/trackpoint on Dell Latitude

Couple of issues with the touchpad and trackpoint for my Dell Latitude laptop (Ubuntu 12.04). First, there's no "Touchpad" tab on the Mouse settings in system settings. I'd like to be able to use ...
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Touchpad on Fujiitsu Lifebook AH532 not working correctly

Ubuntu 13.10, Fujitsu Lifebook AH532 Touchpad appearing as PS/2 Mouse under xinput --list, so no multi-touch or scroll support or anything like that. Have tried installing alternate driver as ...
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Lenovo Z510 Tuchpad [duplicate]

Is there any way to confitgure my touchpad in Ubuntu. My touchpad has different behaviour in Ubunut as it has in Windows. I know that the reason is that i haven't installed a proper driver yet. Lenovo ...
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How to get a Dell XPS DE to recognise the Cypress touchpad under Ubuntu 13.10?

I have recently bought a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition (also known as Sputnik), supplied with Ubuntu 12.04. I've wiped that and installed 13.10 from scratch. I believe all the code improvements made ...
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Touchpad is not showing in system hardware list

I have an acer aspire 4752 laptop and after installing Ubuntu 13.10 the touch-pad hardware is not showing in system and I am working with an USB mouse. I also want to update my BIOS, please help me. ...
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How do you disable Trackpad and enable Trackpoint on Lenovo L430 running 13.10?

I have tried most stuff I have found listed on the internet, to try to disable the trackpad but keep the trackpoint working on my Lenovo L430. Has any-one any ideas on how to do this? Funnily enough ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 some System Settings reset after reboot (Touch-Pad disable)

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on an ASUS M70SA notebook (and recognised as such during install). Every time I boot, I have to go into System Settings to turn off my Touch-Pad. Once I make the change, it ...
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How do I turn off edge scrolling?

How do I turn off edge scrolling? I went to the touchpad settings and none of the choices would turn it off.
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Cannot Move Mouse or Use Keyboard In Ubuntu

So I just got Ubuntu 13.10 so I could backup my files on my non booting computer and then format the hard drive and reinstall windows. But when I booted it off a Live USB I cannot move my mouse or ...
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Do I need to install any drivers for 2 finger swipe

I am able to use 2 finger swipe and 2 finger tap in my laptop running Win8 but it is not working in Ubuntu 12.04. Should I install any additional drivers or is it a limitation of Ubuntu?
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Touchpad is resistive but scrolling is smooth in Dell Inspiron N5110

Hi Everybody there using Dell Inspiron N5110, you too have faced this problem of touchpad not working well in Linux version later than 12.04 (Either it is Ubuntu, Xubuntu or whatever). In Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Nautilus uses natural scrolling, while everything else doesn't

I've chosen to use old-fashioned "reverse" scrolling, i.e., pulling downwards on your touchpad gets you further down in the document. This works everywhere in Ubuntu, except for in Nautilus and in the ...
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Disable right click option on a X1 Carbon Gen 2 Synaptics touchpad

I would like to disable the right click functionality when I click on the right side of the synaptic's touch-pad. I've tried the synaptic tool but it didn't apply the setting. Below is a question ...
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Elantech touchpad: right button OR two-finger scroll

Dear Ubuntu community, I recently bought an AsusPro PU401LA laptop (FreeDOS, wiped by Ubuntu 13.10). It ships with a regular Elantech touchpad, i.e. it has physical left and right buttons. I would ...
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terminal commands “command not found”

I'm very new to Ubuntu and having a few problems. I'm trying to debrick my HP Touchpad via the jc scullin wiki method, but when I'm inputting a command in the terminal such as Run" cd Downloads" I ...
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Touchpad Indicator Troubles

I installed the Touchpad-Indicator as follows: sudo add-apt repository ppa:atareao/atareao sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install touchpad-indicator I can make adjustments, such as temporary ...
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Touchpad not detected in Ubuntu 13.10 (Samsung Series 3 NP350V5C)

Touchpad is not detected at all: >xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer ...
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HP-G62 with a SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

In Windows 7/8/8.1 there was a program I could use to configure the different gestures on my touchpad. Like a 3-finger swipe to browse horizontaly. Is there any program to configure such things in ...
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I'm trying to get touchegg to interpret a three fingered swipe as Alt+Direction, but I can't get it to work

I added the following in my .config/toughegg/touchegg.config <gesture type="DRAG" fingers="3" direction="DOWN"> <action type="SEND_KEYS">Alt+Down</action> ...
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HP G62 Touchpad

I have a HP-G62 with a SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad. While I was using Windows 8, i could use 3 fingers to swipe trough photos. Is there anything like a driver, so I could map the 3-finger swipe? In ...
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Touchpad sensitivity on buttons problems

I have an asus notebook touchpad that has sensitivity also on bottom left and right buttons and this is causing me problems. Fist if I keep a finger on a button, the other finger moving on the ...
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after overheat touchpad and wifi doesn't work

I got problem...after installing Ubuntu 13.10 I was doing some things on it a immediately it has turned off...I switched it on and it told me that it stopped because of overheating...so I looked to ...
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When will Firefox have pixel-perfect scrolling in Ubuntu? [closed]

Last I rebooted into Win8 I saw Firefox had pixel-perfect scrolling - like Ubuntu has with Nautilus, gedit and some other apps. When will Firefox for Ubuntu have scrolling that doesn't act like mouse ...
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Touchpad-Indicator not working

I installed touchpad-indicator for my HP Pavilion laptop, and now I'm having problems with hit working. I've searched but have not found answers for this specific problem. I really need to be able to ...
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Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400r not working synclient LockedDrags=1

I buy this logitech: http://www.logitech.com/en-hk/product/wireless-touch-keyboard-k400r2?wt.ac=ps%7C11080%7Ck400wh%7Chp But not working on a terminal this command: synclient LockedDrags=1 I use ...
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Disable Touchpad While Click Held Down

I am having a specific issue with my MacBook Trackpad. I have configured my settings almost perfect, except for one issue: I would like to disable my touchpad WHILE I am clicking. When it is not ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, mouse pointer(laptop touchpad) get stuck sometime?

In my ubuntu 12.04 system, i faced this problem many times that my mouse pointer get stuck to its position, don't move anywhere, every other thing works fine except the pointer and finally i have to ...
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Touchpad not working on Yoga 2 pro

The touchpad is not being recognized on my Yoga 2 pro. I have to use an external mouse. There is a touchpad in /proc/bus/input/devices. Help would be greatly appreciated.
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how to make a TrackPoint pointing stick with clickpad behave as a scroll wheel

I am trying very hard to enable scroll wheel emulation using the TrackPoint when button 2 of a clickpad is pressed. When I use a TrackPoint with dedicated buttons (by this I mean pressing dedicated ...
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another dell e6400 touchpad problem

I just downloaded ubuntu 13.10 on my dell e6400, I know this has been a big topic and do apologize ahead. I have tried all the information on here and google but with no luck occasionally my ...
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touchegg gestures on desktop

I am trying to use three finger scrolling on the desktop, but it is not responding. It only works when i am holding the cursor on a app or the plank. Can i edit something in the config file to change ...
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Kubuntu natural scrolling TouchPad only but not for mouse

KDE has the option to "Reverse scroll direction", which is great when I'm using my TouchPad, however, I equally use a mouse quite often on my laptop but when it comes to a mouse, I prefer the normal ...
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Change right click behavior for touchpad

I have a new Lenovo T440p (which has an apple-like clickpad) and in windows, the touchpad behaves as I want it to, the entire surface behaves the same when clicked, and to right click, I click with ...
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Ubuntu pointer moves on its own

I plugged my razer mouse into my ubuntu laptop today. I did not like the preset sensitivity and acceleration: benjamin@benjamin-Lenovo-IdeaPad-Y510P:~$ xinput --list-props 12 Device 'Razer Razer ...
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Set section config for clickpad on Thinkpad

I have a new E540 Thinkpad which has a clickpad with integrated buttons on the top. I have tried to enable these buttons and the middle mouse wheel simulation with a configuration file in the ...
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Fujitsu LH532 touchpad detected as PS/2 Generic Mouse

Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ↳ PIXART USB OPTICAL MOUSE ...
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Keyboard Touchpad not working

I have installed and updated from 13.04 to 13.10 last week(new installation), and all was running perfect, but suddenly my keyboard doesn't work anymore, not even the touchpad. Both where ok a few ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 - Left click causes scrolling

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10 on a Toshiba Satellite, and left clicking on the physical buttons below the touchpad causes a single tick of downward scrolling along with the expected function of the left ...
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FSPPS/2 Sentelic FingerSensing Pad incorrectly detected as mouse?

Just installed 12.04.3 desktop and am having trouble getting this laptop's touchpad to work correctly. At the moment, the two main problems are as follows: Because the system is picking it up as a ...
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Powermanagement & touchpad questions

i'm a new ubuntu user, just installed about an hour ago. But the first thing i noticed is that there are basically no power management features in ubuntu for laptops (or a lack of information), ...
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Ubuntu touchpad issues

My touch pad is not scrolling when I try opening synaptiks I get the message "Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded?", and in mouse and touch pad settings i do not get any ...
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Touchpad backlash

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 on a Dell Inspiron 17R SE. It has an ALPS touchpad. The problem is that this touchpad has backlash. By this I mean that if I move the cursor in one direction and then ...
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Where are the OSD images for touchpad toggle in gnome?

I want to edit the OSD images for touchpad toggle on my notebook (Ubuntu 13.10 on Asus zenbook UX31), but I can't find where Gnome is getting them from. They look like this: I thought I had ...
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Touchscreen Input Doesn't Rotate: Lenovo Yoga 13

After receiving a Lenovo Yoga 13 for Christmas, I have been pleased with its performance with Ubuntu. It is easy to change the display orientation under the Display settings menu or by typing, e.g. ...
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Is there a “show touches” application?

Is there an application that will "show touches" similar to what is found in Android's developer options? I have a 10 point multitouch monitor (Planar Helium PCT2785) and it appears to only support ...
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Touchpad not working in desktop dell vostro 2520 Ubuntu 12.04

The mouse pad for my recently purchased dell vostro 2520 suddenly stopped working in desktop. No response. When tried to shutdown through terminal message as 'Try --shutdown help' New to ...
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Touchpad lost gestures and touchegg requres hack?

I've had some success getting my touchpad to be usable by configuring syclient (although it was surprising that this was necessary). Reading around I find that many gestures have been removed from ...
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Functional Onscreen keyboard?

Is there a better ubuntu keyboard app than Onboard, one that is a decent competitor to the features of Android or Microsoft virtual keyboards? Specifically, I'd expect: Multi-touch: so you can hold ...
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Synaptic Touchpad want no movement in button area 12.04 LTS

I want to change my touchpad/synclient settings so that the mouse pointer does not move in the area at the bottom where the buttons are. How would I do this on 12.04 LTS? edit: I achieved the ...