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

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touchpad not working in dell inspiron 7352 working in Ubuntu 14.04

The touch-pad of my dell Inspiron 7352 2-in-1 laptop is not working properly since the time i have dual booted my machine with Ubuntu 14.04 . The problem is that it works when i boot my machine at ...
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My touchpad freezes

I have a problem with the arrow pointer of my Asus Zenbook UX303LN-R4203H 64 bits under Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS (dual boot W8) which has been freezing continuously for the last 2 months. I can only work ...
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Touchpad not working after startup - xubuntu

I am using Xubuntu on Lenovo 3000 G430 Laptop. For touchpad to work everytime after startup: I have to press Fn+F8 (This will lock touchpad) Now, light on my touchpad glows, And then I have to ...
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Touchpad doesn't work after installing Ubuntu 14.04

Working with an Acer Aspire One (netbook). I installed Ubuntu 14.04 via USB, and also ran Windows 10 updates, working with the mouse plugged in. After I unplugged the mouse later, the touchpad on my ...
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Osx like multitouch gestures on 15.10 unity [duplicate]

I am new to linux nd don't have much knowledge but I would love to use mac like gestures on my wiley on unity..... so far I have found that it can achieved using a software called touchegg... but I ...
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How do I get the touchpad working on an ASUS N551V?

I have ASUS N551V with fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.3 and my touchpad is not working. I tried a few solutions from Internet, but no success. For example, several solutions I have tried: editing ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't see the touchpad

I recently bought an Asus F555U with Windows 10. I immediately tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 and I started having problems. I had to go through BIOS to install it, since it didn't do it and when I ...
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How can I enable right mouse click on my HP Stream 11

I have an HP Stream 11 and my touchpad will not accept right mouse click or click/hold/drag (like to reposition a window) any help would be great.
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mouse always “sticks” to gnome windows even with single click

this is a complicated one so please stay with me. The summary of the problem is mouse always sticks to "Various" parts of the gnome window when it just goes over them (no special single/double click) ...
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How to do a right-click and middle-click on touchpad?

This is a thing that bothered me for quite a long time. I can tap on the touchpad to click, move my finger to move cursor on the screen, and scroll page by moving thinger on the right side of a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64Bit : Cursor lag when mouse cursor changes?

I'm facing the exact same issue as mentioned in the link but on Ubuntu 14.04 64 Bit. Problem Facing: Mouse pointer freezes for around 300 ms whenever the cursor icon changes: On hovering from ...
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Touchpad scroll not working after an update

I have updated ubuntu 14.04. Previously the touchpad scrolling worked but after updating, it doesn't work. I have tried several things but keep failing. Here's the screenshot I also have installed ...
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Cannot install Wacom Intuos CTH 490 drivers

Why I cant install my Intuos Art drivers? I follow the instructions from the oficial linuxwacom web But i always get stuck rodrigo@rodrigo-K54C:~$ ./configure bash: ./configure: No such file or ...
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Elantech touchpad not recognised on Kubuntu 15.10

Clean install of Kubuntu 15.10 on ASUS UX305CA laptop (uses the Elantech touchpad) and the touchpad will not work at all. It does not recognize single tap, double tap, two finger scroll, or any ...
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Lenovo T420 TrackPoint “Mous Buttons” not working correct

i have a problem with my "new" second hand Lenovo T420. When i use the Track Point while the left "mouse Button" for the track point is pressed pages are scrolled up and down. Also i cant drag and ...
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Gaming laptops that just work with Ubuntu? [closed]

I recently purchased an ASUS GL552VW laptop, and getting Ubuntu to work on it has been pretty awful so far -- the desktop installer didn't work so I had to use the server one, and then I manually ...
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New Ubunt 15.10 Install - Mouse issues, Highlight, Copy/Paste, Left click

So, I recently installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 on my older Asus K50IJ to do some web development and have a dedicated shell environment on the go. I have noticed some very odd mouse behaviors including ...
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Right Mouse Click and Screen Resolution

I was going through forums trying to figure out why my right click button would not work (on my ASUS K52JT running Ubuntu 14.04) when I ran across this: Acer Notebook rightclick not working I had ...
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yoga 3 pro touchpad and touch screen

I have new laptop yoga 900. I have install ubuntu 15.10 on it. The problem is that touchpad and touch screen are not detected (I solved wifi problem with this : Intel wireless 8260 - unclaimed ...
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touchpad buttons are not working

I just got a Lenovo X250 laptop, and inserted a disk from my previous laptop (older Lenovo version) with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I now have a problem with the touchpad: the three buttons at the top of the ...
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Mouse pad not working after reinstalling ubuntu 15

My ubuntu had mysteriously corrupted itself and fell apart. After that happened I had to reinstall it from the CD that I burned ubuntu 15 onto. When I tried to use my mouse pad it was unresponsive and ...
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Can't rest thumb on trackpad

Laptop: Lenovo Y-40-80 So, I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10. Now, I've come from Windows 10 so I'm use to resting my thumb on the left button while moving the mouse, only this isn't working in ...
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Touchpad not working in Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on Dell inspiron 5547. I have recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 in my laptop from a bootable pen drive. And, touchpad is not working. Even the cursor is not moving. what I ...
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Touchpad problem: how to disable default syndaemon auto-startup?

I need to prevent autostartup of syndaemon because it uses a bugged option (-t). Issuing the following two commands does not work: killall syndaemon syndaemon -i 1 -K -d as the daemon will ...
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After log out I cannot disable my laptop touchpad

I have Lenovo Z580 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Usually both in Windows 7 or Ubuntu I can just press FN + F6 to disable touchpad. However, for Ubuntu afterI logged out the operating system and then logged ...
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Two Finger Scroll in Ubuntu 15.10 as VMware Guest

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 as a guest from Windows 8.1 with VMware. There is no option to enable/disable Two finger scroll in System settings. By default, two finger horizontal scroll is enabled but two ...
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Two finger scrolling and other multitouch gestures are not working on asus laptop model x555u.

Output of xinput list: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ ELAN1000:00 ...
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Touchpad left click not working or with long delay on Acer aspire one ZG5 AOA150

I have an older netbook Acer one ZG5 AOA150 with a SSD 128GB one year old, intel Atom and 1.5 GB DDR2 RAM, I don't know if is a bug or really I don't have enough resources available, after ...
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How to upgrade xinput to version 2

I have installed ubuntu on my pc, and dist-upgraded all packages to the last version of 14.04 LTS. I'm trying to configure the touchpad of my Lenovo Thinkpad W530. For this I have installed the ...
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touchpad in alienware 13

The touchpad in my alienware 13 laptop is not working. In 14.04 it worked fine, but as far as I can see 14.04 has no fix for the killer wifi bug, so I switched to 15.10. Output from xinput list is ...
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OS X - like trackpad gestures with TouchEgg - rebuilding unity

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with unity, and I know that Touchegg is not compatible with unity. But according to these instructions, some people say that worked for them with unity. I am trying these ...
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How do I fix / isntall the drivers for my touchpad for Lenovo Yoga 900 i5

I've just installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my new Lenovo Yoga 900 (Skylake Core i5-6200U CPU). The touch-pad doesn't appear to be working at all so I have to use an extra port for Mouse (not to mention the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ; touchpad not working ; System: Acer Aspire E5-551G . Dual boot with windows 10

I had installed ubuntu previously. The touchpad worked then. I installed it along with windows 8 and now the touchpad isn't working. Mouse works but touchpad doesn't. I've tried the Fn+F7 (Touchpad ...
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Two finger scrolling and two finger pointer moving if 1 finger is in lower 20%

My problem is that my touchpad is actually a click pad (HP Envy 14 Beats) and lower 20% of it are split into right and left buttons. On Windows before I used to have it like that: If I start my 2 ...
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Touchpad not detected lenovo ideapad u350 in Ubuntu 14.04

I have newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 and my touchpad is not working. Please find some additional info for debugging the issue as below. For xinput list The output is Virtual core pointer ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 touchpad not recognized

I have an Acer travelmate (P2). The cursor worked fine on windows seven. I first tried to work with a live -stick with ubuntu 14.04, then 15.04. Both times, I do not see any cursor. I have already ...
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Getting multitouch on Ubuntu 15.10

if geistest returns me the following result, can I not get multitouch gestures on my machine like Mac? Device 9424 added attr "device name" = "Atmel Atmel maXTouch Digitizer" attr "device id" = 9424 ...
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Touchpad too sensitive

I've got an low spec laptop and i installed ubuntu 15.04 on it. The problem is that the touchpad is too sensitive and even the smallest move of my finger moves the cursor. What can i do? I've tried a ...
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Change default action of touchpad switch

I want to enable or disable the touchpad on demand. I am uses Ubuntu 15.10 Gnome (Gnome 3.16). The keyboard shortcut is recognized. There is a pop-up image every time. But this has no effect on the ...
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Touchpad work only after suspension Asus f550l

I have just re-installed ubuntu 15.10 and my touchpad doesn't work correctly, works only after supension. I have tried to use sudo modprobe psmouse in order to activate it without suspension but it ...
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Touchpad Perm Disabled?

Laptop model: UX305F I'm new to Ubuntu so bear with me. I've looked around on Google and the forums and I haven't been able to find a fix. I figured I'd ask here before submitting a bug report. I ...
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Asus K501UX touchpad not working Ubuntu 14.04

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.3 on my Asus K501UX and the touchpad is failing to work. It does not appear in the devices and several other things I have attempted have failed. External ...
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two finger scrolling won't work; ubuntu mate 15.04

I am running Ubuntu mate 15.04 in a VMware player, and am trying to get the two finger scrolling to work. I have Synaptics Touchpad V1.4 and it works in my host OS (windows 8). I've tried editing the ...
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Touchpad not seen, on an Asus ZenBook UX305c

For some reason the touchpad on my new Asus ZenBook UX305 works perfectly under Windows 10, but under Ubuntu is not being recognized. It's like it's not even there. Under standard Ubuntu (15.04 or ...
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Problems with disabling touchscreen and features from touchpad

There's a hardware problem with my touch screen that ends up in multiple random taps all over the screen that modifies my work, closes windows, and wreaks havoc. I decided to disable the touch screen. ...
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Installed 14.04 on my laptop but my trackpad and speakers do not work. Any ideas?

I have never used Ubuntu before, though I have some RHEL command line experience from work. I installed 14.04 on my Gigabyte P35 laptop because I was tired of dealing with problems from Windows 10. ...
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Macbook Pro trackpad randomly stops working

So occasionally, the trackpad on my MacBook Pro 7,1 will just not work. No response whatsoever. From what I've gathered, it appears to happen when I put three fingers or more on it at the same time, ...
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Touchpad not showing up in xinput

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Dell XPS 13. My touchpad is working fine however I wanted to change the sensitivity of it and the step by step process told me to first find the id of it however when i ...
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How do I disable mouse acceleration for my mouse but keep in enabled for my touchpad?

as the questions says I want to disable mouse acceleration for my mouse, but keep it for my touchpad. I use a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10 with unity. Can someone help?
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Touchpad not working at all in ubuntu 14.04lts

I am new to the ubuntu.my touchpad worked normally when i installed the ubuntu.But after while it stopped working abruptly.I can also able to external mouse. here is my xinput list Virtual core ...