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

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Touch pad scroll not working properly

I have Dell Inspiron-5520 laptop with ubuntu 14.04.I have enabled natural scrolling but this is not working properly. The problems are: The scrolling area has been reduced very much. The scroll is ...
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Touchpad failure after upgrading Ubuntu

I have just bought an HP laptop pre-loaded with ubuntu. I was expecting it to be 14.04 but it was not and this was available as a downloadable upgrade. Suffice to say the upgrade crashed my touchpad ...
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Can't toggle touchpad with xinput after Ubuntu Update

I have encountered a strange malfunction of my touchpad and xinput. After one the latest updates (timeframe 07/11/14 to 07/14/14) my touchpad stopped being toggleable when handled with xinput. ...
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How can I fix the touchpad on my Chromebook 14 using Ubuntu 14.04?

I did a fresh install. Still, neither "dmesg | grep mouse" nor "cat /proc/bus/input/devices" seem to show any input from a touchpad. I am still looking for a way to fix the touchpad. Any help has ...
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Gigabyte u24f Touchpad (elantech) not detected

A new Ubuntu user here. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my gigabyte U24F laptop. At first the touch-pad (I believe it's elantech) was working fine but one day I turned it off using fn+f10 key from ...
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Ubunt 12.04 LTS Touch pad no longer working after connecting USB mouse

I have a Toshiba Satellite C55 which is configured as a dual boot (Windows 8/ Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) Recently I connected a USB mouse and since the touch pad on the laptop has stopped working with or with ...
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Travelmate B113-E touchpad not working

I installed Ubuntu Trusty 32bit and the touchpad is not working. Neither lspci, nor lshw nor lsusb is showing the touchpad. Also xinput --list is not showing it. Any hint?
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touchpad hardly usable when Buttons are tracked

I noticed a severe problem with using ubuntu on a laptop with a touchpad, when the touchpad also has the buttons implemented (see Picture 1 from DigitalTrends). Drag and Drop is simply impossible, as ...
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Packard Bell VAB70 keyboard & touchpad not working

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a Packard Bell VAB70 laptop. Initially I installed 12.04, during the installation process the touchpad & keyboard worked, so I was able to enter the wi-fi key. ...
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Trackpad Mouse click not responsive

After trying for a while finally managed to run Ubuntu on my Acer D255 e, using seagate external HDD. All is working fine apart from mouse. Although trackpad allow me to select program and open ...
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ElanTech TouchPad NOT detected as PS/2 in EXO NIFTY 7385

My touchpad is not recognized (is not present in the xinput list) as a PS/2 device or a USB device after installing Ubuntu 14.04. My computer is an Ultrabook that I bought with Windows 8, the touchpad ...
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How can I reduce the delay of tap click?

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 x64. Everything works pretty fast except when I tap to click it has a delay of about .5 seconds. This is quite a problem since I want to work fast. For example I click ...
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Which kernel version fixes the issue of dell touchpads being recognized as a mouse?

On Ubuntu 14.04 a kernel update seems to fix the problem that the touchpad is just recognized as a mouse. Which kernel version fixes this issue? Related thread is here. Dell Trackpad not recognized ...
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ASUS F550LN Touch Pad Problem

I recently installed the newest stable release of Ubuntu on my ASUS F550LN and I can't get the touch pad to work. Well, it works for a single split-second once every 10 seconds circa. I can also use a ...
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Touchpad acting weird in 14.04 on MSI CR70 2M

I don't know if I am doing it right(or at the right place). It's the first time I report a bug. I have a disturbing bug. My touchpad left click (tapping and mechanical) stops working sometimes. It ...
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ASUS Laptop touchpad not working

I am using Asus X450LA and Ubuntu 14.04. I installed Ubuntu last day. But I am facing problem with touchpad. It is not working and pointer is not visible too. I am using a mouse. I searched google a ...
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Configure touchpad

I bought a new laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04. I can use touchpad and I have synaptics driver installed but I'm not able to: Turn on and off touchpad (laptop has a function key which doesn't work ...
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touchpad is not detected in ubuntu 14.04 on acer aspire one AO756

Install ubuntu 14.04 and I can not find the touchpad, use the terminal xinput list order, and note that does not detect it, I have looked everywhere to solve it, but several pages say that if the ...
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Touchpad not working on Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Dell Inspiron 15R 5521 laptop. It had Ubuntu 12.04 installed at time of purchase. Everything was working fine.Then i installed windows in it and now i have removed windows and installed ...
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ALPS touchpad detected as PS/2, corrected with psmouse-dkms-alpsv7 but reset after reboot

Hope someone can help me a little with this problem. I have a Lenovo Ideapad Z510, with a ALPS touchpad. And OS = Kubuntu 14.04 (Windows 8.1 alongside with it) The touchpad is detected as an PS/2 ...
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Touchpad not working during updating [closed]

I tried to update Ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10 (?). It was said that updates for 13.04 are not available and asked if I want to update. I pressed yes. After some time the window with something related ...
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Synaptic touchpad on laptop not working after update

I have found this solution from a thread a while ago but its temporary fix only: This seems to be a bug in 12.04.2. As stated in comments, a simple fix would be unloading the mouse driver ...
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Equivalent to OS X two-finger scroll?

Is there a Ubuntu or Linux equivalent to the two-finger scrolling in OS X? What I mean by that is not just reverse-direction scrolling or two-finger gestures sending scroll button events, but rather ...
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Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 Disable Touchpad While Typing Not Working

I am using Ubuntu GNOME 14.04. The "disable touchpad while typing" setting in the system settings does not work. Any permutation of the "syndaemon" command does not work. It is really annoying, ...
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Swiping left on the touchpad opens the photo search. How do I disable this?

It's almost random, but most of the time, if I swipe from right to left on the touchpad of my keyboard, it opens the photo search. I have not been able to locate any setting/tweak that explains this ...
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How do I enable right click on a Lenovo Z580?

Right click doesn't work with Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo Z580. One can work around this using a two-finger click, but its pretty annoying.
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XFCE - Emulate third button in laptop

In KDE there is an option where the user can configure the double tap on the touchpad for emulating the third button. Then the user can open new tabs in Firefox or paste the content selected on the ...
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Touchpad Scrolling doesn't work on vmware workstation 10 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've read most of the scrolling issues that are here but non of them really works for me. here is the output of xinput list: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ...
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Tweak macbook pro touchpad on ubuntu

I am using macbook pro with Ubuntu. When I touch the touchpad with two fingers, there are two scenarios that can happen: I tap with two fingers, a mouse right click is simulated I slide with two ...
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How to fix touchpad on Fujitsu UH572

I have read some answers about enabling touchpad on other laptops, but it does not work in my case. I have listed devices on my laptop and found touchpad.Then I tried to enable it. xinput set-prop ...
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Dell Synaptics Touchpad Issues

Running Ubuntu 12.04 on a fresh install but nothing I've found seems to work. What has got me even more stumped is this: user@ABCD:~$ xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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Can't move mouse short distances using touchpad

I recently got a new Lenovo Y50, and I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. On my previous Dell XPS 17, the touchpad had excellent response even when moving my finger slightly -- by moving my finger a very short ...
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how to disable tapping on touhpad hardware buttons

I have an dell inspiron, where the hardware buttons are part of the touchpad. In my old laptop I used to have one finger touched on the left button (not clicked, but the finger was on the button). ...
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Touchpad not workink Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my notebook, but I can't find a way to make my touchpad work. The system reads the hardware, but I can't use it. In "System Options" the "active touchpad" icon is ...
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Xubuntu 14.04: Unable to click and drag with clickpad

Right now, my clickpad is unusable since I cannot click and drag items reliably. When I click down with my pointer finger, I expect to use my middle finger for dragging. However, my index finger is ...
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Asus Pro P550ca Trackpad unresponsive, cursor moving leftwards every 20 seconds

Well I have finally decided to start fresh and move from using mac to using Ubuntu and I have bought the following computer to begin my linux journey with: Asus Pro P550CA-XO330D I have successfully ...
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No touchpad and cursor issues in ubuntu 14.04

So I just got ubuntu and even when running the live disk I had an issue where I couldn't click most of the time and the mouse would jump left every 3 seconds I thought once I got installed and updated ...
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Enable horizontal scroll 14.04

My laptop is Acer V3-571g with default settings, except for enabling brightness controls, as instructed here. Horizontal scrolling is not working. Instead, while holding ALT key, it switches trough ...
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Enable multiple touches on touchpad

I have a Vaio laptop, where the touchpad contains the two buttons (primary and secondary). This means you have to click your touchpad to click on things. The buttons are not separate to the touchpad. ...
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How can I make my Macbook Pro's trackpad feel right?

I tried for several hours to make my Macbook Pro's trackpad feel "right" in ubuntu. I tried a number of synclient settings recommended by various blog articles and forum posts, and also tried playing ...
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Isssue with touchpad in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have bought an Asus laptop model X550LD-XX064D and I am facing an issue with the touchpad. It is not responding properly, also when I use the USB mouse it doesn't provide any consistent performance. ...
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How do you disable touchpad in Ubuntu 14.04LTS?

How do I disable the touchpad while using bluetooth mouse? The Synaptic(k)s touchpad app does not appear to be available in the software center for 14.04.
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Ubuntu 14.04 gnome touchpad gestures

I want to extend the touchpad gestures of the system, I've ran into touchegg but in my case it did not work. I've read its not working on ubuntu 14.04 gnome environment. Any help is appreciated. I ...
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Mouse and keyboard not working when i resume after suspend ubuntu 14.04

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell inspiron 5537 by USB. Everything worked fine, but after i resume my computer from suspend my touch-pad and my keyboard are not responding. So, i tried to reinstall ...
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Dell Trackpad not recognized in Ubuntu 14.04

Thank you in advance for your assistance. I recently purchased a new laptop for use with Ubuntu 14.04 (Dell Inspiron i3542-8334BK), and am pleased to report that almost everything works out of the ...
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Can anyone help with fixing the touch pad on my Chromebook?

For the record I have installed Xubuntu, through Chrubuntu, on my Toshiba C35 Chromebook. I knew coming in that there would be some hardware issues, and for the most part, I got the other issues fixed ...
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dell vt 5470 right-click in touchpad not working

My Dell vt 5470 touchpad is not working properly, it's just the right click which has a problem. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 desktop 64 bit. How can I fix this?
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Scrolling internet pages with touchpad z510 (fixed)

I cannot scroll on web pages with my touchpad, even though I could before with Windows 8. I struggle to use the computer without touchpad scrolling. I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z510 running Ubuntu ...
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Touchpad triggering rightclick when scrolling

Whenever I use 2-finger scrolling it will trigger a right-click at the end of the scroll. I think it came with one of the latest 14.04 updates. I'm using a Samsung S5 Laptop.
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Laptop touchpad is not working

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but it's not recognizing touchpad of laptop. What can be caused to this? Here some outputs: xinput list output: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...