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

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Trying to get 3 finger gestures. Geis tools shows only 2 finger support when I've used 3 on Windows 7 partition

I've been trying to get touchegg to work so I can have 3 finger gestures similar to that on a MacBook. It wasn't working so I checked geis-tools for how many fingers are supported. It says 2 but then ...
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two finger scroll issues: erratic selecting and app switching -Macbook pro 8,1

I've got ubuntu 13.04 on a Macbook pro 8,1 I'm having issues with two fingered scrolling, 1: I can't select multiple items from a long list, because when I touch my fingers on the pad to scroll ...
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Touchpad faster in Y than X

I have an Aspire S7 with Ubuntu 13.04 and most things work fine, but the touchpad is killing me. The touchpad is (from 'xinput list') ⎜ ↳ ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad id=13 [slave ...
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Pointing Devices, syndaemon, touchpad sensibility (Macbook Pro)

I have troubles understanding how my Ubuntu 13.04 is handling the touchpad of my Macbook Pro. Very annoying because I really can't work with the unit as the touchpad keeps being very "touchy", a ...
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Restoring modprobe configurations

While trying to fix clickpad issues, I seem to have messed up my psmouse.conf. I attempted to follow the instructions here: Right mouse button doesnt work As mentioned by the answer on that post, ...
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How do I disable the touchpad while typing on Macbook?

I have a Macbook Pro 5.5 and I can't disable the touchpad while I'm typing. I have tried downloading gsynaptics manager or something like that, but still no dice! This is driving me up the wall, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Touchpad Menu Gone

I just got a new laptop (Asus g46) and have had several issues with it, odd since I've never had issue with Ubuntu and I've used it since 7.04. Anyway, my touchpad menu is gone in the Mouse and ...
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kernel patch for touchpad

I think this kernel patch can fix alps touch-pad can anyone help me to apply it on my system ? https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/2326461/
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How can I set up gestures in Kubuntu?

I would like to do the following thing: scroll down with three fingers => windows presentation from all Desktops (equivalent to Ctrl+F10). The question is "How can I do it?" :) I have (quite) ...
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Wireless and trackpad disabled in Ubuntu 13.04 after update

Last week on Ubuntu 13.04, I ran a sudo apt-get dist-upgrade. Everything seemed fine until I rebooted. Suddenly, my trackpad stopped functioning, and I couldn't view available wireless networks ...
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how to resize page back to normal size

I have a dell inspiron mini with floating touch pad bout 4 years old. I accidentally, by pressing on lower right edge of unit, miniturized the image on the page. Its so small now i cant see it,this ...
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my laptop touchpad stops working during the live demo

I m completely new to all of this... I just want to install ubuntu because it is suppose to get rid of most of the virus problems, so anyway I was following online instructions to install ubuntu ...
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How can I fix a shaky touchpad cursor in Ubuntu on my hp pavilion laptop?

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and it works great, except after the initial reboot my touchpad cursor shakes violently when I hold my finger completely still on the pad.It works fine ...
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trackpad script not working on startup / login

The issue at hand My aim is to enable natural scrolling on system start (or session start), which - up until now - could be easily achieved using a startup script, but since migrating from 12.04 (32 ...
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How to Make an xinput Command Persistent After Standby

I want to use two finger scrolling on my touchpad. I'm using Ubuntu 13.04, and the Mouse and Touchpad GUI configuration doesn't let me enable it (the checkbox is greyed out). As a workaround, I ...
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Touchpad doesn't respond when power is pluggged

Upon upgrading Ubuntu 11.04 through 12.04 on a Dell System, the touchpad doesn't respond until the power plug is unplugged. Any idea why? To better clarify the behaviour of the touchpad: The touch pad ...
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Touchpad disable after screen unlock

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS and I had thought I had permanently disabled the touch pad by updating system settings to reflect my preferences running a one time 'gsettings set org.gnome.settings-...
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How to install logitech mouse with ltunify?

Trying to install code to let Logitech Unifying software install so my mouse will work on my new Ubuntu laptop. I think I found the program ltunify but can't get it to work. I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS ...
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No touchpad gestures on Samsung Series 9 / 13.04

I recently installed 13.04 and like many others, my touchpad gestures do not work. How can I troubleshoot this issue?
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Mouse not moving, but still clicks!

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Last night when I started my computer, I saw a strange screen telling me this: The system is running in low-graphics mode Your screen, graphics cards, and input device ...
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How can I setup my touchpad multi-finger tapping functionality?

I'm trying to setup my multi-finger tap in the following way: Single finger - Left click Two fingers - Middle click Three fingers - Right click What I currently have is: Single finger - Left ...
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Touchpad does not work on Acer Aspire V5-121, on

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my new Acer Aspire V5-121 Netbook. The first thing I noticed was that the touchpad does not work. It does not recognize clicks or touches. How do I find out what's ...
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lubuntu on Aspire One 725 without touchpad [duplicate]

I have just bought an 'ACER ASPIRE ONE 725-C7CBB 11.6'' AMD C-70 2GB 320GB RADEON HD7290 LINUX BLUE'. The net book had Linpus installed. I immediately installed lubuntu 13.04 from an external USB DVD-...
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Alps Touchpad too sensitive after upgrade [duplicate]

I tryed to switch to a new Ubuntu version, but my touchpad makes troubles. I use a Dell Latitude E6520 laptop with an Alps touchpad. Currently I'm on Ubuntu 11.10. grep -B 5 mouse /proc/bus/input/...
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Mouse click no more responsive

I am happily using Ubuntu since the 11.04 release on a Dell Latitude E5530. Unfortunately since I bought this laptop I am encountering some troubles with the mouse (I guess related to the X server) ...
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Disable touchpad switch application?

When i'm scrolling sometimes ubuntu will think i'm trying to switch applications. Is there a three finger application switching feature in ubuntu 13.04 that i don't know about? It sometimes also ...
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Multitouch doesn't work on touchpad on acer spire v3 771G

I was trying to install psmouse all day. I've found lots of tutorials but none work. For example https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-intel/+bug/681904/comments/64 in this I ...
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updated to ubuntu 13.04, 3 finger gestures are gone

Before Gnome3, Ubuntu emulated middle click with 3 fingers tap on the touchpad. After Gnome3, it was used to drag windows (and maximize/restore). I missed the very useful middle click gesture, but at ...
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How to save Touchpad Pointer speed settings on Ubuntu 13.04?

Going to All Settings -> Mouse & Touchpad, I try to set the "Pointer speed" at "Touchpad" options. That setting works fine at that screen and I can test the touchpad with the new settings, also 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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Turn off trackpad scroll “momentum”

So when I flick my fingers while scrolling on my trackpad, the page continues to scroll even after my fingers have left it. I don't like this, however, because then when I switch to a different tab in ...
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Enabling multi-touch on a non-multi-touch touchpad

I have Ubuntu 13.04 on my HP Pavilion G4-1025TX, which I don't think has multi-touch (it didn't have multi-touch when I was on the bundled Windows 7). Is it possible to enable multi-touch for this ...
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Touchpad scrolling not working, all set correctly in dconf editor, acer aspire V3 771G, Ubuntu 13.04

I've been through all the other similar posts I can find on this, and they suggest creating/editing files that seem to make no difference, sorry. I have a new computer (Acer Aspire V3 771G) running ...
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Disable Touchpad While Typing does not work

I already checked that Option in the Settings but it won't work. I also searched for solutions in this site but none of those work. What should I do?
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Touchpad not working on Acer laptop

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 x64-amd on my Acer Aspire v3-471G laptop. The touchpad wasn`t working since I started the installation process from a USB flash device using Pen Drive and continue to be not ...
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How to disable two-fingers/right-click in touchpad?

I would like to disable the function right-click when tapping the touchpad with two fingers, because it is always interfering with the two-fingers/scrolling function. I also would like to maintain the ...
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After logging on, the touchpad stops working

I have a Dell latitude E6420 laptop. After logging in to my account, the touchpad doesn't work and the pointer is frozen. It only doesn't work for 1 account. The guest account is fine. Anyone know ...
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Synaptics Touchpad not working after a fresh install of 12.04.2 on a Toshiba P850 [closed]

I have read all related posts I can find but none of them offer a solution. The touch-pad is detected but does not work. It works in Windows 8 (machine is dual boot) $ egrep -i touchpad syslog May ...
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Mouse moving and clicking on its own in 13.04

I recently upgraded from 12.10 where I had been having some mild touchpad problems. I'm running an Avatar Mercury ultrabook with an elantech touchpad which refuses to support multitouch under 12.10. ...
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Where synaptic touchpad settings in user account?

I have some trouble with my "synaptics touchpad" The touchpad is one of those that use the psmouse kernel module (i.e. modprobe psmouse will get the pad to work [mouse moves] and modprobe -r psmouse ...
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Mouse and Touchpad options

The Problem The options for Mouse and Touchpad are combined on one page see image below The pointer speed moves, but doesn't change anything and is not saved when I exit, also the two finger scroll ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Toshiba touchpad not working

I have a Toshiba Satellite T130-10G laptop and I can't get my touchpad to work in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (I have tried also 12.10 and did not work either). In the same laptop I have Windows 7 installed and ...
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How do I install gpointing-device?

I would like to install the gpointing-device-settings package which I found on the Launchpad website https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gpointing-device-settings I tried: apt-get install ...
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Disable pad click on 12.04 - driver problem?

I'd like to disable pad click. Usually it was possible in system settings under mouse and touch pad, but in Ubuntu 12.04 I can't see "touch pad" in mouse and touch pad settings... I've installed ...
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Ignore finger resting on trackpad button (Asus s200e)

I recently picked up an Asus s200E and installed Ubuntu 13.04; the issue im having is i cannot rest my finger on the buttons while using my other finger to move the cursor without it locking up in ...
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How To Disable Touchpad Running Ubuntu 12.04LTS On Dell Inspiron 1525

The Touchpad on my Dell laptop is an annoyance; while typing, if I inadvertantly strike it, the "I-beam" (or Mouse Pointer) ends up somewhere other than where I want it. None of the settings I have ...
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Can you disable PART of a touchpad?

Can you disable only part of a touchpad? I'm using a Lenovo Yoga13, and the touchpad extends down into the click area. So, every time I click, it moves the mouse a little bit. It's pretty annoying. ...