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

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Adding 'tap zones' to Synaptics touch pad?

In Windows I can configure the corners of my touchpad to act as another button or control. For example, I use the top left as a "middle click" and the bottom left as "mute". I have searched around ...
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Touchpad on Gateway LT2802u Netbook doesn't work

I installed Xubuntu Oneiric on a Netbook. The Synaptic Device is recognized by the system and back in Lucid it worked. But now it won't work anymore. grep -B 5 mouse /proc/bus/input/devices1 gave me ...
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How to disable Synaptics pinch-to-zoom support in evince (PDF viewer)?

My friend experiences this bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evince/+bug/875359 But most of the time zoom is activated unintentionally when using two-fingers scrolling on a Synaptics ...
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How do I use multi-touch gestures on a MacBook Air? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on my MacBook Air (13" mid 2011) and it works lovely! Are there any news or possibilites to use multi-touch gestures? But to now I am using the system out of the box. One and ...
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Application Menu not working properly after upgrade from 11.10 to 12 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? AIssue is that (1) Alt+F1 & F2 is not working. (2) Whenever I open Applications Menu by ...
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How to activate Pinch-To-Zoom/Twisting with Synaptics Touchpad?

Where do I find those features? In Ubuntu there's only an option to enable Two-Finger-Scrolling. Greetz.
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How can I configure the touchpad and keyboard settings on a Dell Inspiron 5110? [closed]

I am using ubuntu 11.10. I want the following 3 things: I have dell inspiron 5110 laptop. There is button at the top right corner of laptop which can be used for turning the screen off. It works in ...
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Can I use the Logitech Touch Mouse M600?

Can I use the Logitech Touch Mouse M600 with Ubuntu? Specifically, will the swipe and scroll capabilities work? If not, can I still use it as a normal two-button mouse? I do not want speculative ...
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Alps Touchpad driver loaded, but still touchpad not working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Alps Loaded but PS/2 mouse also loaded! I have a Dell Inspiron 15R with Ubuntu 11.10 x86-64 installed. I am having a problem with the Alps touchpad. My touchpad's driver ...
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Turning on and off HP Probook 4530S touchpad

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my HP laptop and among some problems, one of which I'm trying to solve is the touchpad problem. It's working, but how can I turn on/off it? In SUSE Linux Enterprise ...
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Asus G53SW weird touchpad behaviour

My friend has a new Asus G53SW notebook with Ubuntu Oneiric installed. Sometimes the touchpad is weird and hangs around or you can't click on things. It's quite unusable. How can I fix this weird ...
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Touchpad Scrolling doesn't work on a Sony Vaio VGN-NW220F

In Windows 7 (which was included on my laptop), I could use the right side of the touchpad to scroll vertically, and the bottom edge to scroll horizontally. In Ubuntu, this doesn't work and I see no ...
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Alps Loaded but PS/2 mouse also loaded!

i have Dell Inspiron 15R and i installed psmouse-alps package, it successfully recognized my Touchpad and i can see touchpad option under mouse properties as well, but my touchpad doesn't works at ...
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No “Touchpad Tab” under Mouse and Touchpad settings. Detected as PS/2 Generic Mouse

I have a Dell Inspiron with Ubuntu 12.04 installed. I can use my touchpad fine but I can't scroll with it. When I run windows it uses two finger scrolling but for some reason it won't work on Ubuntu. ...
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Ubuntu on HP Compaq NX 6120

How do I install Ubuntu on an HP Compaq NX 6120? What drivers do I need (audio, VGA , touchpad, wireless LAN)? Can I use AutoCAD 2009 on Ubuntu 11.10?
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How do I disable touchpad's Copy & Paste & Right-click functionality?

On ubuntu 11.10, with Unity desktop: tapping top-right corner of the touchpad triggers 'Paste' tapping top-left corner => 'Copy' tapping bottom-right corner => 'Right-click' (I've discovered this ...
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Update manager history and rollback options? (trying to resolve touchpad issues)

I'm having issues with my touchpad on my laptop. It doesn't function properly. Clicking seems to work fine, but moving the cursor to the left is very skittish. To the right it appears to work just ...
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Touchpad won't work/not recognized on laptop, Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

When I start out running 11.10 (Ocelot) from the Live CD the touchpad works with no problem. Once installing however the touchpad does not work at all. I have installed all updates available. I ...
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I can't install the multitouch driver if I do `sudo apt-get install xf86-input-multitouch`

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 and have added the mactel ppa but I can't install sudo apt-get install xf86-input-multitouch I have done this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mactel-support && sudo ...
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Is there software to manage the laptop's touchpad?

I was looking for software to manage touchpad and mouse and I found synaptiks but it dosn't work properly !! For example i want to my laptop's tochpad been disable when i use a mouse but it doesn't ...
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What is causing “Failed to initialize geis instance Aborted” when trying to run touchegg in Ubuntu 11.10

What is causing "Failed to initialize geis instance Aborted" when trying to run touchegg in Ubuntu 11.10? I am trying to enable more gesture options for my mac-book touch pad on Ubuntu 11.10, and ...
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Touchpad scroll not working on HP Pavilion dm3 laptop

I have an HP Pavilion dm3 laptop running Ubuntu 11.10. My touchpad works perfectly fine, but with one exception, the scrolling does not work. Does anybody out there know of any sure-fire fix that ...
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How to install synaptics clickpad patch?

I'm affected by this bug, which means my ClickPad is not working properly. The bug-description says, there are patches for this, which can be found here. But when I download the newest version of ...
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TouchPad doesn't work on Ubuntu 11.10, Toshiba Salellite L500-1WP

TouchPad stopped working about two weeks ago. Everything else is working. On Windows 7 it's working. I think, problem is in OS. What can I do? Excuse my English, I don't know it. :-(
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Touchpad Insensitive

I have just purchased a Samsung RF511 and as always I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on it straight away. Everything works out of the box fine except the Touchpad. I have to press quite hard on the touch pad ...
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How do I file a bug for a trackpad?

I believe I've found a regression in click-and-drag on my laptop's trackpad, and it's proving to be very annoying. I'd like to file a bug, but I have no idea what package I should file against. I've ...
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How do I enable OSX-like three-finger swipes in 11.10 and 12.04?

In MacOSX the default settings is to move back/forward a page in Firefox when I do a three-finger swipe left/right. In Unity, three-finger-swipes invokes window movement. How can I configure ...
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How do I move a window when two-finger scroll is enabled?

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my MacBook Pro, and I have enabled two-finger scroll. Now I'm unable to move a window with the trackpad, which is usually done by click-and-holding the window title ...
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Ignore finger resting at the bottom of trackpad [unibody macbook pro]

I have 2 finger scrolling working, and the three finger window movement works great, but something thats really bothering me is that I can't rest my thumb on the bottom of the trackpad like I can in ...
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touchpad not working on lenovo u400 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I enable my synaptics trackpad? I just got Lenovo u400 laptop and promptly installed ubuntu 11.10. I got the wifi card working no problem by following some other ...
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how to disable the trackstick in dell?

How to disable the trackstick which is in between the keys of the Dell laptop keyboard. It really causes a lot of problem while typing.
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Disable Multitouch Driver and return to default touchpad

I have Ubuntu 11.10 installed in dual boot in a MacBook Pro 5.1. I have installed the xserver-xorg-input-multitouch Multitouch X input driver, but I'm not sure I like it (it's too sensitive and moves ...
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Horizontal Scrolling checked but still doesn't work

I have an Asus N82JV with touchpad configured for single tap, double tap and two-finger vertical scroll. Even though I have the "Enable horizantal scrolling" in the mouse configurations it still ...
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2 finger scolling goes crazy in firefox

In Firefox, the 2-finger-scrolling is buggy. If you release one finger while scrolling, the page scrolls to the position the first finger indicates. It makes this rather nice function impossible to ...
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System goes slow randomly. Continues to run well when moving with mouse

I have noticed this mainly when playing flash games in my firefox or playing x-com in dosbox. Game just runs fine, but then suddenly it slows down to crawl. When i touch my touchpad and move the ...
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Touchpad requires you to press really hard on MacBook 2.1

On my white MacBook 2.1 I have to press to my finger really hard to the touchpad to even move the mouse pointer. I did not have to do that when I had OSX installed on it. Any ideas?
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Touchpad stop working

I have an HP 430 PC-Notebook using Oneiric. And sometimes my touchpad just stops working.(I haven't installed anything, just safe playing with terminal following linuxcommand.org In Windows, I could ...
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Annoying Screen Flickers on MSI U120

My screen brightness changes on my MSI U120 when I log in. I can fix this by switching workspaces, and the screen will stay at a constant brightness. Changing the brightness using the function keys ...
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How do I enable a touchpad? [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 several months ago, but I haven't found a proper way to enable the touchpad. I once tried something I can't recall the name. Does any one have any suggestions? Update: ...
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What are the orange circles appearing at the corners of my windows in Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I use Unity drag handles? What is this hidden Unity window-dragging feature I discovered on accident, and how do I reproduce it? Every so often when I am moving ...
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3-finger tap getting prematurely grabbed

Recently I upgraded from Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.04. By default 2-finger tap was set to right click and 3-finger tap (3FT) to middle click (button 3). 2-finger tap works fine when I set tap-action to x x x ...
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Why is my Dell Inspiron 1720's keyboard and trackpad inactive after resume from suspend? [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 on my Dell Inspiron 1720 laptop, and it works perfectly apart from coming out of suspend. The login screen comes up, but the keyboard and trackpad are completely unresponsive. ...
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Synaptics touchpad keeps getting disabled [closed]

I have a Samsung R780 laptop with Synaptics touchpad that's been working fine since I installed 11.10 back in October. Now it's stopped working, this suddenly happened today but I haven't had an ...
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Windows keep moving as if I did ALT+Click [closed]

It happens frequently, and it's driving me crazy: I'm using my touchpad and - for example - scroll through a list, and suddenly, the window will "jump" so that it's centered around my cursor, and it ...
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Touchpad not working on HP Pavilion DV4 3030TX [closed]

I recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop and everything is working out of the box except my touch pad. I have tried the following fixes, Mouse not working on an HP dv4, Touchpad not working on ...
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How to disable the touchpad on a Dell Inspiron 5040

I have a Dell Inspiron 5040, and I cannot disable the touchpad. The best solution would be if Ubuntu could actually not ignore the keyboard shortcut that disables it.
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How do I increase the touchpad sensitivity on Acer Aspire One 532h?

I got a cheap netbook and put ubuntu on it without even booting into the windows it came with. I am now slightly regretting it since the trackpad is very annoying, it only registers when I press quite ...
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Left touchpad button doesn't work on an eee pc 900

Left touchpad button doesn't work at all at my Asus eee pc 900 using Ubuntu 11.10. Have searched for the solution, found out that that's not only my problem, but haven't found a solution. Is there ...
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HP Pavilion g6. when keys are held, the touch pad doesn't work. any way to fix it? [closed]

I've been looking all trough through google and I've seen people with the same problem, when I'm trying to play a game (minecraft) i move with the keyboard and look with the mouse, but whenever i try ...
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Trackpad mouse jumping all over while typing

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit on a Dell Inspiron 17R. Things are working fairly well except for one major issue with the mouse. My palm hits the trackpad while I am typing and the mouse tends to ...