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

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How do invert my touchpad's orientation?

I am looking to completely reverse the orientation of an external touchpad (Logitech Wireless Touchpad). This is not just inverting the scrolling: I want to turn it "upside-down" with the click ...
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Touchpad scrolling reloading web pages

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 Gnome classic. I'm using Firefox 13.0.1. In my browser, while I use my touchpad to scroll up and down a page, previous web pages are simply being loaded again. eg: If I ...
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Touchpad scrolling on Dell Inspiron 17R SE (N7220)

I have a new Dell Inspiron 17R that I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on. The touchpad is recognized as a PS/2 mouse, which means that I can't use scrolling and that there is no "Touchpad" tab in the ...
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How to permanently disable touchpad in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable Touchpad? I'm looking for a way to permanently disable the touchpad in Ubuntu 12.04 (my computer is a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge on which it isn't possible to ...
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Disabling One-Finger Tap-to-Click But Keep Two-Finger tap Ubuntu 12.04

The option to disable the touchpad while typing does not work on my Samsung RC512 with an Elantech touchpad and I enjoy two-finger scroll and middle-click emulation with two fingers too much to ...
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Using three finger swipe

I liked having a three finger swipe up to spread all open windows and having a three finger swipe down minimize all windows. Is there a way I can implement this in Ubuntu 12.04?
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How do I enable Middle mouse button emulation in 12.04 LTS?

How do I enable Middle mouse button emulation in 12.04 LTS? I think it was disabled by default in the last release. I'm sure this is a silly question but I can't find a generic answer, they all seem ...
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How to enable touchpad?

Yesterday, suddenly my touchpad on my MSI Laptop started to not respond. In other words, in Login screen, touchpad is working as expected. However, in Desktop screen, after I have logged in, touchpad ...
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how to re-enable trackpad accidentally disabled it using third party software(Jupiter)

Im an ubuntu noob, I accidentally disabled my trackpad using the Jupiter power management software, but cant seem to be able to re-enable it. Tried rebooting the system to no avail. Any ideas on how ...
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Harddisk slows my touchpad

BELIEVE ME PLEASE. I've seen questions in forums like "How much does a software weigh?" and i hope this question will not be mocked like that :( But when I plug in my external hard disk 1TB Sandisk, ...
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How to fix an aborted 12.04 upgrade?

I was upgrading to 12.04 when my computer froze up then crashed. It was about two thirds of the way done installing when the crash occurred, and the wireless network wont work and the track pad on my ...
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Where can I download the Synaptics Touchpad suite?

On Synaptics website, they advertise the Synaptics Touchpad suite for Linux, but it is not available for download. Am I looking in the wrong place? How do I get a hold of this? This would solve my ...
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Click and Drag from touchpad stops working

I've got a Samsung Notebook (NP-QX412-S01AU) with a touchpad / clickpad. I'm running 12.04 Precise. When I first log into my computer, the touchpad behaves exactly as expected and desired. The ...
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Alps Touchpad on Dell: how do I install the DKMS driver to enable multitouch?

Now I know that this has been asked several times here but I couldn't find any decent solution to it. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my DELL N5110 and my touchpad is detected as a mouse, So I don't ...
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How do I enable all touchpad features using the Alps driver on a Dell N5110?

The touch pad is detected as PS/2 Generic Mouse. Installing this driver don't help. After using it with this: "download that alps-dkms package and install it in /usr/src. from a terminal, ...
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Syanptics Touchpad Won't Re-enable

I disabled my Synaptics touchpad while a key on my keyboard and now I can't get it to work again. When I press that key again it says the touchpad turns back on but will not work at all. Rebooting ...
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Left touchpad button doesn't work after upgrade to 12.04

Since I installed an upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 my left button (Touchpad) doesnt work well. This means I have to Log me out via STRG/ALT/DEL and log me in again. Before I log me out I just can move ...
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Can't hold left button on touchpad and drag in 12.04 and no right click

After updating to 12.04, I cannot use the mouse buttons. I have a work around to be able to drag with the touchpad alone, also to use the touchpad for right click. I would however like to use the ...
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Righ click doesn't work on an Elantech touchpad

Neither two nor three finger click. Everything else works perfectly (two finger scroll, dragging etc.). The core is 3.2.0.25.
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Adjust mouse keys in 12.04?

I checked under keyboard and there is no option to adjust "Mouse Keys". I turned it on under "Universal Access", but there was no option to adjust sensitivity or acceleration there. Under "Mouse and ...
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How do you enable multi-touch for lubuntu 12.04 on my HP MINI trackpad?

I have an HP MINI 110 with a multi touch trackpad. I have lubuntu 12.04 installed. I can't right click to save my life.
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Dell N5110 Touch pad Scroll bar not recognized in Ubuntu 12.0.4

I bought recently my Dell N 5110 and installed Ubuntu 12.0.4 LST X 64 Bit along with Windows 7. The problem I am facing is my touch pad is not recognized in ubuntu and tried installing alps (as I ...
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Gnome touchpad control vs. synaptics

There are several settings (speed, sensitivity, acceleration, tap-to-click) that seem to be independently managed between the built-in gnome Mouse and Touchpad configuration tool and synclient (...
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Middle-click does nothing but makes window controls appear

Just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and noticed that the middle-click (actually three finger-tap on the touchpad) on Firefox doesn't work as it used to. When doing it on a link it ...
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How can I enable one-finger scrolling in Unity?

I would like to activate to scroll with one finger inside the Unity environment(nautilus, Dash, Firefox). Because Unity claims to be touch screen friendly but scrolling with two fingers is annoying ...
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Touchpad too sensitive on Samsung Series 7

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my SAMSUNG Series 7 NP700Z5B-S01UB. The touchpad worked out of the box and that has been awesome. But the touch pad's tap to click is too sensitive. It keeps ...
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My touchpad doesn't work on Dell N5110 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I enable multi touch on a Dell inspiron n5110 with an ALPS touchpad? I have a dell inspiron 5110 laptop that has problem with touchpad in ubuntu(it's multitouch didn'...
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I can't use the right click of my notebook in ubuntu 12.04, how can I correct this?

if I'm trying to click right with my touchpad (of my Packard Bell EasyNote TX) in Ubuntu (in Windows 7 everything works fine) I'm only doing a left click. maybe the left click is caused by the all-...
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Can I set up two-fingered swiping?

I can already scroll left and right with two-finger swiping, however, in Windows I can use the same gestures to go forward and back in browsers and such. Is this possible in Ubuntu?
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My multimedia keys arent working, and cause eratic behavior [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable multimedia buttons on my laptop? The system sees them as a trackpad resulting in erratic behavior. I have a sony viao vgn-cs16t and the multimedia keys at ...
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Dell Inspiron N5110 Keyboard & Touchpad

I have Dell Laptop " N 5110 " How do make 2 finger scrolling work + 2 fingers zoom in & zoom out work How to Fn + f3 To lock touchpad How to configure 1 2 3 as shown in pic 3.1 For Ubuntu ...
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How do disable tap-to-click while typing?

Running Kubuntu 12.4 on a Thinkpad 410S. I'm hoping to disable the tap-to-click mechanisms while I am typing, similar to what I can do in windows. So far I have only been able to figure out how to: ...
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Touchpad scrolling doesn't work on an Acer Aspire 1410

I cannot scroll using my touchpad. I am using Acer Aspire 1410. I tried this but it doesn't work in my computer. Thanks in advance. This is lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 ...
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Touchpad problems worsening over time!

Thought that I would add some information regarding laptop touhpad issues. I have a Samsung R530 laptop running Ubuntu 12.04. There has always been issues with my touchpad; it would start by being ...
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Problem with keyboard and trackpad on ubuntu 12.04

Have a really strange issue with my keyboard and trackpad after installing ubuntu 12.04. It picked up both fine with the livecd and in the install, but for quite awhile now, I find when I power my ...
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Dell vostro 1310 touchpad doesn't wotk!

I just installed Ubuntu on my Windows 7 system. Touchpad and wireless don't work. Can anyone help me?
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How do I get the Touchpad Settings working on a Dell XPS 13" Ultrabook?

Today I got an brand new Dell XPS 13 and I really like it. Wifi/Bluetooth/Brightness works very well. But only the Touchpad makes me insane. Okay, Multitouch is really nice and i love it on my Macbook ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 - Touchpad and keyboard stopped working at random

As in the title, I've got this problem with my Kubuntu 12.04. At first I've thought that the whole system was hung, but it happened again 5 minutes ago and, while the keyboard and the touchpad ...
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How can I enable two-finger scrolling in Ubuntu 12.04?

I need help with getting two-finger scrolling to work in Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit. It used to work in previous Ubuntu versions, so I know it can be done. However the option to enable two-finger scrolling ...
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Trackpad Buttons on 2012 Samsung Series 9 Not Working Properly, appears to double click and doesn't have right click

These buttons work fine in Windows, but not in Ubuntu 12.04. The buttons are part of the trackpad itself so I figure that's what's causing the problems, but is there any way to get Ubuntu to support ...
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Apple Magic Trackpad aftrer upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04 (64 Bit) - Multitouch not working!

The title describes my problem. On Ubuntu 11.10 Multi-touch worked fine on my Apple Magic Trackpad. Now i have only "ONE-FINGER-Control". Scrolling is only possible on the right side of the pad with ...
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Lenovo 3000 N 200 touchpad malfunction in Ubuntu 12.04

Somebody please rectify this bug. The touch pad automatically selects the area and other icons if i try to hover anywhere on desktop. The launcher icons will be picked up automatically if i try to ...
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Synaptic touchpad right-click not working

I'm having the same problem as in previous Ubuntu versions. The workaround to the problem for 11.10 was to use https://launchpad.net/~sergio91pt/+archive/synaptics+clickpads, but for 12.04 I haven't ...
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Not able to do multitouch gestures(except two finger scrolling) on touchpad

On the site: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Multitouch It says that unity supports 3 finger pinch to maximize/restore windows and many more gestures. I am not able to use these multi touch features. I can ...
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Alps Touchpad not working on VAIO VPCEH laptop

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Sony Vaio(Edit: known from the tags). Although the touchpad is recognized, I am unable to lock the touchpad.
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Touchpad not working on Acer Travelmate 4740 after applying recent updates in Ubuntu 12.04

My touchpad stopped working on my Acer Travelmate 4740 after I've applied updates through the Update Manager on Precise Pangolin. It is working when on the (LightDM) login screen, but not after ...
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How to configure the touchpad middle click?

In almost all the large modern Linux distributions and in the last releases of Ubuntu-based distributions the touchpad was configured out of the box to have right, left and middle clicks and you could ...
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Touchpad right click doesn't work on HP Envy 14 beats

I have Ubuntu 12.04 lts 64 bits on my HP envy 14 beats. When I try to click with the right click button it doesn't work. Only works click in the touchpad directly and with usb mouse. 00:00.0 Host ...
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Elantech multitouch breaks after sleep and unknown events

EDIT: I previously thought this was related to mouse, but I have been experiencing these issues without a mouse plugged-in during the past weeks. I therefore rewrote the description. The two-finger ...