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

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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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Mousescroll (bug)?

When I'm scrolling in Firefox or in Nautilus (probably everywhere) with my touchpad it appears as the force doesn't stop when it should. Sounds copmlicated sorry having trouble putting it in words ... ...
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Touchpad hardware buttons not working

I'm a beginner in Ubuntu and I have version 14.04 LTS installed. I checked the previous answers and forums but so far I've not been able to make this working! My issue is that the touchpad hardware ...
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Making touchpad and resume password changes permanent

in Ubuntu 10.10 I really don't want any password on resume on my EeePC, so I have to run gconftool-2 --set --type=bool /apps/gnome-power-manager/lock/suspend false and I want two finger middle ...
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Disabling Multitouch in Ubuntu

Since Ubuntu has decided to arbitrarily remove certain gestures for laptop users (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bug/1172172), I'm trying to to replace the built in gestures with ...
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Multi-touch on Asus X551C touchpad (Ubuntu 12.04)

I have a problem with installation of psmouse elantech-x551c dkms module on my Asus X551C laptop with Luna OS (built on Ubuntu 12.04). I'm using this instructions ...
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Touchpad of Acer Aspire E5-551G not detected on Ubuntu

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my Acer Aspire E5 but the touchpad doesn't work. This is the result of xinput: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ ...
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Reverse Scroll (natural scroll) on a bluetooth mouse

I have a sculpt touch mouse from Microsoft and the reverse mode works well on the touchpad but on the mouse it doesn't work well. Just tried to install the natural scroll app but just a few apps can ...
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Touchpad is not recognized

i've bought a new laptop (Medion Akoya P6647 MD98567) but unfortunately the touchpad is not recognized. some information I even updated the kernnel from 13.13 to 13.15, but it didn't change ...
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Touchpad became weird after installing updates on fresh installed Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having problem with my touchpad on my laptop. My laptop is Lenovo G40-70. When first I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop the touchpad is smooth. But after that I did software update from the ...
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touchpad isn't working

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. And suddenly from 2 days touchpad isn't working when I log in with my account. It works well with the guest appearance. Mouse and touchpad settings are normal.How do I make it ...
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How to apply an “undocumented” kernel patch

I am unable to use the touchpad on my new GigaByte P35 v2. I seem to have the problem documented here (elantech touchpad not detected on gigabyte laptop), and here ...
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ASUS R704A when typing the cursor jumps all over

ASUS R704A when typing the cursor jumps all over because the touchpad is so large and sensitive and my hands occasionally touch it. Does anyone know how to decrease the sensitivity or even cause the ...
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Synaptics Touchpad scroll not working

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Studio 1557. My synaptics touch pad is detected but the scroll functions are not working. The scroll option in the GUI for the mouse and touch pad has disappeared. ...
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How to stop my trackpad from driving me crazy?

Using Ubuntu 14.04, very frequently when I use two-finger scroll it switches between programs (alt+tab equivalent) and this is super annoying! How can I keep two-finger scroll but not have it ...
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chromebook 14 touchpad not working with newly installed ubuntu 14.10

I just got a new hp chromebook 14, installed ubuntu 14.10 through chrubuntu and unfortunately, although everything else seems to be ok, the touchpad does not work at all. I am new to ubuntu/linux etc, ...
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How can I reinstall ( re enable) my touchpad for my HP Chromebook 14?

Touchpad isn't being detected at all on Ubuntu 13.10. I looked on the mouse and touch pad settings and it isn't detected at all. I connected an external mouse and it works, but I like using the touch ...
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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 been ...
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Any solution to screen lock-up relating to nvidia driver issue and touchpad use?

First time question-- My Asus G750JW laptop with a 765m gpu seems to work fine. Running Ubuntustudio 14.04. My Asus Q551 notebook with a 840m locks or freezes soon after log-in. The Q551 has Ubuntu ...
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Touch pad not working Yoga 2 Pro Ubuntu 14.10

I could really use some help with troubleshooting my touch pad. I believe it is a hardware issue but I would like to be sure. Lenovo will not help me unless I have the original OS on the laptop... why ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad L430 Mousepad trackpoint not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Thinkpad L430 under dual boot with Windows 7. But I find that its mouse pointer keeps vibrating and disappears many times. Also, its touchpad ...
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Scroll on touch pad is not working, Lenovo G50

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit on my Lenovo laptop and scroll is not working on the touchpad. When I try to look at it in settings, there is no Touchpad panel at all. (I guess it recognizes my ...
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twofinger scroll on lenovo g50

I recently switched from windows 8 to Ubuntu 14.04. With windows I could scroll pages using two fingers but this does not work running Ubuntu. I have followed this guide: Enable BOTH edge scrolling ...
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touch-pad not detected on Acer Aspire VN7-591g (Ubuntu 14.04)

I just bought Acer Aspire V15 Nitro (VN7-591g) with Windows 8.1. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and the touch-pad does not work! I even downgraded to 12.04, but the problem still remains. I guess that's a ...
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could not write bytes: broken pipe during startup but ubuntu 12.04 boots

I was trying to configure wacom bamboo pad for my ubuntu 12.04 and have created some problem with my laptop. Now, it shows this error "could not write bytes: broken pipe" during startup but ubuntu ...
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Touchpad Stopped working

Touchpad has stopped working in DEll Inspiron 5521 (ubuntu 14.04).Touchpad is not detected by xinput list .But mouse is working in Ubuntu.Also touchpad is working in windows.
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Touchpad jerks on tap, makes double clicking a pain

I have a question about the touchpad in Ubuntu 13.04 on my Hp Envy 3040nr. When I go to click tap (I don't like having to physically press the touchpad button), the cursor jerks maybe five or ten ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 64 - Touchpad not working/showing for Acer Aspire VN-791G

I got this laptop 2 days ago, after testing it with windows 8(all hardware worked fine), i decide do install Ubuntu 14.04.1 x64... Sadly the touch pad is not working. And not just sloppy movement or ...
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How to speed down two-fingers trackpad scrolling?

I move the arrow of touchpad speed bar to the left. Also, I tweak dconf editor's touchpad setting motion-acceleration, motion-threshold, etc.. and it didn't work. After all, if I change scroll-method ...
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Logitech Touchpad T650 does not click

I have just received this Logitech Touchpad T650. The problem is that on my Ubuntu 12.10 desktop, the left or right tap clicks don't work while I can navigate and scroll with the touchpad. Any ideas ...
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Touchpad not working in Lenovo Yoga 3 pro [closed]

i just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my brand new Lenovo Pro Yoga 3. But my touchpad isn't working. When I run /proc/bus/input/device on my machine, I don't see a touchpad part of it at all. How do I get ...
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how do I configure synclient/touchegg/whatever to allow three-finger drag?

I have a Synaptics touchpad in a Lenovo IdeaPad U400 running Ubuntu 14.10 and GNOME 3.x . I want to configure my touchpad such that a three-finger swipe emulates a mouse press+drag. I want to be ...
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My mouse jumps randomly after updateing

Hello i have got a new acer asper es1-311p1d5. I am using a mouse pad from the laptop. I could not try a usb mouse yet but i have to use the mouse pad anyway. I installed Ubuntu some days ago and ...
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How do I disable the touchpad using the upper left corner on an HP Pavilion dv6?

To disable the touchpad on an HP Pavilion dv6, you double tap on an area in the upper left hand corner of the touchpad. Then the blue indicator light around the border of the touchpad turns red, and ...
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Multitouch on Ubuntu GNOME

I am trying to configure the multitouch on my touchpad of my XPS developper edition on Ubuntu GNOME 14.04. I would like to set up the desktop scroller by using 3 or 4 fingers. Right now I'm using ...
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No tablet features working on X61 tablet with Ubuntu Gnome 14.10

recently installed Ubuntu gnome 14.10 from 14.04 LTS now none of the tablet features work stylus, screen rotation etc. I've installed all the Wacom packages that I could find in synaptic nothing seems ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 and multitouch touchpad on Packard Bell Easy Note En TF71BM

I've got a problem with multitouch touchpad on the Ubuntu 14.10. It doesn't work properly, because it recognize only one finger. I cannot find any working way to solve it. Packard Bell Easy Note En ...
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My Asus X451CA laptop bluetooth driver and touchpad driver is not working as the should

When I try to scroll with my touch pad it becomes very slow and inconsistent. My Bluetooth shows that it is disabled. What can I do to make my Bluetooth and touch pad work properly?
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Elan touchpad sluggish in Ubuntu 12.04I

I checked the xorg.conf and it says "synaptics" as the device and driver name. The touchpad does feel like it's lagging when moving around but all the other features work (right/left click, multitouch ...
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Touchpad not working acer aspire E5

I bought a new acer aspire E5-521 and installed ubuntu 14.04, but the touchpad doesn't work from the beginning. I already tried xserver-xorg-input-synaptics. It says a newer version is already ...
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help with synclient configuration on an Elantech touchpad

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my brand new ASUS K55V. The touchpad behaves weird - two finger tap is interpreted as right-click, click and drag is not working (a double click is needed) ...
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When using the touchpad ubuntu 14.04 freezes

When I use the touchpad on pcspecialist optimus 13.3 it completely freezes ubuntu and the only option I have is to hard power off. This doesn't occur when I use a usb mouse .
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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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Cannot use twofinger on lenovo z5070 touchpad ubuntu 14.04

Cannot use twofinger on lenovo z5070 touchpad ubuntu 14.04. I also tried twofinger scroll on lenovo g50 ALPS touchpad detected as PS/2, corrected with psmouse-dkms-alpsv7 but reset after reboot ...
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Ubuntu doesn't work with my laptop

I have been trying to use Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Pavilion laptop with a AMD Turion64 x2 processor. I've tried using "Try Ubuntu" with both the 32 and 64 bit editions. (run from separate DVD disks ...
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Dead touchpad/trackpad on new dell inpiron 15 7000

I recently bought a new dell inspiron 15 7000. (this one) I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on this system. The trackpad/touchpad does not respond at all, I'm guessing is not identified. xinput list: ⎡ ...
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How to get two finger tap correctly working on 14.04 with Dell 7537?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my Dell Inspiron 7537. The two finger tap in the touchpad that simulates the right click is not very responsive. Sometimes it works at the first time, and ...
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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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Acer C720 trackpad not working Ubuntu 14.10

Just installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my acer c720 chromebook. The touchpad is unresponsive.
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Disable touchpad while the lid is down

Kubuntu 11.10 (netbook edition) My wife's netbook has the following problem: when the lid is closed, it activates the touchpad every now and then - it makes small movements and taps. The notebook is ...