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

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Asus UX303LAB brightness keys do not work

I am a beginner at using linux and I have been trying to get Ubuntu to work with the ASUS ZenBook UX303LAB (Broadwell version). I am having problems with Brightness keys, keyboard backlight brightness ...
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Stop Scrolling on fingers up

When scrolling on my synaptics touchpad using two-finger-scrolling it continues scrolling after my fingers don't touch the trackpad anymore. When I scroll and try to use a keyboard shortcut ...
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Touchpad only works after hard reset. HP laptop Ubuntu 14.04.02

I can only get my trackpad to work by shutting down, removing the battery and holding down the power button for 15 seconds. If I do a normal reboot the trackpad no longer works, buttons included. ...
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Disabled tap to click still works for some checkboxes?

I have disabled tap-to-click in the system settings, and it is disabled in most cases, however it still registers in some places, e.g. for checkboxes in system settings and the sudo password dialog. ...
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Two touchpad detected…no one work! [duplicate]

good morning, I have a dell inspiron 3000.... I tried a lot of distro but 14.04 based(ubuntu, lubuntu or mint) or debian based have problem with graphic and network cards also!! with lubuntu 15.05 ...
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Mouse pointer jittering

I have Acer Aspire E11 (E3-112-C97Q) netbook with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it. Sometimes the mouse pointer starts to "jitter" and jump here and there, which makes the system completely unusable. I believe ...
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How to disable touchpad while running full screen applications / games?

Laptop support in Ubuntu is rather disappointing. It's like Ubuntu and Kubuntu are two different worlds. Is there a script to disable touchpad while running full screen applications? I tried to write ...
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Help with Synaptiks touchpad

I bought a laptop 2 weeks ago, wiped Windows8 off and installed Ubuntu 12.04. I've been trying to install synaptiks for the past 6 days trying multiple fix's, so I could configure my touchpad because ...
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increasing and frequent problems with my Lenovo T440s

I have a Lenovo T440s and ever since I got it a year ago and installed Ubuntu on it (first 12 LTS, then 14), I have only experienced problems upon problems. Here is a list of all my threads, just to ...
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Trackpad scroll goes nuts

I've had Ubuntu of my laptop for about a week, and although the two-fingered scroll on my trackpad usually works fine, every now and then some widget flips out and thinks I'm scrolling when I just ...
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Clickpad not working on Dell Inspiron 13 7000, running Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Inspiron 13 7000, everything works except the clickpad. It does not respond at all. I ran sudo xinput and got this output: ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Can I install Ubuntu Touch on a HP TouchPad?

I have already tried searching around, and the only solutions I can find are outdated and no longer work. Does anyone have an up-to-date way of putting Ubuntu Touch onto a HP TouchPad? I have a laptop ...
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Touchpad issue: jumping cursor while typing (Ubuntu 14.04), syndaemon don't help

I know there are other questions about this issue, but I can't find the right tweak in order to fix it. The touchpad still detects my palms while typing stuff. It's REALLY annoying, especially ...
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Touchpad scroll not working in Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 15

I recently bought the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 15 (2015 edition). I dual booted Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside pre-installed Windows 8.1. Everything works great except the touch pad scroll. I want to make ...
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Disable Four-Finger tap to show the Launcher

How can I disable the four-finger touch feature that shows the launcher? I can disable the three-finger touch features with the commands synclient ClickFinger3=15 and synclient TapButton3=15, but not ...
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Disable Touchpad of Logitech TK820 on Xubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

How can I disable only the touchpad of the TK820 (Combination multi-gesture touchpad and keyboard)? I only could achieve disabling the complete input device. Any help or point in a direction is much ...
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How to quickly enable/disable touchpad in Xubuntu 14.04 without installing other applications?

In Xubuntu 14.04. accessing the settings to disable and enable the touchpad are a bit hidden - in Settings-Mouse and Touchpad, and once there, there are a few other clicks needed. I have tried by ...
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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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Elantech touchpad is acting very strange

It often doesn't detect touches, is overly sensitive, acts as if I'm two-finger tapping or trying to highlight things. Sometimes it even acts completely normal. Either way, it's making my laptop ...
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Touchpad not working in Asus X-450L [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu-14.04 LTS with latest 4.0 kernel. But still it's not working with my touchpad driver. I haven't left no stone unturned to make it supportable for my Ubuntu. Now I am really disgusted ...
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Synaptic touchpad on laptop not working

I'm using a laptop with built-in touch-pad that works in Windows 7. But after I switched to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, it's not working now.
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trackpad stops working after computer sleeps

just installed ubuntu 14.04 in hp laptop, works fine, except trackpad stops working after computer sleeps. I have to restart to have it work again.
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Syndaemon won't start as startup application

I've added the following line into my startup applications: /usr/bin/syndaemon -i 0.5 -d -K but syndaemon is never running when I log in. I always have to execute the command manually from the ...
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Problems with touchpad on Dell Inspiron 14 3000 with Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits

I just got this new laptop Dell Inspiron 14 3000 a few days back, in which I intalled Ubuntu 14.04 (64bits) in the whole wide disk. The problem started when I wanted to configure a usb keyboard for ...
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Asus Q502L Elantech ETD0108 touchpad not working

My touch pad on the Asus Q502L is not working with Ubuntu 14.04. My peer who has the exact same machine with the same version installed is currently working. I read to update the BIOS and I have the ...
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How to permanently finetune Syndaemon on 15.04? [duplicate]

I am using the HP Envy x360 15'. Everything works fine but it has an unusually large touchpad (for better Windows 8 usability). Every time I am typing I accidentally am hitting the touchpad and the ...
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Two finger scrolling on asus Zenbook ux303ln

After installing ubuntu on this machine I cannot two-finger/side scroll is there a way of simply mending this? I have already tried the settings.
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Enable smooth scrolling in fresh ubuntu 15.04

So, I've just reinstalled ubuntu on my Dell Latitude E7440 after messing up the previous install completely. Everything seems to work fine, except my much beloved smooth scrolling. Normally, I'd think ...
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Polling rate for laptop touchpad

I'm in a laptop, when I connect the USB mouse it's fluid, smooth and pretty. When I use the touchpad it feels laggy and it's notable that the polling rate is way inferior than with the USB mouse, ...
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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 does not work on Vostro 1710

I recently installed Ubuntu Linux alongside Windows 7 on my Dell Vostro 1710. However, when I load Ubuntu, the touchpad is only recorgnized maybe 50% of the time. I never have this issue with ...
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Bottom of touchpad scrolling

I'm having an issue where the touchpad on my laptop acts strangely towards the bottom. Tracking works fine across most of the pad and two-finger scrolling works, but whenever my finger reaches the ...
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Trackpad trouble. Can't locate similar problems/solutions

My trackpad seems to reconfigure itself at random. It seems as if the area defined to sense scrolling or two finger taps (which is not even a setting I have defined) suddenly turns on causing nearly ...
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Dell Inspiron 3551 Unresponsive Touchpad

I just got my laptop in the mail and I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It all went smooth until it booted up and I noticed my touch pad doesn’t work at all. It works perfectly on Windows and when I use a ...
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Dell Trackpad not working on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a dell insperon computer and my trackpad has not worked from the moment I installed 14.04, but it worked when I had windows 8.1. My computer recognizes it exists and I installed dconf and it ...
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HP Stream 14 - Touchpad not correctly working

I've just install Ubuntu 15, but unfortunally tha touchpad is not working as normale! It doesn't recognize two fingers! I see that is a driver problem. What can I do? Is there any fix? I have the HP ...
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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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Disabling trackpad but still want to use trackpoint on Thinkpad E550

I've been searching but I can't seem to find a way to disable the trackpad on my Thinkpad E550. There isn't even an option to turn it off whilst typing which makes doing so extremely difficult. Is ...
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Lenovo z50-70, keyboard and touchpad not working at all

Ubuntu 14.04, 15.04. Working fine in GRUB, in BOIS. After system is boot - keyboard and touchpad not working. I can work only with usb keyboard and mouse. Can somebody get advice about problem?
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Acer Chromebook Touchpad Clicking Moves Mouse

I just finished installing Ubuntu to my Acer C710 Chromebook, and I have a minor problem with the touchpad. When ever I try to click using the touchpad it ends up moving the mouse at the same time. I ...
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Installing Asus Smart Gesture on Ubuntu

I just bought an Asus X750JA and decided to install Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 on it. The thing is, Ubuntu didn't install the Touch Pad drivers. For my model of PC, the version of the driver that works ...
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Toshiba Satellite P745 Touchpad problem

Good day to all, I am using a Toshiba Satellite P745 installed with Ubuntu 14.04. I suddenly cannot use my laptop's touchpad to move my cursor, but if I am using a USB mouse, it is working perfectly. ...
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Synaptics Touchpad recognised but two-finger scroll doesn't work

I've spent two whole days trying to figure out what my HP Spectre's issue could be, but since I'm more or less a noob I hit blunt. Recently I upgraded by Ubuntu OS from 14.10 (with kernel 3.16.0-28) ...
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How do I make my synclient settings stick? - Ubuntu 13.04

The default setting for synaptics touchpads includes a paste functionality mapped to the upper right corner of the touchpad. I can disable this behavior by running the command synclient ...
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Re-enabling touchpad after disabling it with xinput?

The only other similar topic was asked in march 27 and was left unanswered. Back when I first started with Ubuntu, around October, I was attempting to disable my touchpad because FN-F9 (on my toshiba ...
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In Ubuntu 15.04, simply moving the mouse via touchpad scrolls the window

When I first boot the system everything works fine. But then something happens (not sure what triggers it) and many programs start scrolling just by moving the mouse over the window. So far I see this ...
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I get pixel perfect scrolling in native apps, but not chrome or LibreOffice, is it possible to get it?

I'm in ubuntu 14.04 and my trackpad gives me pixel perfect scrolling in all the native apps, but not Chrome or LibreOffice, I've tried the chrome://flags smooth scrolling option, but that just ...
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Synaptics Property Drivers

I have a Toshiba notebook with Synaptics touchpad. I would like to set 3 finger swipe and some other gestures but they are not available in settings. This official page says there is a driver suite ...
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Need help using Touchegg with Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

I have installed Touchegg using sudo apt-get install touchegg I created the configuration file using mkdir ~/.config/touchegg gedit ~/.config/touchegg/touchegg.conf and created a gesture to go ...
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My problem after i inserted a mouse

I am having a laptop with multiple operating system(windows7,ubuntu14.04).My touchpad was working properly on both os.But the moment i inserted a mouse on ubuntu,the touchpad had stopped working even ...