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

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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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Ubuntu 13.04: Problem with the Synaptics touchpad on a Acer Aspire One ZG5 (AOA110) not detected

i have a little problem with the touchpad on my netbook, the HDD is gone, so i installed Ubuntu on an USB key, but the touchpad, for some reason, isn't detected. I checked everything, the drivers are ...
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Disable Touchpad on ARM Samsung Series 3 Chromebook Chrubuntu 12.04

Is there a way to disable the trackpad of an ARM device when it suspends? My current problem is that when my Samsung Series 3 is suspended, the trackpad is super sensitive and will wake the device ...
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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 settings works fine at that screen and I can test the touchpad with the new settings, also I ...
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touchpad stops working after login

My gf's touchpad has started acting funky since she hooked it up to a projector. It works alright on startup, but as soon as she gets out of the login screen, the cursor freezes up and she has to use ...
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Disable touch drag

I am using touchpad on my laptop, but sometimes when I move pointer around it starts dragging (touch drag). I prefer to drag while holding it down. Can this touch drag be disabled?
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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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Touchpad tap not working after NVidia driver

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 with Cinnamon as my Desktop environment. I recently isntalled the NVidia propietary drivers (directly from their webpage) and now, the tap in my touchpad is not working. The ...
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SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad not working with UBUNTU 13.10

I have installed UBUNTU 13.10 on my laptop which is a make of FUJITSU. The touchpad is not working on this and I have searched ubuntu forums and askubuntu but I am not able to make it work with the ...
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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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How to enable Two finger scrolling on Lenovo Thinkpad T400 in Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit

It is disabled (greyed out) in Mouse and Touchpad settings. Edge scrolling works though :) Tried many solutions available online but couldn't succeed. My touchpad is SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad ...
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Dell E6430 TouchPad Stopped Working

At some point in the last week, my touchpad stopped working. I say "some point" because I normally use a mouse, except once a week, when I use the touchpad. In the settings GUI, I no longer even ...
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Multitouch on Dell Inspiron 7537

Has anyone been able to get trackpad multitouch gestures working with a Dell Inspiron 7537? I've tried synclient to change values in Synaptics config but not having much luck. I'm running Ubuntu ...
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New Vostro 3360 touchpad scroll [closed]

I have purchased one Vostro 3360 that appears to be supported by Ubuntu. I have problems with Ethernet (I solved with alx drivers) and touchpad Alps (scroll not working) after install Ubuntu 12.04. ...
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Touchpad not working after a while

I keep having trouble with my 12.04LTS install! I now have everything working fine the way I want but the touchpad does not work anymore... It was not working at first during the install and the ...
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disable touchpad when using mouse

I want to automatically disable my touchpad when I use a mouse. I have tried touchpad indicator which didn't work (error message, couldn't install) and configuration using synaptics driver but it's ...
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Touchpad on Fujiitsu Lifebook AH532 not working correctly

Ubuntu 13.10, Fujitsu Lifebook AH532 Touchpad appearing as PS/2 Mouse under xinput --list, so no multi-touch or scroll support or anything like that. Have tried installing alternate driver as ...
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natural scrolling not remembered after reboot

I enabled natural scrolling through the system settings and this works fine for me. However, when I reboot, my computer somehow seems to have forgotten to reactivate this... But when I go to the ...
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Touchpad problem and cursor vibrating continuously in Lenovo Z570 laptop

I am using a Lenovo Z570 model. I have installed Ubuntu through USB stick by making it bootable but now I have problem with the touchpad and my cursor is vibrating continuously.
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Touchpad works in Gnome, but not KDE

This is on an HP G-61 laptop. Any tips on how to fix the problem? Maverick, but the same problem was there in Lucid ... I actually just tried this on my MSI Wind, and have the same problem. ...
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Jupiter 0.1.9 is disabling my touchpad automatically when ubuntu starts. How to fix this?

I need to manually press Fn+F3 twice to disable and then re-enable the touchpad. I do it every time I start Ubuntu. How can I fix this? Thanks
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Overheating + touchpad not working

I've read a few threads about this, but none had satisfactory answers. I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Studio 1555 and a few minutes after installation my touchpad stopped working (the ...
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Are OEM's retaining Synaptics driver for linux? [duplicate]

On their website, Synaptics states that they delivers their linux driver to OEM when they buy Synaptics product : SGS-L is provided free of charge to Synaptics OEM/ODM partners when ordered with ...
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Where did /usr/lib/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-synaptics.conf go?

On my Macbook I can only move the cursor while also pressing the touchpad after a default install. A per login session fix is to run "synclient FingerLow=10" and "synclient FingerHigh=20". In order ...
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Enable/disable touchpad indicators out of sync

My touchpad is not responsive after login. Once logged in, I attempt to enable the mouse using the dedicated hardware button or the fn+f3 key combination. There is an LED on the hardware button ...
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Ignoring horizontal scrolling while scrolling vertically

I use two-finger scrolling. I would like to enable horizontal scrolling using dconf Editor but when I do, every time I scroll vertically, if I happen to move horizontally even a little, it is ...
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Cannot Move Mouse or Use Keyboard In Ubuntu

So I just got Ubuntu 13.10 so I could backup my files on my non booting computer and then format the hard drive and reinstall windows. But when I booted it off a Live USB I cannot move my mouse or ...
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Drivers for Lenovo Thinkpad S540 Touchpad (erratic mouse cursor)

The touch-pad on the Thinkpad S540 is extremely erratic (the cursor often jumps when right-clicking, making it extremely difficult to right click anything, and even left-click sensitivity seems to be ...
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How can I reduce Hysteresis in the clickpad area?

I have a problem with my touchpad: Every time I use the clickpad (left click or right click) the pointer moves a little bit (sometimes more than a little), so I end up clicking something I don't want ...
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Accidentally removed touchpad psmod

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on my 2013 Asus G75vw (which came preinstalled with Windows 8, now with 8.1). I noticed that the second mouse button wasn't registering at all, but everything else about the ...
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Acer c720 touchpad fix support without kernel modification?

I have 13.10 x86 (stock install) running and working well in legacy boot mode on my chromebook. I have read several posts about modified kernel fixes (see ...
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Touchpad sensitivity way too high on lowest setting (ZenbookPrime UX32VD-DH71) 12.04LTS

I have followed the guide https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AsusZenbookPrime here and I am having multiple issues with my touchpad. 1) The sensitivity is far too high even when on the lowest setting ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 does not detect the touchpad on Samsung Ativ 8

Just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Samsung Ativ 8. Unfortunately the Touchpad is not detected. Output from xinput list: Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ ...
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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 to get a Dell XPS DE to recognise the Cypress touchpad under Ubuntu 13.10?

I have recently bought a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition (also known as Sputnik), supplied with Ubuntu 12.04. I've wiped that and installed 13.10 from scratch. I believe all the code improvements made ...
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Disabling touchpad after suspend/resume

There are several questions about disabling touchpads on laptops on this site, but none of them seem to quite answer my question. I want to disable my touchpad (I've done that bit) and keep it ...
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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 doesn't work but is recognized. After modprobe, it works but isn't recognized

I'm having a kind of controversial problem here. I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and my touchpad does not works. I've already tried some fixes that I found but none of them worked perfectly. ...
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Lenovo Z510 Tuchpad [duplicate]

Is there any way to confitgure my touchpad in Ubuntu. My touchpad has different behaviour in Ubunut as it has in Windows. I know that the reason is that i haven't installed a proper driver yet. Lenovo ...
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How can I permanently change touchpad settings?

I added this script to my startup programs to change my touchpad settings on startup: synclient TapButton2=2 TapButton3=3 But this settings don't stay this way after startup. I changed my script ...
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Touchpad is not showing in system hardware list

I have an acer aspire 4752 laptop and after installing Ubuntu 13.10 the touch-pad hardware is not showing in system and I am working with an USB mouse. I also want to update my BIOS, please help me. ...
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Enable BOTH edge scrolling and two-finger scrolling for touchpad

On Ubuntu, I can choose between Edge scrolling, and Two-finger scrolling. But it's a radio button, so I have to choose between one and the other. But is there any way to enable them both at the same ...
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How do you disable Trackpad and enable Trackpoint on Lenovo L430 running 13.10?

I have tried most stuff I have found listed on the internet, to try to disable the trackpad but keep the trackpoint working on my Lenovo L430. Has any-one any ideas on how to do this? Funnily enough ...
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Enable horizontal scrolling in Ubuntu

There is no option in Mouse & Touchpad Settings to enable horizontal scrolling in Ubuntu 13.04+ (Raring/Saucy/Trusty) (GNOME 3.8+): No horizontal scrolling even by enabling two finger scroll or ...
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psmouse serio1: alps: Unknown ALPS touchpad in a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 15

I just bought a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 15 and ripped Windows out of it to put Ubuntu 13.10 on. For other people with Ideapad Flex's, if you have the issue where Ubuntu loads with 0 brightness, try ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 some System Settings reset after reboot (Touch-Pad disable)

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on an ASUS M70SA notebook (and recognised as such during install). Every time I boot, I have to go into System Settings to turn off my Touch-Pad. Once I make the change, it ...
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How can I make touchpad not change workspace in xubuntu 13.10?

In Xubuntu 13.10 horizontal scrolling changes workspace. I don't want it to, so how do I disable it? In Lubuntu I can change ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml.
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How do I turn off edge scrolling?

How do I turn off edge scrolling? I went to the touchpad settings and none of the choices would turn it off.
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How can I personalize my MacBook Pro Touchpad?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a MacBook Pro 5.5. I'm just wondering if there is something that takes all the kinks out of the touch-pad. It works good, but it feels sluggish, double tap works about ...
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Do I need to install any drivers for 2 finger swipe

I am able to use 2 finger swipe and 2 finger tap in my laptop running Win8 but it is not working in Ubuntu 12.04. Should I install any additional drivers or is it a limitation of Ubuntu?