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

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Wacom CTH-490 and Ubuntu 16.04beta2

I recently bought a Wacom CTH-490, knowing that it would not be supported in Ubuntu 15.10. I decided to install the 16.04beta2, which had the 4.4 Kernel neccasary to automatically run the tablet. ...
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synaptics touchpad lags in ubuntu 15.10?

earlier i was using ubuntu 12.04 then switched to windows then again came back to ubuntu 15.10 but my touchpad lags a lot , tried whatever is there on google but nothing solved the problem I: ...
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gpointing-device-settings default configuration ubuntu 14.04

Unfortunately gpointing-device-settings seems to have effectively no documentation whatsover. The man page is essentially empty. Presumably, there must be some way of setting the default ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - HP Stream 11 touchpad stopped working after system update

I just got an HP Stream 11 it came with windows but I decided to wipe the disc and install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. At first the WIFI wasn't working and after hours of trying, I finally got it working. At ...
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Clicking Minimize Apps to Maximize it in Unity Launcher with Mouse and Touchpad give the different Result

I want to ask something, I have already observed this strange behaviour since Ubuntu 13.04. I know I can Maximize Apps in Unity Launcher (which is opened and minimized) with Mouse Scroll Up. But ...
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Dell XPS 13 9350 with Ubuntu 15.10 - Touchpad freezing, jumping [duplicate]

I have the XPS 13 9350 (2016 edition) dual-booting into Ubuntu 15.10. I have an issue with the touchpad where it will run fine after starting up the computer, but typically within 5-15 minutes of use ...
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gpointing-device-settings does not prevent cursor from jumping all over the place

I'm running 14.04 on a Dell E5570, and the touchpad is creating havoc. I've tried everything that's talked about on the web, i.e., syndaemon and gpointing-device-settings, but unless I totally ...
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libinput resize clickpad buttons

is there a way to resize the virtual buttons on lenovo clickpad using libinput? I've tried to edit settings in /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d namely in 50-synaptics.conf (with new file named ...
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Mouse pointer not working properly on HP pavillion 15

I've just bought this laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS, it's mouse touchpad is a bit strange. The clicking area (where I put my thumb) and the navigation area (where my index finger is) is all the ...
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How to disable/enable/toggle touchpad in a Dell laptop

I am trying to tweak the touchpad on Ubuntu 16.04 but none of the usual methods seem to work. e.g. synclient touchpadOff=1 It still works! $ xinput set-prop $DEVICE_ID "Device Enabled" 0 $ xinput ...
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Touchpad scrolling not working in Asus r558u (Ubuntu 15.10)

Touchpad scrolling is not working in my Ubuntu 15.10 installed on an Asus R558U. I have installed gpointing-device too using sudo apt-get install gpointing-device-settings, but its just showing mouse ...
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MacbookPro8,1 Trackpad only working vertically

When I boot into Ubuntu 14.04, often (but not always) moving the cursor with my trackpad does something weird. Moving left or right on the trackpad moves the cursor up or down, and moving up or down ...
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Touchpad features not working (Ubuntu 15.10; Asus K501U)

My goal is to lower the sensitivity of my touchpad and also to enable two-finger scrolling. Currently, touchpad features do not appear in "Mouse & Touchpad" or "Pointing devices." Output of ...
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Adding a threshold to two-finger scrolling on touchpad

I accidentally trigger two-finger scrolling on my touchpad when I mean to tap-to-click. Can I add a minimum threshold to reduce accidental scroll events? It causes issues when I: hold my finger ...
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Convertable laptops

I have an acer 131t-c1yf. It converts to a laptop by folding over. Windows 10 supports this feature and has good touch support. Ubuntu has little touch support and does not recognize the switch. ...
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Three finger swipe not working with xswipe

I installed xSwipe per instructions on my Dell XPS 13 (9343, early 2015) with Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 . Launching it with $ perl ~/xSwipe-master/xSwipe.pl works fine, but it doesn't detect three-finger ...
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Touchpad doesn't work after suspending the computer

As the title says, I am dealing with this annoying problem in my laptop (ASUS X455L) with Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS. Since I do not know a lot about computers I would be grateful if someone could tell me ...
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T460s Trackpad / Trackpoint caveats

I have a fresh installation on a new T460s laptop running version 15.10. A couple things I've noticed that are really irritating, hopefully someone has some resolutions. Trackpoint scroll not ...
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Making custom synaptics touchpad config persistent not working

I'm struggling to make my custom touchpad persistent. I very well know the config I want. Here's the command, using synclient: synclient RightButtonAreaLeft=0 RightButtonAreaTop=0 ClickTime=20 ...
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Touchpad features not working (Ubuntu 14.04 - Asus notebook)

as from title I'm having some problems with the features of my laptop's (Asus F556UJ XX020T) touchpad. I'm new to Ubuntu (14.04LTS is the version I'm using) and this is the result of cat ...
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Surface Pro 3 Touchpad issue

Alright, so I have just swapped over to ubuntu 14.04 from ubuntu 15 (for a stupid comp sci class) and the keypad cover on my SP3 has gained a bug through the conversion. This bug is that even though ...
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Installing touchfreeze on ubuntu 14.04

I have a dell E5570, running 14.04, and am trying to deal with the cursed touchpad problem. Some of the solutions suggested on the web are a) use syndaemon, but this is unsatisfactory because ...
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Elantech touchpad not recognised on Kubuntu 15.10

Clean install of Kubuntu 15.10 on ASUS UX305CA laptop (uses the Elantech touchpad) and the touchpad will not work at all. It does not recognize single tap, double tap, two finger scroll, or any ...
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Touchpad issues - Elantech PS/2

I was able to getit working with: sudo modprobe -r psmouse sudo modprobe psmouse proto=imps My laptop's touchpad (Elantech, I think) is not working whatsoever. I am dual-booting Win8.1 and Ubuntu ...
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Anyone have fix for touchpad keyboard not working issue?

Dell Inspiron 4100 LXDE (Lubuntu) Ununtu 15.10 Linux 4.2.0-34-generic (i686) SynPS/2 Synaptics Touchpad AT Translated Set 2 Keyboard Have tried every fix I found posted on net. However, still must ...
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How to install logitech mouse with ltunify?

Trying to install code to let Logitech Unifying software install so my mouse will work on my new Ubuntu laptop. I think I found the program ltunify but can't get it to work. I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS ...
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Touchpad won't work after Kernel update

After the installation of Ubuntu 14.04 on my acer Aspire E 11 laptop the touchpad was working normally. Two days later I accepted the upgrades shown in the Software Updater, then it won't be ...
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Autostart Touchpad on a netbook

I decided to install Lubuntu on a netbook (Aspire one 725) Everything works but every time I restart it I need to press Fn + F7 key to start the touchpad. Is there a way to autostart the touchpad ?
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Hibernating vs Shutdown/ Restart - which is better if suspend is not an option for SSD equipped systems?

Basic gist is: my laptop is like many others that have the touchpad dead issue after resuming a suspended session. Also like others, the touchpad is working after resuming from a hibernate as well as ...
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How to fix accidental click-drags with Logitech T650 touchpad?

Under Ubuntu GNOME 14.04.3 LTS, the touchpad sometimes treats what's supposed to be cursor movement as a cursor drag, so that I end up accidentally highlighting text, dragging icons that I didn't want ...
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Touchpad on HP Chromebook 14 does not work in Ubuntu 14.04.4 (64-bit)

Some moments before, I've downloaded Ubuntu ISO file and installed on my HP Chromebook 14, everything worked perfect except touch pad. It did not work from beginning where setup start. I've tried ...
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Touchpad random jumps and gestures - Acer V3-371

I'm having some trouble with touchpad on Ubuntu 15.10. Always sooner or later (sometimes 30s, somtimes a few minutes) while using touchpad the cursor starts randomly jumping here and there (kinda like ...
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Completely disable “close lid” key binding

I have acer aspire e13 es1-311-c6bx. When I close the lid it wakes up from sleep, be it by clicking to sleep or setting closeLid=sleep in power options, and touchpad is not working anymore. I can ...
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Touchpad and wireless adapter not recoginsed Acer Aspire V3-372-53UE

I have installed the offical Ubuntu 14.04 OS. After booting I have realized that my touchpad and wifi are not working. I connected usb mouse and usb wifi adapter and they are both working so I think I ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 upgrade touchpad

After upgrading to 14.10 my touchpad has some problems, after using it for a while it freezes randomly. Before I have some output in /dev/input/mice after freezing no output at all. It seems to happen ...
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SynPS/2 Lifebook S935 not working at all How to fix?

the SynPS/2 touchpad on my Lifebook S935 does not work at all. xinput list it xinput /proc/bus/input/devices lists it an external mouse works correctly Thouch pad does not respond at all It works ...
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Ghost click on lower-right corner

I'm dual booting my ASUS Taichi21 with windows 10 and ubuntu 15.04 for a week or so. It was all working perfectly, but last night my mouse cursor started randomly clicking the lower right corner of ...
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Multitouch gesture in Ubuntu 14.04

I got new T440s first thing I did was Ubuntu installation. To be honest I'm Mac's user, I have macbook air, that's why I'm used to some gestures on my touchpad. I was so disappointed when I realized ...
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state of multitouch gestures in 14.04 / Unity

This seems like one of the most-asked items around here, but the Ubuntu dev team has been making changes fast in this area, so recent information is important. I'm on a macbook pro 9,2. When I ...
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xinput list is not returning touchpad id when run on resume as a script in /etc/pm/sleep.d

following this post, i have set up the script suggested by Andre Stannek on my Dell 5570 running ubuntu 14.04 to get it to turn my touchpad on when I resume, if I'd turned if off before suspending. ...
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Touchpad and Keyboard doesn't work after some time

I'm trying to install ubuntu alongside Windows 10. I install Ubuntu using bootable USB. When I joined to the Installation page after some time mouse and keyboard stops working. Same with (Trying ...
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Two-finger scroll plus one-finger touch brings up annoying menu

This is driving me absolutely insane. I recently upgraded to 14.04.2, and ever since, if I am scrolling using two fingers on the trackpad and I accidentally touch the trackpad with a third finger, a ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 - Touchpad on Dell Inspiron 14 does not work

The touchpad on my Dell Inspiron 14 3000 series computer worked fine on Kubuntu 14.04. Then I did a fresh install of Kubuntu 15.10. While installing, the touchpad wasn't working either. But I ...
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How to stop the pointer jumping around due the touchpad?

When searching for solutions to cursor jumping around, I found a lot of references to touchfreeze - a package that disables touchpad while typing. Only it is no longer part of any repository that I ...
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What are the different “Click Methods” available through the gnome-tweak-tool?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and I have recently noticed that there is a Click Methods pull-down menu in the gnome-tweak-tool's Keyboard and Mouse section: Here are the options ...
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Sample config for Logitech Touchpad T650 Ubuntu 15.10

I have a Logitech Touchpad T650 which basically works out of the box, except that it very often right-clicks when I want it to two-finger-scroll. Based on this post I have tried to configure ...
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Touchpad keeps turning back on

I am on a thinkpad computer and I use the trackpoint rather than the touchpad for moving the mouse around. Therefore I disabled the touchpad in the "mouse and touchpad" settings, otherwise you can ...
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Touchpad Scroll resets after plugging in mouse

Whenever I plugin my mouse to my laptop, I lose the ability to two finger scroll on my touchpad, regardless of whether I unplug the mouse after that. I can solve it by the following line in command ...
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How to install Synaptiks on touchpad on Ubuntu 14.04

I've recently upgraded my system to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS version but Previously i was in Ubuntu 13.10 where i used to operate my touchpad with circle scrolling. But Now in the Ubuntu 14.04 there is no " ...