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

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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse touchpad isn't responding

My computer shut down when the battery was depleted and before I could plug it in and since restarting it, the touchpad doesn't respond if I move my finger on it. The buttons do. xinput is able to ...
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Touchpad not working under my username no Synaptics found.

new laptop, just installed some new software yesterday... clementine, lightworks, krita, and Gimp. after installing these and some other system updates i shut down the computer. Now in my username ...
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How do I get my touchapd to work properly?

I have a Dell Inspiron 7352 laptop and right click does not work, I have to click hard, and I can't scroll, drag items, or highlight text by holding my pointer finger on the left button and using my ...
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Touchpad is not working compeletly on dell inspiron 3521. Ubuntu 15.04 32 bit

Touchpad is not responding. Not even a little. It worked well on live mode, but after installing its not working.(worked fine earlier on windows 8). Please help. output of uname -r ...
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How to disable notebook's touchpad on USB mouse connect (and slower the last)?

I do not have function key / fn for that :( . Any ideas? Maybe there are settings or commands? Other subjects were NOT helpful: gpointing-device-settings (auto-disable setting gets unticked); ...
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How to move the mouse while two fingers are touching the touchpad?

Before I installed ubuntu I could play games like lol with my touchpad, now I can't. How do I fix my touchpad so I can hold one finger on the spot where you right click and use the other finger to ...
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dell 5537 Touchpad not working (Ubuntu 14.04)

after upgrading my new ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 I found out that touchpad is not working. Strange thing is that it seems to be detected, as: cat /proc/bus/input/devices gives I: Bus=0011 ...
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How to solve my Touchpad problem

I use a Asus X550LD laptop. On installing ubuntu or any other linux based ROMs I find that the touchpad doesn't work. The cursor moves towards the left by itself too. I've tried using an external ...
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Touchpad isn't working on anything but windows

I know some people posted issues on this but mine is a little different...just to let you know, it's not a hardware issue because it works in windows but the touchpad doesn't work in Ubuntu and i even ...
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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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Trackpoint and both mouse buttons no longer working; Lenovo X121e

This is Lenovo X121e with Intel i3 that I've had for years. I installed Ubuntu on it in 2011 and it's getting updates regularly. I'm on 14.04 LTS. Today neither the trackpoint nor the mouse buttons ...
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Disable zoom on Wacom Bamboo Pad (CTH-300)

I recently managed to get my Wacom Bamboo Pad (CTH-300) working with Xubuntu. When using it in Windows I have the zoom option disabled, because it is too sensitive if you ask me (often it will start ...
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logitech t650 tap to click still not registering?

I upgraded my firmware as suggested in this reddit link, but I still can't seem to trigger left clicks or right clicks via tapping. Its driving me crazy now as I still need to thumb press the physical ...
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What tools do I need to install with success on to lifetab an Ubuntu image?

It seems that hints in the web about lifetab (medion made by lenovo) are somewhat "antique" and some tools are not available any more or not given in the ppas of Ubuntu (vervid 15.04) ?! where are ...
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2 users logged-in, it makes 2 graphic virtual terminals, only first one has TouchPad

please, I can't get googled it up. On my laptop dell 17r 5737 I have installed trusty with all upgrades and dist-upgrades. We have two user accounts. When we are both logged in, only the first one ...
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Rotate touchscreen and disable the touchpad on Yoga 2 Pro in rotated mode

On my Lenovo Yoga 2 pro I installed Ubuntu 14.04 32bit and kept the installed Windows 8 on another partition. In Windows, When you turn it into tablet mode, the keyboard and touchpad turns off so you ...
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Right click on Synaptic Touchpad not working on Ubuntu 14.10

I have successfully installed Ubuntu on my Aspire E3 112 and after a bit of fannying around with setting a System Password in the BIOS and trusting the Grub2 EFI settings, I have a stable system that ...
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disable trackpad while typing doesn't work in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a new Dell XPS 13 (2015) with Ubuntu 14.04. I had problems with the trackpad freezing, but those were resolved when I installed this fix. If I open the trackpad settings, the "Disable while ...
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NEED OS X shortcuts / settings

TLDR I'm used to working with os x on apple computers. I need os x key bindings / keyboard shortcuts, two finger scrolling and the trackpad of this device to not respond to my hands resting on the ...
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Dell 11 Ubuntu MATE: touchpad sensitivity problems

(I also posted this in the Unix/Linux Stack Exchange. Not trying to spam you guys, just not sure where to post). I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 MATE on a Dell 11 Chromebook, and since booting for the ...
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Enable touchscreen on Lenovo Yoga 11s Ubuntu 14.04

Hey I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Yoga 11s (Ivybridge), when I first ran the installation, the touch pad didn't work but the touchscreen did, I foolishly tried to install to an SD Card ...
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Touchpad reverse scroll settings resets upon reboot

Lubuntu 14.04, LXDE. echo "pointer = 1 2 3 5 4 7 6 8 9 10 11 12" > ~/.Xmodmap && xmodmap .Xmodmap works, but will reset upon reboot. How to make this permanent? Same issue with horizontal ...
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Why does my scroll reverse in Telegram desktop application?

I have reverse(Australian) scrolling on my laptop which works fine. However, when I open Telegram(only happens in Telegram), it suddenly shifts back to normal. Every other application is as it's ...
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Xfce4 Left Handed Touchpad Tap-Button Bug

I'm using Xubuntu 15.04 (xfce4 environment) and want to configure the laptops touchpad for lefthanded. I'm changing the configuration by using the section mouse/toucpad in the controlpanel provided ...
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Dell XPS 13 Cannot Right Click

I recently set up Ubuntu on a new Dell XPS 13 (9343), and I've been having a bit of trouble with the trackpad. It cannot right click. Here's what I've tried so far: Checking xinput: Output of xinput ...
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Need live cd or usb of original 12.04

I need a copy of original desktop Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit live CD (or live USB). Not the alternative copy. Can I buy one or can someone give me step by step directions to make one. I have issues with an ...
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Synaptics Disable while Typing not working

I am using Xubunt 14.04.2 with all updates installed. Disabling touchpad while typing is not working if its set to lower than 1 second (0.5 sec for example) Is this a known bug? Also synclient says ...
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touchpad Detected but not working in Ubuntu 14.04 on toshiba satellite p75 a7200

I have a toshiba satalite that I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on and it runs great. But the touchpad does not work. I plugged in a usb mouse and it worked fine but the laptop touchpad wont work. I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Toshiba touchpad not working

I have a Toshiba Satellite T130-10G laptop and I can't get my touchpad to work in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (I have tried also 12.10 and did not work either). In the same laptop I have Windows 7 installed and ...
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How to do my 2 finger scrolling work?

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I don't know why I can't scrolling with 2 finger. I've tried some few method but no one works :(. I've try tried to open my setting and set this from there, but I don't ...
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Can't move mouse short distances using touchpad

I recently got a new Lenovo Y50, and I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. On my previous Dell XPS 17, the touchpad had excellent response even when moving my finger slightly -- by moving my finger a very short ...
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Keyboard shortcut to toggle touchpad

My problem is about if command. I have tried to type this in console: if gsettings get org.gnome.settings-daemon.peripherals.touchpad touchpad-enabled; then gsettings set ...
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How to use trackpoint but keep touchpad disabled on Lenovo ThinkPad e531

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad e531 laptop. This model has both a touchpad and a trackpoint. I'd like to use the Trackpoint, because I'm used to it from my previous laptop, but I'd also like to disable the ...
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Alienware 13 touchpad not working under any distro [DLL068B:00 06CB:76E9] [hid-rmi]

Well, as the title explains that's my problem, I'm using 3.18 kernel, and this are my thoughts: First of all the touchpad wasn't showing up in xinput while I was expecting something like: ⎜ ↳ PS/2 ...
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Mouse/trackpad acceleration settings reset after suspend on Ubuntu 14.04

There is no GUI option in Ubuntu 14.04 to change mouse acceleration, so I'm changing it via the xset command in a startup script in /etc/xdg/autostart/ However, after waking the system from suspend ...
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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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2 finger scrolling doesn't work

How can I make my touchpad scrolling down with 2 fingers? I've tried to enter in my settings and set 2 fingers enabled but I don't have that button: After that I've installed synaptic and used it ...
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touchpad on my laptop (ACER GateWay NE56R) is not working

Please help me to solve this problem, suddenly my touchpad is not detecting on ubuntu 14.04. cat /proc/bus/input/devices I: Bus=0019 Vendor=0000 Product=0001 Version=0000 N: Name="Power Button" P: ...
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How do I disable the right side of my trackpad?

I'm trying to figure out how to disable the right hand side of my trackpad in Ubuntu. The default behavoir is for the right hand side to right click. However, I would like a single click anywhere on ...
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XPS 13 Ubuntu Issues [closed]

I recently installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 on my XPS 13 (2015 UHD Screen) laptop as the scaling is a lot better than in Windows. I have a few issues that I don't know how to address: The WiFi kinda ...
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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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Dell inspiron 7548 touchpad totally unworkable

I have recently purchased a Dell Inspiron 7548, partly because it is Ubuntu certified. However, the touchpad (with no physical buttons) is completely unworkable in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. In default ...
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Are there drivers for Dell Vostro 2520?

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 (32-bit) on my Dell Vostro 2520. When I had purchased the laptop a couple of years ago, it came with Ubuntu pre-installed (I don't remember the version though). As it ...
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Wacom Bamboo USB (CTH-301) not working on Ubuntu 15.04

Just bought a Wacom Bamboo. Did try and search to see if people where having trouble using this device under Linux and my results where positive. My luck that device is slightly changed and no longer ...
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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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To reverse the default functioning of touch pad

I am used to use the touch pad from down-to-top, not from down-to-down when scrolling any page. How can you reverse the functioning of the touchpad in Ubuntu?
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ELANTech Touchpad no cursor movement/right-click after upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 (Xubuntu)

I upgraded from Xubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 on my ASUS UX305F and the cursor on my touchpad no longer moves and only the left-click functionality works. It's still recognized: $ xinput list ⎡ Virtual ...
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How do I restore two finger middle click again?

it used to be that tapping two fingers on the touchpad send a middle mouse click. Now it does a right click and three fingers now are the middle click. I really can't understand the change and think ...
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ELANtech touchpad not detected anymore on Ubuntu 15

I'm having trouble with my touchpad with Ubuntu 15. When running it off the usb drive the touchpad didn't work already. I rebooted and went straight to the setup and there it worked no problem. Then ...
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XFCE - Emulate third button in laptop

In KDE there is an option where the user can configure the double tap on the touchpad for emulating the third button. Then the user can open new tabs in Firefox or paste the content selected on the ...