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

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Dell Inspiron 1520 touchpad not working

I just installed Ubuntu on my Dell Inspiron 1520 laptop. The big problem is my touchpad is not working. All functionality is disabled in Ubuntu. How can I recover this?
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touchpad not working in ubuntu 14.04 (dual booted pc)

My pc (Toshiba Satellite) is dual booted with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. Last week it didn't boot ubuntu and the touchpad stopped working. However I solved the booting problems (It now boots both ...
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How can I converge the touchpad and touchscreen interface? [duplicate]

Basically I want to begin migrating my Macbook Pro to Ubuntu Touch, while only making changes in the GUI. I need to expose the apple touchpad to the desktop as a touch surface, rather than mouse.
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Dell XPS 13 9333, touchpad not working with kernel 3.16 in Utopic Unicorn

So I upgraded today my distribution, from 14.04 Trusty Thar to 14.10 Utopic Unicorn. I had issues with the touchpad on 14.04 (jumping cursor while typing stuff) and the Synaptics upstream driver ...
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Right click doesn't work on HP mini 210 touchpad

Need help in getting the right mouse click to work on a HP mini 210-1015TU when using the touchpad. If I plug in a USB mouse, both left click and right click function as normal. Using the touchpad ...
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Dell Inspiron 7347 - Inactive cursor with my touchpad on UBUNTU 14.04

After installing Ubuntu 14.04, my touchpad became inactive. Everything works fine on Windows 8, but in Ubuntu it does not respond. I have tried the following command, but the problem persists :(. ...
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How do I get the Touchpad Settings working on a Dell XPS 13" Ultrabook?

Today I got an brand new Dell XPS 13 and I really like it. Wifi/Bluetooth/Brightness works very well. But only the Touchpad makes me insane. Okay, Multitouch is really nice and i love it on my Macbook ...
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Trackpad not working Ubuntu 14.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Lenovo Thinkpad twist. I installed the OS via a usb image. Every time I boot my computer without the usb, the trackpad wont work so I have to ...
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DELL INSPIRON 13 7000 - Touchpad problem

I've installed the 14.04 LTS version on my DELL INSPIRON 13 7000. The only problem is the touchpad. Click and selection and right click does not worked. Someone can fix it?
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Touchpad detected as “PS/2 Logitech Wheel Mouse” on Asus N550JK

On my Asus N550KL laptop (running Ubuntu Gnome 14.04), my touchpad is detected as "PS/2 Logitech Wheel Mouse". xinput outputs: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer ...
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Mouse arrow moving on its own

lately I've been having this weird problem. The mouse arrow would for no apparent reason, begin moving diagonally from the right of the screen to the bottom left. This happens regardless if I am using ...
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Full Trackpad Features on Ubuntu Laptop

I recently scrubbed my Windows 8 entirely from my Toshiba Satellite E55-A5114 and put Ubuntu 14.04 on it. So far its much better (of course!) However there are a few nuances that I am trying to ...
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ELANtech Touchpad Completely Unresponsive Ubuntu 14-15

I've read just about every guide that I can find and still haven't gotten this to work, so if anyone could help me out, you would just make my day. My touch pad has never worked for me while using ...
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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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Synaptics is not installed or not in use

i just bought an asus laptop. I installed Kubuntu 14.10 alongside windows 8.1. When I'm trying to configure it on system settings it's said "Synaptics driver is not installed (or not in use)". With ...
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Touchpad sometimes not working after click on Thinkpad T440s

I have brought a Thinkpad T440s from Lenovo and installed Ubuntu 13.10 on it. It works good, but there is one big issue: Often the mouse freezes after a click for a few seconds and sometimes the mouse ...
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how to achieve multi touch gestures in ubuntu 14.04

is it possible to get multitouch gestures in ubuntu 14.04 like macbook? if possible how to activate or install multi touch gestures ? my laptop is lenovo z580.it has syanptics touchpad which supports ...
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Touchpad not recognized on Asus N550JK (FocalTech)

I'm installing a new laptop and the touchpad is not fully recognized. Specifically, two finger scrolling does not work. extract from /proc/bus/input/devices I: Bus=0011 Vendor=0002 Product=0001 ...
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Touchpad doesn't work after Linux kernel update

Running 12.04 on Dell E6400. Touchpad worked fine just before doing the kernel update that was just pushed out. The Touchpad tab on settings is gone after update and rebooting. Rebooting again does ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad E540 Touchpad only works as mousclick for the trackpoint

i have an Installation of xubuntu 14.04, and i dont know how but i cant use my touchpad anymore or at least it just works as an mousclick. Under Windows it works fine, so it must be a driver problem. ...
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Asus X750JA and Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I just bought an Asus X750JA with windows installed. I decided to use Ubuntu Gnome. The problem is that Ubuntu didn't installed the touchpad drivers. The pad is recognized, but the functions of ...
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How to install a specific driver from different kernel

My touch-pad driver is only supported in 4.0 kernel but running 4.0 kernel freezes my laptop is there a way I can install the driver of the touch-pad in my current kernel. My touch-pad is elantech. ...
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Acer C720 and Not Responding Touchpad

I recently live booted Ubuntu 14.04 in seaBIOS on Acer C720 Chromebook. Everything worked well accept the touchpad it just stay's there unresponsive. I intalled Ubuntu using the keyboard on my laptop ...
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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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How to disable the touchpad?

I want my touchpad to be disabled when I use my mouse. How can I do that? touchpad-indicator has stopped working on 11.10. It used to work on 11.04. Gnome3 is not a solution as I don't like it and ...
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Touchpad right click is not working - Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell inspiron 5548

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell inspiron 5548. I have problem with touchpad.Touchpad left click and touch works fine. But right click never works. Right click triggers left click. Meanwhile, everything ...
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ubuntu - Touchpad Indicator Hotkey not Working?

I'm a noob user. I installed TouchPad Indicator so I could hotkey to disable the TouchPad but it doesn't seem to work. The auto-disable on type works but I would like to be able to HotKey to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Upgrade: Touchpad not detected

I did and upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04 and I have issues with my touchpad. Tried this: But not working Synaptic touchpad on laptop not working Output of xinput list as below ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Some times touch pad is unresponsive in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Some times touch pad is unresponsive in ubuntu 14.04 dell inspiron i7348
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Ubuntu Powerbook G4 Touchpad / Two finger scroll help

Can anyone help me get drivers for the touchpad on ubuntu 12.04 running on a Powerbook G4? I already followed this guide ...
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Synaptics touchpad detected as PS/2 Generic Mouse on Ubuntu 13.10

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my computer (HP pavilion dv6) but I am not able to get work my Synaptics Touchpad. I launched a xinput -list and I could see that it is installed as PS/2 Generic ...
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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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synaptic physical right button not working on Dell Inspirion 1050

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Dell inspirion 1050. In the synaptic touch pad of the laptop the right physical button is not being recognised by Ubuntu(on clicking the right button, nothing is ...
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Wacom CTL-480-S detected but not properly working

I have been struggling for the past three days trying to configure the aforementioned tablet using xsetwacom commands grouped in shell scripts and it works almost perfectly, aside from the fact that ...
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HP 15-R062TU, scrolling via touchpad is not working

I just bought HP 15-R062TU Notebook, having ubuntu in It. Touchpad is working in it but not able to scroll via touchpad like dragging finger in right of touchpad.
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Is it possible to get dragging working on a Macbook multi-touch touch pad?

I have a Macbook 5,1. That is to say that it is the only 13 inch aluminium Macbook as the later revisions were renamed Macbook Pro. Two-finger scrolling seems to work fine but dragging doesn't work. ...
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Enable multiple touches on touchpad

I have a Vaio laptop, where the touchpad contains the two buttons (primary and secondary). This means you have to click your touchpad to click on things. The buttons are not separate to the touchpad. ...
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Touchpad not recognized after suspend (Ubuntu 14.04, Thinkpad T420)

My Thinkpad T420 has had problems with recognizing the touchpad since I updated to Ubuntu 14.04. Immediately after logging in, it can recognize the touchpad, and all is fine. However, if I suspend, ...
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problems with the “tapping” of the touchpad

I would like to disable the tapping of my Mac on Ubuntu because it becomes embarassing. I am on Ubuntu for 3 days now, so i don't understand very well the system yet. Thank you
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Ancient Gateway netbook - touchpad does not work in Kubuntu 14.04

I have an older Gateway LT21 netbook. The touchpad works fine in Ubuntu 14.04 using the Unity interface. It also works in Lubuntu and Xubuntu. The netbook is very slow and lags when using the Unity ...
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How to disable xubuntu touchpad

I have a Lenovo T410, and the touchpad acts 'quirky' occasionally (cursor jumps around screen). Is a toggle function that allows me to disable the touchpad when I want (and use the eraser pad), and ...
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Touchpad not working after suspend on Asus A450L

I recently change laptop to asus A450L and install latest ubuntu 15.04, there is one annoying bug, touchpad not working after suspend, and need to reboot to make it working again. Touchpad not ...
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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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Disable touch of the tablet in Ubuntu Unity 14.04

I've searched beforehand and the only suggestion I've found is this one but it doesn't work, at least not on my system (Ubuntu Unity 14.04 x64). I need to disable the touch on my WACOM Bamboo Manga ...
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Should I file a bug report against xserver-xorg-input-synaptics?

I am following this handy guide: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingTouchpadDetection So the touchpad never worked, and a usb mouse does - so it directs me to look for something like they show, and I ...
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Touchpad barely works after updates

Hardware: Dell Laptitude E6410:AlpsPS/2 ALPS Dualpoint TouchPad Ubuntu 14.04.2 Did updates this morning and haven't used my touchpad until now. Just started using the touchpad and it barely works. ...
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Glide pad and keyboard stops functioning after some time in Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) on my laptop. I have this problem of my laptop's right/left click buttons not working but the glide pad would still be able move the cursor on the screen and ...
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Touchpad not working in an Asus X553MA

I recently purchased an Asus notebook (X553MA) from Amazon that had only FreeDos. Its been quite a few years since I last used Ubuntu, so I feel a little lost. (My last version was 10.04, and during ...
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How to config Trackpoint + Synaptics touchpad only enable clicks on Linux (Ubuntu)

I have Thinkpad T440, which do not ship with the three buttons on the touchpad. I used to use trackpoint with clicks on those three buttons. While in this T440 case, I want to disable the touchpad " ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lts have asus tp500l touchpad not working

I tried to use touchpad on ubuntu 14.04 lts and I have a asus TP500L touchscreen coumputer I tried to install a driver but I could not find any drivers. What to do?(sorry for the spelling)