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

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Trackpad freezes randomly Ubuntu 14.04

I am experiencing an issue with the trackpad on my laptop. Where the trackpad will suddenly stop working. If I switch to the terminal Ctrl+Alt+F1 then back Ctrl+Alt+F7 it starts working again. Trying ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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Disable middle click emulation

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on a Dell XPS 13 from 2013. Since 13.04 I sometimes get accidental middle clicks/middle click emulation. I can tell this is happening because text in my clipboard pastes ...
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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)
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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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Modifier Keys get stuck on single or double tap

I have a Lenovo Miix 2 11" tablet/laptop that uses a Synaptics keyboard dock. I noticed that if I press and release any of the modifier keys, they will remain "on" until I press another key. e.g. ...
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Ubunutu touchpad recognized as mouse

I have ASUS X550vc with Ubunutu 14.04. My touchpad was working very well until it started to go crazy. Now it stabled but scorlling and two touch not working. After little digging it seems that the ...
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Ubuntu 15.04, Asus Flipbook TP500LN No Internet and touchpad did use NDISwrapper

So I installed Ubunutu 15.04 on my Asus Flipbook TP500LN, but I don't have acces to wi-fi (ethernet does work). Now I read about Ndiswrapper, I installed the program and used it to install my wi-fi ...
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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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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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Xinput command in autorun script doesn't execute

I use two monitors 15 inch and 19 inch. With the 15 inch I also use a touchscreen. I have to map touch events to 15 inch monitor with this command: xinput map-to-output 11 VGA1 11 stands for id ...
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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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Mouse/Trackpad Option Missing

I am very new to Ubuntu. I know what xterm is and how to use apt-get etc. That's about all I know about ubuntu at the moment. Though I have been wondering why I don't not have certain options in my ...
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Enable right click when bottom right corner of trackpad tapped

I recently updated from 14.04 to 15.04 and am trying to resolve an issue with my Logitech TK820. Prior to the update, when I tapped the bottom right hand corner of the trackpad, I would see the right ...
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How to run two commands at startup, as root [duplicate]

I need to run these two commands as root at startup (not sure whether it matters if it's at startup prior to initiating a GUI session or not), in order to have my mousepad work: rmmod psmouse ...
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15.04: Clickpad issues

I got two issues with my Dell Vostro 5470 clickpad on a fresh installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04: The keyboard key to enable and disable the touchpad is not working, if you press it a lot the X or ...
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Netbeans for Ubuntu not responding to horizontal touch pad scroll

I am using Netbeans v 8.02 with Ubuntu 15.04. I am facing a problem with horizontal scroll using touch pad it's working great with other application like (Chrome, Firefox ... etc) except when I try it ...
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Logitech T650 not working correctly with 15.04 upgrade

With an in place upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04, the behavior of the mouse has changed in the following ways: 3 finger click (middle click) no longer works 3 and 4 finger drag no longer works. 2 ...
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Synaptics Touchpad Scrolling not working

After upgrading Ubuntu 14.04 -> 14.10 -> 15.04, the Synaptics Touchpad no longer works properly. In 14.04 it was fine, in 14.10 it did not work at all, but in 15.04 it works minimally in that I can ...
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Logitech t650 wireless touchpad gestures

I've recently upgraded from utopic to vivid (14.10 to 15.04) and whilst there are a few small issues the main thing is that my touchpad (logitech t650) is not working as it was, specifically I can no ...
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Mouse keeps stopping, removing button doesn't work (laptop touchpad)

The thing is: I want to be able to have two fingers in the touchpad: 1, the 2nd finger for clicking left click button, and the second, the 3rd finger, for moving the mouse. That way I can move and ...
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HP Pavilion 13 x2 mouse pad not working

I am new to Ubuntu and I have recently installed the newest update (15.04). My problem started with 14.10 where the mousepad stopped working, it clicks but does not react to me trying to move it. ...
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Missing trackpad features

I've just installed 15.04 on a Lenovo Yoga 3 laptop. Everything seems to work great out of the box except for the trackpad. The pointer is OK and left-clicks and single taps are registered, however ...
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How to make ClickButtons work without affecting the Touchpad (X1C)

There's a simple way to enable the ClickButtons on a Lenovo X1 Carbon that I already found here: http://askubuntu.com/a/599831/167365 echo "options psmouse proto=imps" > ...
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Touchpad not working | Ubuntu 14.10

I have been running 14.10 with no problems for a while, but now my touchpad doesn't work. Machine is a Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 13. Touchpad is apparently detected (see xinput list below). I can use a ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS having problem with Brightness and Touchpad hotkey

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my IdeaPad Z570 Laptop. Initially, when the system is fresh, all hot-keys except the brightness control was working perfectly fine. I went through various solutions ...
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Natural Scrolling on Ubuntu Gnome isn't working

I have what is (as far as I can remember) a vanilla Ubuntu installation (v.14.10) using the Gnome Desktop (v.3.9.90), yet I can't seem to get reverse scrolling to work. There's no option for natural ...
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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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Touchpad not working - detected as ps/2 generic mouse

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on a hp laptop. today suddenly my synaptic touchpad is not detected properly any more. right/left clicks work but the touchpad itself does not. xinput list: Virtual core ...
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Dualshock 4 touchpad without ds4drv

I was playing Towerfall: Ascension last night and realized that my Dualshock 4 controller was vibrating the way a 360 controller does. I tried Portal 2 and Sportsfriends... both games rumbled. The ...
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Don't use touchpad screen when media in fullscreen

I have some error with my touchpad when playing media on fullscreen. I don't see any pointer when i try to scroll in fullscreen mode. But this thing work nomally when i connect to my usb mouse. I ...
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No Synaptics Touchpad Drivers

So in an attempt to install the fglrx-updates package I somehow managed to disable my touchpad. I've gone through all the things I can think of. I tried reinstalling the xorg drivers via: sudo ...
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TouchPad not working on Asus K55 with Ubuntu 14.04 Kernel 3.16

I have tried many things, but my touch pad just wont work! When I plug in a mous it works fine but my touch pad wont work. Can someone help??