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

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fn+f9 hotkey (disable touchpad) not working on Asus 450LA notebook running ubuntu 14.04

Fn+F9 hotkey (disable touchpad) not working on Asus 450LA notebook running ubuntu 14.04. Fn+F5 and Fn+F6 (brightness) also not working.
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HP Stream 11 Touchpad buttons not working correctly

So I have just bought a HP stream 11 and installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.10. I am having trouble with the touch pad it is expressing this functionality ...
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Synaptics disable touch detection on trackpad section

I am using a 2nd-gen Thinkpad X1 carbon, which implements the dedicated trackpoint buttons virtually at the top of the touchpad. Using the new-ish "SoftButtonAreas" setting in synaptics, I have set ...
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How to deal with touchpad issue and if can't, change versios?

I bought a new Acer Aspire E15 this week and when I went to install Ubuntu 14.04, the touchpad didn't work so I plugged in a usb mouse and installed. The touchpad still did not work once installation ...
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Limit Gesture Sensitivity on Ginn

I installed ginn, and set it up so when I do a left or right four finger swipe, it sends the ctrl-alt (direction) key press to easily move between workspaces. It works, but it keeps on sending the key ...
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Synclient Missing Option

I am trying to set the "FingerPress" option of Synclient lower so that I can tap more "smoothly", meaning using less pressure. However I cannot see this option when I type synclient -l and when I ...
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Dell e6410 touchpad stopped working

My touchpad has been working fine all this time but suddenly it stopped working. I'm on ubuntu 14. The xinput list shows the touchpad Virtual core pointer id=2 [master ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Trackpad not working (left and right click work)

I was recently updating my Radeon graphics drivers, pre install the trackpad was functioning as normal, post install i can only left or right click. Running xinput list returns that i have ...
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Tap-to-click doesnt always recognize a click. Ideas to fix it?

I have an ASUS G550 with an ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad. Everything works fine except tap-to-click doesnt recognize the click about 35% of the time which gets really annoying. I've tried fiddling around ...
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Toshiba Satellite P745 Touchpad problem

Good day to all, I am using a Toshiba Satellite P745 installed with Ubuntu 14.04. I suddenly cannot use my laptop's touchpad to move my cursor, but if I am using a USB mouse, it is working perfectly. ...
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Touchpad ubuntu 14.04 on Casper not working

my touchpad (Casper laptop) is not working since I'm on ubuntu 14.04 lts.. Can you tell me how can I fix it? Thanks
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How can I toggle two finger touchpad with a custom shortcut key?

The two finger touch feature on my Asus laptop is being problematic, as described in this other question. While I wait to see if anyone answers that, I thought of a workaround in the meantime. If I ...
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Mouse stops moving when touching lower “soft” button on Elantech Touchpad

I formatted my HDD to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer and everything went smooth until I started using my touchpad. When using windows I could let my finger lay down on the bottom of the touchpad ...
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Kubuntu Desktop Grid with touchpad

I am running Kubuntu 14.04 with Plasma 4 and I would like to achieve the desktop grid effect (system settings/workspace behavior/screen edges) with a touchpad gesture, 3 fingers upwards like in Mac ...
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XPS13 Touchpad Issues with 14.04.2

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on my Dell XPS13 (windows version, not a developer sputnik version). For the most part this has worked ok -- the main issues lie with the touchpad, after booting the ...
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How do I constrain the usable area of my touchpad for two finger input?

Thanks to an answer to a question I previously asked, I was able to make it so that the two buttons on the touchpad of my Asus laptop were excluded from the area that is used to move the mouse. ...
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Dell Inspiron 3551 Unresponsive Touchpad

I just got my laptop in the mail and I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It all went smooth until it booted up and I noticed my touch pad doesn’t work at all. It works perfectly on Windows and when I use a ...
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Touchpad won't work on Ubuntu 14.04.2 with kernel 3.16

Touchpad works fine on kernel 3.13.0-46-generic touchpad is not detected at all Device model is Acer Aspire ES1-311-C9T9K output of xinput command ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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How to use middle mouse button (or center click) to scroll in Okular?

Running Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS, I am trying to have Okular (version 0.19.3) scrolling when pressing the middle mouse button and moving it in any direction to scroll in that direction. ...
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Synaptic touchpad on laptop not working after update 14.10

I am having exactly the same problem with the touchpad after upgrading to 14.10, a solution was suggested in Synaptic touchpad on laptop not working after update the manual solution of executing ...
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Touchpad Lenovo Z50-70 - Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my new laptop (Lenovo Z50-70). Unfortunately, the touchpad is not working well. Without any modifications/installs, just left and right click buttons are working (no ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 - right click not working on touchpad - Acer V3-572G-75CA

In my laptop touchpad it's not possible to get the right click action, neither by pressing the right button nor tapping the touchpad with two fingers. The output of xinput is: ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Ubuntu change touchpad behaviour

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my AlienWare 13' Notebook and I really don't like the touchpad behaviour there. The two things I dislike are that the "right click" only works when I click the ...
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Touchpad Settings not being saved

I recently installed ubuntu on an HP 15-g039ca laptop and have been having nothing but headaches with the touchpad. The default sensitivity is so high that just lightly brushing it causes it to ...
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After using Intel Graphics Installer my touchpad no longer works

I am still able to use a mouse however, but the touchpad will not respond. Toggling the on/off button for the trackpad on my keyboard does not change anything. I haven't seen anything that permanently ...
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Touchpad on Packard Bell EasyNote ENTG71BM

From the title, you maybe said: "Let's give him the same link as the other questions about touchpad". Well, read everything! I got my laptop, used Windows 8.1 (preinstalled with UEFI) for a while, ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 and Macbook pro 6,1 and the touchpad

I have an irritating bug where I seem to get the program selector popping up all the time with the touchpad. I think it is triggered with the 3 finger double tap, but appear somehow at random times. ...
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How to restore a damaged touchpad?

Can anyone help me restoring my touchpad in my Asus Laptop: my pointer jumps all the time. How should I proceed?
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Use keyboard key (preferably [Menu]) to replace defect left mouse button of touchpad

I have a notebook with touchpad, but the left-click button barely works and I want to replace it with the Menu key. I can click by tipping on the touch pad, but it does not properly recognize when I ...
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Touchpad scrolling unavailable

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on my Lenovo-G50-30 laptop, replacing Windows 8. Systems settings --> Mouse & touchpad has no options beyond primary button, double-click and ...
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Acer Notebook rightclick not working

I have a problem with my acer e5-571 running Ubuntu 14.04. The touchpad isn't recognized correctly: I have no right click. Output from xinput list: Virtual core pointer ...
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Better Touch Tool Similar

I recently switch to ubuntu after some years of OSX. One of the best tool I really miss is the awesome better touch tool. Do you know something similar? At least I'd like to be able to switch ...
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Touchpad stops working after a while, Ubuntu 14.10, Dell Latitude E7440

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my Dell laptop, every time after log in for a while, the touchpad would stop working so I have to use my USB mouse, I've tried to run these commands after the touchpad ...
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Dell Inspiron 7547 touchpad freezes occasionally for a few seconds, then resumes

I have a Dell Inspiron 7547, it has the following input pointer devices. I'm guessing the touchpad is the MSFT0001 device (am I wrong?): $ xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Installing Asus Smart Gesture on Ubuntu

I just bought an Asus X750JA and decided to install Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 on it. The thing is, Ubuntu didn't install the Touch Pad drivers. For my model of PC, the version of the driver that works ...
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touchpad not working suddenly in Ubuntu 14.04

I used touchpad well in my notebook till yesterday night. But I booted my notebook a while ago, found touchpad doesn't work. You know, There's nothing about touchpad in Ubuntu's system settings in my ...
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My Touchpad in Ubuntu Doesn't Work, tried to disable/enable using xinput but shows error

xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] **⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ USB Optical Mouse ...
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Touch pad clicks don't match cursor location

First let me start off by saying that I'm a complete novice to Linux so it would be helpful that you keep this in mind with your responses...I may need a little bit more handholding/explicit ...
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Ubuntu 14.10; touchpad after wake-from-sleep doesn`t work

I've installed Ubuntu 14.10 on an acer v3 371 and my touchpad doesn't work after wake-from-sleep. Can you help me? apt-get check command says nothing.
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Touchpad not working…tried everything

New guy here, touchpad stopped working 3 days ago, it works perfectly of windows 8.1 installed as double boot with linux ubuntu 14.04. xinput list: Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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After installing Ubuntu12.04 LTS, touchpad is not working

I have recently installed Ubuntu12.04 on my Dell inspiron 14 3000 Series. After installing Ubuntu12.04(amd 64bit), its touchpad is not working. But its keyboard even wireless Keyboard and mouse is ...
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Drivers for Lenovo Thinkpad E550 Touchpad

I have just received my new laptop, a: Lenovo Notebook ThinkPad E550 And have installed Ubuntu version: 14.04.1 LTS To my disappointment, it does not seem to be possible at all to scroll using the ...
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Enable touchpad pointer movement when second finger touch

ASUS X555L Ubuntu 14.04.1 Desktop When I drag a finger over my MacBook's touchpad, pointer moves even if a second finger touches it. Now, when I touch the touchpad on my ASUS laptop with a second ...
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Just installed Ubuntu on Acer Aspire One. Won't detect trackpad

I just replaced Windows XP on my netboook (Acer Aspire One) with Ubuntu. New Linux user, I don't know how to find out which version as I don't have the USB with me. It was the version downloadable as ...
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Use Synaptic Touchpad off button

I have a HP Pavilion g6-1202sa with a Synaptic Touchpad. On the touchpad is a little divot which acts like a button. It looks like this: In Windows I could double-tap the divot and my touchpad ...
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Im using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on HP Probook 4520s and the touchpad is not responding correctly!

Is fully functional is working but when I’m using left/right mouse buttons is unexpectedly going into different positions of the screen. especially left down corner where Bin is! If you have any clue ...
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Sort my laptop out

I have an Asus K450JN and I would like to use Ubuntu on my daily basis. But there's a few things I can't sort it out. First is wireless I have a Qualcomm Atheros QCA8171 and I can't turn on the ...
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Touchpad not working in ubuntu 14.04 on Dell Inspiron 15 7547

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 on my new Dell Inspiron 15 7547 properly. To my disappointment, the touchpad isn't working at all on ubuntu. However, it works fine on windows. Is there anyway I could ...
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Synaptics touchpad: Left button full width

Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca". Asus ux32vd notebook. Synaptics touchpad (clickpad). Using the GUI to configure. The following works as intended: "Tap to click" is disabled (I only want real clicks to ...
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Lenovo synaptics clickpad dead zones (click and drag issues)

A while back, I bought a Lenovo Yoga 2 11 (Model 20332), and promptly set it up to dual boot ubuntu. So far it's been a fantastic machine, however there's one thing that keeps me rebooting into ...