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

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Touchpad not workingon ASUS UX305 under Ubuntu 15.10

I am new to Ubuntu (Linux)... I just got a new ASUS UX305 ultrabook with Intel core M 3 processor, 8 gb of RAM, 256 SSD, running Windows 10. I installed Ubuntu 15.10 (dual boot) with GRUB. The ...
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Thinkpad X1 Carbon 1st generation - third finger makes 2-finger scrolling jump

To clarify, two finger scroll works, but when I touch the touchpad with a third finger, sometimes it will jump to a different position on the page, and jump back once i let go of the third finger. ...
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Thinkpad trackpoint sensitivity problem

I've already searched a lot,but my problem is kind of different. So I found that,my trackpoint's sensitivity is controlled by the bar of mouse sensitivity,if I set it to medium or high,it works pretty ...
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Why is /etc/X11/xorg.conf not effective after installing mtrack on Ubuntu on Macbook?

I am trying to install mtrack on Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a Macbook Pro. The instructions I have followed to do that were from here: ...
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After using tablet mode touchpad and keyboard not responding on Aspire R13 - Ubuntu 15.10

I am working on an Acer Aspire R13 and everything is working fine until I close my lid to tablet (so the lid is closed but the screen is on top). After I do, touchpad and keyboard are not responding ...
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Ubuntu 15 left mouse click not working

I have a Lenovo X301 that I am donating to a high-school student in need. I installed Ubuntu 15.10 from the ISO off the Ubuntu site and got it up and running but for some reason I can't get any mouse ...
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Touchpad Not Working Properly

my laptop's touch pad isn't working smoothly on ubuntu, I have windows 7 on which it works fine but on ubuntu, when I move my finger on the touch pad, the cursor slightly moves ... need help !!! ...
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Touchpad detected properly but does not function Ubuntu 15.10

I'm relatively new to linux so I apologize if this ends up being a simple answer. I have a Dell Inspiron 14 3452 laptop that is running Ubuntu 15.10. So far I have everything working except the ...
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touchpad sometimes doesn't respond

Sometimes the pointer stop move while my finger is moving over the touchpad and I have to try several times. I did not have the issue in the past (or at least very rare), but since a few weeks, the ...
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Palm detection not working in xfce on Ubuntu Studio 15.10

I tried to configure palm detection on xfce, like it worked fine in Ubuntu 15.04: TOUCHPAD_STRING="touchpad" TP=$(xinput --list --short | grep -i $TOUCHPAD_STRING | cut -f 1 | cut -d" " -f 5- | sed ...
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15.10, Dell m3800 bluetooth not working

Picked up an m3800 refurb unit which shipped with Windows, but I've installed Ubuntu 15.10 on it and just about everything works perfectly on the laptop, but bluetooth is being a pain. I have an ...
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Touchpad not working on Ubuntu 15.10 (after update)

Touchpad not working on Ubuntu 15.10 (after update) I trying few command to solve the problem, but still not working, but the mouse is working when i put him.
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New Ubuntu User, Touchpad not working; I know what to do but not how to do it

This article describes the exact problem I'm having. I have the same laptop, same issue. Unfortunately, I'm not knowledgeable enough with Linux yet -- I want to learn more but I really just need to ...
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Two finger scroll not working on Ubuntu 15.10

I use Lenovo yoga 500 80N40046IN and i've installed Ubuntu 15.10.Two finger scroll doesn't work.I've tried deselecting two finger scroll and natural scroll in mouse and touchpad settings.Still doesn't ...
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Elantech toupad detected as PS/2

My touchpad is detected as a mouse so no scrolling is possible. laptop Asus G550JK, Xubuntu 14.04.2 dkms installed xinput gives me "PS/2 Generic Mouse" where Elantech Touchpad should be my touchpad ...
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Touchegg on Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 Dell XPS13 fails to recognise gestures

I recently switched from elementaryOS Freya to Ubuntu GNOME 15.10, but unfortunately touchegg doesn’t seem to work, though it did with Freya. I installed the version from the official repositories ...
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Autoclicking when press hold the Ctrl key and a Mousepointer on my Ubuntu-mate 14.04

I got creepy issue with ctrl key, touch pad and mouse clicks When I press and hold Ctrl click, which ever window my mouse pointer is, it takes it as an action, either opens new window on firefox ...
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Toshiba Satellite L855 - Ubuntu 15.+ Synaptics Issue

I am running Ubuntu 15.10. (and same issue on the Ubuntu 15.04) I recently updated from Ubuntu 14.04(?) and I did not have this issue. When I try to use the Synaptics finger trackpad, I cannot ...
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How do I enable touch gestures in Ubuntu 14.04 lts (Unity) WITHOUT a Synaptics touchpad?

I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Unity on a relatively new ASUS Zenbook UX303-LB. I have been trying unsuccessfully to get gestures working for a good several weeks now, on and off, as I ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 Touchpad settings missing

New Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 is missing a critical feature for me : tap to click. Over the years i got used to double tab in the touchpad of my ubuntu laptop, but last upgrade that feature is missing. ...
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Synaptics touchpad tap-to-click is not working in Ubuntu 15.10(Gnome)

I upgraded my ubuntu gnome installation to 15.10 and everything is kinda good except for the touchpad single-tap functionality. Single-tap-to-click is not working. And I have tried all possible ...
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Can not blacklist kernel modules in Ubuntu 15.10

I installed Ubuntu 15.10. My touchpad works in I2C bus AND PS2 mode. I want to blacklist the I2C mode. On Ubuntu 14.04/15.04 I executed : sudo nano /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf I added the ...
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Elan Touchpad not working in 15.10

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 and then upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop (Fujitsu U745). My touchpad works in Windows but never worked in both versions of Ubuntu. It shows up in xinput list command ...
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Can't configure SynapticsTouchpad

I have an ultrabook from a computer-building factory (it's not name brand), and I run Ubuntu 14.04. I lack options for deactivating touchpad while typing and activate two-finger-scroll and I am also ...
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touchpad not working at all

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on an acer Aspire-E3-112 but my touchpad isn't working at all. It is not reacting as hard as I push or what ever. No idea what could I do. And I never wrote any kind of script ...
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Touchpad alienware ubuntu 15.04

my touchpad stop working. I tried to enable it by fn+f3 or the hot keys from my Alienware user's guide fn+insert or fn+f11 but nothing work. Moreover I have already try to update my Synaptics but ...
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ASUS TP550L Touchscreen not working in Ubuntu 14.04

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 I had problem with my touchpad, it was not working until I found the following solution described here: Synaptic touchpad on laptop not working As mentioned in the link ...
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No input from mouse

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop, but my mouse does not work. It turns on, but the computer does not do anything when I use the mouse, I've tried two mices, the MX Master and a old Logitech ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 5558 touchpad not working in Ubuntu

I am using a Dell Inspiron 15 5558 on Ubuntu dual-booted with Windows 8.1, however I am having issues with the touchpad. It works correctly in Windows but not in Ubuntu. If I connect a mouse the ...
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Touchpad going crazy - Inspiron 7548

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 on my Inspiron 7548. The laptop is Ubuntu certified. However, my touchpad goes crazy randomly. It begins to move by itself (without me touching it), and begins to click on ...
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Ubuntu synaptics touchpad mouse move over buttons doesn't work

I've just installed Kubuntu 15.04 on my Asus X502C and have a problem with touchpad. When I start dragging mouse outside the buttons area all works fine, I can drag mouse over all touchpad and it ...
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How to install gpointing-device in Ubuntu 15.04? [duplicate]

I know this how do I install gpointing-device in Ubuntu. I want to prevent the interruptions of typing caused by my palm with the trackpad. I did sudo add-apt-repository ...
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How can I switch between workspaces with 3 fingers touchpad in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am looking for a way to change between workspaces with my touchpad, I have found other questions like this, and I have tried theis solutions, but EasyStroke and Touchegg do not work. I have an ASUS ...
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Keeping the trackpad disabled

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with classic GNOME window manager on a Lenovo Thinkpad x230. I prefer to use the trackpoint over the trackpad. I disabled the trackpad in Applications > System Tools > ...
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Is there a way to map the regions of a laptop's touchpad so that they function like the keys of a number pad?

I'm wondering if anyone has already tried something like this, or if there's a feasible way of configuring Synaptics to do it. Or anything else that might work. I'm thinking of the traditional ...
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How to install Touchegg-GCE?

please, help me! how to install Touchegg-GCE in Ubuntu?
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esc key disables doubletap on touchpad surface

pres esc key DONT MOVE CURSOR double tap on touchpad surface nothing happened double tap again, fine now it works again goto step 1 :-) ... enjoy frustration :-) Note: do not use hardware buttons ...
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Cursor Unwanted Behaviour

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on an Acer laptop. The cursor often unwantedly moves and jumps to different locations, drags and drops items, or randomly clicks on things. Could anyone suggest a ...
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Right side of touchpad is not reacting

I have a strange problem. I have just bought a Fujitsu lifebook a512 and I have installed Ubuntu on it. When I used the touchpad in windows it worked properly but in Ubuntu almost half of the touchpad ...
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touchpad double tap does not work instantly after using keyboard

touchpad double tap does not work instantly after using keyboard Note: I am not talking about using physical "left mouse button" under touchpad, I am talking about double-tap directly on touchpad ...
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How to fix touchpad (synaptics) problem on acer aspire v 13? Sometimes cursor jumps like crazy

Sometimes cursor starts jump here and there (very quickly). Disabling and enabling touchpad helps but for short time. xubuntu 15.04, 3.19.0-30-generic "xinput list" shows that core pointer is ...
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lenovo z5070 touchpad scrolling not working

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running on Lenovo Z5070 and the Touchpad is working fine but the Scrolling isn't working at all. I tried many solutions but I wasn't able to make it work. My cat ...
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two finger scrolling causing a right click (ubuntu 15.04) [duplicate]

When I use two finger scrolling, and then remove my fingers from the touchpad, it is causing a right click at the end. For example, I'll be scrolling down a wikipedia page. As soon as I am done ...
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Three fingers gesture ubuntu gnome 15.04

I have seen this question asked like a billion times but not answer successfull with me so far. I installed ubuntu gnome edition 15.04 but can't seem to have three fingers gestures to work. I would ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes on my laptop [duplicate]

I've recently started using Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop(Lenovo G70-80) and everything is fine when I'm using my mouse But when i don't use my mouse and use my touchpad instead, the computer completely ...
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Touchpad not working on Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 11

I can't seem to get the touchpad to work on 14.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 11. A USB mouse works fine. I have 14.04 on a separate partition from Windows 10. I have updated all packages ...
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Asus X550DP touch pad is not supported by Ubuntu

Please help me to fix Ubuntu touch pad. The Asus X550DP touch pad is not supported by Ubuntu and touch egg is not working. Please help me.
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Touchpad using I2C bus AND PS2 mode, what to do?

I think I am a little bit lost here - my Dell XPS 13 9343 the touchpad uses I2C bus and PS2 mode. The output of xinput is : Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer ...
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How to disable touchpad while typing in 15.10

The option for disabling the touchpad while typing does not work in Settings/Mouse & Touchpad in Ubuntu 15.04 (The setting seems to be gone in 15.10??) I have tried installing 'Pointer Devices' ...
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Permanently disable touchpad in 14.04?

I want to permanently disable the touchpad, because it is nearly impossible to use the computer with the touchpad active. The Ubuntu settings lets me do this, however every time I reboot the machine ...