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

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Extending Screen Makes Mouse Jumpy

When I extend my display(not when mirrored) my mouse pointer becomes very jumpy to the point that it is unusable without decreasing the mouse speed.
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Left mouse button behaving in strange ways both on touchpad and with couple of USB connected mice

I have the strangest problem with my mouse on Ubuntu 14.04. It happened out of nowhere. It acts as if I am holding down my left mouse and dragging it over the screen. Makes no difference whether I use ...
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Touchpad is not recognized

i've bought a new laptop (Medion Akoya P6647 MD98567) but unfortunately the touchpad is not recognized. some information I even updated the kernnel from 13.13 to 13.15, but it didn't change ...
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ThinkPad S430 touchpad not working well for mouse control

I've just installed it on my S430 and can't configure the touchpad to get good usability for mouse control. The touchpad seems to have very high sensitivity. Can anybody confirm this behaviour?
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How to make Natural Scroll work again? (Clickpad)

I am a new Ubuntu user and have just installed it earlier today (14.04). I prefer natural scrolling on a clickpad/ touchpad (the reverse direction) with two finger scroll. I've noticed Ubuntu has ...
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after update from 12.04 to 14.01 touch pad is not working

after updating to 14.01 version my touch pad is not working. im using hp pavilion 17. my laptop is brand new, it came with 12.04 pre-installed ubuntu version. my wired usb mouse do work but the right ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14 on my Acer Aspire 4755G can't seem to install drivers. Help? [closed]

So I bought a (relatively) new Acer Aspire 4755G. It didn't come preloaded with a OS so I thought it would be the best time to try out Linux. So I installed the latest Ubuntu and gave it a go. ...
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How do I enable touchpad right click in Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Vostro 5470?

I have a little trouble with touchpad can't right-click on a dell Vostro 5470.I'm uising Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.In before,I try to rebuild user environment.But it looks no help for this. can't right-click ...
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How can I configure Lenovo S540 touchpad on ubuntu 14.04?

I have just installed ubuntu 14.04 on my lenovo thinkpad S540. The problem is I have a touchpad all in one click (no seperate buttons) and the standard configuration is screwed up. It's almost ...
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Dell Vostro 14 3446: Trackpad detected as Mouse (or something else)

For some reason, my trackpad is being detected as mouse in all the distro that I tried (Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17, Crunchbang, Salix) except Ubuntu 12.04. Here is the relevant output of ...
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How to disable program switching (alt+tab equivalent) with the mouse?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and want to stop programs switching (equivalent of alt+tab) in response to mouse gestures. Right now it happens all the time when I use the mouse, I'm not even sure what ...
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Laptop touchpad is NOT detected!

This is the weirdest thing I have ever seen on Xubuntu ... like ever. Background: I am running Xubuntu 14.04 on an Acer V5-123 netbook. If the specs matter, then the netbook has an AMD E1-2K with 4GB ...
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Why touchpad-indicator not work in ASUS X405J, and there is not touchpad option in ubuntu setting

Im using ubuntu 14.04 LTS on ASUS X450JF, I cannot found touchpad setting like in picture. And then im trying to install: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/atareao sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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touchpad does not work in HP Pavilion X2 tablet

I just installed the last version of ubuntu 64 bits in this tablet that had the windows 8. All seems alright including the toucscreen but the touchpad does not work. How to solve this? I tried to ...
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When using the touchpad ubuntu 14.04 freezes

When I use the touchpad on pcspecialist optimus 13.3 it completely freezes ubuntu and the only option I have is to hard power off. This doesn't occur when I use a usb mouse .
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How to stop my trackpad from driving me crazy?

Using Ubuntu 14.04, very frequently when I use two-finger scroll it switches between programs (alt+tab equivalent) and this is super annoying! How can I keep two-finger scroll but not have it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Lenovo Ultrabook Touchpad Drag not working

Suddenly I'm unable to drag and drop with the touchpad on my Lenovo U410. All the other features such as scroll, right click (two finger tap) and left click work. I'm using ubuntu 14.04 I tried ...
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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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Synaptics - Multitouch tapping works, but not multitouch clicking

This is my first post on askUbuntu, so welcome everyone! :) I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my T440s and I find it very annoying that I cannot seem to be able to modify my synaptics ...
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twofinger scroll on lenovo g50

I recently switched from windows 8 to Ubuntu 14.04. With windows I could scroll pages using two fingers but this does not work running Ubuntu. I have followed this guide: Enable BOTH edge scrolling ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Elantech touchpad too sensitive

I am using samsung series 3 laptop. I recently shifted from Windows 8 to (my touch works just fine on Windows 8).After writing 2-3 words the focus shifts to where the cursor lies. I tried some ...
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trackpad doesn't work after suspend

Ubuntu 14.04 and a Fujitsu Lifebook U-series.I can't get trackpad to work after suspend bluetooth mouse does.Sorry to say that trackpad didn't work form the beginning but my son googled something and ...
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issues on asus f552ld notebook

I installed ubuntu 14.04.1 on my new laptop. But i have two issues that make me crazy. First, touchpad doesn't work, and second some function keys do not nothing, such as the backlight regulator keys ...
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Execute a command 20 seconds after the desktop is booted

I try to execute this command at startup of my desktop to enable a three finger tap on my synaptic touchpad: synclient TapButton3=2 I tried to put it into /etc/local.rc and I tried to put it into ...
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2014 X1 Carbon , wifi toggle and clickpad

(ubuntu 14.04) I have two questions, so I figured out to put them in one thread. First is about adaptive keyboard, I noticed there is wifi toggle button which seems to do nothing, instead it should ...
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Tap to click - short mouse movements registering as a click

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04, on a Lenovo y410p Ideapad, and I'm having an issue where my mouse movements are registering as a tap even when I've actually moved my cursor. For instance, maybe I have the cursor ...
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Touchpad not working in HP Pavilion 14 Notebook with Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop and it's wonderful, but the only problem is my touchpad. It is not as sensitive as it should be and clicking with it instead of using the button only ...
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Touchpad not working/detected on 14.04 also error while startup booting

I recently updated my Dell 15 laptop from 12.04 to 14.04.. but now I am facing problem while starting up. It types some texts on blacks screen saying ^\^\^\^\^\^\^\^\^.. on and on.. and does not show ...
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Lenovo L530 - trackpoint problem

As stated on: http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201201-10388/ So I just bought this Lenovo L530, and I installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit On the link there is also information: The ...
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The Mod / Move To Ubuntu Touch

I was considering beta testing the Ubuntu Touch on a tablet as a hobby. For the Linux apps I wanted to practice/study, but the guidelines say to only use Nexus/4/7/10 tablets. They all have Droid_4.2 ...
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Chrome/Chromium causes laggy touchpad on lubuntu 14.04 at MacBook

I'm running Lubuntu at quite an old MacBook (6.1). Trying to keep it up-to-date so for the moment it's 14.04. Several months ago (after one of the updates) a strange problem arose: at a random moment ...
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Remember touchpad state after reboot

I usually use an external pointing device with my laptop and the first thing I do upon logging into the laptop is to press the laptop's function key to disable the touchpad. I seem to recall previous ...
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Terminal paging and scrolling

My terminal is very flaky. Even as I write this the webpage will scroll up and down almost at random. The same goes for my terminal. I will try to type, and the terminal will start paging and ...
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acer c720 chrubuntu 14.04- touchpad does not work

After August update, my touchpad is non existent on Ubuntu. It works on Chrome but not on Ubuntu. The mouse will work on Ubuntu. Did anyone solve this problem? I found similar questions (but not ...
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synaptics driver not workin with new kernel?

after I upgraded from kernel 3.13.0-29 my synaptics driver seems to stopped working. basic touchpad functions still work (this includes moving cursor and clicking) but no right click nor middle click ...
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ELANTECH Touchpad Not Working in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I just bought a new Toshiba S50 B Satellite laptop. I installed Ubuntu 14.04. Everything works fine except the touchpad. I did xinput -list command. It shows: ↳ ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad ...
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Lenovo T410 Trackpad Issues

I recently bought a used Lenovo T410 specifically to try Ubuntu but I'm having really frustrating problems with the trackpad. It seems to randomly lose the ability to click with any of the buttons or ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wireless (wifi) not working, can not upgrade to 12.10, touchpad gestures not working. What to do?

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS 3 days ago and since then wireless feature and touchpad gestures are not working. Tried everything on internet but still unsuccessful. I cant upgrade to ubuntu 12.10. ...
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My touchpad on my ASUS K55N is not being detected

To preface this, I couldn't get my FN keys to work for a few days after finally installing ubuntu and after a whole day of a black screen on start up, my fn keys starting working, but my trackpad ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after it goes to sleep

Whenever I leave my laptop idle for more than an hour it freezes. The mouse pointer disappears. However the keyboard and the power button works. And because of that I am able to safely shutdown my ...
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Setting up touch driver to run through service

We are trying to integrate a touch panel to our Linux system. Touch driver (General touch) I am trying to run this application in Linux service.Below are the steps which i followed Driver ...
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Help with two mini-bugs

Let's see if someone can help me with two mini-bugs I have: Sometimes, when I close the laptop and later open it, the touchpad stops working properly. Most times it only acts fuzzy a few seconds ...
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Problem using touchpad on ASUS F750L

I've got a problem since I have successfully installed Ubuntu 14.04 as Dualboot with Windows 8 on my new ASUS F750L Notebook. The Touchpad works perfectly with Windows 8, but in Ubuntu, i need to use ...
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touchpad troubles after last ubuntu system update

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z710 laptop and I installed ubuntu 14.04 on it a few months back. Everything worked great. Since the last update though my touchpad mouse has some trouble and it seems as if ...
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Fujitsu/Siemens Amilo Pi 1505 touchpad drivers

I'm trying to revive a pretty old Fujitsu laptop, I installed Lubuntu and it finally stopped lagging, and is working pretty well now. I'm new to linux, and I don't know much, I don't even know how ...
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Mouse cursor drift problems 14.04 ubuntu [closed]

I am posting a question to learn if anyone is having similar cursor (mouse cursor) drift problems. I have seen where this can be a problem with Dell laptops and such but I have a Toshiba Tecra m5. I ...
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Haunted Trackpad Pointer When Hard Drive Is Active

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on an Hp Compaq NC6400 I am rehabbing, in order to test the machine. The hard drive I installed into the computer worked fine and had Windows Vista loaded on it. ...
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Synaptics touchpad not working in ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

Im using an HP 15-D017cl notebook pc and after installing ubuntu 14.04 LTS, my touchpad stopped working. it works in windows 8.1, but in ubuntu, it has never worked since the start. after going ...
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TouchPad is not getting activated whie normal system startup in Ubuntu 12.04?

I am facing a bit strange problem on my laptop which has following configuration: Ubuntu12.04 LTS(Factory Version + 1 Update) 3.2.0-67-generic Dell Inspiron Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3337U CPU @ 1.80GHz ...
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Problem: mouse/touchpad work under live environment but do not function once OS is installed

I've run into a very frustrating problem when trying to install xubuntu and lubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. While running the liveCD both my USB mouse and the touchpad work perfectly, but once the OS is ...