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

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Touchpad not detected in Ubuntu 13.10 (Samsung Series 3 NP350V5C)

Touchpad is not detected at all: >xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer ...
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HP-G62 with a SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

In Windows 7/8/8.1 there was a program I could use to configure the different gestures on my touchpad. Like a 3-finger swipe to browse horizontaly. Is there any program to configure such things in ...
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I'm trying to get touchegg to interpret a three fingered swipe as Alt+Direction, but I can't get it to work

I added the following in my .config/toughegg/touchegg.config <gesture type="DRAG" fingers="3" direction="DOWN"> <action type="SEND_KEYS">Alt+Down</action> ...
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HP G62 Touchpad

I have a HP-G62 with a SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad. While I was using Windows 8, i could use 3 fingers to swipe trough photos. Is there anything like a driver, so I could map the 3-finger swipe? In ...
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Touchpad sensitivity on buttons problems

I have an asus notebook touchpad that has sensitivity also on bottom left and right buttons and this is causing me problems. Fist if I keep a finger on a button, the other finger moving on the ...
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after overheat touchpad and wifi doesn't work

I got problem...after installing Ubuntu 13.10 I was doing some things on it a immediately it has turned off...I switched it on and it told me that it stopped because of overheating...so I looked to ...
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When will Firefox have pixel-perfect scrolling in Ubuntu? [closed]

Last I rebooted into Win8 I saw Firefox had pixel-perfect scrolling - like Ubuntu has with Nautilus, gedit and some other apps. When will Firefox for Ubuntu have scrolling that doesn't act like mouse ...
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Touchpad-Indicator not working

I installed touchpad-indicator for my HP Pavilion laptop, and now I'm having problems with hit working. I've searched but have not found answers for this specific problem. I really need to be able to ...
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Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400r not working synclient LockedDrags=1

I buy this logitech: http://www.logitech.com/en-hk/product/wireless-touch-keyboard-k400r2?wt.ac=ps%7C11080%7Ck400wh%7Chp But not working on a terminal this command: synclient LockedDrags=1 I use ...
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Disable Touchpad While Click Held Down

I am having a specific issue with my MacBook Trackpad. I have configured my settings almost perfect, except for one issue: I would like to disable my touchpad WHILE I am clicking. When it is not ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, mouse pointer(laptop touchpad) get stuck sometime?

In my ubuntu 12.04 system, i faced this problem many times that my mouse pointer get stuck to its position, don't move anywhere, every other thing works fine except the pointer and finally i have to ...
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Touchpad not working on Yoga 2 pro

The touchpad is not being recognized on my Yoga 2 pro. I have to use an external mouse. There is a touchpad in /proc/bus/input/devices. Help would be greatly appreciated.
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how to make a TrackPoint pointing stick with clickpad behave as a scroll wheel

I am trying very hard to enable scroll wheel emulation using the TrackPoint when button 2 of a clickpad is pressed. When I use a TrackPoint with dedicated buttons (by this I mean pressing dedicated ...
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another dell e6400 touchpad problem

I just downloaded ubuntu 13.10 on my dell e6400, I know this has been a big topic and do apologize ahead. I have tried all the information on here and google but with no luck occasionally my ...
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touchegg gestures on desktop

I am trying to use three finger scrolling on the desktop, but it is not responding. It only works when i am holding the cursor on a app or the plank. Can i edit something in the config file to change ...
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Kubuntu natural scrolling TouchPad only but not for mouse

KDE has the option to "Reverse scroll direction", which is great when I'm using my TouchPad, however, I equally use a mouse quite often on my laptop but when it comes to a mouse, I prefer the normal ...
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Change right click behavior for touchpad

I have a new Lenovo T440p (which has an apple-like clickpad) and in windows, the touchpad behaves as I want it to, the entire surface behaves the same when clicked, and to right click, I click with ...
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Ubuntu pointer moves on its own

I plugged my razer mouse into my ubuntu laptop today. I did not like the preset sensitivity and acceleration: benjamin@benjamin-Lenovo-IdeaPad-Y510P:~$ xinput --list-props 12 Device 'Razer Razer ...
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Set section config for clickpad on Thinkpad

I have a new E540 Thinkpad which has a clickpad with integrated buttons on the top. I have tried to enable these buttons and the middle mouse wheel simulation with a configuration file in the ...
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Fujitsu LH532 touchpad detected as PS/2 Generic Mouse

Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ↳ PIXART USB OPTICAL MOUSE ...
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Keyboard Touchpad not working

I have installed and updated from 13.04 to 13.10 last week(new installation), and all was running perfect, but suddenly my keyboard doesn't work anymore, not even the touchpad. Both where ok a few ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 - Left click causes scrolling

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10 on a Toshiba Satellite, and left clicking on the physical buttons below the touchpad causes a single tick of downward scrolling along with the expected function of the left ...
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FSPPS/2 Sentelic FingerSensing Pad incorrectly detected as mouse?

Just installed 12.04.3 desktop and am having trouble getting this laptop's touchpad to work correctly. At the moment, the two main problems are as follows: Because the system is picking it up as a ...
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Powermanagement & touchpad questions

i'm a new ubuntu user, just installed about an hour ago. But the first thing i noticed is that there are basically no power management features in ubuntu for laptops (or a lack of information), ...
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Ubuntu touchpad issues

My touch pad is not scrolling when I try opening synaptiks I get the message "Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded?", and in mouse and touch pad settings i do not get any ...
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Touchpad backlash

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 on a Dell Inspiron 17R SE. It has an ALPS touchpad. The problem is that this touchpad has backlash. By this I mean that if I move the cursor in one direction and then ...
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Where are the OSD images for touchpad toggle in gnome?

I want to edit the OSD images for touchpad toggle on my notebook (Ubuntu 13.10 on Asus zenbook UX31), but I can't find where Gnome is getting them from. They look like this: I thought I had ...
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Touchscreen Input Doesn't Rotate: Lenovo Yoga 13 / Yoga 2 Pro

After receiving a Lenovo Yoga 13 for Christmas, I have been pleased with its performance with Ubuntu. It is easy to change the display orientation under the Display settings menu or by typing, e.g. ...
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Is there a “show touches” application?

Is there an application that will "show touches" similar to what is found in Android's developer options? I have a 10 point multitouch monitor (Planar Helium PCT2785) and it appears to only support ...
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Touchpad not working in desktop dell vostro 2520 Ubuntu 12.04

The mouse pad for my recently purchased dell vostro 2520 suddenly stopped working in desktop. No response. When tried to shutdown through terminal message as 'Try --shutdown help' New to ...
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Touchpad lost gestures and touchegg requres hack?

I've had some success getting my touchpad to be usable by configuring syclient (although it was surprising that this was necessary). Reading around I find that many gestures have been removed from ...
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Functional Onscreen keyboard?

Is there a better ubuntu keyboard app than Onboard, one that is a decent competitor to the features of Android or Microsoft virtual keyboards? Specifically, I'd expect: Multi-touch: so you can hold ...
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Synaptic Touchpad want no movement in button area 12.04 LTS

I want to change my touchpad/synclient settings so that the mouse pointer does not move in the area at the bottom where the buttons are. How would I do this on 12.04 LTS? edit: I achieved the ...
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Touchpad with minimum functionality on macbook (13.10)

I'm having issues on a retina macbook retina. This is a re-install, I've had better functionality before: only two finger scrolling works, no other additional features. I can't right click. I'd like ...
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Touchpad scrolling not working

I have a Dell 5720 (Inspiron 17R), with a distro based up on Ubuntu 12.04. My scrolling doesn't work. When I set it to scroll with two fingers, the setting backs to disabled when I open the window ...
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Enable right click button on touchpad on Asus B400-XH51

The right click button on my new Asus B400-XH51 does not work. I have tried two fixes I found online, but neither of them seem to work. The first is available at ...
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ASUS BU400A Right Touch Pad Button Not Working

I have an ASUS BU400A with Ubuntu 12.04 installed, but I can't execute right clicks using the right button under the touchpad. When I run xev, the right button gets detected as an event, but the right ...
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How do you enable tap-to-click via command line, with `xmodmap`?

You can use this to reverse scroll direction (natural scroll): xmodmap -e "pointer = 1 2 3 5 4 7 6 8 9 10 11 12" You can also set it back again with xmodmap -e "pointer = 1 2 3 4 5 7 6 8 9 10 11 ...
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touchpad doesn't tap-click at login screen

On every desktop environment, except for the login screen of Ubuntu 12.04, I can just tap the touchpad of my laptop to simulate a mouseclick. Why doesn't it work anymore at the login screen?
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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 can scrolling when the middle clickpad button is pressed be enabled?

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga which is equipped with a clickpad. I want to enable scrolling using the middle clickpad button. So, I want to be able to scroll in, say, an editor by pressing and holding ...
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Touchpad issues with 13.10 macpro retina

I've had ubuntu on my mac retina for a while now. Initially I installed it back in a 12.x release which came with quite sophisticated touch support. It had 2 and 3 button gestures, however these were ...
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13.10 Cursor disappears on Asus X200CA w/ Touch screen

I installed 13.10 on this Asus X200CA-CT156H 11" laptop with Touchscreen. A version of this model without the touchscreen is sold with Ubuntu but this one was with Win 8. I get random cursor ...
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Do drivers work if I install them on Windows?

Sorry if it sounds very, very stupid, but after changing touchpad settings with I don't remember which program, They didn't dissapeared after reinstalling different partitions and operation systems. ...
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Touchpad breaks on resume - Why doesn't synclient work in shell script?

Sometimes suspend-resume breaks the use of the trackpad on XPS 15. I made a quick shell script to fix it again: sudo rmmod psmouse sudo modprobe psmouse synclient TapButton3=2 synclient FingerHigh=40 ...
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Mac touchpad firefox problem

i have a problem with my Mac. it doesn't answer the multi-touch clicks in Firefox on Ubuntu. But i need to use it in Mall for customers, so what is the way to make it works for browser (touch-pad is ...
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Driver error, Audio video and Touchpad do not work

I have a new device Dell 3537 with AMD radeon graphics. I tried to install wine on my device, since I am not very good at using Terminal, I probably messed up with things there so now the touchpad and ...
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psmouse serio1: alps: Unknown ALPS touchpad in a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 15

I just bought a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 15 and ripped Windows out of it to put Ubuntu 13.10 on. For other people with Ideapad Flex's, if you have the issue where Ubuntu loads with 0 brightness, try ...
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Middle mouse button emulation on Lenovo T431s

I'm running Ubuntu (13.10) on a Lenovo T431s. Since Lenovo has removed the classic 3 mouse buttons on top of the touchepad, there is no middle mouse button any more. And emulating the middle mouse ...
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How to use touchscreen as a touchpad?

How can I configure Ubuntu so that it uses my computer's touch-screen as a track-pad device? I am using a HP Pavilion TS Sleekbook 14 with a eGalax Inc. eGalaxTouch EXC7910-1018-08.00.00