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

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Xubuntu 14.04: Unable to click and drag with clickpad

Right now, my clickpad is unusable since I cannot click and drag items reliably. When I click down with my pointer finger, I expect to use my middle finger for dragging. However, my index finger is ...
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Asus Pro P550ca Trackpad unresponsive, cursor moving leftwards every 20 seconds

Well I have finally decided to start fresh and move from using mac to using Ubuntu and I have bought the following computer to begin my linux journey with: Asus Pro P550CA-XO330D I have successfully ...
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No touchpad and cursor issues in ubuntu 14.04

So I just got ubuntu and even when running the live disk I had an issue where I couldn't click most of the time and the mouse would jump left every 3 seconds I thought once I got installed and updated ...
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Enable horizontal scroll 14.04

My laptop is Acer V3-571g with default settings, except for enabling brightness controls, as instructed here. Horizontal scrolling is not working. Instead, while holding ALT key, it switches trough ...
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Enable multiple touches on touchpad

I have a Vaio laptop, where the touchpad contains the two buttons (primary and secondary). This means you have to click your touchpad to click on things. The buttons are not separate to the touchpad. ...
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How can I make my Macbook Pro's trackpad feel right?

I tried for several hours to make my Macbook Pro's trackpad feel "right" in ubuntu. I tried a number of synclient settings recommended by various blog articles and forum posts, and also tried playing ...
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Isssue with touchpad in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have bought an Asus laptop model X550LD-XX064D and I am facing an issue with the touchpad. It is not responding properly, also when I use the USB mouse it doesn't provide any consistent performance. ...
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How do you disable touchpad in Ubuntu 14.04LTS?

How do I disable the touchpad while using bluetooth mouse? The Synaptic(k)s touchpad app does not appear to be available in the software center for 14.04.
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Ubuntu 14.04 gnome touchpad gestures

I want to extend the touchpad gestures of the system, I've ran into touchegg but in my case it did not work. I've read its not working on ubuntu 14.04 gnome environment. Any help is appreciated. I ...
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Mouse and keyboard not working when i resume after suspend ubuntu 14.04

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell inspiron 5537 by USB. Everything worked fine, but after i resume my computer from suspend my touch-pad and my keyboard are not responding. So, i tried to reinstall ...
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Dell Trackpad not recognized in Ubuntu 14.04

Thank you in advance for your assistance. I recently purchased a new laptop for use with Ubuntu 14.04 (Dell Inspiron i3542-8334BK), and am pleased to report that almost everything works out of the ...
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Can anyone help with fixing the touch pad on my Chromebook?

For the record I have installed Xubuntu, through Chrubuntu, on my Toshiba C35 Chromebook. I knew coming in that there would be some hardware issues, and for the most part, I got the other issues fixed ...
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dell vt 5470 right-click in touchpad not working

My Dell vt 5470 touchpad is not working properly, it's just the right click which has a problem. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 desktop 64 bit. How can I fix this?
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Scrolling internet pages with touchpad z510 (fixed)

I cannot scroll on web pages with my touchpad, even though I could before with Windows 8. I struggle to use the computer without touchpad scrolling. I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z510 running Ubuntu ...
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Touchpad triggering rightclick when scrolling

Whenever I use 2-finger scrolling it will trigger a right-click at the end of the scroll. I think it came with one of the latest 14.04 updates. I'm using a Samsung S5 Laptop.
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Laptop touchpad is not working

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but it's not recognizing touchpad of laptop. What can be caused to this? Here some outputs: xinput list output: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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Touchpad toggling on and off upon login

I have a quite annoying problem with my touchpad on Ubuntu. When I log in, the touchpad keeps toggling on and off. The toggling stops immediately when I press a key on my keyboard. Sometimes it ...
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Touchpad emulate right click and hold with 3 fingers

I have a Firefox plug-in called "All-in-One Gestures" I have a new Lenovo laptop with ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad and no mouse. What I would like to achieve is the following: when I move three fingers ...
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Mouse/Touchpad Malfunctions

I have a fresh installation of Kubuntu 14.04. If my usb mouse is connected during restart, as soon as the mouse is moved after restart, both, touchpad and mouse, start malfunctioning. The cursor is ...
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How can I use three fingers to drag on the touchpad of a MacBook Pro?

I have a MacBook Pro running Ubuntu 14.04, with Unity on it. By default, Unity has a three-finger gesture that invokes the Alt-Tab launcher. But I really like the OS X-style three-finger drag gesture. ...
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No smooth scrolling on Chrome for Ubuntu

I did enable the #enable-smooth-scrolling flag in Chrome and rebooted both Chrome and the machine numerous times, but scrolling in Chrome is still just as jumpy. I know it's not hardware issue, as my ...
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syndaemon deactivates two finger scrolling and tapping

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with an Elantech touchpad and have multiple issues. The worst of all is that the standard "deactivate while typing option" is not working and if I activate syndaemon ...
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Touchpad disabled after resume when previously using usb mouse

After upgrading from xubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 my touchpad stopped working in certain circumstances. In work I use a USB mouse, in the evening I undock my Dell latitude and close the lid to suspend to ...
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Synclient: monitor changes to the touchpad state with 1.7.1

I'm attempting to resolve some issues with my touchpad by getting the debugging output via this tutorial. One of the steps in the tutorial advises me to monitor the touchpad activity with the ...
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Disable touch of the tablet in Ubuntu Unity 14.04

I've searched beforehand and the only suggestion I've found is this one but it doesn't work, at least not on my system (Ubuntu Unity 14.04 x64). I need to disable the touch on my WACOM Bamboo Manga ...
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Touchpad not working with xubuntu 14.04

It seems that I have the same problem as these people Asus X550LD Touchpad not working/detected Ubuntu 14.04, but with Asus A55VD. Are there any solution yet? On ubuntu 13.10 with xfce4 I dont have ...
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how to turn on Touch pad disable or enable double tap led?

I have a synaptic touch pad with a led in right corner, and in Windows when I tap two times on led it starts blinking and touch pad turns off. On Google I found many posts on this, also this but I ...
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Macbook Pro (11,2) mistakes one finger touch on trackpad for two

On my late-2013 Macbook Pro I've set up the touchpad on Ubuntu 14.04 to behave like it does on OSx, with multitouch gestures. A constant annoyance is that it often reads a single-finger click or drag ...
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How may I deactivate the touchpad?

The button under settings unfortunately will be reverted as soon as I reboot. Why is there no button to disable the touchpad permamently?
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How to reverse the color of [HP] touchpad button/indicator LED

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running on a Compaq CQ60 laptop. The laptop has a button just above the touchpad which allows the touchpad to be enabled and disabled. There is a LED under this button, which (when ...
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Simulate a middle-click on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Synaptics touchpad

I Am writing a Guide How to install Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro To get a middle Mousebutton, I tried this: I edited the file /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf. There I edited the ...
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Lenovo g700 & Ubuntu 14.04

i have few problems with this computer and ubuntu. Firstly, if i slide across my touchpad multiple times, the computer freezes. But if i use USB mouse, the problem won't occur. Secondly i can't create ...
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PNP0F03 linux touchpad scrolling

I have a laptop (a cheap OEM generic) that comes equipped with a PNP0F03 touchpad. This touchpad works very well (tap click, scroll etc) under Windows and works pretty well under Ubuntu. The only ...
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Synaptics Touchpad scroll not working

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Studio 1557. My synaptics touch pad is detected but the scroll functions are not working. The scroll option in the GUI for the mouse and touch pad has disappeared. ...
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touchpad and touchscreen issues on Dell Inspiron 15 7537

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 7537 with Ubuntu 14.04 and the touchpad (clickpad) not working right is driving me crazy and makes the computer very frustrating to use. I read about this issue here and ...
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14.04 Touchpad is too sensitive

My touchpad is way too sensitive. While writing, the cursor jumps suddenly to the place the mouse cursor is sitting. I am not even touching the touchpad! I had the same problem with 12.04 and recently ...
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could not write bytes broken pipe

I've found many questions similar to this, but my problem is quite specific so please do not mark it as duplicate. I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 for about 1.5 years. Yesterday the left click of my ...
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How to emulate middle button to open new app window in Trusty unity launcher with a touchpad

I read I need to mouse-middle-button-click icon in the unity launcher to open a new window. I could use a 3 buttons [wheel-]mouse, unfortunately I'd rather keep my laptop with no accessories around ...
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dell 5537 Touchpad not working (Ubuntu 14.04)

after upgrading my new ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 I found out that touchpad is not working. Strange thing is that it seems to be detected, as: cat /proc/bus/input/devices gives I: Bus=0011 ...
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Wifi and touch pad inactive Inspiron 5537

I have the 12.04 LTS in my Inspiron and suddenly wifi and touch pad became inactive. Any ideas to resolve it???
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Followup question: How to get fix for trackpad bug from 3.15 kernel?

This is a followup question to Touchpad not recognized on new Ultrabook In that question, asker had trouble with the trackpad not working on Samsung ATIV Book 9 2014 Edition (NP930X5J/NP940X5J) with ...
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Cursor moves when I tap the touchpad to click (xorg.conf problem)

This may seem as a duplication of: Synaptics Touchpad - cursor moves around when just 'tapped' after Ubuntu 12.04 upgrade I tried that solution and it works! Setting the FingerHigh and ...
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Could Touchpad-Indicator be conflicting with Dropbox?

OK, I've done a fair bit of searching on this topic, and while I've found several similar situations, I can't find any information on my specific issue. I'm running a relatively new/clean ...
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Wrong zoom in/out behavior touchpad move

Scenario: Being in browser, I drag the touchpad using two fingers -> page scroll While the page is scrolling (my fingers are not on touchpad anymore), I press CTRL key. The page is zoomed in/out ...
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touchpad Detected but not working in Ubuntu 14.04 on toshiba satellite p75 a7200

I have a toshiba satalite that I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on and it runs great. But the touchpad does not work. I plugged in a usb mouse and it worked fine but the laptop touchpad wont work. I ...
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Synclient - ClickFinger1 settings ignored

I have a laptop with a clickpad. I want to treat pressing the clickpad as a right-click. I run synclient ClickFinger1=3 But the setting is ignored. All the other settings (e.g ClickFinger2, ...
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Multi-Finger Gestures in 14.04

I'm running 14.04 on a Lenovo Y500. I want to get multi-touch gestures running, specifically a three-finger swipe to switch desktops. I would like to keep using the Unity interface, so I can't use ...
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The touchpad on my Thinkpad (T420) no longer works in 14.04. Why?

The Fn+F8 keyboard shortcut which used to toggle between the touchpad, legendary thinkpad red pointing device button thingy in the middle of the keyboard, and both, no longer does anything apart from ...
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logitech t650 tap to click still not registering?

I upgraded my firmware as suggested in this reddit link, but I still can't seem to trigger left clicks or right clicks via tapping. Its driving me crazy now as I still need to thumb press the physical ...
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Wacom Touch Device (call for suggestion of compatibility)

I need to use a touch "mouse" on my desktop PC, witch work with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS... Theoretically Wacom Tablet should be Linux compatible, but practically blogs are plenty of people that suffers ...