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

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How to fix Touchpad Malfunction in Ubuntu 13.10?

Can anyone to fix this touchpad malfunction in ASUS X401U? I look this picture, but it's still not working in 13.10. However if I try demo another operating system, such GNOME 3.12 as example, ...
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Clickpad Cursor Jumps when using drag and drop (synaptics)

I recently swiched from Windows to Linux (again after buying a new laptop). After trying a few distros (Mint, openSuse) I ended up with Ubuntu. Now my Problem: On every Distro I installed (even on ...
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why are glided and glideusd listenening on tcp ports 3490 and 3492?

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Dell factory pre-install on a Precision M4800. ~$ sudo ufw show listening tcp: 3490 * (glided) 3492 * (glideusd) I believe these are related to the glidepoint touchpad, but why ...
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Fn key for touchpad xUbuntu

I recently switched from Ubuntu to Xubuntu. All is well except for a single fn key that doesnt' seem to work. I have an Asus n56vz which has a huge touchpad. So I'd like to disable it when I have a ...
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Why my touchpad not working?

My laptop is an ASUS K53SC. It has an ELANTECH touchpad. It becomes unresponsive after password screen at each reboot. What should I do?
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Touchpad heating up on dell inspiron n5010

My laptop Dell Inspiron N5010 runs an Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64 bit version. I have installed all the necessary fglrx drivers and the laptop temperature is not very high. It persistently remains between ...
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Touchpad/Backlight keys on Asus Transformer T300LA

I have Asus Transformer book T300. Almost all my hardware working perfectly on Ubuntu 13.10/14.04 Beta but my touchpad defined as Mouse and gestures not working :( I need this option. Touchpad ...
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Upon system restart, dconf editor doesn't save changes

I can use the dconf-editor to change my touchpad settings to natural scrolling, but upon system restart the settings get reverted. (But not on sleep or hibernate.) When I open the editor, the option ...
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Trackpad gestures problems

I have a Clevo P150SM with a synaptics trackpad and I wish to have multi-touch gestures for expo, scale, show desktop, change view port, etc... I am using Ubuntu 13.10 with mate as a desktop ...
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fail to install the Synaptics touchpad driver [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu12.04LTS+VMware 10 and try to install the Synaptics TouchPad driver using sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics, it fails and get following info: The following packages ...
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Touchpad cursor jumps on click (not typing)

I have setup my touchpad so that it doesn't move around when I am typing with the following config: https://github.com/fommil/unix/blob/master/Profiles/Sampo/.xsession.local but it is incredibly ...
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touchpad right click 2 fingers problem

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 in my laptop and this problem annoy me everytime . i had this problem with linux mint too. the problem is i cant use right click when my finger on the Touchpad when i use the ...
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How can I toggle the touchpad depending on whether a mouse is connected?

I want to have my touchpad disabled automatically when an external mouse is connected and enabled when there is none. I have tried using touchpad-indicator but that fails in cases when the computer ...
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Synaptics touchpad detected as PS/2 Generic Mouse on Ubuntu 13.10

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my computer (HP pavilion dv6) but I am not able to get work my Synaptics Touchpad. I launched a xinput -list and I could see that it is installed as PS/2 Generic ...
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3 Finger Click doesn't work, but 3 Finger Tap works?

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad T440p (with the new Clickpad) with Ubuntu 13.10 and I want to assign the right mouse click to the three finger click and the middle mouse click to the two finger click on the ...
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Help with Synaptiks touchpad

I bought a laptop 2 weeks ago, wiped Windows8 off and installed Ubuntu 12.04. I've been trying to install synaptiks for the past 6 days trying multiple fix's, so I could configure my touchpad because ...
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Disable Touchpad on ARM Samsung Series 3 Chromebook Chrubuntu 12.04

Is there a way to disable the trackpad of an ARM device when it suspends? My current problem is that when my Samsung Series 3 is suspended, the trackpad is super sensitive and will wake the device ...
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Lenovo Y580 touchpad pointer runs away while trying to click

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo Y580. I don't have physically divided mouse buttons from my touchpad surface, so I can't manage with the issue just by clicking on physical buttons. The ...
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SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad not working with UBUNTU 13.10

I have installed UBUNTU 13.10 on my laptop which is a make of FUJITSU. The touchpad is not working on this and I have searched ubuntu forums and askubuntu but I am not able to make it work with the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 touchpad problem

Hey guys i have problem with my laptop in Ubuntu, I don't know how exactly to describe it. Every time I the cursor with Touch Pad and stops its will automatically do a right mouse click, also when i ...
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Touchpad not working after a while

I keep having trouble with my 12.04LTS install! I now have everything working fine the way I want but the touchpad does not work anymore... It was not working at first during the install and the ...
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natural scrolling not remembered after reboot

I enabled natural scrolling through the system settings and this works fine for me. However, when I reboot, my computer somehow seems to have forgotten to reactivate this... But when I go to the ...
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Jupiter 0.1.9 is disabling my touchpad automatically when ubuntu starts. How to fix this?

I need to manually press Fn+F3 twice to disable and then re-enable the touchpad. I do it every time I start Ubuntu. How can I fix this? Thanks
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Overheating + touchpad not working

I've read a few threads about this, but none had satisfactory answers. I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Studio 1555 and a few minutes after installation my touchpad stopped working (the ...
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Are OEM's retaining Synaptics driver for linux? [duplicate]

On their website, Synaptics states that they delivers their linux driver to OEM when they buy Synaptics product : SGS-L is provided free of charge to Synaptics OEM/ODM partners when ordered with ...
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Where did /usr/lib/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-synaptics.conf go?

On my Macbook I can only move the cursor while also pressing the touchpad after a default install. A per login session fix is to run "synclient FingerLow=10" and "synclient FingerHigh=20". In order ...
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Enable/disable touchpad indicators out of sync

My touchpad is not responsive after login. Once logged in, I attempt to enable the mouse using the dedicated hardware button or the fn+f3 key combination. There is an LED on the hardware button ...
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Ignoring horizontal scrolling while scrolling vertically

I use two-finger scrolling. I would like to enable horizontal scrolling using dconf Editor but when I do, every time I scroll vertically, if I happen to move horizontally even a little, it is ...
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Multitouch on Dell Inspiron 7537

Has anyone been able to get trackpad multitouch gestures working with a Dell Inspiron 7537? I've tried synclient to change values in Synaptics config but not having much luck. I'm running Ubuntu ...
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Accidentally removed touchpad psmod

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on my 2013 Asus G75vw (which came preinstalled with Windows 8, now with 8.1). I noticed that the second mouse button wasn't registering at all, but everything else about the ...
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Acer c720 touchpad fix support without kernel modification?

I have 13.10 x86 (stock install) running and working well in legacy boot mode on my chromebook. I have read several posts about modified kernel fixes (see ...
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How can I reduce Hysteresis in the clickpad area?

I have a problem with my touchpad: Every time I use the clickpad (left click or right click) the pointer moves a little bit (sometimes more than a little), so I end up clicking something I don't want ...
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Touchpad sensitivity way too high on lowest setting (ZenbookPrime UX32VD-DH71) 12.04LTS

I have followed the guide https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AsusZenbookPrime here and I am having multiple issues with my touchpad. 1) The sensitivity is far too high even when on the lowest setting ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 does not detect the touchpad on Samsung Ativ 8

Just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Samsung Ativ 8. Unfortunately the Touchpad is not detected. Output from xinput list: Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ ...
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How can I reinstall ( re enable) my touchpad for my HP Chromebook 14?

Touchpad isn't being detected at all on Ubuntu 13.10. I looked on the mouse and touch pad settings and it isn't detected at all. I connected an external mouse and it works, but I like using the touch ...
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Settings for Glidepoint touchpad/trackpoint on Dell Latitude

Couple of issues with the touchpad and trackpoint for my Dell Latitude laptop (Ubuntu 12.04). First, there's no "Touchpad" tab on the Mouse settings in system settings. I'd like to be able to use ...
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Touchpad on Fujiitsu Lifebook AH532 not working correctly

Ubuntu 13.10, Fujitsu Lifebook AH532 Touchpad appearing as PS/2 Mouse under xinput --list, so no multi-touch or scroll support or anything like that. Have tried installing alternate driver as ...
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Lenovo Z510 Tuchpad [duplicate]

Is there any way to confitgure my touchpad in Ubuntu. My touchpad has different behaviour in Ubunut as it has in Windows. I know that the reason is that i haven't installed a proper driver yet. Lenovo ...
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How to get a Dell XPS DE to recognise the Cypress touchpad under Ubuntu 13.10?

I have recently bought a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition (also known as Sputnik), supplied with Ubuntu 12.04. I've wiped that and installed 13.10 from scratch. I believe all the code improvements made ...
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Touchpad is not showing in system hardware list

I have an acer aspire 4752 laptop and after installing Ubuntu 13.10 the touch-pad hardware is not showing in system and I am working with an USB mouse. I also want to update my BIOS, please help me. ...
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How do you disable Trackpad and enable Trackpoint on Lenovo L430 running 13.10?

I have tried most stuff I have found listed on the internet, to try to disable the trackpad but keep the trackpoint working on my Lenovo L430. Has any-one any ideas on how to do this? Funnily enough ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 some System Settings reset after reboot (Touch-Pad disable)

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on an ASUS M70SA notebook (and recognised as such during install). Every time I boot, I have to go into System Settings to turn off my Touch-Pad. Once I make the change, it ...
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How do I turn off edge scrolling?

How do I turn off edge scrolling? I went to the touchpad settings and none of the choices would turn it off.
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Cannot Move Mouse or Use Keyboard In Ubuntu

So I just got Ubuntu 13.10 so I could backup my files on my non booting computer and then format the hard drive and reinstall windows. But when I booted it off a Live USB I cannot move my mouse or ...
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Do I need to install any drivers for 2 finger swipe

I am able to use 2 finger swipe and 2 finger tap in my laptop running Win8 but it is not working in Ubuntu 12.04. Should I install any additional drivers or is it a limitation of Ubuntu?
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Touchpad is resistive but scrolling is smooth in Dell Inspiron N5110

Hi Everybody there using Dell Inspiron N5110, you too have faced this problem of touchpad not working well in Linux version later than 12.04 (Either it is Ubuntu, Xubuntu or whatever). In Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Nautilus uses natural scrolling, while everything else doesn't

I've chosen to use old-fashioned "reverse" scrolling, i.e., pulling downwards on your touchpad gets you further down in the document. This works everywhere in Ubuntu, except for in Nautilus and in the ...
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Disable right click option on a X1 Carbon Gen 2 Synaptics touchpad

I would like to disable the right click functionality when I click on the right side of the synaptic's touch-pad. I've tried the synaptic tool but it didn't apply the setting. Below is a question ...
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Elantech touchpad: right button OR two-finger scroll [duplicate]

Dear Ubuntu community, I recently bought an AsusPro PU401LA laptop (FreeDOS, wiped by Ubuntu 13.10). It ships with a regular Elantech touchpad, i.e. it has physical left and right buttons. I would ...
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terminal commands “command not found”

I'm very new to Ubuntu and having a few problems. I'm trying to debrick my HP Touchpad via the jc scullin wiki method, but when I'm inputting a command in the terminal such as Run" cd Downloads" I ...