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

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Upgrading from 16.04 daily to 16.04 LTS

I have a Yoga 900 and I would really like to install Ubuntu on the machine. But the trackpad and touchscreen do not work in Ubuntu natively. There is a fix by installing Ubuntu 16.04 daily on Yoga ...
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Change size of touchpad buttons

My touchpad is all one piece - no separate buttons for clicking. I'd like to adjust the location of the areas where clicks occur. It's a large touchpad (4"), and I usually find myself working on the ...
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Ubuntu OS cannot recognise my notebook mouse pad ,but easily recognise external mouse

After a long struggle to install Ubuntu on my notebook, with several changes on BIOS, Ubuntu has been successfully installed. But the touchpad does not work. However when I connect external mouse, ...
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Pointer (mouse) not visible sometimes

Sometimes, when I log in to my account, the pointer is not visible. I can use it, guessing its location, and it's fairly easy to point upwards to find the system indicator, logout and login again. ...
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How to completely disable the touchpad device on my computer? (It's back on after a reboot)

I know that getting your touchpad disabled is as easy as toggling the on/off button in System Settings, but unfortunately it only works for the current session. After a reboot, the touchpad is back on....
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Ununtu 15.10 touchpad doesn't work

Today installed the latest Ubuntu on my Asus Zenbook and the touchpad that worked perfectly well for Windows doesn't work at all on Ubuntu. When enter "synclient -l" to the Terminal it says "Couldn't ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad L460 Touchpad not working

today I received my brand new Lenovo ThinkPad L460. So I installed a fresh Ubuntu 15.10 on it and everything worked well until I wanted to use the Touchpad. It is not working / not even recognized. ...
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touchpad not working on acer es1-111M-c1le PLEASE help

i installed ubuntu 14.04and the touchpad stopped working. I tried psmouse-alps-dkms_0.10_all it says command not found. i tried sudo modprobe -r psmouse && sudo modprobe psmouse proto=imps ...
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Lenovo T450s Multi Touch Support

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 on a Lenovo t450s. I'm curious if it is possible to add multitouch (3 finger gestures) using a background application such as touchegg. I ran touchegg, but it did not ...
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Touchpad not recognized on Asus Q503UA Xubuntu 14.04

My trackpad doesn't work at all on my new Asus Q503UA which is running Xubuntu 14.04. Right now I'm using the touchscreen to get around. I followed the steps on this post Touchpad not recognized on ...
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Mousepad doesn't reactive with touchpad-indicator

I am using touchpad-indicator to disable my touchpad when a mouse is plugged in. Until about four weeks ago, it works all fine, now it's only working half-way: When I plug in a mouse, touchpad is ...
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Driver problem with the tablet mode on ubuntu 15.10

i just want to suggest a thing here . I am using Toshiba satellite 'E45W-C4200' and it came with pre-installd Windows 10. it is a touch screen ,and it has a tablet mode. When I switched to a ...
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Touchpad Issue with Samsung Ultrabook PX900X4C-A07US

I have a slight issue with my touchpad and of course Samsung didn't develop any drivers for Linux. It works great when I turn on the laptop. I have full functionality when it has been on for 20 ...
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elantech touchpad PS/2 multitouch not working in ubuntu 14.04

i brought new hp pavallion ab-104tx which has elantech touchpad PS/2 . Touchpad multitouch features like double scrolling was working fine in windows 10, then i dual booted my laptop with ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Touchpad detected but not working

Just booted into Ubuntu MATE on a live usb on my Dell 3452 but the touchpad isn't working cat /proc/bus/input/devices brings up: I: Bus=0011 Vendor=0002 Product=0007 Version=01a1 N: Name="SynPS/2 ...
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Make horizontal scroll switch applications

Is there a way to make the horizontal scroll of a touchpad on my laptop switch applications the way alt-tab does it? I tried to use xSwipe but it does not seem to work. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
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SynPS/2 Lifebook S935 not working at all How to fix?

the SynPS/2 touchpad on my Lifebook S935 does not work at all. xinput list it xinput /proc/bus/input/devices lists it an external mouse works correctly Thouch pad does not respond at all It works ...
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xorg configuration file load order (for synaptics touchpad)

I'm trying to set some options for a synaptics touchpad to suit my particular preferences. I've worked out what options they are, and can set them using synclient, and things work. However, once I try ...
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“Pinch to zoom” gesture with Focaltech touchpad in Ubuntu 15.10

I havce a problem with the geasture of my touchpad for example the pinch to zoom does not work. I tried to run this sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hanipouspilot/focaltech-dkms and this: apt-get update ...
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How to enable Palm detection in kernel - dell XPS 9343

How to enable Palm detection in kernel - dell XPS 9343. Tried Libinput but it resulted in a jerky cursor. I have "blacklist i2c_hid" blacklisted in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf xinput list: ...
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after last Update Touchpad stoped working

I have a lenovo z510 which has an ALPS v7 touchpad. After the new installation of xubuntu 14.04 I used this fix to make it work. Now, After the latest kernel-update it doesn't get recognized anymore. ...
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I am looking for touchpad driver for Dell Inspiron 1501

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on Dell inspiron 1501 laptop and since then its scroll-with-finger function has not been working. Previously, it had Ubuntu version 8.10 on it and it worked fine. ...
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HP Spectre x360 — How to disable trackpad automatically when going into Tablet Mode?

The HP Spectre x360 is a "convertible" laptop, meaning it is able to bend all the way backwards to become a tablet. Whenever I do this, Ubuntu automatically disables the keyboard, which is nice. ...
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Restoring setings in Windows 7 after Dual mode with Ubuntu

I am a new user of Ubuntu. Until recently I used only Windows 7 on my computer. Ever since I set up Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my computer to run in Dual mode with Windows 7, I have noticed the following ...
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Trackpad not being detected after re-opening laptop (Kubuntu 15.10)

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.10 on my Dell XPS 15Z laptop. My touchpad works just fine when I first start the laptop, however when I put the lid down and put it back up later, the trackpad does ...
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Lenovo T440 touchpad not recognised

With the risk of repeating already asked question, I decided to ask one of my own, because I didn't see a post about (potential) conflicting touchpad drivers. Brief story: installed (ed)Ubuntu 14....
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Sample config for Logitech Touchpad T650 Ubuntu 15.10

I have a Logitech Touchpad T650 which basically works out of the box, except that it very often right-clicks when I want it to two-finger-scroll. Based on this post I have tried to configure ...
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Mouse pointer integration greyed out in vm box

My host OS is ubuntu 14.04 and I am running vbox version 5.0.12. I could use the same pointer in the guest and host os, but recently I shut down the guest os in vm box instead of saving the state and ...
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svnclient double-click with no single-click

In ubuntu 15.10 on a Dell Precision m3800, the trackpad is large enough that it's hard to type without my thumb occasionally grazing the touchpad and so moving my insertion point to another part of ...
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Turn off the CTRL + trackpad zoom function

When I press CTRL + mouse wheel on browser or application windows it zooms in! Have looked through synclient and inputx but can't figure out how to switch this very annoying feature off. Running ...
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How to fix the touchpad scroll speed in KDE 5?

I'm using a HP EliteBook 8460p, Ubuntu 15.10, and KDE 5.4. What's frustrating is that the touchpad scroll speed is ridiculously fast. It's so fast I can't use it effectively.
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Updated: Ignore finger resting on touchpad - Lenovo Yoga 700

I just got my new Lenovo Yoga 700 laptop, and I would like to disable the lower part of the touchpad so I can keep my finger on the button, while using my other finger to drag the mouse around. Edit: ...
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My Touch pad is not working properly (keeps jumping to the recycle bin)

Hi guys i have been using Ubuntu on my desktop at work for a while now, but it seems like a really cool OS so i decided to install it on a Acer V5-572 Laptop. The only thing I need help is the touch ...
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Touchpad buttons of a thinkpad t410 with different functions?

I've got a thinkpad t410 with 5 touchpad buttons (three (one is the middle click) above the touch pad and two beneath). Now the upper and lower clicks are doing the same (right click and left click). ...
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Touchpad not working properly - Ubuntu 14.04 - Used to work

Today, suddenly my Ubuntu 14.04 running on my HP Pavillion DV6 had the touchapd not working properly, at all. I plugged an external mouse, it worked great. Problems I'm having with my touchpad: ...
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Where can I find elantech patch update for linux-headers-4.2.0-25 or support

I'm using Kubuntu 15.10. I tried to compile 01elantech_2.6.38.patch for my touchpad of my new laptop ASUS X555UF but I've got lot of error. I suspected the downloaded patch is not uptodate. make: ...
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synaptics driver not loaded

synclient says "Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded?". Is there any fix? I have a Lenovo X250 laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 but with kernel 4.4.0-040400-generic (had to ...
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touchpad not working under 15.10 with kernel 4.5

Sup, what can I try to make it work? PC is Asus K751LJ-TY316T. I did not try anything further from installing the new kernel. ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)]...
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How to disable physical mouse buttons below touchpad

I'd like to disable the two click buttons below my touchpad because the right one keeps activating randomly. I've read doc about synaptics and synclient, and using xmodmap as suggested in Disable ...
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keybind to toggle touchpad in lubuntu (openbox)

I'm using lubuntu. I want to add a shortcut to toggle (turn on and off) my touchpad. I know I need to edit the xml file in ~/.config/openbox (in my case it's lubuntu-rc.xml) as described here and ...
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Ghost click on lower-right corner

I'm dual booting my ASUS Taichi21 with windows 10 and ubuntu 15.04 for a week or so. It was all working perfectly, but last night my mouse cursor started randomly clicking the lower right corner of ...
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How do I automatically disable touchpad while typing or while a mouse is plugged in on Ubuntu 15.10?

I looked around and found touchpad-indicator, but when I go through everything and install it, my computer doesn't recognize it. I did some more googling and it seems like touchpad-indicator doesn't ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad E550 Touchpad Not Working After Forced Shutdown (Ubuntu 14.04)

I am having issues with my touchpad in Ubuntu 14.04. I was running a simulation which caused my computer to slow down too much to even be able to abort the code, so I was forced to use the power ...
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Ubuntu MATE mouse/touchpad acceleration

I've been using Ubuntu MATE since september and it's the only disto that I've seen that uses 4.x.x kernel that supports Focaltech touchpad's which are used on Asus laptops. The only problem I have ...
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Touchegg 14.04 unity confusion

So I have been trying to get touchegg to work for a while now, but I am not great with the basics of Linux. I followed this post, but to create the launchers I followed this one. Now I don't know how ...
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Asus K751LJ-TY316T touchpad not detected / working under Ubuntu 14.04

There is no "touchpad" section in system settings->mouse and touch-pad. Fn+F9 just shows a crossed out touch-pad symbol. ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 | ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad | Lag & Delay

I've an Asus K52JT and a problem with Elantech Touchpad...it lag horrendously!!! simone@atari:~$ lsb_release -r Release: 15.10 simone@atari:~$ uname -r 4.2.0-23-generic simone@atari:~$ xinput --...
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ASUS ZenBook UX305 touchpad not working

there is no cursor and touchpad not working. I was trying to install Ubuntu 15.10 but I could not even finish installation without it... Anyone here to help? Someone posted this problem on the same ...
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Mouse Pad triggers auto click also not smooth

I have an acer aspire 5738 with dual boot Windows 7/Ubuntu 14LTS recent days i am facing some problem while using mouse pad like it is not smooth the cursor moves randomly here there even when none is ...
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Gestures not working after Suspend/modprobe - Dell Inspiron 13 7000

So I just recently bought a Dell Inspiron 13 7000. I saw several blog posts saying it played nicely with linux. I have having a few issues though. Intermittently, upon resuming after a suspend, the ...