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

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Touchpad too sensitive

I've got an low spec laptop and i installed ubuntu 15.04 on it. The problem is that the touchpad is too sensitive and even the smallest move of my finger moves the cursor. What can i do? I've tried a ...
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Change default action of touchpad switch

I want to enable or disable the touchpad on demand. I am uses Ubuntu 15.10 Gnome (Gnome 3.16). The keyboard shortcut is recognized. There is a pop-up image every time. But this has no effect on the ...
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Touchpad work only after suspension Asus f550l

I have just re-installed ubuntu 15.10 and my touchpad doesn't work correctly, works only after supension. I have tried to use sudo modprobe psmouse in order to activate it without suspension but it ...
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Touchpad Perm Disabled?

Laptop model: UX305F I'm new to Ubuntu so bear with me. I've looked around on Google and the forums and I haven't been able to find a fix. I figured I'd ask here before submitting a bug report. I ...
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Asus K501UX touchpad not working Ubuntu 14.04

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.3 on my Asus K501UX and the touchpad is failing to work. It does not appear in the devices and several other things I have attempted have failed. External ...
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two finger scrolling won't work; ubuntu mate 15.04

I am running Ubuntu mate 15.04 in a VMware player, and am trying to get the two finger scrolling to work. I have Synaptics Touchpad V1.4 and it works in my host OS (windows 8). I've tried editing the ...
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Touchpad not seen, on an Asus ZenBook UX305c

For some reason the touchpad on my new Asus ZenBook UX305 works perfectly under Windows 10, but under Ubuntu is not being recognized. It's like it's not even there. Under standard Ubuntu (15.04 or ...
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Problems with disabling touchscreen and features from touchpad

There's a hardware problem with my touch screen that ends up in multiple random taps all over the screen that modifies my work, closes windows, and wreaks havoc. I decided to disable the touch screen. ...
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Installed 14.04 on my laptop but my trackpad and speakers do not work. Any ideas?

I have never used Ubuntu before, though I have some RHEL command line experience from work. I installed 14.04 on my Gigabyte P35 laptop because I was tired of dealing with problems from Windows 10. ...
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Macbook Pro trackpad randomly stops working

So occasionally, the trackpad on my MacBook Pro 7,1 will just not work. No response whatsoever. From what I've gathered, it appears to happen when I put three fingers or more on it at the same time, ...
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Touchpad not showing up in xinput

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Dell XPS 13. My touchpad is working fine however I wanted to change the sensitivity of it and the step by step process told me to first find the id of it however when i ...
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How do I disable mouse acceleration for my mouse but keep in enabled for my touchpad?

as the questions says I want to disable mouse acceleration for my mouse, but keep it for my touchpad. I use a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10 with unity. Can someone help?
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Touchpad not working at all in ubuntu 14.04lts

I am new to the ubuntu.my touchpad worked normally when i installed the ubuntu.But after while it stopped working abruptly.I can also able to external mouse. here is my xinput list Virtual core ...
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Microsoft Designer mouse on Ubuntu 15.10

I have recently upgraded my system to the Ubuntu 15.10 version and somehow my mouse pointer seems to not work until I restart my drivers. Is there a possible way to have a permanent solution and not ...
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Touchpad not working on FUJITSU UH552 (ubuntu 14.04)

Having some problem with my touchpad but can't figure out why, putting some links bellow with the info I got. I've tried reinstalling and so forth but yeeaaaaah got nothing, pretty new to ubuntu. ...
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Mousepad stopped working 12.04 [duplicate]

please forgive my ignorance, but need some help. My ex installed Ubuntu 12.04lts on my Asus laptop, and everything running well. This morning all good, mousepad working, 2 finger scrolling working, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 touchpad detected but not working

I am currently using a Toshiba Satellite P850-138 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I've been running Ubuntu on this laptop for about 3 years without any issues related to the touchpad until now. I was running ...
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After Installing ubtuntu 12. 04 touchpad click is not working

I have Asus X55CA. And I installed Windows before. The touch pad is working fine with Windows. Recently I wanted to try ubuntu. So installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Now everything working fine. Expect ...
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Does anyone know if a driver for “PS/2 FocalTech FocalTech Touchpad in mouse emulation mode” exist in Ubuntu 15.04 for ASUS F555LJ?

My touchpad is working just fine but it doesnt really have the scrolling option. I would also like to have a driver to be able to do things like "disabling" and "enabling" it. I guess those options ...
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Dell XPS 13 2015, Ubuntu 15.10 touchpad freezes after suspend

I have a Dell XPS 13 2015, qHD model running Ubuntu 15.10, kernel 4.2.0-18 and sometimes after suspend the touchpad refuses to work. Xinput no longer recognizes it, and the only way to get the ...
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Touchpad is not working [duplicate]

I am using Dell Inspiron 3000 series.I had installed ubuntu 14.04 and I am getting problem in touchpad. Its not working .I had install some drivers but still I am not getting something pls suggest ...
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Synaptic TouchPad Not working in Ubuntu 15.10

Synaptic touchpad is not working in Dell 5547. I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 and mouse pad stopped working. It used to work in Windows. Since i am new to Ubuntu i don't know much to sort it myself. I ...
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Does touchpad indicator exist in Ubuntu 15.04?

I have just tried to install touchpad indicator in Ubuntu 15.04 with these instructions: "Touchpad indicator is developed by atareao team, available in the PPA for Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu ...
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Yoga 2 13 Touchpad

Still having fun setting up laptop with Ubunut. Everything works great apart from the touchpad. I've had a little play and disabled the touch click, however the pad is very sensitive to touch. I don't ...
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issues with device drivers,and ppa packages [closed]

i am very new to ubuntu . First try is with ubuntu 14 version. since its my very first try please i need help. Some of my Questions are a. which PPA's has best reputation b. which is the best way to ...
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Touch pad not working Ubuntu 14.04

Touch pad stopped working after installing Ubuntu 14.04 while it was working on Windows 8. I tried to install by using the following command: sudo apt-get install synaptics it displays the ...
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Cant disable touchpad on ASUS F555L [duplicate]

I have just bought an ASUS F555L laptop and obviously no linux driver is available for the touchpad and I cant disable it from the settings. In fact, it is not even in the settings. Any ideas why? or ...
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How can I know what touchpad do I have if now it's being recognized as Generic wheel mouse?

So... I bought this chinese laptop (cheap copy of a mac air) and everything seems to work fine except for the touchpad. It has this buggy sidescrolling, which doesn't please me too much. So I'm ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, touchpad scrolling does not work after kernal update

Ubuntu 14.04, touchpad scrolling does not work. I was following along with this solution (Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded?) Laptop: Samsung NP535U3C-A01US ...
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Cursor randomly jumps around

Since I upgraded from Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 with GNOME 3.16 to Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18 (and also dropped some chocolate cake into my computer) I have noticed the cursor randomly jumping around ...
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Touchpad doesn't work

Please, help me. Even after the OS upgrading my touchpad doesn't work properly. Everything is OK about swiping, but in the case I'd like to tap I have to use buttons (it means I have to use buttons ...
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MSI GT80 turn on numpad?

My laptop (MSI GT80) has a touchpad that becomes the numpad when you press the "num lock" button at the top-left of the touchpad. It works on Windows 8.1 & Win 10, but no on Ubuntu. The touchpad ...
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How to change/disable switching virtual desktops by trackpad gesture

On Kubuntu 15.10 (14.10 as well), when I move my hand across the trackpad, it often changes virtual desktops. I prefer keyboard shortcuts & I want to turn touchpad switching off. I don't use this ...
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Touchpad not working Thinkpad 440s

My touchpad partially stopped working after an update. I have a Thinkpad T440s. I can use the trackpoint and only use the touchpad to left click. xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Disable mouse in synaptic touchpad with libinput

Is there any way to stop touchpad moving my mouse but still have buttons working with libinput (ubuntu 15.10 with xserver-xorg-input-libinput)? The same effect used to be achieved with setting ...
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How to disable 'Tap to click' on the login screen

Due to lots of chocolate cake getting into my computer my touchpad doesn't work very well (along with the rest of the computer) any more, so I have disabled 'Tap to click', however this seems to have ...
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How to reinstall synaptics drivers for my mouse?

I used "sudo apt-get --purge autoremove xserver-xorg-input-synaptics" since I wanted to reinstall synaptics(two finger scrolling had stopped working after restart). I used "sudo apt-get --purge ...
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Is touch egg no longer actively developed, if so what are the alternatives?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm considering migrating to Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 because I would like to try and enable multi-touch gestures for my touch pad. However, I'm wondering if Touchegg is no ...
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How to get Touchpad settings retained after boot

Hello I am running Ubuntu 14.4 LTS (`3.13.0-68-generic #111-Ubuntu x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux') and I am one of the many who experience palm detection / too high sensitivity with the touchpad, ...
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Configure Wacom Bamboo Pad (K)Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I know some people have found solutions for their tablet. Unfortunately they did not work for me. As I'm now a 'new user' - old account defunct - I cannot post a photo. Here's a link to images to ...
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Option to disable Horizontal Scrolling missing in 15.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10, the option to disable Horizontal scrolling is missing. I looked at the dconf-editor, and the property org-gnome-desktop-perifipherals-touchpad, and it does not have ...
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No trackpad in Lubuntu (Ubuntu 15.10)

I am using a Dell Inspiron 11-3152. Running Lubuntu (Ubuntu 15.10) Kernel 4.2 My touchscreen works perfectly, but I have no use of my trackpad. xinput says: ELAN Touchscreen id = 10[slave pointer ...
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Two fingers vertical scrolling on X1 Carbon 3rd generation

In my 3rd gen X1, two fingers scrolling works nice, but it also recognizes two fingers when one of them (left hand) is standing in the 'non physical' button, and the other one (right hand) tries to ...
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Had to manually shut down computer by holding power button. Touchpad and networking no longer Working [duplicate]

So I have a dell xps 13 developer edition (Ubuntu 14.04 was pre installed). It froze up so i held the power button to turn it off.When i turned it back on it wont connect to wifi and the touchpad ...
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Xorg.conf ignores synaptics settings for scroll direction

Because of poorly functioning touchpad I wanted to provide more detailed configuration for it using xorg.conf. So I create a new xorg configuration file by copying default configuration file using ...
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Dell XPS 15 touchpad sometimes not working [duplicate]

On the new XPS 15, with 15.10 installed, pretty much everything is working out of the box. However, most of the time, the track pad does not work at all. But sometimes it works perfectly. Sometimes ...
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Wacom CTH-470 mapped to Joystick under 15.04/15.10

I'm using 15.10, and had the same issue under 15.04. Under Setting/Input, I can see that my Wacom CT470 is mapped to Joystick [Wacom Bamboo 16FG 4x5 (WL) Pad (/dev/input/js0)], rather than the tablet. ...
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Trackpad and keyboard does not resume after sleep

On my laptop Toshiba Satellite L50-A-1D6/VG10S it seems pretty frequently keybord or/and trackpad do not resume after sleep. I found many questions pretty similar but no solution for me. Anyone who ...
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Mouse pointer not working properly on HP pavillion 15

I've just bought this laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS, it's mouse touchpad is a bit strange. The clicking area (where I put my thumb) and the navigation area (where my index finger is) is all the ...
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Uk'er in USA. no touchpad or internal wifi on Levono S21e on 15.10 fresh install, all else seems ok

Uk'er in USA. no touchpad or internal wifi on Levono S21e on 15.10 fresh install, all else seems ok. USB 3.0 to ethernet to hub works fine thoug.. so I have wire connection. Saw earlier posts on ...