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

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How do I enable OS X style 2 finger scolling in Dell Latitude 6430u?

I've got a Dell Latitude 6430u running Trusty. I can enable 2 finger scrolling, but it's a bizarre mode where if I put one finger down I can scroll with the other. I would like to have OS X style two ...
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Trackpad stopped working on my laptop after upgrading to 14.04

I upgraded my laptop to 14.04. First of all, when rebooting I was greeted with a kernel panic related to VFS not syncing. I just booted into an older kernel and that worked fine. But from there, my ...
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ubuntu 14.04, how to set middle mouse emulation? (no taps, real buttons)

I looked for the topic, but I only find information on how to have middle click emulation (wheel click) using taps with N fingers. I want to have the emulation with the real buttons under the ...
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state of multitouch gestures in 14.04 / Unity

This seems like one of the most-asked items around here, but the Ubuntu dev team has been making changes fast in this area, so recent information is important. I'm on a macbook pro 9,2. When I ...
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I disabled my touchpad, and now there's no option to reenable it on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop(Lenovo Z400). Last night I disabled the touchpad, because I was using external mouse. Today I tried reenabling the touchpad, but there isn't that option any more ...
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sony vaio tap 11 touchpad and mouse conflict

I have a question, which I have a partial answer to, but would like to have a full answer. And my partial answer might be helpful to others. I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Sony Vaio Tap 11, ...
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How can I use two-finger swipe to switch windows?

I'd basically like the Alt+Tab combination to be performed whenever I swipe with two fingers left or right. I saw similar functionality in a Mac OS X and I think it might be useful =) TouchEgg wiki, ...
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Touchpad not recognized on new Ultrabook

I have a new Samsung ATIV Book 9 2014 Edition (930X5J-K01) and installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it. The touchpad is not working at all. There is no cursor visible but an external USB mouse is working ...
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Touchpad isn't working on my netbook

I just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 14.04 and everything is working fine but the touchpad of my laptop isn't working at all, My netbook is a Lanix Neuron LT. When I had Windows 8 my touchpad was ...
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How to install Synaptiks on touchpad on Ubuntu 14.04

I've recently upgraded my system to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS version but Previously i was in Ubuntu 13.10 where i used to operate my touchpad with circle scrolling. But Now in the Ubuntu 14.04 there is no " ...
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Mouse does not work properly after suspension

After suspending my laptop, the touchpad and the usb mouse will not work properly. The cursor can move, but the buttons cannot be clicked. but if I remove the corresponding modules and install them ...
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Tap-to-click not working in Lubuntu 14.04

I have quite a strange problem. My sister upgraded her Lubuntu yesterday to 14.04 and everything went alright. After some reboots though (she said she hadn't done anything except for messing with the ...
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synaptics touchpad driver needed

I have a synaptics touchpad that works with synaptics driver version 16* on windows 8.1 and has some nice gestures, especially pinch to zoom, rotate ... I installed many ubuntu versions and looked for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Touch pad scroll direction is wrong on Dell Latitude and Lenovo ThinkPad

I have installed 14.04 recently in my Dell Latitude E6410. Touch pad scroll working seems to be incorrect. Inverted direction. I checked this on Lenovo ThinkPad also, there also i have observed the ...
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How do I permanently turn off stick point and touchpad? Dell Latitutde D800

I recently installed Lubuntu and old Dell Latitude D800 laptop. I have a problems with the Touchpad causing the cursor to jump around while typing; and the Stickpoint causing the pointer to either ...
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Disable bottom buttons on Lenovo touchpad

I just switched to a Lenovo ThinkPad T530 which has the two sets of buttons, one above and one below the touchpad. I never use the bottom row and because of their proximity to the edge I often trigger ...
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mouse clicks don't register with 14.04 upgrades

I did a fresh install of 14.04 on my emachines pc(Athlon XP 3000+ / 2.17 GHz, NVIDIA GeForce4 MX shared video memory (UMA) 2gb ram) and my toshiba laptop(Celeron M 390 (1.70GHz), ATI Radeon Xpress ...
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Synaptics Pointing Device Sensitivity too low

I turned off mouse acceleration for my touchpad in Xubuntu on my laptop, and now the sensitivity is way too low. I can't have acceleration because it's unusable for me that way and I also can't have ...
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Mouse acceleration in 14.04

I'm trying to figure out how to enable mouse acceleration in Ubuntu 14.04. I have an XPS 15 9530, which has a built-in touch-pad (which appears to be recognised, as seen in the screenshot below), but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 no cursor after fresh instalation

So I'm having a problem after installing Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Pavilion dv6-3160sp. The problem is that after the booting to ubuntu the mouse/cursor simply vanishes, and also if I try like right ...
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How to move/resize window by tapping/dragging on the touchpad on 14.04?

I have a Dell XPS 13 Developers Edition that came with Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed. In 12.04, I was able to move and resize windows by tapping/dragging on the touchpad with three fingers. Yesterday, I ...
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problem with asus touchpad and A4tech numeric keypad

I have an asus x450l(14") and fn + numlock doesn't work on ubuntu 13.10 so I bought an A4tech numeric keypad but it doesn't work,,Does anyone knows how to get it working or any drivers for that ...
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Disabling touchpad when desktop starts

I would like to turn my touchpad off when my desktop starts. How can I do that? I already found that the following script outputs 14: xinput list | grep -Eo 'TouchPad\s*id\=[0-9]{1,2}' | grep -Eo ...
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Rotate touchscreen and disable the touchpad on Yoga 2 Pro in rotated mode

On my Lenovo Yoga 2 pro I installed Ubuntu 14.04 32bit and kept the installed Windows 8 on another partition. In Windows, When you turn it into tablet mode, the keyboard and touchpad turns off so you ...
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TouchPad Multitouch is not working on 14.04

navidda@MyLeno:~$ xinput --list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ PS/2 ...
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Packard Bell TS11HR touchpad scroll gesture doesn't work

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my PackardBell TS11HR. Scrolling by dragging right side bar on touchpad doesn't work while two-finger dragging does work. Is anything wrong with touchpad drivers? Is ...
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Touchpad after upgrading to 14.04

So after I put the 14.04 on my laptop yesterday, my touchpad is now not able to scroll horizontally anymore. Before it was working out of the box for me but now I can only scroll vertically. I am ...
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Touchpad menu in system setting missing also the touchpad are not working at all

My touchpad menu missing, and my touchpad are totally useless right now. It used to work well before, but when i start my computer at the next day, the touchpad does not work and touchpad menu had ...
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touchpad scroll area not working since upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Since my upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04 the vertical and horizontal scrolling using my touchpad does not work. My laptop is an HP Pavilion DV6.
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Keyboard and touchpad stopped working

When I was back on Ubuntu 12.04, my keyboard and touchpad suddenly stopped working. I was using my laptop fine, 3 tabs open which promptly caused Ubuntu to freeze. I restarted my computer and found ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: mouse and wireless not working on startup

yesterday everything worked fine but today both the mouse/touchpad and the wireless card are not working after boot. The mouse starts to work after a sudo modprobe psmouse but i don't know what to do ...
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Sentelic touchpad MX300 laptop not recognized

After I tried all the recepies I found, I was unable to make my Ubuntu recognize a Sentelic touchpad. Ubuntu 13.10 Hardware: EXO MX300 laptop xinput list: ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Keyboard shortcut to toggle touchpad

My problem is about if command. I have tried to type this in console: if gsettings get org.gnome.settings-daemon.peripherals.touchpad touchpad-enabled; then gsettings set ...
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How to create a keybord shortcut for toggling mouse touchpad?

I am trying to create a keyboard shortcut for [enabling] or [disabling] my mouse-pad, since it is very annoying to have it while typing especially when you have a mouse. I have tried with xinput ...
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touchpad not working (at all) in Ubuntu 13.10

I am new to Linux. I don't know why my touch pad is not working at all. But the mouse is working perfectly well. Please help
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No Touchpad under Mouse and Touchpad

I am using Lenovo Yoga 2 laptop and I installed Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit as virtual machine. I want to be able to use 2 finger scroll on Ubuntu. Other questions says that I need just to enable two finger ...
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My cursor jumps all over. I have a Sony vpceh35fm with ubuntu 14.04

I have a Sony vpceh35fm with Ubuntu 13.10 and the trackpad cursor jumps all over. It is extremely hyper and uncontrollable. The longer I use it the more sensitive it gets. The option to disable while ...
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How to make a wired serial touchpad work in 12.04 LTS?

I have a Cirque serial touchpad that I would like to use, even though the usb mouse works fine. Checked software center, it shows these are installed: X.Org Mouse input driver, X.Org VM mouse ...
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The touchpad does not work after disabling it

My touchpad does not work after I disable it for the first time I'm using Ubuntu. Until now, I just can't use the pad. I have dual boot (Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS), my touchpad works fine on ...
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Touchpad doesn't work

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 but ever since I started the installation my touchpad stopped working. I have tried several things, including enabling the touchpad but it does not move at all. The USB ...
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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 ...