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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
5 views

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 ...
3
votes
4answers
3k views

Synaptics Touchpad - cursor moves around when just 'tapped' after Ubuntu 12.04 upgrade

After upgrading to version 12.04 LTS I experience some problems with my touchpad. Everytime I tap on the touch the cursor is moving around (for example if I want to close a window, I click on "x" ...
0
votes
1answer
10 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
58 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Keyboard and mouse freezes after upgrade to 14.04

I just completed the upgrade and my keyboard & touchpad freezes after some random minutes of usage. The only way is to switch the tty (ctrl+alt+f6) then switching to tty7 back. I since I cannot ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

After upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 my touchpad is not working.

I noticed that my touchpad isn't working. I have the driver installed but when I go to mouse and touchpad it doesn't come up with any options for touchpad.
0
votes
1answer
28 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
159 views
+50

Use horizontal scroll to switch workspace

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy. I want to find a way to use horizontal scrolling to switch workspaces. I'm using Compiz 3D cube right now, but I'm not horribly attached to it. I'm looking for ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

How can I disable the Touchpad on Yoga 2 pro with the Hotkey and in Tablet 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

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 ...
21
votes
5answers
14k views

Reverse two finger scroll direction?

Two-fingered scrolling is working fine, but is there a way that I can reverse the direction? It seems backwards opposed to the way OSX does it.
0
votes
0answers
17 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

How to fix my middle mouse button being recognized as left mouse button?

I've updated my system to 10.10 and since then my "middle mouse button" (on my laptop, under touchpad) is recognized as my "left mouse button". If I open xev, I can see that both, my "left and middle ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

There is no two finger scroll option in my “Mouse and Touchpad” settings

I simply do not have the option for "two-finger scrolling" available in my "Mouse and Touchpad" settings. I have tried a lot of terminal commands that I have found in the forums with no success. Who ...
1
vote
0answers
67 views

touchpad scroll area not working since upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

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.
0
votes
0answers
13 views

I have a Sony vpceh35fm with ubuntu 13.10 and it jumps all over

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
26 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
730 views

Touchpad moves way too fast

I recently put Ubuntu on my MSI U120. When I use my touchpad though, it is way too sensitive and the pointer moves super fast. I went to the place where you can change the sensitivity in the dash but ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Touchpad in Sony Vaio E14 - cannot click with a finger and drag with another - Ubuntu 12.04

I had the following issues with my Sony Vaio E14115's touchpad on Ubuntu 12.04: Right click not working Vertical scrolling not working Then I followed these steps to fix it: Downloaded a ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
184 views

Middle mouse button emulation on Lenovo T431s

I'm running Ubuntu (13.10) on a Lenovo T431s. Since Lenovo has removed the classic 3 mouse buttons on top of the touchepad, there is no middle mouse button any more. And emulating the middle mouse ...
-1
votes
0answers
36 views

touchpad does not work as it should

Today, when I logged in to my elementary OS, I found the touchpad not working as it should. Scrolling and left/right clicking works fine, but tapping on the touchpad opens the right click menu and the ...
2
votes
2answers
10k views

Touchpad not working in Ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 from Windows Vista (Wubi) and use it as a dual boot. However while in the process of installing I turned the touch pad off. And after installation the touchpad is not ...
2
votes
1answer
49 views

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
0
votes
0answers
45 views

Cursor drifting Ubuntu 13.10 Dell E6410

I have a Dell E6410 and the cursor drifts on it's own accord up the top right of the screen. Things I've tried so far: The different settings for the mouse/touchpad in Bios Unsetting two finger ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
285 views

enable synaptics touchpad 2 finger zooming

I'm using ubuntu 13.04 for some time now and after customization there is but one feature i'm missing: the 2 finger zoom function (pinch zoom function) where you place 2 fingers on the touchpad and ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

Mouse/Touchpad Settings for Samsung Series 9 in Ubuntu 13.04

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Samsung Series 9, and I'm having trackpad issues. The community page for the series 9 indicates that the trackpad (including gestures, etc) works out of the box, ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

ALPS touchpad stops working after reboot

I recently upgraded to 12.04 LTS. My Compaq Presario CQ-40 324la touchpad worked after first restarting after installation. But after restarting a second time, the touchpad is completely disabled, ...
1
vote
2answers
946 views

Touchscreen Input Doesn't Rotate: Lenovo Yoga 13

After receiving a Lenovo Yoga 13 for Christmas, I have been pleased with its performance with Ubuntu. It is easy to change the display orientation under the Display settings menu or by typing, e.g. ...
0
votes
2answers
146 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
58 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
178 views

Touchpad issues with 13.10 macpro retina

I've had ubuntu on my mac retina for a while now. Initially I installed it back in a 12.x release which came with quite sophisticated touch support. It had 2 and 3 button gestures, however these were ...
8
votes
5answers
18k views

Alps Touchpad on Dell: how do I install the DKMS driver to enable multitouch?

Now I know that this has been asked several times here but I couldn't find any decent solution to it. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my DELL N5110 and my touchpad is detected as a mouse, So I don't ...
0
votes
2answers
197 views

Right button on touchpad not recognized

I have an Asus G750. The touchpad (Elantech) works fine on Windows 8. However, after installing ubuntu the right mouse button is not recognized. The 'synaptiks touchpad management' software shows a ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
78 views

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 ...
3
votes
4answers
12k views

Ubuntu 12.04 - touchpad not working

I installed the 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 on my HP Pavilion laptop, but the touchpad isn't working. I've already tried reinstalling, so that won't fix it. I've managed to get the terminal open using ...
0
votes
0answers
295 views

Touchpad scrolling not working

I have a Dell 5720 (Inspiron 17R), with a distro based up on Ubuntu 12.04. My scrolling doesn't work. When I set it to scroll with two fingers, the setting backs to disabled when I open the window ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

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, ...