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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
1answer
71 views
+50

Enable multiple touches on touchpad

I have a Vaio laptop, where the touchpad contains the two buttons (primary and secondary). This means you have to click your touchpad to click on things. The buttons are not separate to the touchpad. ...
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 ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Asus Pro P550ca Trackpad unresponsive, cursor moving leftwards every 20 seconds

Well I have finally decided to start fresh and move from using mac to using Ubuntu and I have bought the following computer to begin my linux journey with: Asus Pro P550CA-XO330D I have successfully ...
1
vote
2answers
75 views

No touchpad and cursor issues in ubuntu 14.04

So I just got ubuntu and even when running the live disk I had an issue where I couldn't click most of the time and the mouse would jump left every 3 seconds I thought once I got installed and updated ...
1
vote
4answers
3k 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
2answers
3k views

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 " ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
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 ...
0
votes
2answers
190 views

Touchpad not working with xubuntu 14.04

It seems that I have the same problem as these people Asus X550LD Touchpad not working/detected Ubuntu 14.04, but with Asus A55VD. Are there any solution yet? On ubuntu 13.10 with xfce4 I dont have ...
1
vote
2answers
400 views

Asus touchpad not working in ubuntu 14.04

I've been using ubuntu for a couple of weeks now and have been surviving without my touchpad :( I have Asus x450L laptop. Are there drivers available so my trackpad will function again? It works on ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Enable horizontal scroll 14.04

My laptop is Acer V3-571g with default settings, except for enabling brightness controls, as instructed here. Horizontal scrolling is not working. Instead, while holding ALT key, it switches trough ...
1
vote
0answers
63 views

Scrolling internet pages with touchpad z510 (fixed)

I cannot scroll on web pages with my touchpad, even though I could before with Windows 8. I struggle to use the computer without touchpad scrolling. I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z510 running Ubuntu ...
4
votes
3answers
6k views

Enable BOTH edge scrolling and two-finger scrolling for touchpad

On Ubuntu, I can choose between Edge scrolling, and Two-finger scrolling. But it's a radio button, so I have to choose between one and the other. But is there any way to enable them both at the same ...
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, ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

Touchpad not working on Acer laptop

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 x64-amd on my Acer Aspire v3-471G laptop. The touchpad wasn`t working since I started the installation process from a USB flash device using Pen Drive and continue to be not ...
0
votes
1answer
99 views

Dell Trackpad not recognized in Ubuntu 14.04

Thank you in advance for your assistance. I recently purchased a new laptop for use with Ubuntu 14.04 (Dell Inspiron i3542-8334BK), and am pleased to report that almost everything works out of the ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

How can I make my Macbook Pro's trackpad feel right?

I tried for several hours to make my Macbook Pro's trackpad feel "right" in ubuntu. I tried a number of synclient settings recommended by various blog articles and forum posts, and also tried playing ...
-1
votes
3answers
1k views

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

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
0answers
55 views

Isssue with touchpad in Ubuntu 14.04

I have bought an Asus laptop model X550LD-XX064D and I am facing an issue with the touchpad. It is not responding properly, also when I use the USB mouse it doesn't provide any consistent performance. ...
1
vote
1answer
46 views

How do you disable touchpad in Ubuntu 14.04LTS?

How do I disable the touchpad while using bluetooth mouse? The Synaptic(k)s touchpad app does not appear to be available in the software center for 14.04.
1
vote
3answers
118 views

Touchpad emulate right click and hold with 3 fingers

I have a Firefox plug-in called "All-in-One Gestures" I have a new Lenovo laptop with ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad and no mouse. What I would like to achieve is the following: when I move three fingers ...
0
votes
0answers
56 views

Ubuntu 14.04 gnome touchpad gestures

I want to extend the touchpad gestures of the system, I've ran into touchegg but in my case it did not work. I've read its not working on ubuntu 14.04 gnome environment. Any help is appreciated. I ...
2
votes
3answers
3k views

Touchpad scroll not working on HP Pavilion dm3 laptop

I have an HP Pavilion dm3 laptop running Ubuntu 11.10. My touchpad works perfectly fine, but with one exception, the scrolling does not work. Does anybody out there know of any sure-fire fix that ...
0
votes
0answers
78 views

Mouse and keyboard not working when i resume after suspend ubuntu 14.04

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell inspiron 5537 by USB. Everything worked fine, but after i resume my computer from suspend my touch-pad and my keyboard are not responding. So, i tried to reinstall ...
-1
votes
0answers
93 views

ubuntu 13.10 touchpad not detected (Dell Vostro 14 3446)

I got this machine with ubuntu 12.04, on which the touchpad was working. When I installed 13.10 (erasing 12.04), It just didn't get detected. I have to use USB mouse. My xinput list output: ...
2
votes
0answers
47 views

Can anyone help with fixing the touch pad on my Chromebook?

For the record I have installed Xubuntu, through Chrubuntu, on my Toshiba C35 Chromebook. I knew coming in that there would be some hardware issues, and for the most part, I got the other issues fixed ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

dell vt 5470 right-click in touchpad not working

My Dell vt 5470 touchpad is not working properly, it's just the right click which has a problem. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 desktop 64 bit. How can I fix this?
0
votes
2answers
174 views

Followup question: How to get fix for trackpad bug from 3.15 kernel?

This is a followup question to Touchpad not recognized on new Ultrabook In that question, asker had trouble with the trackpad not working on Samsung ATIV Book 9 2014 Edition (NP930X5J/NP940X5J) with ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Touchpad triggering rightclick when scrolling

Whenever I use 2-finger scrolling it will trigger a right-click at the end of the scroll. I think it came with one of the latest 14.04 updates. I'm using a Samsung S5 Laptop.
0
votes
1answer
60 views

xmodmap pointer setting doesn't affect all applications

I have a laptop designed for windows 8 and running ubuntu 14.04. Because it is designed for windows 8, the touchpad is backwards. The scroll bars on the side and top are reversed so that it feels like ...
0
votes
1answer
115 views

Disable touch of the tablet in Ubuntu Unity 14.04

I've searched beforehand and the only suggestion I've found is this one but it doesn't work, at least not on my system (Ubuntu Unity 14.04 x64). I need to disable the touch on my WACOM Bamboo Manga ...
1
vote
1answer
7k views

Laptop buttons not working on a Dell Latitude e6400

I have install Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit on my Dell Latitude E6400 laptop. I have the latest bios version for my laptop (A32) which I downloaded from the official Dell website by checking updates that ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Ubuntu 13.04: Problem with the Synaptics touchpad on a Acer Aspire One ZG5 (AOA110) not detected

i have a little problem with the touchpad on my netbook, the HDD is gone, so i installed Ubuntu on an USB key, but the touchpad, for some reason, isn't detected. I checked everything, the drivers are ...
0
votes
0answers
64 views

Laptop touchpad is not working

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but it's not recognizing touchpad of laptop. What can be caused to this? Here some outputs: xinput list output: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
-1
votes
0answers
24 views

Ubuntu three finger click registering as one finger click

Running Ubuntu 13.10 with an ETPS 2/Elantech click pad. Three finger click used to work, and I would use synclient to set 'ClickFinger3=2' for three finger middle click. However, since upgrading, ...
0
votes
0answers
402 views

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, ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Ubuntu 13.04 GNOME multi-touchpad gesture

My new Notebook (Asus Zenbook UX51VZ) support the multi touch gesture. But i can't use in Ubuntu 13.04 GNOME. There are an app to enable and manage??? (3-4 fingers and switch from desktop or app) I ...
0
votes
1answer
144 views

My touchpad not working on ubuntu 14.04 and Linux mint 17

my touchpad didn't work just work fine on windows. Brand: ACER Model: Aspire E15 E5-521-3356 id 12 didn't not show device name: ⎜ ↳ id=12 [slave ...
0
votes
1answer
130 views

Touchpad has stopped working!

I was in the middle of watching a video and my touchpad suddenly stopped working. I plugged a wireless mouse up and it works fine, and clicking on the touchpad works as well. I just can't move my ...
6
votes
3answers
2k views

Touchpad suddenly stopped working

The touchpad suddenly stopped working in my HP Pavilion laptop. External mouse works. I'm running Ubuntu 10.10. What are my options?
4
votes
2answers
765 views

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 ...
4
votes
6answers
6k views

How do I make my synclient settings stick? - Ubuntu 13.04

The default setting for synaptics touchpads includes a paste functionality mapped to the upper right corner of the touchpad. I can disable this behavior by running the command synclient ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Touchpad toggling on and off upon login

I have a quite annoying problem with my touchpad on Ubuntu. When I log in, the touchpad keeps toggling on and off. The toggling stops immediately when I press a key on my keyboard. Sometimes it ...
3
votes
2answers
112 views

How can I use three fingers to drag on the touchpad of a MacBook Pro?

I have a MacBook Pro running Ubuntu 14.04, with Unity on it. By default, Unity has a three-finger gesture that invokes the Alt-Tab launcher. But I really like the OS X-style three-finger drag gesture. ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Mouse/Touchpad Malfunctions

I have a fresh installation of Kubuntu 14.04. If my usb mouse is connected during restart, as soon as the mouse is moved after restart, both, touchpad and mouse, start malfunctioning. The cursor is ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Can I get inverted (i.e. Mac-like) scrolling on my touchpad?

I have two-finger scrolling enabled on my touchpad. Moving my fingers up scrolls up and moving them down scrolls down. I would like to have the direction of scrolling inverted, in much the same way ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

No smooth scrolling on Chrome for Ubuntu

I did enable the #enable-smooth-scrolling flag in Chrome and rebooted both Chrome and the machine numerous times, but scrolling in Chrome is still just as jumpy. I know it's not hardware issue, as my ...
2
votes
3answers
589 views

Pointing devices doesn't keep configuration

I'm not able to scroll by my touchpad after reboot. When I set from System > Preferences > Pointing devices the vertical scrolling, it works till reboot. My X11 current configuration is: Section ...
1
vote
1answer
91 views

Any Synaptics driver for HP 255 G2?

Does anyone know how I can rectify the problem of not being able to use my touch pad at all on my HP 255 G2? I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and have to use a USB mouse, which is tiresome when ...