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

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ubuntu 15.10 mouse & touchpad missing settings in settings

my 15.10 image installs fine but has no 2 finger scrolling settings. 14 lts had two folder in that panel, but this one lost all the cool stuff. is there a fix? regards bjorn o.
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HP Spectre x360 disable trackpad in tablet mode

I have the HP Spectre x360 and when I bend the laptop back into tablet mode (360 hinges), usually the keyboard and mouse disables in Windows. In Ubuntu 15.04 the keyboard successfully disables, but ...
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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 ...
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OS X - like trackpad gestures with TouchEgg - rebuilding unity

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with unity, and I know that Touchegg is not compatible with unity. But according to these instructions, some people say that worked for them with unity. I am trying these ...
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Kernel problems on Asus E403S

I have ubuntu 15.10 on Asus E403S with this xinput, (20:19:49)──> xinput 1 ↵ ──(ke,tammi13)─┘ ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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`powertop --auto-tune` without messing with USB and touchpad

I like powertop --auto-tune because the speakers of my laptop are soughing when not being used and powertop disables the speakers completely when they're not used, stopping the noise. However, my ...
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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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HP Stream 11 Touchpad buttons not working correctly

So I have just bought a HP stream 11 and installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.10. I am having trouble with the touch pad it is expressing this functionality ...
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Synaptics drivers are not loading on Kubuntu 13.10 on Dell Vostro 2420

I freshly installed Kubuntu 13.10, 32 bit version on newly purchased Dell Vostro 2420. everything is working fine except scrolling and multitouch features through touchpad. I am able to change ...
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Laptop MousePad Is At Drag State Or Not Clicking On Startup

I Have Vaio VGN-CS16G Laptop with ubuntu or flavours of ubuntu on it In Startup (After Login) Mouse Touchpad is going on Drag state (rectangle appearing and selecting icons) or sometimes not clicking ...
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Disable touchpad hardware buttons

I'd like to disable hardware buttons on the synaptic touchpad, but still be able to use the touchpand and "tap"-click on its surface. I don't find the related options in the output of synclient -l. ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Swiping left on the touchpad opens the photo search. How do I disable this?

It's almost random, but most of the time, if I swipe from right to left on the touchpad of my keyboard, it opens the photo search. I have not been able to locate any setting/tweak that explains this ...
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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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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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Touchpad gestures to change workspace

I was talking to a friend who owns a Mac. He has his set up so that when he swipes three fingers across his touchpad, it moves to the workspace in that direction. Is it possible to set this up in ...
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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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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 ...
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How do I disable a touchpad using the command line?

Is there a way to disable a touchpad using a terminal command?
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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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How to disable the touchpad?

I want my touchpad to be disabled when I use my mouse. How can I do that? touchpad-indicator has stopped working on 11.10. It used to work on 11.04. Gnome3 is not a solution as I don't like it and ...
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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 ...
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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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Couldn't find synaptics properties after reboot. No synaptics driver loaded?

Every time I reboot my laptop, my touchpad scrolling stops to work. I assume it's because my synaptics isn't loading as when I try to run synclient. I get the Couldn't find synaptics properties. ...
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Multitouch on Dell Inspiron 7537

Has anyone been able to get trackpad multitouch gestures working with a Dell Inspiron 7537? I've tried synclient to change values in Synaptics config but not having much luck. I'm running Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 15.04, Asus Flipbook TP500LN No Internet and touchpad did use NDISwrapper

So I installed Ubunutu 15.04 on my Asus Flipbook TP500LN, but I don't have acces to wi-fi (ethernet does work). Now I read about Ndiswrapper, I installed the program and used it to install my wi-fi ...
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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 ...
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Two finger scrolling and other multitouch gestures are not working on asus laptop model x555u.

Output of xinput list: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ ELAN1000:00 ...
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Elan Touchpad not working in 15.10

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 and then upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop (Fujitsu U745). My touchpad works in Windows but never worked in both versions of Ubuntu. It shows up in xinput list command ...
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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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(SOLVED) 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 to apply an “undocumented” kernel patch

I am unable to use the touchpad on my new GigaByte P35 v2. I seem to have the problem documented here (elantech touchpad not detected on gigabyte laptop), and here ...
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Dell Inspiron 3551 Unresponsive Touchpad

I just got my laptop in the mail and I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It all went smooth until it booted up and I noticed my touch pad doesn’t work at all. It works perfectly on Windows and when I use a ...
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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 ...
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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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Functional Onscreen keyboard?

Is there a better ubuntu keyboard app than Onboard, one that is a decent competitor to the features of Android or Microsoft virtual keyboards? Specifically, I'd expect: Multi-touch: so you can hold ...
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touchpad and touchscreen issues on Dell Inspiron 15 7537

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 7537 with Ubuntu 14.04 and the touchpad (clickpad) not working right is driving me crazy and makes the computer very frustrating to use. I read about this issue here and ...
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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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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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Touchpad issue: jumping cursor while typing (Ubuntu 14.04), syndaemon don't help

I know there are other questions about this issue, but I can't find the right tweak in order to fix it. The touchpad still detects my palms while typing stuff. It's REALLY annoying, especially ...
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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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Wifi and trackpad not working after installing ubuntu 15.10

I have a Lenovo S21e-20 with an intel celeron N2480 processor. I just recently switched from windows 8 (yuck) to ubuntu 15.10. However, my track pad does not work and there is no cursor unless i plug ...
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How to disable notebook's touchpad on USB mouse connect (and slower the last)?

I do not have function key / fn for that :( . Any ideas? Maybe there are settings or commands? Other subjects were NOT helpful: gpointing-device-settings (auto-disable setting gets unticked); ...