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

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Mousepad Driver not loading on Asus x550

I'm running Mint cat /etc/*-release DISTRIB_ID=LinuxMint DISTRIB_RELEASE=17.2 DISTRIB_CODENAME=rafaela DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela" NAME="Ubuntu" VERSION="14.04.2 LTS, Trusty Tahr" ...
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Tap to click working for one bot not the other user

I have two users on my new Kubuntu installation. For the first clicking via touchpad does not work. I've created a new user and for that one, without me doing anything else, it works just fine. Any ...
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elantech stop working after supend

my notebook is asus a455l with elantech version 4 as touchpad. the touchpad stop working after suspend. It disappear from xinput. i tried modprobe -rv psmouse and modprobe -v psmouse but nothing ...
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Synaptics touchpad detected as PS/2 Generic Mouse on Ubuntu 13.10

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my computer (HP pavilion dv6) but I am not able to get work my Synaptics Touchpad. I launched a xinput -list and I could see that it is installed as PS/2 Generic ...
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HP 14-v015TU Notebook touchpad is detected as PS2 Mouse with any Ubuntu

Product Name: HP 14-v015TU Notebook Operating System: Linux I bought a new HP Laptop its touch pad is working fine with factory installed windows but detected as an ps2 mouse with any ubuntu version. ...
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How do I fix my touchpad on my Acer 720 Chromebook

I'm extremely new to Ubuntu so most of the time I don't know what's going on. I just download Ubuntu and in the start-up screen my mouse-pad doesn't work, nor does my touch screen. How should I ...
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Make Entire Touchpad responsive

My touchpad has no buttons but can be pressed down like a button everywhere. In the lower area (approximately as high as buttons would be), the touchpad isn't responsive if I haven't started touching ...
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In Ubuntu 15.04, simply moving the mouse via touchpad scrolls the window

When I first boot the system everything works fine. But then something happens (not sure what triggers it) and many programs start scrolling just by moving the mouse over the window. So far I see this ...
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trackpad disabled configuration not persistent

I'm brand new to Linux, using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba notebook. I don't want to use the trackpad, so I turn it off in the configuration settings, but every time I reboot, the trackpad is turned on ...
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3 fingers swipe change workspace in Ubuntu 14.04

I just bought an Dell XPS 13 and for my work I have a Macbook. I want to use the touchpad for changing workspaces. I have found some questions but all the answers provided does not work on Ubuntu ...
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Need plan for fixing multiple aggravations on 14.4 LTS on Lenovo S21e netbook

I am asking for pointers to the orderly way to define and fix "wrong driver" problems. In particular, where can I read extended dpkg instructions so I can try drivers and restore the old drivers if ...
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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, ...
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My touchpad doesn´t work properly

I have a Laptop with dual boot windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04, I have and ASUS X552L, and my problem is that my touchpad is crazy. I can't use it for anything because it doesn't click or move. I only ...
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Ubuntu change touchpad behaviour

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my AlienWare 13' Notebook and I really don't like the touchpad behaviour there. The two things I dislike are that the "right click" only works when I click the ...
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Lenovo yoga 2 (not pro) keyboard and pad not working

on my laptop my keyboard and pad didn't work i need to use a usb devices, how fix it ? Thanks for reply. EDIT : my keyboard work but when i try to use my touchpad (click or move the pointer) my ...
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How to decrease touchpad area of contact required?

I can use my touchpad with my thumb, but not with my short finger. It is as if the area of contact between the fingers and the pad required to register movement/click is too large. How do I fix this? ...
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Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded?

I have a problem with my touchpad, I can't scroll down with 2 finger and I don't know why. I have be search on google about my problem and I've found some answer but no one don't works for me. On of ...
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Modifier Keys get stuck on single or double tap

I have a Lenovo Miix 2 11" tablet/laptop that uses a Synaptics keyboard dock. I noticed that if I press and release any of the modifier keys, they will remain "on" until I press another key. e.g. ...
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Touch pad occasionally freezes on Asus Laptop

The touch pad occasionally freezes on my laptop. If I plug in a USB mouse I can move the cursor but the touch pad remains frozen until after I restart. I am running Ubuntu 14.04.
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How to make “xinput --set-prop 11 ”Synaptics Finger“ 10 15 100” permanent?

Title says it all, every time I shut down I have to rerun xinput --set-prop 11 "Synaptics Finger" 10 15 100 again is there any way to fix this?
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Inconsistent mouse and touchpad scroll behaviour across applications

The mouse/touchpad scrolling behaviour on ubuntu 15.04 appears to be inconsistent. Compared to the "Mouse and TouchPad" settings, the few applications I have tried group like this: same as setting: ...
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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 IdeaPad Z570 touchpad stopped working after upgrade to 15.04

Having just upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 (from 14.04 via 14.10) my touchpad does not appear to be working. It is still however possible to make use of a USB connected mouse. Following the instructions ...
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New Fuji LifeBook u745

I have a new Fuji LifeBook u745 installation of Ubuntu 04.15 seems to work OK. But the touchpad does not operate. What could be wrong?
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MacBook 4,1 mouse jitters in 10px by 10px box after upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04

In the 14.04 LTS, the touchpad worked fine. Now, when you stand still with your finger on the touchpad, it randomly bounces around in a tiny box. There's no visible outline to this box, but it causes ...
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middle mouse button acer aspire vn7

My acer aspire v15 nitro comes with a touchpad. Unfortunately there is no middle-mouse button. Some internet forums talk about pushing the upper right corner for a middle mouse click but that does ...
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Synpatics Touchpad occasionally not detected

I have Ubuntu 15.04 (kernel 3.19.0-26-generic) on a Gigabyte P25 W v2 that sporadically does not appear to detect the touchpad at boot. USB mouse will always work fine. The input device, when it is ...
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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 ...
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Understanding how to install 14.04 on XPS 13 9343

I recently got a laptop to use Ubuntu on. XPS 13 9343. I've reinstalled the OS a plethora of times because of so much difficulty between drivers, issues with touchpad, wifi, etc. Can any explain to ...
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Synaptics Parameter Settings Not Working: PalmDetect

I've tried to enable PalmDetect on my touchpad using the synclient command but it doesnt work. I've even reduced PalmMinWidth=1, which should have rendered the touchpad virtually useless. Can anybody ...
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Proper touch pad thumb & palm detection with libinput

So libinput its nearing its first stable release with a release candidate Which adds proper support for thumb / palm detection on touch pads along with swipe & pinch gesture support something ...
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Fn keys for touchpad not working with Lenovo Laptop

The laptop touchpad works (but it is not very well positioned and as a result when I am typing it keeps clicking places. For this reason I turn it off and use a mouse,) but on Lubuntu the Fn plus f6 ...
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Touchpad gestures don't work on Dell XPS 15 L521x

I'm trying to get multi-touch gestures working on my Dell XPS 15. Two finger scrolling works but three or four finger gestures do not. I know that the touchpad is capable of multi-touch gestures ...
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Touchpad control window after software update

I have loaded Ubuntu (14.1) on my new Dell notebook using software downloaded from the Linux site by a friend onto a memory stick to kill the NOOBS Windows pack. Since I am a writer I need to suspend ...
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How to install Ubuntu so that my trackpad works?

I currently have windows 10, I recently tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a dual-boot back when i had windows 8.1 and the track pad did not work so now I have windows 10 and just 10 minutes ago i tried ...
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How do I load the synaptics driver on 12.04? (Scrolling does not work)

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my new Lenovo z580 laptop. The touchpad maker is Synaptics. However Ubuntu is unable to load the Synaptics driver, although the driver has been installed. Due to this, ...
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Two finger scroll not working in Kubuntu 14.04

I'm running a fresh install on Kubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Latitude E6440. The trackpad works fine except that it doesn't respond to two fingered scroll. The system-setting -> Input Devices -> Touchpad -> ...
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Dedicated Trackpoint buttons don't work correctly

Setup: Lenovo W541, Ubuntu 14.04 Problem: The (hardware, not software) buttons above my touchpad don't work correctly. Left and right click seem to work like the up and down arrow keys, scrolling a ...
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Touchpad only works after hibernate

A couple of days ago, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell I7352-3111SLV 13 inch touchscreen laptop. Initially, the touchpad worked fine. The first time I suspended, the touchpad stopped working, even ...
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Lenovo Ideapad Unstable Touchpad Cursor

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro and there is a problem with the touchpad. Whenever I lift my finger from the touchpad or click, the cursor moves a little bit to a random ...
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unmet dependencies for synaptics touchpad driver

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 installed on a Lenovo S21e-20. To get things like two-finger-scrolling or suspending the touchpad during typing, I wanted to install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics but installation ...
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My touchpad, keyboard, and any other input devices intermittenly stopped working on Asus Zenbook UX303LB

Here is my story: I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my zenbook ux303lb. The first time, my touchpad is working, but gesture wasn't at all. For example, my touchpad can't recognize two scroll fingers ...
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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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ASUS X75VC Touchpad Issue - Unable to rest thumb on touchpad (Missing thumb resting support)

Problem description: I've bought an ASUS X75VC quite some while ago (Link: https://www.asus.com/Notebooks/X75VC/) and I really, really, really want to install Linux on it, but there is one huge ...
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Touchpad not working in Ubuntu, Dell Inspiron 7000

I just installed the latest long-term support version of Ubuntu and everything is working great except the trackpad does not work at ALL. I know other users have had some issues with this but mine ...
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lenovo clickpad disable touchpad movement

I know similar questions are here already but all the questions I checked are kinda "outdated". At least I hope there was some progres in last year or so. I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my ...
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Touchpad freezing

I am using a Sony Vaio VPCEB34EN model laptop. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and some time after starting up system my touchpad starts freezing and sometimes it clicks on something which I had never clicked ...
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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 ...
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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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HP Pavilion 15 Ubuntu 14.04 Touchpad gestures not working/recognized

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as a virtual machine in VMWare and most of the things works great expect the touchpad. I can only use left and right click. I use external mouse instead. Touchpad ...