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

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How to get Smooth Scrolling with Magic Mouse?

Smooth Scrolling with the laptop's touchpad works in almost every app (nautilus, software center, gedit..) but not with Apple's Magic Mouse. This mouse has touch surface and is just like a touchpad, ...
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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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Touchpad not working after suspend on Asus A450L

I recently change laptop to asus A450L and install latest ubuntu 15.04, there is one annoying bug, touchpad not working after suspend, and need to reboot to make it working again. Touchpad not ...
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Toggle synaptic touchpad with double tap on a corner

I've got a new HP G42 and it features an LED indicator on the touch-pad’s top left corner and (in Windows, with the vendor's driver) it allowed me to tap twice in that corner to toggle the touchpad ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 failing to suspend and opening applications by itself

I have a very strange problem. After installing stock Ubuntu 16.04, I noticed that whenever I close the lip on my laptop and come back a few hours later, every application (on the launcher) is running ...
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Touchpad middle click and gestures

How can i customize gestures listed on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Multitouch. I can use these gestures: 3 finger double tap -> switches to previous window 3 finger tap followed by 3-fingers hold -> ...
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How to enable natural scrolling for GNOME terminal in 14.04?

I'm newbie to Ubuntu, freshly installed 14.04 on Dell Inspiron laptop. I enabled 'two finger scrolling' and 'natural scrolling' from 'Mouse and Touchpad' settings. Natural scrolling with two-finger ...
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Making custom synaptics touchpad config persistent not working

I'm struggling to make my custom touchpad persistent. I very well know the config I want. Here's the command, using synclient: synclient RightButtonAreaLeft=0 RightButtonAreaTop=0 ClickTime=20 ...
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How do I get three finger click to work on my touchpad? (middle click works with laser/optical mouse)

Running Ubuntu 15.10 on a 4 year old laptop, and while the touchpad driver I'm using works very well with scrolling and two finger clicking, I cannot figure out how to get three finger clicking to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64Bit : Cursor lag when mouse cursor changes?

I'm facing the exact same issue as mentioned in the link but on Ubuntu 14.04 64 Bit. Problem Facing: Mouse pointer freezes for around 300 ms whenever the cursor icon changes: On hovering from ...
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Touchpad scroll not working after an update

I have updated ubuntu 14.04. Previously the touchpad scrolling worked but after updating, it doesn't work. I have tried several things but keep failing. Here's the screenshot I also have installed ...
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Touchpad detected properly but does not function Ubuntu 15.10

I'm relatively new to linux so I apologize if this ends up being a simple answer. I have a Dell Inspiron 14 3452 laptop that is running Ubuntu 15.10. So far I have everything working except the ...
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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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Logitech k400r wireless keyboard trackpad settings for Ubuntu 14.04

I brought a Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400r and plugged it to my laptop, OS is Ubuntu 14.04. It worked just out of the box. However the problem I noticed that its trackpad is very slow and I ...
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No touchpad and keyboard on Toshiba Sattelite at start

I have a big problem because I can't log in to Ubuntu on my computer, because when I see the login screen, nothing works. Originally, I solved the problem using this soplution (I pressed NumLock when ...
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Touchpad Options missing from System Settings

I have a Razer Blade 14" running 14.04. When I start the computer rarely will the touchpad options appear in the settings. When they do, it works fine. More often than not, however, the settings are ...
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How to get apps to scroll smoothly AND real-time? (don't drive me in the arms of Apple!)

On my Desktop I've been using Ubuntu for about 7 years now, and I love it. I now recently installed Ubuntu on my Macbook Air alongside Mac OSX. I know my way around Ubunt very well, but there is one ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Could Touchpad-Indicator be conflicting with Dropbox?

OK, I've done a fair bit of searching on this topic, and while I've found several similar situations, I can't find any information on my specific issue. I'm running a relatively new/clean ...
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touchpad behavior with click and hold

After updating my relese 14.04, I have observed a modification in the behavior of the tap and hold feature. Before I was able to do this (if I wanted to select a large area of text for example): - ...
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Touchpad cursor jumps on click (not typing)

I have setup my touchpad so that it doesn't move around when I am typing with the following config: https://github.com/fommil/unix/blob/master/Profiles/Sampo/.xsession.local but it is incredibly ...
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Is there a “show touches” application?

Is there an application that will "show touches" similar to what is found in Android's developer options? I have a 10 point multitouch monitor (Planar Helium PCT2785) and it appears to only support ...
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How to Configure Clickpad?

I am running xubuntu 13.10 on a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon. It works very well, except the behaviour of my clickpad (touchpad where the buttons are built into the surface) makes it essentially unusable....
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How can I set up gestures in Kubuntu?

I would like to do the following thing: scroll down with three fingers => windows presentation from all Desktops (equivalent to Ctrl+F10). The question is "How can I do it?" :) I have (quite) ...
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Right Click on Macbook 7.1 (Ubuntu 12.10)?

There's two things I love: Ubuntu and my Macbook. Unfortunately the right click (= click with two fingers) is just a real pain. Is there a way to have my right click in the right bottom corner of my ...
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Enabling middle-click and gestures on multitouch clickpad? (Ubuntu 12.04; Samsung NP900X3A-A03US)

Out of the box (with the xorg.conf from the Ubuntu wiki), left-click, right-click, and two-finger scroll all work flawlessly. However, middle-click doesn't work at all (despite appearing to be ...
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Vertical scroll doesn't work in some applications on a Dell inspiron 14R

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 and installed all the necessary updates and Gnome Shell. I have ticked "enable horizontal scrolling" and "edge scrolling" in touchpad settings. The scrolling works well ...
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Is there a driver for the touchpad of the Dell Latitude E7270?

The touchpad on the Dell Latitude E7270 works out of the box, but there is no possible configuration about it. In the mouse settings, there is no tab for the touchpad. I searched for the model of ...
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Logitech Touchpad T650 problem: working fine on Ubuntu 14.10, but not on any other later version

I am having a major difficulty with my Logitech T650 touchpad in the newer versions of Xubuntu. On all (x)Ubuntu versions afterward 14.10 till the recent version 16.04 (except 14.10 itself), the ...
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how can i change the cursor speed of an external mouse?

I have a laptop connected to a tv and I use a logitech k400 keyboard with a touchpad. When i move the cursor with the external touchpad its rather slow and i would like to make it faster. I have ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial: How can I enable touchpad?

I've an Asus x540LA and my touchpad is seen by the system so: [from /proc/bus/input/devices] I: Bus=0018 Vendor=0b05 Product=0101 Version=0100 N: Name="FTE1001:00 0B05:0101" P: Phys=i2c-FTE1001:00 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on Surface 3 Pro - Touchpad 2-finger-gestures

I'm running Kubuntu 16.04 with the newest kernel on my SP3. Everything works fine except the touchpad, there is no option to activate two-finger-scrolling and 2-finger-tap-right-click. I've found ...
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ELAN touchpad suddenly stopped working, worked the day before

Installed 16.04 fresh on a new drive yesterday. Everything worked fine, from installation to normal usage, even the touchpad with gestures and all. Today I was trying to boot a live USB with another ...
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Touchpad clicks after dragging on a link.

I'm running out of search keywords for this problem. Honestly i'm not sure what to even call it. If the cursor is over a clickable object, i can move the cursor a fair good distance, and when i lift ...
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Restrict waking up from suspend to specific buttons only

I have an Acer Aspire notebook with 16.04 installed on it. Currently when I suspend, it wakes up on basically everything, including: opening the lid pressing the Power button pressing any keyboard ...
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Why doesn't synclient TapButton3=2 work for me (three finger middle click)?

I have a 2012 Vaio SVS13 and I cannot figure out why I can't get multitouch to work, particularly three finger tapping for middle click (and of less importance, pinch to zoom). Two finger scrolling ...
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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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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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Can't rest thumb on trackpad

Laptop: Lenovo Y-40-80 So, I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10. Now, I've come from Windows 10 so I'm use to resting my thumb on the left button while moving the mouse, only this isn't working in ...
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Two Finger Scroll in Ubuntu 15.10 as VMware Guest

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 as a guest from Windows 8.1 with VMware. There is no option to enable/disable Two finger scroll in System settings. By default, two finger horizontal scroll is enabled but two ...
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Getting multitouch on Ubuntu 15.10

if geistest returns me the following result, can I not get multitouch gestures on my machine like Mac? Device 9424 added attr "device name" = "Atmel Atmel maXTouch Digitizer" attr "device id" = 9424 ...
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Microsoft Designer mouse on Ubuntu 15.10

I have recently upgraded my system to the Ubuntu 15.10 version and somehow my mouse pointer seems to not work until I restart my drivers. Is there a possible way to have a permanent solution and not ...
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Keeping the trackpad disabled

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with classic GNOME window manager on a Lenovo Thinkpad x230. I prefer to use the trackpoint over the trackpad. I disabled the trackpad in Applications > System Tools > ...
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Touchpad/Mouse/Wifi does not function in 12.04/14.04/15.04 but works on 12.10

I recently got a new ssd for a netbook I had sitting around and decided to put ubuntu on it. After some googling of the make model of the net book (ACER AO 756-2899) the version that kept showing up ...
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Touchpad scroll not working in Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 15

I recently bought the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 15 (2015 edition). I dual booted Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside pre-installed Windows 8.1. Everything works great except the touch pad scroll. I want to make ...
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Wacom Bamboo USB (CTH-301) not working on Ubuntu 15.04

Just bought a Wacom Bamboo. Did try and search to see if people where having trouble using this device under Linux and my results where positive. My luck that device is slightly changed and no longer ...
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Lenovo z50-70, keyboard and touchpad not working at all

Ubuntu 14.04, 15.04. Working fine in GRUB, in BOIS. After system is boot - keyboard and touchpad not working. I can work only with usb keyboard and mouse. Can somebody get advice about problem?
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Synaptics Touchpad Scrolling not working

After upgrading Ubuntu 14.04 -> 14.10 -> 15.04, the Synaptics Touchpad no longer works properly. In 14.04 it was fine, in 14.10 it did not work at all, but in 15.04 it works minimally in that I can ...