an input device commonly found on laptops, used in place of a mouse. Also called a touchpad.

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Mouse “jumps” while holding a mousebutton

i am very new to Ubuntu (13.10). I've just installed it yesterday and have some problems with my mouse. While holding a mousebutton it jumps all over the screen but holding a"mousebutton" using the ...
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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 ...
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I need the “unique ID” to finiah pairing my Apple Magic Trackpad to 13.10

Using the bluetooth gui in 13.10 is failing due to Ubuntu asking for a paring pin with my Magic Trackpad - since Trackpads are not keyboards it fails. I found this guide to use hcitool to pair which ...
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Trackpad on Thinkpad W540 not working properly

I just bought a Lenovo Thinkpad W540 and installed Ubuntu on it, migrating from Mac OS. I notice that the trackpad on this computer is basically one big key that can be pressed anywhere on its ...
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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 ...
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Disable Touchpad on ARM Samsung Series 3 Chromebook Chrubuntu 12.04

Is there a way to disable the trackpad of an ARM device when it suspends? My current problem is that when my Samsung Series 3 is suspended, the trackpad is super sensitive and will wake the device ...
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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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How do you disable Trackpad and enable Trackpoint on Lenovo L430 running 13.10?

I have tried most stuff I have found listed on the internet, to try to disable the trackpad but keep the trackpoint working on my Lenovo L430. Has any-one any ideas on how to do this? Funnily enough ...
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After installing update, two-finger scroll no longer working

I am on a Samsung series 5 and it was working gorgeously until yesterday when I let the update manager do its thing. Though it is checked, two-finger scroll is just not working at all! Is this a ...
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Dell Inspiron 15(3521) Trackpad refuses to work

I am having another weird issue that happened after this issue V Weird graphics issue only on Desktop and other ubuntu apps My Laptop trackpad is refusing to work at all. I am only able to use my ...
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Why there are button areas defined for my Apple Magic Trackpad though xorg's default config disabled them?

I wanted to configure my Apple Magic Trackpad and came to a point where I realised there were button areas defined in the right top and bottom corner. I tried to disable these by the suggested ...
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NEED OS X shortcuts / settings

TLDR I'm used to working with os x on apple computers. I need os x key bindings / keyboard shortcuts, two finger scrolling and the trackpad of this device to not respond to my hands resting on the ...
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Touchpad not working on Yoga 2 pro

The touchpad is not being recognized on my Yoga 2 pro. I have to use an external mouse. There is a touchpad in /proc/bus/input/devices. Help would be greatly appreciated.
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Trackpad stopped responding

I have a HP Probook and I am using Linux Ubuntu 12.04. It has a 64 bit OS. My problem is that the trackpad has stopped working in my master account whereas it is working in the guest account after the ...
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Mouse problem, disappears

My new ubuntu 13.10 has a problem. The cursor frequently disappears and then reappears a few inches later. Any "pointers"? I am on a system76 galago, using the trackpad. I have looked all over the ...
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Can't change touchpad to left handed

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and when I try to change the mouse from right to left handed via the GUI, nothing happens. I tried using xinput set-button-map 11 3 2 1 to change it manually, which worked for ...
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Want left and right mouse buttons to both map to select

In Ubuntu 12.04 my Asus N56DP mapped both the right and left mouse buttons to be select, or left mouse button. To get a right click or context menu, I would use a two finger click. I quickly got used ...
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Is it possible to turn trackpad on/off manually?

I would like to configure my Ubuntu such that I can use command line to say when the trackpad should register mouse moves and clicks and when not. Is that possible to do? And can I do it such that my ...
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Problem bluetooth with Logitech t651 on ubuntu 12.04

I have a problem pairing a touchpad Logitech t651 by bluetooth, i've tested it in android nexus 7 tablet and windows and the touchpad works. My first problem was that ubuntu 12.04 crashes when i use ...
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Mousepad is jittery and inaccurate

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 at the moment. I know this will probably make some people think this has been asked before (I've read similar issues, but nothing I've tried has helped). So on windows the ...
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How to permanently disable my trackpad?

I want to permanently disable my trackpad on my Dell Inspiron running Ubuntu 13.10. I read some threads in this forum and tried to make a BIOS setting change. Nothing worked. Whenever my bluetooth ...
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Issues with mouse and trackpad

My, Ubuntu install crashed yesterday, and it was more or less beyond salvage, so I just re installed Ubuntu again, (12.04.3, 32 bit). Now the install is fine, my updates are being downloaded as I ...
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System76 panp9 intermittent wifi, mouse

My System76 notebook has been rock solid since I bought it about 10 months ago, I did a fresh install of 13.10 64bit, without issues. Everything was working just as it should, until about 2 weeks ago, ...
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Less trackpad features after upgrading to 13.10?

When I was using Ubuntu 13.04 there was a trackpad edge feature that allowed me to highlight or drag something to continue in the direction when my finger reached the edge of the trackpad. But now in ...
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How to get my Macbook 2008 Trackpad working?

My Macbook 2008 Trackpad won't work under Ubuntu 12.04. It happened 2 min after I had logged in, the mouse stopped working. What can I do?
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VertTwoFingerScroll and VertEdgeScroll not settable via xorg.conf

I've just upgraded to Saucy (this was working in Raring). I've tried rebooting. Here's /etc/X11/xorg.conf: Section "InputClass" Identifier "Touchpad" Driver "synaptics" MatchIsTouchpad ...
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Cursor disappearing in a Ideapad Yoga?

Upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 on my Ideapad Yoga yesterday, hoping it might have fixes for a couple of issues I've been having. While it seems to have made the touchscreen more usable, it has made the ...
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Middle-button scroll not working in Ubuntu 12.04 [Thinkpad X230]

My track-point works, so does my track pad. The middle button of both my trackpad and my mouse can be used to close applications among other things. But I just cannot use it to scroll (the way we do ...
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How to enable laptop shortcut keys

I was wondering if there was any way to enable the shortcut keys built into my laptop. I have an older Asus G1sn laptop that has shortcut keys built into the top of the keyboard for ...
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Right-click not working on 12.04[Acer Travelmate]

For the past 2 hours, the right click button on my laptop (Acer Travelmate) is not working. Upon using it, nothing happens, no menu pops up (as it normally should), it remains static as if no command ...
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Ubuntu 13.04: keyboard and trackpad do not work on Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro

I created a bootable USB drive with Ubuntu 13.04 image. I managed to boot my Samsung ATIV. the GUI, mouse and keyboard work perfectly, and the installation works without problems. When I boot the ...
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Cannot change Synaptic trackpad ClickPad areas in synclient/xinput

I have run into trouble trying to configure the ClickPad areas of the Cypress trackpad in the Dell XPS 13. By default, if I press the left button, I get a left click, if I press the right button, I ...
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Three finger drag with trackpad?

OS X has a feature where you can use three fingers to do the equivalent of click-and-drag, sparing you the annoying tap-then-tap-again-and-move-quickly dance normally required. Is there a way to ...
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How to disable Dell trackpad when mouse plugged in to usb port? [duplicate]

When in Windows 7 I have the option to have the touchpad automatically be disabled when a usb mouse in plugged in. Then when the mouse in unplugged the touchpad automatically becomes enabled. There is ...
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Looking for an Ubuntu laptop with awesome trackpad

I've been using a macbook air for the last few years, but have always held a soft spot in my heart for Ubuntu. I have installed 13.04 on my mac but it just doesn't feel right. Ive wanted to buy a ...
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Apple Keyboard / Trackpad using too much power?

If I open powertop my keyboard / trackpad seems to be using 10+ watts of power at 100% usage at all times. I feel like this may be a bit excessive. Is it normal for the keyboard / trackpad on my ...
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Will the multi-touch trackpad on my Windows PC still work when i install Ubuntu?

I'm going to install Ubuntu as a dual-boot option on my Windows 8 pc. My pc trackpad has multi-touch capability (two-time scroll, etc) and I was wondering, will I still have those multi-touch ...
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How to speed down two-fingers trackpad scrolling?

I move the arrow of touchpad speed bar to the left. Also, I tweak dconf editor's touchpad setting motion-acceleration, motion-threshold, etc.. and it didn't work. After all, if I change scroll-method ...
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Three fingers swipe and page back and forth in browser on Ubuntu 13.04

Is there anything that enables you to back and forth web pages in a browser with three fingers swipe on Ubuntu 13.04, as seamlessly as on OS X, if not better? Google searching told me that touchegg ...
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Touchpad right click not working in 13.04, ASUS B400A-XH51 [duplicate]

I've just put Ubuntu 13.04 on my ASUS B400A-XH51 laptop and am having a problem with the touchpad: It has discrete left and right buttons, and the left one works fine, but the right one does nothing ...
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External mouse doesnt work without touchpad

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 with laptop. I'm using my external mouse but sometimes left mouse button is not clickable. If i touch the touchpad, the button becomes clickable again. Please help. Virtual ...
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Disabling Trackpad while typing does not work

I installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS on my Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 320 and the Option to disable the trackpad while typing does not work. Thank you for your help!
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Can't click and drag on Sentelic FingerSensingPad on Vizio Ultrabook

I have a Sentelic FingerSensingPad on a Vizio CT15 Ultrabook. I am using kernel 3.9. I am unable to click and drag (i.e. click with one finger, and move window around with the other.) Setting the ...
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Feasible to page back with Apple's Trackpad?

Is it feasible to page back with two fingers swipe on either trackpad or mouse in Ubuntu as implemented default at OS X? Or if it isn't, is there a better way to do it than just move to the arrow ...
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Trackpad partly unresponsive

I recently installed 12.04 on my mid-2010 MacBook Pro. It has been lovely, so I decided to play with things more and installed Wine to allow me to install a windows-only program known as ATCS Monitor. ...
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Laptop Trackpad and Wireless not working in ubuntu 13.04

I had installed ubuntu 13.04 alongside windows 7 a couple of days back. When i boot through ubuntu, my laptop trackpad does not work. If I connect a usb mouse, it is working fine. Also, In ubuntu I ...
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Wireless and trackpad disabled in Ubuntu 13.04 after update

Last week on Ubuntu 13.04, I ran a sudo apt-get dist-upgrade. Everything seemed fine until I rebooted. Suddenly, my trackpad stopped functioning, and I couldn't view available wireless networks ...
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trackpad script not working on startup / login

The issue at hand My aim is to enable natural scrolling on system start (or session start), which - up until now - could be easily achieved using a startup script, but since migrating from 12.04 (32 ...
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How to install logitech mouse with ltunify?

Trying to install code to let Logitech Unifying software install so my mouse will work on my new Ubuntu laptop. I think I found the program ltunify but can't get it to work. I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS ...
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Mouse click no more responsive

I am happily using Ubuntu since the 11.04 release on a Dell Latitude E5530. Unfortunately since I bought this laptop I am encountering some troubles with the mouse (I guess related to the X server) ...