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

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How to disable right click on the touchpad

I am wondering if there is a way to disable the right click button while still being able to use the two-finger click option... my track pad is completely clickable and I often am clicking on things, ...
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Keyboard/Trackpad Unresponsive on Macbook Air 4,1 (14.10) after install script

I was reading the WIKI page on the Macbook air with Ubuntu when I came across this auto-setup script: post-install-precise.sh which I decided to run because it seemed to automate installing all of the ...
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Max speed and acceleration in Gpointing-device-settings have no effect

Trying to get my Synaptics trackpad (on a Thinkpad T420) dialed in. Almost perfect, but the max speed and acceleration settings in Gpointing Device Settings appear to have absolutely no effect, so I'm ...
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(?How to?) Make Ubuntu more touchscreen friendly- Yoga 2 [closed]

Ususally, it seems that the Linux Desktop/Laptop OS community is way ahead of the standard Windows Experience- however, with the new windows 8.1 laptops out, I feel like Ubuntu is a step behind. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Trackpad not working (left and right click work)

I was recently updating my Radeon graphics drivers, pre install the trackpad was functioning as normal, post install i can only left or right click. Running xinput list returns that i have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.02 mouse/trackpad not working

I dual-boot installed Ubuntu 14.04.02 with Windows 7 on a HP ProBook 4545s (I'm new to this). After installation, everything worked, and then I installed emacs, a software package (fenics), and ...
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Right Click of GNOME Panel not working in Macbook Pro(Virtual Box)

I have installed Ubuntu(14.04) in Virtual Box ; in my Macbook Pro(Yosemite, Late 2013, 15 inch). I want to use GNOME Desktop instead of Unity. When I login to GNOME Desktop, I have an empty Panel at ...
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Logitech T650 multitouch gestures

I am currently running elementary Os Freya (based on ubuntu 14.04) and I was wondering the best way to enable multitouch gestures for my external Logitech Trackpad T650. I tried to install Ginn and ...
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After using Intel Graphics Installer my touchpad no longer works

I am still able to use a mouse however, but the touchpad will not respond. Toggling the on/off button for the trackpad on my keyboard does not change anything. I haven't seen anything that permanently ...
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Problem with Right-Click on Macbook Pro 9,2 and Ubuntu 14.04

I set up a friend's Macbook to dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 with OSX. For the record, she has a Macbook Pro 9,2 (the 2012 model). Right click didn't work out of the box. A google search got me this post ...
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Internet and Trackpad don't work anymore (Ubuntu 14.04)

So, I just got a new laptop, and because of that I set aside my Ubuntu laptop for a few days. The last time I used it was Tuesday and it worked 100% perfectly. Flash forward to today, I just started ...
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Wireless trackpad with FULL multitouch suppport

I'm in the market for a wireless touchpad that can make complete use of ubuntu's multitouch features. It needs to be able to detect at least 4 fingers to do so. I had a notebook a while back with a ...
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Windows-like select and drag behavior in Kubuntu 14.04

In Windows (and OS X as well), when I need to select some text or drag something around, I tap and hold one finger on my trackpad, and then move another finger over it. This is especially useful when ...
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Trackpad not working (Using SeaBios on Samsung Series 5 Chromebook)

I'm in a little bit of a special situation. I have a Samsung Series 5 Chromebook, and upgraded my SSD to a new Crucial M550 128GB SSD. In order for the chromebook to recognize the SSD, and to also ...
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HP Elitebook Revolve 810 trackpad not working

I just installed the newest version of Ubuntu today and the trackpad will click, but will not right click or scroll. I'm fairly new to Linux so any help would be extremely helpful.
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Disabling Touch-to-Click when TrackPad Appears as PS/2 Generic Mouse

I have a Vostro 3560 with Ubuntu 13.10. I want to disable my touchpad's touch-to-click ability. gpointing-device-settings shows my trackpad as a PS/2 Generic Mouse so it's not very helpful.
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Ubuntu trackpad warning

I have a Surface Pro with the type keyboard using Ubuntu 14.04. It mostly works fine; however, anytime I click the left mouse button on the trackpad this annoying popup with a trackpad and X appears ...
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HP Envy Touchpad/Trackpad/Mousead glitching after updating from Ubuntu 14.04.1

So, windows refugee and my first new computer in...about a decade. Fair warning. Touchpad was fine at first, then I did the prompted updates. I also tried to install the beta of scrivener, it ...
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Disable trackpad two fingers + double tap with third finger bringing up Alt-Tab menu

Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on a Macbook Air. Using exactly two fingers on the trackpad, then double tapping with either third finger brings up the same menu as Alt-Tab does. Is it possible to turn off this ...
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how to make my keyboard work again?

I have a chromebook that is running 14.04 and I was trying to get the trackpad to work so I tried the following: mkdir ~/backup sudo mv /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/* ~/backup/ cd ...
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Trackpad not working when updated to Ubuntu 14.10

When I updated from 14.04 to 14.10 I noticed my track-pad cursor and left and right mouse clickers were not working. I have tried looking this issue up and can not find any solutions anywhere. If ...
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Dead touchpad/trackpad on new dell inpiron 15 7000

I recently bought a new dell inspiron 15 7000. (this one) I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on this system. The trackpad/touchpad does not respond at all, I'm guessing is not identified. xinput list: ⎡ ...
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trackpad not working in yoga11s

I have had Ubuntu installed on my yoga 11s for a 6 months now, but ever since I upgraded to 14.10 the trackpad has been intermittent. It'll work sometimes right out of boot, but lately it hasn't work ...
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Apple Magic Trackpad breaks when touched with 3 or more fingers 14.04

I have paired my Apple Magic Trackpad. It worked fine as a normal mouse as soon as I paired it. I can move the pointer, scroll, and click/right click. If I put a third finger on the surface of the ...
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Asus laptop not recognizing trackpad

I recently installed Ubuntu on laptop here, an Asus uh I'm not 100% sure on the model, if there's a way to get the model number without reading that tiny number on the bottom, I'll do that and edit ...
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Trackpad randomly dies

My Macbook's trackpad will randomly stop working (frequency seems to be every couple weeks) and the only way I've found to fix it is to reboot. I'd file a bug report, but I'm not sure what component ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 is ignoring touchpad settings

I have opened the mouse & touchpad control panel and moved the touchpad speed to "fast" but it's still very slow. Moving that back and forth makes no difference in speed, it's still ignored. How ...
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Touchpad and Keyboard wont work same time on 14.04

I have an All In One Microsoft keyboard and trackpad combo. When you are typing, you can not use the trackpad, until you stop. Same the other way around. This is especially annoying with gaming ...
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Cannot turn on trackpad

My laptop (an Aorus x3 plus) has a hardware keyboard combo to turn the trackpad on and off (FN + F10). Since I reinstalled 14.04 this combination does not activate my touchpad, which usefully appears ...
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While using trackpad Ubuntu locks up graphics related

My computer is locking up while I'm using the trackpad. It seems to occur most after I install graphics drivers on a fresh install of ubuntu. It has occured once on a fresh install of 14.10. It also ...
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Why is my trackpad not working in Lubuntu 14.10?

Just installed Lubuntu 14.10 on Toshiba Satellite A305-S6872. Cursor is immediately in middle of screen and will not move. Is there something I can do from the terminal that will fix the issue? The ...
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How do keep the modified Logitech T650 trackpad configuration persistent

The most essential features of the Logitech T650 trackpad works right out of the box. However, I was unable to get ‘Natural scrolling’ to work. After a bit of searching, I was led to this post by ...
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How can I get two-finger scrolling working on my trackpad?

I have a new Lenovo Yoga 2 11" convertible laptop, and it has, from what I can tell, an Elantech touchpad. Two-finger scrolling and two-finger tapping work great in Windows and Fedora, but don't work ...
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Apple Magic Touchpad — Multitouch Question

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Mac Mini with the Apple magic trackpad and it's been working flawlessly, but I had a question about the trackpad. The two finger scrolling and everything works, ...
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Reenabling default installation of trackpad on Dell XPS13

I have been having a lot of issues with the mouse cursor jumping all over the screen on my Dell XPS13 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. One of the things I did was install some "upstream" drivers using the ...
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Sony Vaio SVF15AA1QM TouchPad only moves when clicking, fixed but unexplained

I dual boot between 14.04 and Windows 7 professional on a Sony Vaio SVF15AA1QM. When starting Ubuntu I found that the cursor would only move when the touchpad was clicked and held down. In addition: ...
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Need help fixing Ubuntu 14.04 on yoga 2 pro

I need to know how to fix the display issues and problems with the trackpad on the yoga 2 pro using Ubuntu 14.04. So the issues are as follows: With the Trackpad its over sensitive in that when I ...
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Change trackpad click settings to those used on OSX

I am having some problems with my trackpad with Ubuntu and my Samsung Series 9 laptop. The insane sensitivity of the trackpad I can overcome with a mouse when using laptop on a desk, but on my lap ...
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How to enable drag and drop with trackpad in Ubuntu 14.04

About 80% of the time when I try to drag objects or select text by using the left-click button and the trackpad, it doesn't work. Instead what happens is I move the cursor, but nothing happens ...
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Clickpad not working on Dell Inspiron 13 7000, running Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Inspiron 13 7000, everything works except the clickpad. It does not respond at all. I ran sudo xinput and got this output: ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Trackpad right clicking (double tap) too sensitive

I have just had this issue pop up today. Everything has been fine for the last few months I've been using Ubuntu but today it seems like I would be scrolling/moving my mouse pointer using the trackpad ...
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Weird issue with keyboard and mousepad on laptop (Ubuntu 14.04)

As the title implies, I have an issue with the build in keyboard and trackpad on my laptop. Sometimes, when I turn on the computer, the keyboard and trackpad won't work. I can connect a USB mouse, and ...
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How to disable program switching (alt+tab equivalent) with the mouse?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and want to stop programs switching (equivalent of alt+tab) in response to mouse gestures. Right now it happens all the time when I use the mouse, I'm not even sure what ...
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Ubuntu on Mac 3,1. Typical Trackpad and Wifi Trouble

I am new. 1.9GiB; Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.2GHz; 64 bit; 155GB disk ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed! I don't quite understand the trackpad fix involving appletouch.ko a la here Other Suggestions welcome. ...
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Lenovo T410 Trackpad Issues

I recently bought a used Lenovo T410 specifically to try Ubuntu but I'm having really frustrating problems with the trackpad. It seems to randomly lose the ability to click with any of the buttons or ...
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My touchpad on my ASUS K55N is not being detected

To preface this, I couldn't get my FN keys to work for a few days after finally installing ubuntu and after a whole day of a black screen on start up, my fn keys starting working, but my trackpad ...
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How can I get Blueman to connect to my Apple Magic Trackpad on startup?

After a lot of work, I finally managed to get my Apple Magic Trackpad to work on Ubuntu, by ditching the default bluetooth app for Blueman. The problem is, every time I start up my machine, I have to ...
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Trackpad Mouse click not responsive

After trying for a while finally managed to run Ubuntu on my Acer D255 e, using seagate external HDD. All is working fine apart from mouse. Although trackpad allow me to select program and open ...
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HP 15 TouchSmart Notebook PC trackpad does not work. Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed ubuntu on an HP 15 TouchSmart Notebook PC model: 15-d021ca. The trackpad does not work but an external mouse does. xserver-xorg-input-synaptics is already the newest version. The ...
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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 ...