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speeding up HP EliteBook pointstick

any idea how to speed up the pointstick in HP laptop? In thinkpad I do it with this command: echo 200 | sudo tee /sys/devices/platform/i8042/serio4/serio5/speed but this file is not available on my ...
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Command-line program to manage trackpoint speed, sensitivity, etc… without restarting session

I am on Ubuntu 14.04 and Thinkpad T520. This solution works to set values after a restart, but I would like to be able to set and get the values on the fly. Note: I already made a bash script to do ...
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Java still dont recognize horizontal scroll (right click) 14.04

I am totally trackpoint fan, I use it all the time and have disablet my touchpad. Due to my study I work a lot with MATLAB, but MATLAB uses Java, and horizontal scroll does not be recognized by java ...
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trackpoint: cannot move mouse pointer a short distance

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04, and at the same time started using xfce. My laptop is an lenovo SL-500, but I use an external usb keyboard with more or less the same keyboard layout (lenovo ...
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how to install driver for middle button clickpad scrolling

I want to use this as this: Specifically, I'm trying to enable scroll wheel emulation using the TrackPoint when the middle button 2 of the clickpad is pressed. I've examined the xev output when ...
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how to configure a trackpoint only mode on thinkpads with clickpads

I own a Thinkpad carbon X1 gen2 notebook with the new touchpad (clickpad). The same clickpad seems to be used in the T440 and W540 models as well. I would like to turn off the touchpad but still be ...
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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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how to make a TrackPoint pointing stick with clickpad behave as a scroll wheel

I am trying very hard to enable scroll wheel emulation using the TrackPoint when button 2 of a clickpad is pressed. When I use a TrackPoint with dedicated buttons (by this I mean pressing dedicated ...
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Only touchscreen on boot

Sometimes when I boot up my Lenovo ThinkPad twist, only the touchscreen works. The keyboard will work until I log in, but then both the keyboard and touchpad (and trackpoint) stop working. Only the ...
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Ultranav of Thinkppad E540 not working

I have a new Thinpad E540 which has the 3 additional buttons for the mouse integrated in the touchpad here. My previous thinkpad had 3 separate buttons like those here which worked perfectly. The ...
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how to effectively disable touchpad without disabling touchpad buttons

I have a ThinkPad Yoga which has a trackpad/pointing stick and a touchpad with inbuilt buttons. The buttons of the touchpad are intended for use with either the touchpad or the pointing stick used as ...
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How to use trackpoint but keep touchpad disabled on Lenovo ThinkPad e531

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad e531 laptop. This model has both a touchpad and a trackpoint. I'd like to use the Trackpoint, because I'm used to it from my previous laptop, but I'd also like to disable the ...
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Why doesn't my trackpoint configure save, despite udev rule?

I have followed the instructions from here exactly. I was able to increase the speed and sensitivity of my trackpoint. However, those settings would revert itself to the default upon restart. In other ...
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How to control order of device loading during startup?

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad E420s. I am having a problem with the timing of device loading during startup. I assume this was always happening, but I did not realize it was an issue ...
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Reactivate Touchpad Two-Finger-Scroll on L430

I'm just installing Ubuntu 12.10. on my ThinkPad L430 and the Trackpoint didn't work. So I executed the workaround echo "options psmouse proto=exps" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/trackpoint.conf and ...
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Linux: How do I get my Thinkpad L530 trackpoint to work?

I've installed Ubuntu on my Thinkpad L530 and everything's running pretty smooth except for the trackpoint (that red button in between the keys for moving your pointer) as well as the corresponding ...
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Trackpoint not detected Thinkpad X130e [closed]

I just did a fresh install of 12.10 and now only my touchpad works. The trackpoint and Left/Right buttons below the trackpoint do not work. The trackpoint worked fine as of 12.04. I've searched ...
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How to disable touchpad while using trackpoint on a Thinkpad?

Thinkpads (e.g. X230 that I'm using) have both a trackpoint and a touchpad. The touchpad is disabled when typing. However, when I'm using the trackpoint, I often touch the touchpad as well, and ...
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Ubuntu won't save my settings for thinkpad trackpoint

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on a Thinkpad X200. To configure the trackpoint, I use "configure TrackPoint". Unfortunately I can't make Ubuntu saving my settings (concerning the sensitivity etc.). Whenever I ...
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What laptop pre-loaded with Ubuntu can I get with a pointing stick?

Are there any manufacturers who ship laptops with Ubuntu as the default OS and also have a pointing stick (trackpoint)? I found several companies like System76 who have great-looking laptops, but none ...