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I've got an equivalent error message for using synaptic with libept1.4.16. The problem is that the necessary library libept.so.1.aptpkg4.16 doesn't exist, but libept.so.1.aptpkg5.0 can be found in /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ instead of that. Indeed libept1.4.16_1.0.14+b2_amd64.deb seems to be faulty. It claims to be libept1.4.16, but in reality it installs ...
I have made a nice fix of this issue. First, of all open terminal and apply this command: syanptic-pkexec Now, go through Unity launcher and make the new opened icon "Lock to Launcher". That's all. Now every time, you will use this icon.
The complete answer, including examples, can be found here: ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1333961&p=8548795#post8548795. Start by typing xinput list This will show you all the input devices attached to your computer. You will need to know your mousepad's ID to continue. Next you need to know what properties it supports. The command is xinput ...
Synaptic asks for root because the Synaptic .desktop file launches synaptic-pkexec: $ grep Exec /usr/share/applications/synaptic.desktop Exec=synaptic-pkexec Running just synaptic will avoid the root requirement, preventing Synaptic from locking the databases, or making any changes. You can create your own .desktop file which will invoke just synaptic, ...
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