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I finally came to this bug report: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1372609 It seems FocalTech touchpad needs a specific driver, and that work is in progress to integrate it into the mainline kernel. currently, there seem to be a ppa to get a dkms driver for this touchpad : http://ppa.launchpad.net/hanipouspilot/focaltech-dkms After ...


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I am using another approach to toggle the touchpad state: synclient. You could as well use your xinput commands instead, but I prefer synclient. I'm using the following script, assigned to a hotkey, to toggle my touchpad on/off: #!/bin/bash if [ -z "$(synclient | grep TouchpadOff | grep 1)" ]; then synclient TouchpadOff=1 else synclient ...


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In kernel 3.19 (as included with Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid) the Logitech HID++ driver got rewritten to improve support for certain Logitech devices. This shifted processing of events from the hardware (the touchpad) to software (the Linux input driver stack). This results in the Logitech T650 touchpad not sending keyboard events such as Back for three fingers. ...


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The utility spin is designed to work with the ThinkPad Yogas, so it handles stylus information and so on, and it offers all sorts of orientation control (by button, screen rotation and accelerometer). It may be worth trying.


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You have to disable horizontal scrolling. Using dconf Editor: open dconf Editor through the Dash; go to org > gnome > settings-daemon > peripherals > touchpad; check horiz-scroll-enabled, as you see in the screenshot. If you do not have dconf editor, you can install it by typing: sudo apt-get install dconf-editor


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A good way to solve these problems is to use "aptitude". sudo apt-get install aptitude sudo aptitude update sudo aptitude install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics Now several ways to solve the problem were proposed. Choose the solution that uninstalls the least packets. Write down what packages are removed. Install the packages again, you still need.



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