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While trying everything again, I seem to have found a combination of kernel instructions that works. I had tried all 6 or 7 together, and each one individually, but not this particular combination of three arguments. I added just these three: i8042.noloop i8042.nopnp i8042.reset to the line GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="" in the file: /etc/default/grub ...


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I am not aware of any way to simulate the Fn key through using like xdotool or something similar. However, that being said, you can write a script that you can run at startup to enable your trackpad. This is an alternate way to do this. For this, we are going to use xinput. Unfortunately, I do not have a trackpad on this system, but the commands should ...


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This bug is fixed in Chrome 52: https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/chrome/Xh9GV7jNymo https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=609748 Until then, the 'solution' I use is to place one finger on the trackpad before the other. Then you can scroll without jumping.


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The event sequence you described is: right hand finger drag, followed by right hand finger lift, followed by left hand finger touch and release (tap). When you click using yr particular method (w/ fingers from 2 hands on the pad), make sure to tap with yr left hand finger after releasing the right hand finger contact. That should help the kernel ...


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A snippet from one of Nick Weinberge's links seems to have done the trick. Entering this into terminal: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade echo "deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/tigerite/kernel/ubuntu trusty main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/tigerite-kernel-trusty.list sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys ...


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Assuming that this is due to spuriously brushing of yr touchpad as you type, you can modify certain parameters, provided yr touchpad driver is well installed. First list Xorg input devices. Results are for my present machine and will be different in yr case. $ xinput --list # list of Xorg session input devices ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [...


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In my case, fn+F9 is mapped into Touchpad toggle. But the key does nothing just showing touch pad icon on the right-top of the screen like this. Here is a solution for toggling touchpad just by pressing a shortcut. 1. Getting id of your touchpad $ xinput list 2. Writing a script for toggling touchpad So I got a bash script file for toggling ...



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