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I had the same problem. Apparently the Intel Graphics Installer automatically uninstalled the package xserver-xorg-input-synaptics. Reinstalling this package should re-enable your touchpad. Refer to this post: Touchpad stopped working out of the blue


I found a solution for my VN7-571G-56N0 Touchpad: ↳ SYN1B7F:00 06CB:2970 UNKNOWN My solution isn't nice but its a workaround. Obviously the Touchpad isn't detected by the driver. I don't have another explanation for such a bad configured driver. Step 1: Download enable-rightbutton.sh Step 2: Identify your touchpad ID using xinput Step 3: Activate the ...


You can do this by manually editing the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf If its not there, create one vi /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf But you should read this link Synaptic touchpad before starting. For more info on this, see the manual man synaptics


I found a nice solution using xubuntu 14.10 (I think this is nice because it doesn't require tap to click to be enabled, I don't like tap to click) First you need to install xdotool sudo apt-get install xdotool Then write a bash script to send the middle mouse click. Your going to want to write something like this #!/bin/bash xdotool mousedown 2; ...


Corner coasting helps! While not a real fix, I found that using the Synaptics driver's CornerCoasting mode instead of the normal (finger-off) inertial scrolling mode helps. Reason: corner coasting mode is active while keeping the finger in the corner and stops immediately when releasing it. While pressing Ctrl during corner coasting still creates the ...


What I did was to simulate more the Mac behaviour, for the right click, you put two fingers in the touchpad and then tap with another finger. This is accomplished with a package, install it with: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mactel-support && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-input-mtrack Then, create a file in ...

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