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You should report this as a bug. The best place to report this is the xserver-xorg-input-synaptics package (FreeDesktop Bugs). See this question for good bug reporting guidelines. You can also post the bug link here, and I will update its status periodically. I have placed a workaround down below in case you want to try an alternate solution. Please note ...


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It seems to be a bug that is being worked on, this link explains: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1391545


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When invoking xinput from udev, you have to set the XAUTHORITY variable: #!/bin/sh export DISPLAY=":0" export XAUTHORITY="/home/<user>/.Xauthority" /usr/bin/xinput set-prop "DLL063E:00 06CB:2934" "Device Enabled" $1 this variable is already set when you run the script directly from the console, but scripts invoked by udev (and other ...


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Found it: http://www.x.org/archive/X11R7.5/doc/man/man4/synaptics.4.html Thanks to @Rinzwind for the link to synclient man page.


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Manual page from x.org. So that might be the official documentation though it is a manual styled one so it will be the same information if you type man synclient. The arch website has a very thorough documentation: Touchpad_Synaptics And the command itself will list all user options with: synclient -l Regarding: "TouchpadOff=2" in comments: The arch ...


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Open gedit and copy-paste the following lines into it: #!/bin/sh # This script disables the touchpad without disabling buttons by setting Hysteresis # to an impossible value. ############ # Warning! # ############ # If you have a touchpad with no "Physical" buttons but have to tap the corners # of your touchpad to simulate physical buttons, put a "#" sign ...


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I dont believe there is any way to do this at the moment. You would need to get a copy of Synaptic Gesture Pack and from what I have researched that is a tough thing to come by. You can read a older question asked about the Touchpad suite here. Where can I download the Synaptics Touchpad suite? The synaptic website has some info on it here as well Synaptic ...


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This may be a bug because in 14.04 these options are available via the GUI. This is a possible solution for you, view the original answer here Enable Edge And Two Finger Scrolling Quite simple create a script using gedit or a document writer First open gedit and copy and paste the following : #!/bin/bash synclient VertEdgeScroll=1 synclient ...


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This problem happened to me in Ubuntu 14.10 on my MSI GT60-20C. I actually reported the bug which is related to xserver-xorg-input-synaptics. For now there is a better solution when the touchpad freezes. You can type Ctrl+Alt+F1 and then Ctrl+Alt+F7, this will reinitialize the XServer for you and the touchpad will continue to work again. This is not a ...


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This instructions solved the issue for me on a Lenovo G50 + Mint Cinnamon 17 http://www.evilcodingmonkey.com/2014/01/23/ubuntu-activate-multi-touch-on-elantech/ Copy-paste (code typo fixed and a bit more of info added), as backup First, if you aren't sure your computer was built with an Elantech touchpad, open a terminal, and type the following: cat ...



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