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This works for me: #!/bin/sh TOGGLE=$HOME/.toggle if [ ! -e $TOGGLE ]; then touch $TOGGLE synclient TouchPadOff=1 & else rm $TOGGLE synclient TouchPadOff=0 & fi exit 0 There doesn't seem to be need for grep. Also, I'm not too sure that Openbox likes Fn in any rc.xml but see Nivatius' answer for how to use keypresses ...


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I suggest removing all custom packages and upgrading the kernel. Run: sudo dkms remove psmouse/alps-1.3 --all sudo dkms remove psmouse-dkms-alpsv7/1.1 --all sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-wily Reboot.


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Have you tried searching google using your model and make of your laptop? IE. Dell Insperion 1500? The problem is, and without knowing your laptop make/model, Ubuntu possible did not have the driver for your laptop in the default installation. The way to fix this is to download the driver from the internet, from a trusted source. Dell for instance normally ...


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I settled for this solution: script # This shell script is PUBLIC DOMAIN. You may do whatever you want with it. TOGGLE=$HOME/.touchpadtoggle if [ ! -e $TOGGLE ]; then touch $TOGGLE synclient TouchpadOff=1 else rm $TOGGLE synclient TouchpadOff=0 fi config file <!-- toggle touchpad with fn key fn+F5 --> <keybind ...


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There is also Ginn, which according to the ubuntu wiki is compatible with unity. This article from August 2014 compares the three options: Ginn, xSwipe, and TouchEgg. Things might have changed since then. I haven't had the chance to test any of them yet.


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Like mentioned on comments, disabling Bluetooth and adding this blacklist dw_dmac blacklist dw_dmac_core to sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf solved all the issues for me. I got this from this link http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=163126&start=20#p961212



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