I'm using a fresh install 18.10 on my Samsung Serie 5 Ultra 530U3C A0L notebook.

I really enjoy the Linux experience so far and everything I need works out of the box for me. The only thing missing is tap to click. How can I activate it? I looked for an option in lxqt but couldnt find one. I googled a bit and found this: synclient tapbutton1=1 but typing this in the terminal did not help.

Thank you very much in advance for your help!

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this works for me
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Libinput#Touchpad_configuration

create:

/etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/30-touchpad.conf  

content:

Section "InputClass"   
  Identifier "touchpad"  
  Driver "libinput"  
  MatchIsTouchpad "on"  
  Option "Tapping" "on"  
EndSection

and finally

reboot

Activating TAP to click with xinput via command line :


1.Find your device id (in my case 13 bellow ):

root@lubuntu:~# xinput list

Look for:

    ⎜   ↳ ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad                  id=13   [slave  pointer  (2)]

2.Find the "Tapping" desired option code (in my case 283 bellow) :

root@lubuntu:~# xinput list-props 13

Look for:

    libinput Tapping Enabled (283): 0

3.Activate it with "1" using:

root@lubuntu:~# xinput set-prop 13 283 1


4.List props once more to confirm:

root@lubuntu:~# xinput list-props 13

Look for:

    libinput Tapping Enabled (283): 1

Enjoy.

Resolution Source: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Libinput#Via_xinput

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