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!


this works for me




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

and finally


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


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

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