I have seen numerous posts about touchpad issues, but have mainly seen GUI solutions, such as adding "touchpad-indicator" (which didn't work the way I'd hoped) or synaptics (which froze my keyboard at login requiring a whole reinstall). I have seen a great tutorial of exactly what I hope to accomplish for 18.10 here: anglehit

But the problem is I don't seem to have an xorg.conf.d file in /etc/X11 in Lubuntu 18.04LTS.

I would love to just open a text editor, open a config file, and edit a setting to something like:

tapping = "off"

Hit save, and be done. Is there any way to do this on Lubuntu 18.04LTS?

Thank you very much.

  • hi your question title says cli and you wrote you want to open a text editor.... can you clarify?
    – UnKNOWn
    Sep 28, 2019 at 14:35
  • @PRATAP I think OP want to know if there's a text file that can be modified thereby turning off tapping, whatever that means.
    – DK Bose
    Sep 28, 2019 at 15:17
  • Maybe something like org.gnome.desktop.peripherals.touchpad tap-to-click false ?
    – DK Bose
    Sep 28, 2019 at 15:18
  • @DKBose I am still thinking the OP mentioned CLI in his Q title.. but when he explained he wrote he want to edit. which is stopping to go further if there are any workarounds for each subject either CLI like you proposed or to create a file which he said didn't find..
    – UnKNOWn
    Sep 28, 2019 at 16:20
  • @PRATAP I agree it's quite confusing!
    – DK Bose
    Sep 28, 2019 at 16:26


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