1

My cursor got all jumpy lately and I want to lower touchpad sensitivity, how can I do it? Mouse&Touchpad menu allows me to make changes but doesn't save them after I close its window. And there's no discernible change.

Also, where is the option to disable mouse/touchpad acceleration. Do I need to edit Xorg.conf and reboot like it's 2002?

I'm on a regular Ubuntu 13.04 with Unity.

2

Try gpointing-device-settings from the software center.

If that doesn't expose the needed features, use synclient in a terminal window. For example, to reduce the acceleration, use
synclient AccelFactor=XXX, where XXX is a number such as 0.144509 or whatever suites the touchpad.

-1

Go to "System Settings -> Mouse and Touchpad" You can choose the sensitivity, the clickers (left and right) and others.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.