Using ubuntu 16.04 freshly installed, the touchpad is unusable when using the scrolling with 2 fingers. Is there anyway to use another driver or a generic one ( seems that the one used during the ubuntu install is working).

Here is my xinput -list output:

⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)]

⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)]

⎜ ↳ Logitech USB Receiver id=11 [slave pointer (2)]

⎜ ↳ Logitech USB Receiver id=12 [slave pointer (2)]

⎜ ↳ AlpsPS/2 ALPS DualPoint TouchPad id=17 [slave pointer (2)]

⎜ ↳ AlpsPS/2 ALPS DualPoint Stick id=16 [slave pointer (2)]


After investigiating I found that

Enable two-finger scrolling on ALPS touchpad which helps to fix the issue.

sudo echo "options psmouse proto=imps" > /etc/modprobe.d/psmouse.conf 

modprobe -r psmouse

modprobe psmouse

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