On Asus laptop, the Elantech Touchpad is not working. Does anyone know about the fix?

  • What are the errors or issues...? – George Udosen Apr 25 '17 at 6:58
  • External mouse is working, but laptop touchpad is not working – Praveen George Apr 25 '17 at 7:50
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    Please edit your question and add output of xinput terminal command. – Pilot6 Apr 25 '17 at 8:00
  1. Open Terminal and run the following command

    sudo nano /etc/default/grub
  2. Find the line with text "GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT" and modify it as given bellow:

    GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="i8042.reset quiet splash"
  3. Now update the grub to make the changes effect by running the update-grub command given bellow:

    sudo update-grub
  4. Now restart your laptop to make the touchpad work.

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