when I press Fn key + button for touchpad, I get popup as you can see on image, but touchpad is still working.

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When I go to the Setting > Mouse & Touchpad, touchpad is disabled. I check to turn on, and uncheck again, and touchpad is disabled. Can you tell me how I can fix it? I want control tochpad with my default touchpad button with Fn key. My OS is Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 and laptop Asus N56VJ. Thanks.


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The touchpad is affected by hardware which is controlled by GNOME shell. Try to reset all keys and touchpad settings using

gsettings reset-recursively org.gnome.desktop.peripherals.touchpad


gsettings reset-recursively org.gnome.settings-daemon.peripherals.touchpad

You can also use dconf to reset touchpad settings to default settings

dconf reset -f /org/gnome/desktop/peripherals/touchpad/

For more details prefer the manual which can be obtained using

man gsettings

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