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14.04 Touchpad is too sensitive

My touchpad is way too sensitive. While writing, the cursor jumps suddenly to the place the mouse cursor is sitting. I am not even touching the touchpad! I had the same problem with 12.04 and recently ...
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Fully disable “tap and drag gesture” for synaptics touchpad

I recently got a new Dell XPS 15 9550, and I followed the instructions of the OP in this thread https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2317843 to set it up to dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04. ...
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How to configure Touchpad in Ubuntu 16.04?

Ubuntu 16.04 - there is no option for configuration of Touchpad like: "disable during typing", "palm detection". Is there any workaround (as typing has become difficult issue)?
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Dell XPS 13 (9350) on Ubuntu 16.04 - touchpad stops working or works erratically

I have pretty much the same problem as in Dell XPS 13 9350 with Ubuntu 15.10 - Touchpad freezing, jumping - but on Ubuntu 16.04. My touchpad stops working randomly, or can work somewhat only if I ...
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Problem installing libinput on 16.04.2

I'm a seasoned linux guy trying to set up Ubuntu on my Dell XPS 13 9350. In the past I've been able to get Arch up and running with no problems, yet I'm struggling to install a package in Ubuntu. ...
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How can I switch between workspaces with 3 fingers touchpad in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am looking for a way to change between workspaces with my touchpad, I have found other questions like this, and I have tried theis solutions, but EasyStroke and Touchegg do not work. I have an ASUS ...
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1answer
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Touchpad enable/disable problem in 16.04

Ubuntu tries to be helpful remembering touchpad state between reboots... I hate it! I mean if i don't enable touchpad before rebooting, after boot i will have physical switch by default enabling ...
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T460s Trackpad / Trackpoint caveats

I have a fresh installation on a new T460s laptop running version 15.10. A couple things I've noticed that are really irritating, hopefully someone has some resolutions. Trackpoint scroll not working ...
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libinput: How to map different Tappings to Buttons, TappingButtonMap has no effect

My touchdpad has two buttons (not tapping) and I used to configure two-finger tapping as middle click with synclient. Now, with ubuntu-gnome 16.10, libinput is the way to go and I tried to achieve ...
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Dell Latitude e6420 - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - mouse touchpad and keyboard freezes after a while

I've installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS, removing windows 7, through bootable pen. Everything went well during installation. With ubuntu already running, after doing all the updates, most of the times, after ...
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Synaptics TouchPad Driver (Logitech T650): How to fix false positive clicks when trying to two-finger scroll?

I have a Logitech T650 touchpad that I'm using with Ubuntu 16.04. It uses the Synaptics TouchPad driver. Works great except for one really annoying problem: when using the "two-finger flick" gesture ...
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Two finger scrolling and two finger pointer moving if 1 finger is in lower 20%

My problem is that my touchpad is actually a click pad (HP Envy 14 Beats) and lower 20% of it are split into right and left buttons. On Windows before I used to have it like that: If I start my 2 ...
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1answer
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Upgrade libinput to 1.7 or 1.8 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

Is there any way to have libinput 1.8 or 1.7 on Ubuntu 16.04 without breaking everything? There are issues with touchpad tap sensitivty on the Dell XPS 13 and Xenial's version of libinput (1.6.3) does ...
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0answers
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newer model mac trackpad support on Ubuntu

I have one of the newer mac trackpads that I want to use on Ubuntu. Currently I can get the trackpad to support single touch features, but I cannot use multi touch scroll, which makes me switch to my ...
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Enable middle click drag on synaptics clickpad

I have a Macbook Air 6,2 which is equipped with a synaptics clickpad. I have managed to turn on middle click emulation when three fingers are pressed on the trackpad. This works but I noticed that ...

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