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Touchpad delay in Ubuntu 20.04

My Elantech Touchpad on a Lenovo P73 system is delayed every time I press a key, and the delay is significant. This problem didn't occur in Ubuntu 18.04, and I didn't find where the touchpad delay ...
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Ubuntu 20, touchpad flakey

I'm experiencing a lot of trouble with Ubuntu (various flavours) and my laptop Razer Blade 15. Occasionally the touchpad device stops working, except for accepting tap clicks, it does not scroll, nor ...
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Touchpad gets stuck after some time

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 on Honor Magicbook running Wayland session. Sometimes touchpad gets stuck. Keyboard and all other input and output work with no problem. It doesn't depend on activity. Device ...
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ETPS/2 Elantech multi finger dkms patch in ubuntu 20.04

So, after looking for a solution during the last couples of weeks, I've only found an old patch related to the kernel bug related to the Elantech touchpads. The thing is, the patch is done for dkms cd ...
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Asus K55D Touchpad not working on Ubuntu 20.04

It's ridiculous how many "Touchpad not working" questions have been posted here and yet here I am posting another. But anyways, yes, my Asus K55D touchpad isn't working. I've tried: The Fn ...
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Ubuntu won’t boot ACPI Error on Dell Inspiron 3480

This happens instead of a normal boot. I’m getting this error on boot and can't solve it. After reading every forum and trying everything I came across, there’s no way of getting past this screen. ...
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IdeaPad 5 15are05 - elan touchpad not working on 20.04 nor on 18.04

I bought a Lenovo IdeaPad 5 15are05 yesterday and installed Ubuntu 20.04 on it. Problem is, the touchpad doesn't work. I've also tried 18.04 and even Debian 10, but the only OS it works on is Windows....
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Touchpad recognised as a generic mouse

I've just re-installed 20.04 (dual boot with Windows 10) on my Lenovo ideapadY700. My laptop recognises touchpad as mouse. I have no other mouse plugged. I'm new in Ubuntu and I don't know much... $ ...
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ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad not detecting physical buttons

I have Ubuntu 20.04 installed in an Acer A315-51-54AP with ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad and with the synaptics driver. As the title says, the physical click buttons are not working while tapping does (...
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Kubuntu 19.10: Elantech touchpad does not react on touch as “clicking”

My problem is that I cannot use my touchpad to click with just tapping on the touchpad. I am using Kubuntu 19.10. How can I troubleshoot this? The touchpad buttons work just normal. I just cannot ...
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Unable to boot due to psmouse failure loading elantech touchpad

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 When restarting my computer, I get the following error: radeon 0000:01:00.0: VCE init error (-22). psmouse serio1: elantech: elantech_send_cmd query 0x02 failed. psmouse ...
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`evtest` does not report scancode for TPPS/2 Elan TrackPoint on ThinkPad X1 C6

I am trying to identify scancodes for the three buttons below the space bar (above the trackpad) on my ThinkPad X1C6 using evtest as well as evemu-record. The buttons are working fine but no scancodes ...
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Touchpad not working Dell Inspiron 7348 / 7359

I have a Dell Inspiron 13 - 7359 but in the bios it says its a 7348. I've tried every online guide I can find but no success in getting the touchpad to work. The touch screen works well though. I've ...
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How to use Fingerprint reader in Ubuntu 19.10

I am using Ubuntu 19.10 in Asus X510UN. Using the lsusb command I can't find Fingerprint Device, and it's even showing no device found in fprintd-enroll. I have built-in fingerprint reader in my ...
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How to configure an Elan fingerprint scanner on an Asus UX430A laptop?

I have an ASUS UX430UA and lsusb shows the fingerprint scanner is an Elan Microelectronics Corp. I'm new to the Linux world in general and Ubuntu. I read a few threads and tried out some of the ...
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How to add support for touchpad elan 0628 in current 19.04 ubuntu

I recently acquired a Lenovo IdeaPad L340-15API that works mostly OK with the exception of the touchpad (and the wireless interface, but I already fixed that). Looking around I found several similar ...
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Touchpad stops working after suspend sometimes

I have a Huawei Matebook D with an AMD Ryzen 2500u It runs Kubuntu 18.10 great with one exception. The touchpad will stop working after an extended suspend period whats wierd is if I close the lid for ...
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Touchpad not working on Asus FX753VD

I've bought a Asus FX753VD and have ubuntu 18.04 LTS installed in dualboot with win10. In order to have ubuntu working I had to disable ACPI in the grub config (pci=noacpi). Once ubuntu is running the ...
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Reduce two-finger scrolling sensitivity Thinkpad T480s - Ubuntu 18.04

The Thinkpad T480s comes with the Elantech touchpad driver installed. All of the solutions I have found are predicated on the fact the laptop has a Synaptics driver installed. Is there a way to ...
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Touchpad not working properly on ASUS UX330U

I have an ASUS UX330U and I am running Ubuntu 16.04.4 on it with xfce as window manager. Sometimes it happens that after suspend the touchpad is not working. The touchpad is working in the login-...
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Elan touchpad i2c_hid problem

I'm running Kubuntu 18.04 on my Asus convertible laptop, but it is now erratic upon resuming from standby. Quite often I will get a message saying something like "i2c_hid i2c-ELAN1200:00: ...
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18.04 ITE 8910 touchpad on Asus Strix GL703GE not working

I've seen bits and pieces of similar problems around in numerous issues on all sorts of sites, but none of the suggestions/fixes appear to make a difference. It looks like this may be the dreaded ...
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Elantech touchpad does not work (i2c-hid)

TL;DR; WTF!? The substance of this question is in the title and in bold. Some touchpads, designed for Win8/10, behave erratically with the Linux i2c-hid kernel module. There are a lot of questions ...
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Touchpad issue after ubuntu 18.04 upgrade

Few days earlier, I have updated my Ubuntu form 17.10 to 18.04. Everything is running perfect, except touchpad. Touchpad is not getting disabled while typing even if I have enabled this option in ...
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Asus FX502 Elantech touchpad issue

I have an Asus FX503 gaming laptop. I installed both Ubuntu and windows side by side. However the touchpad in Ubuntu is getting stuck repeatedly. I have tried almost everything on the internet still ...
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Edge motion not working on Acer Aspire R15 laptop with Elan trackpad, no edge motion settings in synclient

In Windows 10, my trackpad has a feature where, if I double-tap and drag to the edge of the pad, the cursor will keep moving in that direction. I just installed Ubuntu 16.04.1 as dual boot, and that ...
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I found a solution to my elantech multi-touch bug but it involves a patch to kernel 3.9

Here's the Launchpad bug report. Kendatsuba in comment 77 offers a patch that works, and people with the same laptop as me (Samsung np780z5e) confirm it works. The problem is the age of the patch- if ...
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How to get the touchscreen on HP ENVY x360 (AMD Raven Ridge) working?

I am running Ubuntu 17.10 with the 4.15 mainline kernel on a "Product Name: HP ENVY x360 Convertible 15-bq1xx" (from dmidecode). Sadly, the touchscreen does not work. There is an entries in /sys/bus/...
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Elantech touchpad do not works on all Ubuntu flavors

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad 315 laptop with a Elantech touchpad, I made a "research" and this touchpad works only on Ubuntu 16.04/17.10 and on Ubuntu Mate 16.04 (I not tested on Ubuntu Mate 17.10, but I ...
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ubuntu 16.04 touchpad not working

I have a lenovo ideapad 320. After installing ubuntu 16.04, the touchpad hasn't been working. sometimes the touchpad will work for a few minutes after restarting, but it eventually stops working ...
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Touchpad double tap and two finger scroll is only working when press Window Keys/SuperKey on Ubuntu 16.04

How do I make my touchpad working without having to press Window(super)Key? I am using Ubuntu 16.04.3, I don't use mouse. It is working normal before (Without have to press Win Key) when I first ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 Elantech touchpad jerky and sluggish with phantom click events

I'm playing with a new ASUS ROG GL503VD-DB71 laptop onto which I've installed a fresh Ubuntu 17.10 Aardvark with GNOME Shell. Everything works beautifully except the touchpad, which I've so far had ...
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Acer A515 touchpad not working in Ubuntu 17.10

I finally decided to try Ubuntu after testing it with LiveCD. I installed it and everything seemed to work fine but after a while the touchpad stopped working. It was ok but suddenly it just died. The ...
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Asus FX503VD Elan1200 Touchpad not working smoothly [closed]

Yet another Touchpad issue but I've been reading countless posts and blogs on the subject, I can't find a solution to my problem. I recently bought an ASUS FX503VD and it comes with Windows 10. I ...
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Elantech touchpad annoying behaviour (gestures don't work well)

I am having problems with my Touchpad Elantech on Acer Aspire E1-572G. I tried both Ubuntu 16 and 17 (and also other Linux distros), but no luck. My problem is that the gestures (two-finger tap for ...
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Touchscreen not working properly

My touchscreen intermittently works on my Dell Inspiron 7537, mostly not. It generally is not detected on bootup, but only when the computer resumes after suspend. When it is detected (after suspend) ...
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Elantech touchpad not recognized on Lenovo Ideapad 320 [duplicate]

I have bought a new laptop that of course comes with Windows 10. I installled Ubuntu and my Elantech Touchpad does not work at all and isn't recognized. Model: Lenovo Ideapad 320-15ABR Ubuntu ...
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Elantech touchpad not working in Ubuntu 16.04.3 on Lenovo Ideapad 320

I recently bought a Lenovo Ideapad 320 and installed Ubuntu 16.04.3 on it. Installation went well, but while typing my password I realised that my touchpad wasn't working. How can I find out what the ...
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Lenovo Ideapad 320 - Touchpad doesn't work

My touchpad is working with Windows, but not with Ubuntu. I believe I require drivers for Ubuntu. On the Lenovo site I can't find a driver for Ubuntu or for any Linux distro. Can anyone help?
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Disabling touchpad acceleration

I'd like to disable the dreadful touchpad acceleration Ubuntu Budgie has enabled by default. How could I do that (using the terminal)? It's an Elantech touchpad so I can't use the SynapticsTouchpad ...
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Asus Laptop Touchpad Not Working on Ubuntu 14.04 or Greater Versions (Elantech Touchpad) [closed]

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

I dualbooted ubuntu with windows 10 and my touchpad is not working. I have tried a few solutions already( This This This This ) but all without succes. My xinput ↳ ELAN0501:00 04F3:300B Touchpad ...
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Elantech touchpad disabled on boot

My touchpad of my acer AO725 is always disabled on boot. I have already tried a couple of methods that worked for other people, like Touchpad disabled at boot? and Synaptic touchpad disabled after ...
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Dell Stylus 750-AAHC not working on Dell Inspiron 17 7000 series

on my Dell Inspiron 17 7778 (2-in-1) notebook the Dell Stylus 750-AAHC does not work in a correct way. When I touch the screen with the pen the behavior is completely random. It is impossible to use ...
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Recognized and enabled Elantech touchpad not working

Recognized and enabled touchpad not working at all on a Toshiba L55D-C5269 Laptop. A search yields many different solutions to Elan touchpads but none of them seem to be working. Some of the things I ...
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ELAN Touchpad - Disable while typing does not work?

I love my brand new laptop. Fast processor, m.2 ssd, memory to spare, xUbuntu runs great. However, the tocuhpad is driving me nuts! As I'm typing the the mouse clicks on whatever window it's over. ...
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Could anyone help me with mouse speed please?

My mouse is way too fast and it really bugs me. I was looking for a solution but none of them worked for me. "xinput --list --short" output: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master ...
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Elantech touchpad does not work after suspend

I have an Asus K501L. After I close my laptop or click suspend in the menu on the top right, when I reopen the laptop I am unable to use my touchpad. I looked in xinput and can confirm that it does ...
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Touchpad registers as pointer in X

I got a new ASUS K501U laptop and installed Ubuntu 16.04 on it. I'm running kernel 4.7 although I had the same issue in 4.3. Multitouch features like two-finger scrolling aren't working. The touchpad ...
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Touchpad only starts working after suspend on Ubuntu 16.04 of Asus laptop [duplicate]

I have a weird problem with my ASUS K556UB laptop. When I start the computer, the touchpad doesn't work, it is shown in xinput output and in /proc/bus/input/devices. Here's the weird part: it starts ...