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Howto 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 mysteries

I have a touchpad issue which is driving me crazy ... I bought a new Workmann-Terra 1460p laptop (a newer model of the one I currently have) and found that everything worked fine. Excellent! I then ...
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Elantech touchpad doesn't work after login on ubuntu 18.04

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 on my ASUS TUF FX504 laptop with kernel 4.20.6. srajan@srajans-asus:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS ...
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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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intermittent failure of ETPS/2 Elantech touchpad

I have recently bought an HP 14-ck0950nd laptop. Everything seems to work OK, except.... in the past month the ETPS/2 Elantech touchpad stopped working twice -- out of the blue, i.e. moving my finger ...
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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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ELAN touchpad does not function completely

I have an Asus Zenbook UX430UNR machine. The touchpad in Microsoft Windows has the capability of pinch, 3 finger gestures to control and travel among windows and to hide or other functions. Among all ...
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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 ...
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16.04: Elantech touchpad not working on new laptop

I recently bought an HP 14-an013nr, which was released within the last two months. It has an Elantech touchpad that does not seem to work. That is, motions with my finger do not result in ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 with linux 4.7-rc6 kernel

I know (and I did it) how to make an USB key with Ubuntu 16.04 amd64 on it. What I do need for a special hardware purpose is a kernel 4.7-rc6 on this USB key because only this will bring support for ...
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ubuntu 16.04 Elantech Touchpad [closed]

My touchpad working good in ubuntu live but dont work after installation here is some info from live/pendrive I: Bus=0011 Vendor=0002 Product=000e Version=0000 N: Name="ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad" P: ...
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Asus & UBUNTU | Touchpad doesn't work at all

I have a brand new ASUS GL552VW, trying to install UBUNTU 14.04 on it. After installation the touchpad doesn't work at all, neither shows up on xinput -list. (External mouse works.) The kernel was 3....
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Asus g501 Multitouch not working on 16.04

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 but the multitouch doesn't work which makes it very hard to work. Here are the issues I'm facing; Since the left and right click buttons are part of the ...
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Elantech Touchpad not working on Ubuntu 16.04 and Arch Linux

So I have and Asus R558UF notebook with an Elantech Touchpad. After installing Ubuntu 16.04, the touchpad worked once but after restarting, it failed to work and has not been working ever since. This ...
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Elantech touchpad stopped working completely

I've had this laptop for about a month and the touchpad (ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad) was working fine. Yesterday that changed. I had this weird issue with my battery where it didn't recognize that I ...
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elantech touchpad PS/2 multitouch not working in ubuntu 14.04

i brought new hp pavallion ab-104tx which has elantech touchpad PS/2 . Touchpad multitouch features like double scrolling was working fine in windows 10, then i dual booted my laptop with ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 | ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad | Lag & Delay

I've an Asus K52JT and a problem with Elantech Touchpad...it lag horrendously!!! simone@atari:~$ lsb_release -r Release: 15.10 simone@atari:~$ uname -r 4.2.0-23-generic simone@atari:~$ xinput --...
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Elantech touchpad not recognised on Kubuntu 15.10

Clean install of Kubuntu 15.10 on ASUS UX305CA laptop (uses the Elantech touchpad) and the touchpad will not work at all. It does not recognize single tap, double tap, two finger scroll, or any ...