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Elantech is a touchpad manufacturer. Look here for Elantech touchpad issues.

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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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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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How do I get the touchpad working on an Asus x450L?

I've been using Ubuntu for a couple of weeks now and have been surviving without my touchpad. I have Asus x450L laptop. Are there drivers available so my trackpad will function again? It works on ...
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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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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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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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Couldn't find synaptics properties after reboot. No synaptics driver loaded?

Every time I reboot my laptop, my touchpad scrolling stops to work. I assume it's because my synaptics isn't loading as when I try to run synclient. I get the Couldn't find synaptics properties. No ...
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Disabling One-Finger Tap-to-Click But Keep Two-Finger tap Ubuntu 12.04

The option to disable the touchpad while typing does not work on my Samsung RC512 with an Elantech touchpad and I enjoy two-finger scroll and middle-click emulation with two fingers too much to ...
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Elantech touchpad stopped working after restart

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 on my MSI X460DX notebook for a few weeks. Touchpad worked without problem. 2-finger scrolling worked as well as disabling touchpad with key shortcut. But now after a restart ...
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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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Touchpad acting weird in 14.04 on MSI CR70 2M

I don't know if I am doing it right(or at the right place). It's the first time I report a bug. I have a disturbing bug. My touchpad left click (tapping and mechanical) stops working sometimes. It ...
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How can I disable Elantech Touchpad while typing on Ubuntu 12.10?

I have an Asus laptop (non zenbook) which I purchased last week. It has an Elantech Touchpad on it. Here's what's working: Edge scrolling or Two Finger Scrolling. Three finger and Two finger. Left ...
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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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Elantech Touchpad not working at all

About a year ago I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and the touchpad never worked and as a result I never used ubuntu I just upgraded to 14.04 thinking it might work and the touchpad still doesn't work. I have ...
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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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Touchpad issues - Elantech PS/2

I was able to getit working with: sudo modprobe -r psmouse sudo modprobe psmouse proto=imps My laptop's touchpad (Elantech, I think) is not working whatsoever. I am dual-booting Win8.1 and Ubuntu ...
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elantech touchpad not detected on gigabyte laptop

My laptop's touchpad doesn't seem to be detected at all on my Gigabyte P35 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I think it's an Elantech touchpad. Any ideas on how to make it work? Here are some details: ...