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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I get two finger scrolling working on an Acer S3 Elantech Touchpad?

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on the Acer S3 ultrabook and I am trying to get the touchpad to work with two button scrolling. When I go to System Settings -> Mouse and Touchpad I don't see any touchpad ...
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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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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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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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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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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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ELANtech touchpad not detected anymore on Ubuntu 15

I'm having trouble with my touchpad with Ubuntu 15. When running it off the usb drive the touchpad didn't work already. I rebooted and went straight to the setup and there it worked no problem. Then ...
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Touchpad faster in Y than X

I have an Aspire S7 with Ubuntu 13.04 and most things work fine, but the touchpad is killing me. The touchpad is (from 'xinput list') ⎜ ↳ ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad id=13 [slave ...
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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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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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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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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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Gigabyte u24f Touchpad (elantech) not detected

A new Ubuntu user here. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my gigabyte U24F laptop. At first the touch-pad (I believe it's elantech) was working fine but one day I turned it off using fn+f10 key from ...
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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 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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Asus Q502L Elantech ETD0108 touchpad not working

My touch pad on the Asus Q502L is not working with Ubuntu 14.04. My peer who has the exact same machine with the same version installed is currently working. I read to update the BIOS and I have the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse touchpad isn't responding

My computer shut down when the battery was depleted and before I could plug it in and since restarting it, the touchpad doesn't respond if I move my finger on it. The buttons do. xinput is able to ...
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ELANTech Touchpad no cursor movement/right-click after upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 (Xubuntu)

I upgraded from Xubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 on my ASUS UX305F and the cursor on my touchpad no longer moves and only the left-click functionality works. It's still recognized: $ xinput list ⎡ Virtual ...
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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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Multi-touch on Asus X551C touchpad (Ubuntu 12.04)

I have a problem with installation of psmouse elantech-x551c dkms module on my Asus X551C laptop with Luna OS (built on Ubuntu 12.04). I'm using this instructions http://www.evilcodingmonkey.com/2014/...
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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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Elantech touchpad: right button OR two-finger scroll [duplicate]

Dear Ubuntu community, I recently bought an AsusPro PU401LA laptop (FreeDOS, wiped by Ubuntu 13.10). It ships with a regular Elantech touchpad, i.e. it has physical left and right buttons. I would ...
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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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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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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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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?