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Questions related to the configuration and activation of touchpad/trackpads.

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touchpad works even when i disable it on ubuntu 22.04

Recently I upgrade to ubuntu 22.04 but when I disable my touchpad in settings, it still works. I didn't have this problem on ubuntu 21.10. I can disable it by fn+f6 but this isn't permanent. I want to ...
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Apple trackpad disconnects every few minutes on Ubuntu 22.04

Connecting the apple trackpad 1 is easy, a great experience on Ubuntu, and I was impressed how many features work out of the box on my Ubuntu 22.04 box. However, the trackpad will periodically become ...
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Mouse gestures software

is there anything like “xGestures” app for Mac, but for ubuntu? I would like to use my mouse instead of touchpad therefore it would be nice to be able to execute some gestures using mouse.
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Touchpad is missing and recognized as PS/2 Generic Mouse on Thinkpad E14

I am having a problem with my touchpad on Thinkpad E14. It worked well in the first Ubuntu 20.04 installation (Update: also after fresh Ubuntu 22.04 installation), but after using it for some time (...
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Only Click When Finger Touching Touchpad?

Since I use 2 daily driver OSs (Linux & MacOS), I realized that, on MacOS, when you press down on the touchpad with your finger, it clicks on the button (or whatever you're hovering over), but if ...
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How to change mouse polling rate?

I have tried these two: Changing mouse polling rate https://www.urbanterror.info/forums/topic/21844-howto-changing-mouse-polling-rate-on-ubuntu/ First of all, I use Windows 11 and Kubuntu 21.10. I ...
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How to get "middle click to lower window" working again?

I've recently upgraded from 20.04 and now "middle click to lower window" does not work anymore. I use the gnome-tweaks package to configure this setting via the "Window Titlebars" ...
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Keyboard and Trackpad not working after Ubuntu 22.04 upgrade from 21.10

After an upgrade to Ubuntu 22.04 from 21.10 on a Dell Latitude 3400 I wasn't able to move beyond booting, hence I applied the boot repair and then removed Nidiva and install all driver back(Nvidia ...
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Touchpad can't be disabled in Ubuntu 22.04

Since installing Ubuntu 22.04 I can't disable the touchpad in my settings or using the keyboard shortcut. In the settings under Mouse & Touchpad I can enable/disable the touchpad by toggling the ...
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Precise scrolling & pinch to zoom broken in Firefox on 22.04 after working on 21.10

How do I enable precise scrolling and pinch to zoom in Firefox? I just put the default installation of the latest LTS on my laptop yesterday, and precise scrolling in Firefox is broken (two finger ...
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Why do lsusb and lspci command not show touchscreen device?

Ubuntu 20.04 My laptop has touchscreen device which enables touching function. I can view its info by command less /proc/bus/input/devices. It looks like: I: Bus=0018 Vendor=06cb Product=1a1b Version=...
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Ubuntu initialize in initramfs after i updated grub and reboot to try to solute notebook touchpad that wasn't working

i have a notebook lenovo ideapad s145 15iil, it came with windows 10, and everything was working perfectly, but i wanted use ubuntu, and when i installed ubuntu the problem appeard: the touchpad ...
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Touchpad Issue - Jammy Jellyfish (22.04)

I have a Lenovo Ideapad 5 that had Focal Fossa on it previously. I had to edit the grub file to get the touchpad to work in Fossa. Doing that same process now crashes the system after a reboot. I’ve ...
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Touchpad buttons not working on Lenovo Yoga 2-11 with Ubuntu 20.04.4

I decided to install Ubuntu on my old Lenovo Yoga 2-11. It made a huge difference in terms of performance (compared to Windows), but there is one last annoying thing I can't fix. The buttons which are ...
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What are the default values of the Synaptic Finger property?

My first time post here. I have been using Ubuntu 16 on HP Elitebook 2560P for a few years now and recently upgraded to Ubuntu 18. Immediately after upgrading I noticed the touchpad was a lot less ...
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Enable 2 Finger Scrolling | TouchPad not in Settings

I've a brand new fancy RGB PC Specialist laptop; which I'm sure would support such a hardware feature. I've a similar problem to this poster's Q&A. I too cannot see TouchPad within Settings. Do I ...
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tap to click / touchpad settings not consistent between restarts

I recently updated to Ubuntu 20.04 and am using i3. I am using this previously-answered solution to turn on tap to click. Tap to open item doesn't work in Lubuntu 20.04 RedmiBook 15 And I added ...
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Problem touchpad on acer es1-111

how to solved problem touchpad acer es1-111 when using lubuntu 22.04 LTS
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Touchpad is suddenly not working

So today my touchpad suddenly stopped working. I can't move the cursor and can't scroll, however clicking with the dedicated buttons works. I've updated linux-firmware, however the problem didn't ...
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Disable distinct "scrolling" mouse cursor appearance

When I scroll in the default file manager using my touchpad, and reaching an endpoint, the mouse cursor constantly jumps between two distinct appearances: Regular cursor, and... ...some four-way ...
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Jumpy touchpad cursor

After running my laptop for a while, the touchpad response becomes terrible and the cursor become jumpy, I use Kubuntu 22.04. The problem also exists in Kubuntu 20.04. I tried to change the touchpad ...
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Disable middle click with Wayland

I switched my ubuntu from 21.10 impish to 22.04 jammy which implied to leave x11 for wayland. I prevented unsolicited selection paste or unwanted closed tabs by completely disabling middle click with ...
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Sluggish ELAN touchpad response in Ubuntu 20.04

I have an issue with my Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga Gen. 6. Problems appeared only recently, and I believe that it is related to some update, either BIOS or system. The problems (such as a problem in ...
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Touchpad + keyboard issues with Laptop Fujitsu Lifebook E5511 (same issue like Dell and HP, ....) ELAN „DesignWare“ tablet mode „i2c-hid-acpi“

Problem with all of them: Drivers get mental thinking its a TABLET ! The Laptop is no tablet .... keyboard not working touchpad not working Applies to Ubuntu, Xubuntu, ... 18.x, 19.x, 20.x, 21.x, ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad S145 touchpad - not working on 22.04

Lenovo IdeaPad S145 touchpad not working This link is working with kernel 5.13 but after update to Ubuntu 22.04, kernel got update to 5.15 and those options in Grub i8042.nopnp=1 pci=nocrs made the ...
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Physical Mouse Buttons do not work on Lenovo Yoga X1, Ubuntu 18.04

Problem The buttons above the touchpad that are supposed to be left-, middle-, and right-click do not work at all currently. It used to work at some point in the past. Just a few minutes after asking ...
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Lenovo V15-IIL touchpad not detected in ubuntu 22.04

I have recently updated my lenovo 15-IIL to the latest ubuntu 22.04 LTS from ubuntu 20.04.03 LTS. Assuming that since its LTS release there shouldn't be major bugs I updated my system. The problem is ...
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How configure gestures on Ubuntu 22.04 lts

On my notebook, how do i configure the touchpad gestures? I use stock ubuntu. My aim are to show activities (all open windows) when i tap with 3 fingers on the touchpad.
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Gestures not working in Firefox

I've installed the latest and greatest Ubuntu 22.04 but I don't like the following and was wondering if anybody might know how to fix them. No zoom in/out track-pad gestures in Firefox? Not so ...
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Touchpad delay, change drivers?

This question has probably been asked many times before, but I can't find a working solution. I made a fresh installation with Ubuntu 22.04. The mouse cursor has a slight delay, and doesn't stop ...
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Enable Two-Finger Scrolling AND Edge Scrolling?

I see a GNOME setting to enable side scrolling and a setting to enable two-finger scrolling. I would like to have both of these enabled. I saw some other answers on askubuntu, but they all talk about ...
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Touchpad not reversed anymore and device, Glib and kernel errors in log after upgrade to 22.04

Yesterday I upgraded to 22.04 on my Dell XPS 15. After the upgrade the touchpad does not use natural scrolling anymore even if it is switched on. I see the below errors in the log after boot. Seems ...
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Cant disable touchpad though keycode is assigned

I have 2 Clevo laptops (a NL50CU and a NS51MU). Both have a very similar keyboard, with a Function key disabling touchpad (FN+F1). On the NS51 the key works, but it doesn't work on the NL50. I got the ...
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Touchpad click is not working in Ubuntu login screen [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on dual boot. When I turn on my computer, I see the login screen. When I tap there, it doesn't work.I use my keyboard to log in. How can I solve this issue?
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How Can I to disable onscreen-keyboard (tablet mode) its auto when i typing i need to stop it! help

This is my Problems of me, i need you to help me please, it's make me very hard for research and studying
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How can I trick my OS/browser into beliving that my mouse click is locked/clicked continuesly?

Ubuntu 20.04. I'm trying to play a single player browser game where I have to move the cursor around in order to quickly move the object. But it requires me to keep a hold on the mouse button in order ...
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Ideapad 3 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS touchpad is too sensitive so my hand bumps it when typing

How can I reduce sensitivity of the touchpad? It is way too big so when I type, the part of the palm that extends down from the thumb brushes the touchpad and I get all sorts of gestures I don't want ...
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How to run consecutive commands in bash script? (Synclient)

I have an executable document about stops and starts touchpad, that includes; #!/bin/bash sudo modprobe -r psmouse; sudo modprobe psmouse; I added ";" between commands so it can run ...
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Touch pad and touch screen are not working after upgrading to ubuntu 22.04

I have laptop Acer spin 5 "Spin SP513-54N" and had ubutnu 21.10 installed on it. At first, the touch pad and touch screen were not working so I followed the instructions in this page and it ...
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Keyboard doesn't work after closing lid. Running Ubuntu 20.04.4

I am running Ubuntu 20.04.4 on a Sony VAIO VGN-CS320J. Bear in mind, I am a complete newbie, and know very little about this, so pardon my incompetence. The touchpad still works after re-opening the ...
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Keyboard and touchpad not working when trying to install ubuntu

Installing ubunti 21.10 on lenovo thinkpad t14s amd. It is a dual boot. When it get to the install page keyboard and touchpad do not work as a result i am unable to install ubuntu. What is the issue ...
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Stop Scroll Acceleration when Fingers Land on Touchpad

So you know how on certain GTK applications (like nautilus, GNOME Tweaks, etc), when you drag your fingers up or down on your trackpad and let go, it continues scrolling and eventually the ...
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Lenovo T560 Physical Right Mouse Click stopped working

All of a sudden out of the blue the physical right click of my track pad now left clicks. They have not switched as the left physical click still left clicks. and I loaded a live version of Ubunutu up ...
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Apple Magic Trackpad 2, Ubuntu 18.04: issues with force click

I'm using my Apply Magic Trackpad 2 with my ubuntu 18.04 laptop, it works well except for one thing: if I touch my trackpad "too hard" it disables the cursor completely. So I always have to ...
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So close to fixing touchpad issues: How to edit Tablet mode actions?

As more and more people today, I have a 2 in 1 laptop. A laptop with touchscreen and a rotatable display. Mine is from Lenovo and is from the ideapad flex series. Nice little device! It has one ...
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Lenovo T560 Mouse Buttons have no function

I have an Lenovo T560 running Ubuntu 20.04, I would like to get the mouse buttons above the track pad working, however they do not seem to function, I have tried using xinput --query-state \<mouse ...
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Use Asus screenpad as screen

I've been using an Asus UX480F with Ubuntu 20.04 for a while, now. I would like to use the screenpad (touchpad that is also a secondary display) as a display on Ubuntu 20.04. Has anyone managed to do ...
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Thinkpad Touchpad and Trackpoint work only after suspend // L13 / 18.04

I use a Thinkpad L13 (non-Yoga) with U. 18.04 and after system boot the touchpad and trackpoint don't work but they do after suspend/resume. I did a lot of stuff to fix that (bios, drivers, ...) but ...
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Touchpad utilizes CPU even if totally disabled in BIOS and X

I have problems with CPU spikes from irq/204-rmi4_sm when I touch the touchpad in a Lenovo Thinkpad Extreme. I have disabled the Touchpad in BIOS as well as in X. However still the IRQ is fired every ...
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How to permanently disable the touchpad?

I have an old computer (11 years old) that has been dying slowly. Many of its features don't work anymore, and recently the touchpad started malfunctioning. The problem is physical because it doesn't ...
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