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HP ZBook G5 15 trackpoint (pointing stick) not working Ubuntu 18.04

Trackpoint (pointing stick) on HP ZBook doesnt work on Ubuntu 18.04.2 The device seems to be recognized as I can see "ALPS 2 Dualpoint Stick" in xinput --list. Trackpoint buttons dont work either. ...
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Trackpoint on USB keyboard stops scrolling after suspend on Xubuntu 16.04

I am using Lenovo USB keyboard with TrackPoint and when I resume from suspend, TrackPoint scrolling does not work. After manually disconnecting and connecting back, it works. Disabling and enabling by ...
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lenovo trackpoint speed/sensitivity, 18.04

I found several sources solving trackpoint, but none of them seemed to work to me. Can anyone advice? here is mentioned some solution, but author got into some time issues, and his answer is quite ...
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Thinkpad - Trackpoint configuration on 18.10+?

I have a new Lenovo x280 and am trying to configure the trackpoint following tips that worked on older machines/installs. However, the command: find /sys/devices/platform/i8042 -name name | xargs ...
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Ubntu 18.04 trackpoint feels weird and squishy

I've just upgraded from 16.04 to 18.04 and my trackpoint started to feel really weird. The movement seems to be really squishy and uneven, but I can't quite tell what the problem is. I've played with ...
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Thinkpad trackpoint scrolling speed

How can one change trackpoint scrolling speed? It's way to slow (T480s + Ubuntu 18.04). Mouse speed setting seems working fine and mouse speed is suitable but it doesn't affect scrolling speed at all. ...
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Lenovo x60 - Trackpoint buttons do not work

dear specialists! Need help! - Since the ubutuntu LTS 16.04 trackpoint buttons are no longer detected out of the box. Since then I work with an external mouse. - Now I have ubuntu LTS 18.04 on the ...
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How can we disable mouse Pointstick in Ubuntu 18.04?

I want to disable my mouse PointStick. In Windows 10, I did that by disabling PointStick from "Dell Pointing Devices Software" provided in Windows 10 in System Tray. Can I do something like this in ...
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Can't adjust trackpoint speed on Lenovo T450s with 18.04

I've been trying to adjust the speed of the trackpoint speed in 18.04 but I have had no success. I've tried changing mouse speed in Settings app but nothing changes even with the touchpad I never use. ...
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imwheel different config for trackpoint/trackpad/mouse

I'm using a Thinkpad with Ubuntu 18.04. Is it possible to have a different imwheel configuration for scroll speed between pointing devices? I want to configure my trackpad, trackpoint, and mouse ...
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Dell Latitude 5590 - How to scroll with central button

I have a Dell Latitude 5590 with Ubuntu 18.04 installed alongside Windows 10 in dual-boot. Inside Windows, I can scroll pages by holding the central button and moving the trackpoint. Inside Ubuntu, ...
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How to make TrackPoint and TouchPad work together 18.04

After upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04 I discovered quite different trackpoint (stick) and touchpad behaviour, specifically, the trackpoint and touchpad would not work together (however the trackpoint and a ...
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erratic behaviour of trackpoint on thinkpad t420s [UBUNTU 18.04]

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 and the trackpoint shows an erratic behaviour. When moving the cursor in one direction, it first moves in some direction and then moves the right way. It is a strange ...
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Lenovo T480 jumpy trackpoint with 16.04

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 desktop version on my T480. I'm generally happy with the performance and nice keyboard but trackpoint is quite jumpy and wiggles a little when I'm bringing track point to ...
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Lenovo L450 trackpoint does not work.

So I had installed Ubuntu 16.04 in my ThinkPad. However, sometimes the trackpoint did not work when I first switched on the laptop. Now it never works. Neither the trackpoint nor the trackpoint ...
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how to reverse trackpoint direction?

I would like to ask the following question. I installed Ubuntu 17.10.1 on my Thinkpad X1C 5th gen. Trackpoint worked after putting the kernel option "psmouse.proto=bare". But, I can not change the ...
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Can't change mouse speed on Ubuntu desktop 17.04 and Thinkpad T470p

I have installed Ubuntu desktop 17.04 to Thinkpad T470p recently. I have been hard time adjusting speed and sensitivity for the trackpoint. With default setting track pointer was really slow and ...
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Modify Trackpoint sensitivity in Ubuntu 17.10 (Gnome) on Wayland (Thinkpad X1 Carbon 5th)

Does anybody know how to increase the sensitivity of the Trackpoint on a Thinkpad X1 Carbon (5th generation) running with Ubuntu 17.10 Gnome on Wayland? I googled for it but all I found is that the ...
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Trackpoint don't work after upgrade

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad L570 under Ubuntu. After the upgrade from 17.04 to 17.10, the trackpoint (little red button) and the 3 hardware mouse button don't work anymore. I test it under Wayland and ...
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Trackpoint device not available on Lenovo Carbon X1 5th generation

I just got a X1 5th gen and when I try any flavor of Ubuntu, the Trackpoint device (TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint) does not show up: ubuntu-mate@ubuntu-mate:~$ xinput -list ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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ThinkPad Backlit Keyboard and TrackPoint Not Working After 17.04 Update

I've been solely using Ubuntu GNOME on my Thinkpad X250 since version 15.10. TrackPoint and Backlit Keyboard ever since functioned completely fine. (I've been upgrading my Ubuntu every six months.) ...
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Thinkpad Trackpoint Cursor Drift 16.04

I have a Thinkpad X260 with the touchpad disabled because I prefer to use the trackpoint. The problem I have, and this is driving me crazy, is the constantly drifting cursor. It's always moving ...
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Configure trackpoint on Dell Latitude 5470

I faced the problem of a very sensitive trackpoint on Ubuntu 16.04. Here is my default settings: Device 'AlpsPS/2 ALPS DualPoint Stick': Device Enabled (140): 1 Coordinate Transformation ...
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Trackpoint middle button not recognized by xev

So I just got a thinkpad e570. Even though the middle trackpoint button was recognized and working out of the box in windows as scroll it can't even be seen in any linux distro. xev returns no ...
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xubuntu 16.04 apt upgrade breaks TPPS/2 IBM Trackpoint Lenovo T520 - troubleshoot and prevent?

I have a laptop that I maintain as a template for deployments at a client site. Yesterday, prior to deploying a new laptop, I did the usual routine of apt update --> apt upgrade. After cloning from ...
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How to make Trackpoint Speed permanent with systemd-tmpfiles? (Ubuntu 16.04)

I followed the instructions from the question "Increase Trackpoint Sensitivity with SystemD". So far everything works almost fine. Though the settings are not kept and I need to perform sudo systemd-...
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libinput Trackpoint/Touchpad problems on T460p

For a couple of weeks I am now experiencing problems with my trackpoint and touchpad on my Thinkpad T460p on Ubuntu 16.04. I am normally using trackpoint only, preferably with touchpad being disabled. ...
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Mouse dragging does not work with Alps touchpad and stick [closed]

I have a Dell Latitude E7470 in which a combined touchpad/stick Alps device does the mousing work. Since kernel 4.9 (from mainline kernel PPA) this is supported and xinput lists it as: shell> ...
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Can I use the touchpad for scrolling instead of the trackpoint on a thinkpad?

I can use my thinkpad's middle mouse button to scroll by holding it and using the trackpoint in the center of the keyboard to control speed. Is there a way I can reconfigure this so that, while ...
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Lenovo T560 Trackpoint + Middle Button: Mouse stuck, only scrolling

Fresh 16.04 on a fresh T560: Frequently, when scrolling with Middle Button + Trackpoint, then after releasing the Middle Button the Trackpoint is stuck. Only a click frees the Trackpoint and I can ...
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Trackpoint on Lenovo T460p in Ubuntu 16.10

I've got a new Lenovo Thinkpad T460P, but I do not get the Trackpoint working in Ubuntu like I want it to ... It did work for like a week after I installed Ubuntu, then, without any change (or at ...
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What do I need to configure if an input device is attached through a KVM switch?

I've got a KVM switch from my employer (Aten CS782DP) which works fine as far as I can tell. However, it seems to be causing a problem with my input device (Thinkpad USB Compact Keyboard with ...
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Enable trackpoint/pointstick while typing - dell e7470

I've got a huge problem with using trackpoint on my new DELL Latitude e7470. This ultrabook has a feature which prevents the use of the mouse (touchpad/trackpoint) while typing. Whenever I press a key ...
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Middle-button scrolling with trackpoint Thinkpad T540p [closed]

On my Thinkpad T540p I can't scroll by pressing on the middle button area of the clickpad and moving the trackpoint. My laptop is running Debian Stretch (a.k.a. the current testing release). From ...
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TrackPoint on Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd gen. not working in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I'm trying to get the TrackPoint to work in Ubuntu on my Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd gen. laptop. I just did a fresh install of 16.04 LTS (along with apt-get update, apt-get upgrade and apt-get dist-upgrade ...
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T460s Trackpad / Trackpoint caveats

I have a fresh installation on a new T460s laptop running version 15.10. A couple things I've noticed that are really irritating, hopefully someone has some resolutions. Trackpoint scroll not working ...
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Trackpoint and touchpad Lenovo L460 Thinkpad (15.10)

on my L460 thinkpad neither the trackpoint nor the trackpad work. I am only able to use the gui with an external mouse connected. I tried with the kernels 4.5 rc 4, 4.5 rc 6, 4.2.0 16 and 4.2.0 30. ...
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How to set trackpoint speed for Thinkpad?

First of all I have read a lot of thread about this on the Internet, but none of them seems to work for me. I got this set command that I got from another user and that seems to be the only thing that ...
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Lenovo T420 TrackPoint “Mous Buttons” not working correct

i have a problem with my "new" second hand Lenovo T420. When i use the Track Point while the left "mouse Button" for the track point is pressed pages are scrolled up and down. Also i cant drag and ...
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How can I prune a (kmz) track from my GPS?

I want to keep a track from a walk the other day. When I stopped walking and got into a taxi, I forgot to turn the GPS off immediately, and now I want to prune away all of the taxi track. I've done ...
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Package to configure Trackpoint on Dell Latitude E6410?

I have a Dell Latitude E6410 running latest Ubuntu 15.04 (see Details at the end of this question). I think I have the same problem with the TrackPoint as described in: Dell vs Lenovo trackpoint/...
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Disable mouse in synaptic touchpad with libinput

Is there any way to stop touchpad moving my mouse but still have buttons working with libinput (ubuntu 15.10 with xserver-xorg-input-libinput)? The same effect used to be achieved with setting ...
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Why I can not scroll by my thinkpad usb keyboard's trackpoint after I upgrade Ubuntu from 15.04 to 15.10

Just after I upgrade the ubuntu from 15.04 to 15.10. I can not use my trackpoint + middle key to scroll web page. Actually it could move a little bit. How to fix it? Thanks a lot
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Lenovo trackpoint device not recognized

I'm using Xubuntu 15.10 on a Lenovo Thinkpad Twist (S230u). Unfortunately, the trackpoint device (the red stick between the g/h/b keys replacing the mouse) is not recognized by Ubuntu - most of the ...
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kubuntu 15.04 trackpoint sensitivity

I'm running the latest kubuntu with plasma 5 on a t440s laptop. The trackpoint is very slow and there's no option to increase the sensitivity under the system input settings. The same laptop is ...
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Trackpoint configuration is reset after boot in ubuntu 15.04

I am setting my the trackpoint configuration with the following program After clicking the apply the configuration is set and everything works. The problem I have is that after a new start of the ...
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Dell vs Lenovo trackpoint/nipple/trackstick mouse drivers?

I have a Dell Latitude 6 series, 3rd gen, with a track-point. In windows, it feels great. In Linux, it feels kind of disappointing. The best way I can describe it is that it is too easy to move it in ...
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Dedicated Trackpoint buttons don't work correctly

Setup: Lenovo W541, Ubuntu 14.04 Problem: The (hardware, not software) buttons above my touchpad don't work correctly. Left and right click seem to work like the up and down arrow keys, scrolling a ...
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How to config Trackpoint + Synaptics touchpad only enable clicks on Linux (Ubuntu)

I have Thinkpad T440, which do not ship with the three buttons on the touchpad. I used to use trackpoint with clicks on those three buttons. While in this T440 case, I want to disable the touchpad " ...
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How to make ClickButtons work without affecting the Touchpad (X1C)

There's a simple way to enable the ClickButtons on a Lenovo X1 Carbon that I already found here: https://askubuntu.com/a/599831/167365 echo "options psmouse proto=imps" > /etc/modprobe.d/psmouse....