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Although other functions are working properly..little bemused...only the scrolling not happening..

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closed as not a real question by Tom Wijsman, random Aug 5 '11 at 13:56

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Can you share more information about at least OS, Driver and Touchpad? – Tom Wijsman Aug 4 '11 at 13:56

Most likely this is due to the Xorg Synaptics driver not being installed installed. X will recognize it as a pointing device without the drivers, but the scrolling, lock-on-type, and other touchpad features only work when the driver is installed.

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