What is the "preferred" method to turn off tap to click in Xubuntu 9.10? It's not available in Settings->Mouse the way it is in Ubuntu.
There is no touchpad manager coming by default in xubuntu. You have two choices (both of them in the standard repos, at least until Karmic Koala)
Hope this help!
There is a simple solution for this, at least for Xubuntu 10.04.
To try if this will work in another version, open the terminal and run the command
Open the Settings Manager for XFCE and then choose Sessions and Startup.
Open the tab Startup Programs.
Add a new, and set the command to
What finally worked for me on a Toshiba laptop (Fedora20) to enable the tap-to-click feature was to create a file like
Conversely, to disable the tap-to-click feature I'd think that if, for some reason, no other options work--as is the case with GUI applications sometimes--you'd be able to create a file like