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Elantech touchpad driver issues and input lag in Linux

I have a Lenovo U530 laptop. By default, the touchpad is not correctly detected at all (this bug report was my problem), but I fixed it with the driver in comment #137. Now two-finger scrolling works ...
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Keyboard and touchpad stopped working after battery drain in Samsung notebook

I was watching a video on my Samsung 400B4B notebook running Ubuntu 14.04 when it went to sleep because of low battery level. I plugged the AC power, resumed from the sleep but now the keyboard and ...
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Left click not working on touchpad or mouse

I have a very strange problem. I own a Lenovo ThinkPad E530c. At one point in its life, the left click on the touchpad simply decided to stop working. That keyboard-bound left-click button also did ...
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laptop's trackpad on a train: expected issues?

Is there a known issue with using a laptop's trackpad while on a moving train, i.e. is the EM field expected to interfere? I ask because everytime I use my Apple Macbook Air's trackpad (I'm running ...
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Disable Touchpad ARM Samsung Series 3 Chrubuntu

I have a Samsung Series 3 Chromebook running Chrubuntu Ubuntu 12.04. It works fairly well except that the touchpad becomes hyper sensitive when I suspend the laptop, and it seems that the proximity of ...
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Elantech touchpad recognized as PS/2 mouse Ubuntu 13.10

my elantech touchpad won't work correctly in Ubuntu 13.10 (I had the same problem with 13.04). I can move the cursor and left/right click, but the sensitivity is too high, no scrolling and no ...
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updating Touchegg to latest version

i am trying to install Touchegg , i did follow this guide here, however in the last step "sudo make install" iǘe get this error : /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgeis Tried to google around, but i ...
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Disable Touchpad by pressing a button

I would like to disable the touchpad while I'm typing. There are various questions on behalf of this topic already: How to disable Dell Inspiron 1545 touchpad operate with Ubuntu 10.04? Mousepad ...
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How to disable 'touch' on new Thinkpad touchpad?

I recently purchased Lenovo Thinkpad T440s which the touchpad is one big button. I am trying Ubuntu 13.10 on this machine. How do I disable the 'touch' on the touchpad without disabling the clicking? ...
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Elementary OS Luna 0.2 Synaptics Touchpad settings persistent

I have a problem making my touchpad settings persistent. I have installed Elementary OS Luna 0.2 few weeks ago, I'm quite new to linux but know my way around the computer. By default my Two Finger ...
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Ubuntu touchpad sensitivity issue

My touchpad sensitivity was set too high and I used this answer to solve the problem but numbers change to default ones on every restart. How do I make them stick?
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Mousepad enable button

I gave windows up, and now installed Ubuntu and am going to move all my work here. I have my first problem now, which is that I have on my laptop (Toshiba Qosmio F750) a button above the touchpad ...
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Three fingers not detected and auto drag only using touchegg

I got touchegg working for my touchpad using evdev but now I am having two issues. Moving the cursor is automatically seen as a drag, which means it auto selects text etc. instead of moving only the ...
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Touchpad not working after login in Ubuntu

At some point my touchpad stopped working on Lenovo x220 under Ubuntu 11.10, after login. I have found two possible solutions for that online, but neither of them work. First, gconftool-2 --set ...
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Touchpad sensitivity scales to virtual screen dimensions

I am experimenting with attaching a second monitor to my Ubuntu Natty laptop, and I have noticed an annoying "feature" that makes any multi-monitor setup so unusable that I actually prefer my ...
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Ubuntu synaptics touchpad is too sensitive

I recently switched from Windows to Linux (Linux Mint specifically) on my IBM T61 laptop. Since making the switch, my touchpad has been nearly unusable. When I place one finger on the touchpad, ...
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Touchpad on my laptop doesn't work after logging in to gnome

I am using Ubuntu 10.10. I have my touchpad working till the gnome login screen. But once I login it doesn't work. tail /var/log/Xorg.0.log gives me this error. [ 42.610] (**) SynPS/2 Synaptics ...
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How to re-enable my touchpad on Linux?

My touchpad is not working in my user on Ubuntu 10.10. However, when I logon as another user it works fine. I tried using synclient on my user and it says that TouchpadOff=1. I wonder what could be ...
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Scrolling Region on Left Side of Synaptics Touchpad?

I have a laptop with a Synaptics touchpad that dual-boots Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10. Is there any way in either of these operating systems to get a vertical scrolling region on the left side of my ...
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HOWTO: disable touchpad with key sequence

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10, and would like to know how to enable/disable "tapping" mouse clicks. When I have my mouse plugged in, this feature is pain in the *ss, but when mouse isn't here, I really need ...
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Disable Trackpad Clicks on Ubuntu 10.04

I have a question similar to "How do I disable the trackpage in ubuntu 10.04" but I just want to disable trackpad clicks. In my case this is not a laptop, but rather a Dell Zino running Ubuntu NBR ...
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Why is my HP Envy so hot and why doesn't my touchpad work properly on Linux?

Does anyone know how to get the following to work on Ubuntu 10.04: The touchpad to work at all? Right now, right clicking doesn't work at at all, and left clicks don't work while you have another ...
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Touch pad of laptop does not work in Ubuntu occasionally

As you have probably noticed my last questions are all about Ubuntu, because I had migrated several weeks ago from Windows 7. And I think it is usual thing that until I get used to Ubuntu I will have ...
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touch pad randomly stopped working on ubuntu desktop

Question: What steps can I take to make a touchpad that once worked, work again. Info: I'm running ubuntu desktop on my net book. it has been working more or less fine. There have been some minor ...
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How do I enable a stick pointing device in Ubuntu?

How do I enable/disable a stick pointing device in Ubuntu (9.10)? How can I configure clicking and scrolling with the stick pointer? (I can't click with the stick and scroll the page.)
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HP Mini 210 -> Touchpad doesn't work on Ubuntu

Specifically, I can neither click nor right-click by using the the touch pad. The touch pad has buttons built-into it, which is why it probably doesn't work by default. If you followed my previous ...
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Ubuntu 9.04 to 9.10 partial upgrade broke my mouse!

I upgraded Ubuntu 9.04 to 9.10, then I stopped it in the middle and then did a partial upgrade later. Now, when I boot, there is a"ghost" of the animated loading bar (aka: messed up drivers) and the ...
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temporarily disable touchpad and keyboad, i.e. babyproofing my linux laptop

Following up with this other question, how can I temporarily disable the touchpad (both movements and buttons) as well as the keyboard in Linux Ubuntu Hardy? I mean, there is a menu for disabling the ...
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Ubuntu - No touchpad tab in my Mouse preferences

I have a laptop running Ubuntu Jaunty. This laptop has a touchpad. I want to turn off tap-to-click. The ubuntu documentation for touchpads, refers to a Touchpad tab on my System -> Prefereces -> Mouse ...
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Dell Mini 10 with Ubuntu - touchpad issues

I just recently got a Dell Mini 10 (not a 10v) and I installed Ubuntu 9.04 (regular, not the netbook version) All works well except the touchpad is jumpy as all get out. It seems like the mouse is ...