A touchpad or trackpad is a device, normally on laptops, which does the same thing as a mouse by tracking the movement of the user's fingers.

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is it possible to send Magic Trackpad multi-touch gestures directly to Android-x86 running in VirtualBox?

My host operating system is Linux (Ubuntu 13.10). have people tried projects like this before? I suppose the next best alternative would be to have the host operating system interpret trackpad swipe ...
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Assign a gesture to a key combination?

Anyone aware of a software that supports gestures and allows you to assign a key combination to them? I'm using a similar program to spaces on windows, and i'd like to swipe to view a new desktop, ...
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How can I reassign the OS X trackpad three-finger tap to a four-finger tap?

I am using three-finger tap as a middle click to do things like open links in a new tab, which works great (using the app MiddleClick). However, it also open the dictionary simultaneously. I could ...
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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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Unable to disable touchpad

I have a Lenovo G580 laptop. I recently did a full re install of windows, which got rid of all the crapware that was pre-installed. Sadly, it also got rid of the Synapics touchpad driver. I tried ...
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Editing new Lenovo touchpad zones in Linux

Just got a Lenovo T440p - love the laptop, hardware's great - and I was all excited to put Mint Linux on it. Install worked fine, zero show-stopper issues, but there's one persistent annoyance with it ...
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Linux detects Vaio touchpad as a ImPS/2 Generic Wheel Mouse

I tried this on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Fedora. My problem is that in these distros, my Vaio VPCSA touchpad is detected as a normal mouse. It works as a simple mouse but multitouch gestures, double ...
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Extremely laggy touchpad after drop EDIT : After plugging to power source

LOOK at EDIT 4 at first! I dropped my laptop - Acer Aspire 5742z and everything works fine but the touchpad. It looks like touchpad send the information about position of finger every 500 ms or ...
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pinch to zoom feature is not working?

When I try to pinch to zoom, My Pavilion 15 series notebook scrolls instead. I have checked the settings and updated the software.
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Windows 8: touch screen not working properly, it was swapped with the touch pad

I somehow managed to screw this. Now my touch screen (laptop vaio fit 15, brand new) swapped the behaviours: the windows 8 gestures dont work on my touch screen (the display) but if i try to do it, ...
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Track pad stopped responding at all, but still appears in device manager

My laptop (14" Razer Bade) touch pad (Synaptics) has stopped working, but in a rather odd way. It started with the mouse pointer moving around erratically at times, a then it stared to freeze up for a ...
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HP EliteBook TouchStyk permanently shut off

I really hope you can help me. I have an HP EliteBook 2560p. I've disabled the touchpad via control panel/mouse. This stupid, dang orange button appears on the touchpad. When I accidentally hit it ...
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solve dell xps delay on touchpad and keyboard

I finally found the complete solution for a frustrating/weird problem i was facing. Problem A ) there is a touchpad delay when typing and try to use the touchpad? problem B ) there is a 1 second ...
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Unable to scroll using touchpad in Steam

I had this problem with my previous laptop and fixed it using this guide. I recently bought a Dell Inspiron which uses Dell Touchpad drivers. I've searched the registry and can't see anything to do ...
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Win8 ASUS R503 - My PS/2 touchpad will not allow me to update to the required 8.0.5.0 version

Details: Brand: ASUS Manufacturer: Toro Model: R503U Attemps: Fn+F9 does not work Cannot update from the 6.--(whatever version) to 8.0.5.0. Pros: 8.0.5.0 Allows Fn+F9 to function, which allows ...
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Touchpad seizes frequently on my Windows 8.0, 8.1 Dell Inspiron 5323

How do you make it so the touchpad will not freeze? When I plug in a USB mouse and use it, the mouse does not freeze. I have the touchpad turned off while using this external USB mouse.
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How to change mouse scrollwheel lines on an Acer Aspire 7741?

My Acer Aspire mousewheel is set to the default setting and I need to increase the amount of lines it scrolls by. Normally this wouldn't be a problem on Windows 7, but the Mouse Properties Window does ...
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How do I assign custom action to touchpad flick?

The 3 finger flick on my laptop is set to open search for downward flick and charm settings for upward flick. The driver settings do not have any option to reassign action to flick. Can someone please ...
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Which registry key's value in Elantech directory is responsible for blocking RMB + LMB

Which registry key in Elantech driver directory: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Elantech sets the policy(on/off): when the RIGHT_TOUCHPAD_BUTTON is pressed disable LEFT_TOUCHPAD_BUTTON. I am asking ...
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One finger scrolling on a Macbook touchpad

After an accident that damaged my hands, I am no longer able to do the two finger scrolling gesture on Macbook touchpad. On Windows I set up so called "scrollzone", it allows me to scroll smoothly by ...
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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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Removing 'bundled' software to make a slow laptop faster?

My brother-in-law has a cheap HP laptop used by his kids for schoolwork. It had got into a bit of a state and was running slowly with some dubious software. I removed a bunch of stuff that had been ...
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Elantech touchpad: Right + Left click doesn't work [duplicate]

This is not a duplicate This is very common problem and till yet unresolved. The Elantech driver disables right button + left button touchpad click. In the result you cannot aim and shoot in games ...
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Accidentally uninstalled my touchpad drivers from Device Manager

I had a problem with my cursor jumping to top-right of the screen and I found an answer here to try to disable the touchpad driver, but I couldn't find the disable option and I uninstalled it instead. ...
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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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Prevent scrolling from persisting after reaching top/bottom of page

There probably is a better way to explain it, but here we go: When I use my laptop's touchpad to scroll up/down, and then press ctrl (typically to switch between tabs with ctrl+tab), the browser ...
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Using keyboard disables touchpad left button for a second on Acer laptop in Windows 8.1

The problem is present in the whole system not only in games: desktop, chrome, games, everywhere. When I press any "input key" on a keyboard for example in desktop I can't select the file by left ...
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Enable gestures at Samsung Ativ Book 2

How to enable gestures to fully use multitouch in a Samsung Ativ Book 2? Couldn't find solution online maybe some of you had similar problem. I'm using Windows 8.1.
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Remap windows 8 edge swipe?

Is it possible to remaps the edge swipe functionality on Windows 8? I would like to be able to make the left edge swipe change tabs in my browser (ctrl+t) and right swipe switch apps (alt+tab or ...
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My Acer Aspire R7 laptop touch scroll pad isn't working, and fn f7 isn't fixing it

I can't figure out how to get the scroll to work again on my laptop. I've only had the laptop for a few weeks and have been greatly disappointed with its many problems. I have Windows 8 installed ...
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Touchpad works intermittently after wakeup from sleep

I have a Sony Vaio VPCZ12 with a Synaptics touchpad running Windows 8. I have a problem, after waking the computer from sleep, the touch pad starts working intermittently (sometimes you can't move ...
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Touchpad scrolling slow in Chrome Aura Metro

Touchpad scrolling for me is significantly slower in Chrome Aura launched in Metro than on the desktop... anyone else have this problem or even better, a solution? Some specs/versions you may find ...
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Reverse Scrolling synaptics touchpad

I am using synaptics touch pad driver for my laptop. I want to disable reverse scrolling. How can I do it using this driver? There is no reverse scrolling option. Screen Shot: ...
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Open/close app when touchpad is enabled/disabled

Mostly, I use my laptop in a desk, with a wireless mouse. But, sometimes, I obviously need to ditch this mouse and use the laptops' touchpad. When I do so, I like to use an app called "Touchpad ...
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Windows 7 laptop - Jittery mouse

Toshiba Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit laptop. The Synaptic touchpad that comes with the laptop has always been erratic, mouse jumps around all the time. So I disabled it (even removed the device ...
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How to solve jumping mouse cursor event?

I have Windows 7 32 bit installed recently in my HP Pavillion laptop. Before this version, I used another Windows 7 32bit version. During that time, there was no problem with my mouse cursor. but this ...
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Scrollbar not working on Acer Aspire v5

I have a new Acer Aspire V5 (purchased from Acer). I installed Windows 8 in it as been recommended by Acer. Problem is the scrollbar of the touchpad is not working. I have downloaded synaptic driver ...
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Disable delete or undo gesture in windows 7

I got a new logitech wireless keyboard that has a touch-pad on it, it's apparently multi touch as I can do pinch zoom, etc... . Every once in a while (read only when writing something important) I'll ...
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Windows 8.1 touchpad three-finger-multitouch gesture gone

Couple of days ago, i installed the Windows 8.1 Pro WMC and all of a sudden the touchpad gesture, which worked like a charm back in Win 8.1 preview, Win 8 and even Win 7, just stopped working. I am ...
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How do I disable touch pad on

I usually disable my touch pad with Fn/F6 but this no longer works. I suspect I have altered the system by inadvertently hitting a wrong key. What do I do?
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Windows 8 Dragging Touchpad and Keyboard Not Working

So i bought a new laptop the Samsung np300e5c it has windows 8, first i updated the bios and chip set drivers also touch pad using samsung SW update. Problem: When I'm using Cinema4d I can scale ...
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Erratic touchpad behaviour on MacBook

The trackpad on my MacBook moves on its own and jumps about on the screen. Sometimes I can't move it at all, and most mouse actions has a little delay on it. When I close the lid and re-open it, the ...
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How can I enable/disable the Windows 8 Surface Pro's trackpad, now that the Trackpad Settings app is unavailable?

Earlier this year, anyone wishing to disable or toggle the Trackpad on the Surface's keyboard could download the Trackpad Settings app. However, it seems that this app is no longer available on the ...
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Driver priority during boot in Windows 8

I've Windows 8 installed on my laptop. It's pretty old, so old that it's touch-pad is not natively supported in Windows 8. Whenever I boot/restart it, all the applications and other less needed ...
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How can I enable OSX 'inverted' scrolling on my keyboard (win7)?

I have bought a new keyboard (Logitech k400), and it's trackpad has two finger scroll which works in the 'standard' windows direction (swipe up to scroll up the page). However my laptop's built in ...
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Linux: Disable Laptop Touchpad Using In-Build Sensor

These days many laptop devices come with a touchpad that have sensor next to them. By double clicking these sensor (or single clicking on some of them) the touch pad is disabled until the sensor is ...
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My Sony Vaio Touchpad freezes

My Sony VAIO laptop's (SVE14A2M1EB) touchpad freezes once in a while (say every 2-3 minutes, but it's very variable). It suddenly stops responding completely for 0.5-10 seconds and then spontaneously ...
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Can I match Windows' touchpad acceleration curve to that of my MacBook's trackpad?

I recently got a Logitech T650 at work for reasons of a RSI nature. I have a MacBook Air at home, and have used Apple laptops for the last 10+ years. Windows and OS X's varying pointer acceleration ...
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Scrolling region on non-Synaptics Touchpad?

Synaptic touchpads have a region on the right that behaves like a mouse's scroll wheel (see figure). I don't like Asus's built in 2 finger scrolling. Is there some way to get a single finger ...