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Why is my ThinkPad T60 trackpoint not recognized as a device?

On my ThinkPad T60, the touchpad works fine but the trackpoint does not work at all. Why that? Details and Diagnostics: The trackpoint is enabled in BIOS. The UltraNav tab of the Windows 7 mouse ...
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Lenovo T440s UltraNav trackpad: can I treat middle-button “click” as a right click?

I'm a pointing-stick-only user trying to adjust to the lack of dedicated mouse buttons on my new Lenovo ThinkPad T440s. I've mastered the left click but for right clicks I'm having trouble moving my ...
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Thinkpad Synaptics Trackpoint: Scrolling suddenly freezes with difficulty to resume

I've used several Thinkpad models (IBM and Lenovo) with the same problem. From time to time vertical scrolling with the Trackpoint stops working. I have to apply a huge amount of pressure to the ...
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How can I invert the scrolling direction for the lenovo thinkpad trackpoint?

In Windows 8.1 I invert the scrolling direction of the touchpad and external mouse by using the following AutoHotkey script. However, the trackpoint scrolling is still not affected by this. How can I ...
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Using trackpoint for horizontal scrolling under OS X

I have a Tex Yoda with a trackpoint. How can I do horizontal scrolling with it under Mac OS X? It works with mouse and trackpad but with the trackpoint, only Y axis scrolling works.
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How to adjust HP 2710p trackpoint without affecting USB mice

I'm using an older HP 2710p laptop with Ubuntu 13.10, and it has a pointing stick/trackpoint that shows up as a generic PS/2 mouse in xinput ada@jane:~$ xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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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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How do I fix my Lenovo UltraNav setup?

I have a Lenovo X230 tablet and as of this morning it is exhibiting a very odd problem with the UltraNav system (both touchpad and trackpoint). Upon starting up the machine, they both work normally, ...
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Smallest mouse controller

I am a simple programer, exploring out from my usual space for the sake of curiosity and development so please bear with me. First if I am in the wrong exchange then please guide me in the right ...
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make permanant change to /sys/devices/platform/

I'm configuring my thinkpad's trckpoint using the following command: sudo echo -n 120 > /sys/devices/platform/i8042/serio1/serio2/speed sudo echo -n 255 > ...
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How can one disable a Thinkpad's center mouse button only?

After an accidental submersion in some water, my Thinkpad X201 is still functioning just fine, except that the center (blue) trackpoint button appears to 'click' roughly once a second. This is ...
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How to make Ultranav Trackpoint always scroll?

I want to configure the trackpoint on my ThinkPad T510 to ALWAYS scroll. I know I can do this by holding the middle button but I don't want to do that. I want it to never be used as a pointing device, ...
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Scrolling with laptop pointing stick doesn't work in NetBeans

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X201s laptop. I'm using the laptop's TrackPoint (the red pointing stick which functions as a mouse) in order to scroll. Scrolling using the TrackPoint usually works for me, ...
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Ergonomics of Touchpad and TrackPoint [closed]

In terms of ergonomics, is there a consensus that either Trackpoints (e.g. Lenovo) or Touchpads (e.g. Macbook) are more ergonomic? If so, what is the consensus?
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How to get used of trackpoint on a thinkpad?

Recently my shoulder hurts due to frequently arm movement switching between keyboard and mouse. Then I start using trackpoint. The problem is, while everyone saying the trackpoint is more accurate ...
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Middle click using IBM/Lenovo keyboard with TrackPoint to scroll on Mac OS X

I have an IBM ThinkPad style USB keyboard with TrackPoint (similar to the ones Lenovo currently sells). I love this keyboard and would like to use it with a Mac OS X machine I have. Everything seems ...
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How to configure Synaptics TrackPoint/UltraNav for specific applications?

I have a ThinkPad X61, and I'd like to configure sensitivity of the Synaptics pointing stick scrolling feature on a per-application basis. I did this about 4 years ago on my ThinkPad T41, using a ...
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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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How to get rid of ThinkPad “TrackPoint Scrolling Tips” dialog

UPDATE 2: NOT SOLVED AFTER ALL Unfortunately this setting gets reset after EVERY SINGLE REBOOT. Question: I have a Lenovo Thinkpad (T400) that has been configured to use the middle button above ...
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Thinkpad trackpoint: scrolling and middle click possible?

I'm using an X61s laptop (under Windows) that only has a trackpoint, not a touchpad. The trackpoint has a scroll function that is activated by holding the middle button and then using the trackpoint ...
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Thinkpad trackpoint scrolling with VMWare

ThinkPads have a middle mouse button for scrolling, sort of like a mousewheel. The trouble is, when I'm using VMWare, the scroll messages don't seem to get through to the guest operating system and ...