I really love elementary OS, but there is a really annoying bug where the mouse shakes when I use my track pad. It's not a defective track pad, I have installed Ubuntu Mate and had no problems with the mouse.

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    – Mike Wild
    Commented Jan 30, 2017 at 14:15

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I've had problems with my trackpad as well and posted my solution on reddit which you can check here: Link to Reddit. Not sure if it will solve your problem though!

Basically the command I've used looks like this:

sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-core xserver-xorg-input-all xserver-xorg-input-evdev xserver-xorg-input-synaptics

all at once and not split by a new line.

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