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I have a dell xps with a touchpad with physical buttons.

After installing Juno my right button does not work for right click.

As far as I undestand from this article https://itsfoss.com/fix-right-click-touchpad-ubuntu/ this is a new behaviour from underlying drivers.

In this article there is a solution on how to reactivate the right click on gnome.

Is there a similar solution to reactivate this button with elementary ?

Regards Seb

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I had the same Problem with my XPS 13. The Solution was very easy.

System Settings > Mouse & Touchpad > Physical clicking (in the Touchpad area)

Set it from Multitouch to Touchpad areas.

  • Google got bogged down with all sorts of non-elementary solutions to the problem making it hard for me to find this super easy solution to my dell inspirion trackpad right click not working. I looked at: * dell.com/support/article/us/en/19/sln308258/… * reddit.com/r/elementaryos/comments/5r1dky/… as well as other semi-related pages. I only found this page because I started to ask how to fix my touchpad right click not working on elementaryos.stackexchange.com. – hlongmore Nov 17 '18 at 12:04
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In my case, I selected Hardware default in order to have it working.

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None of the settings fixed by Sony Vaio touchpad. Editing the gnome settings directly did fix my issue.

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.peripherals.touchpad click-method areas

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