i really like freya. but i have tried everything and it does not recognize the synaptic touchpad. Help, please?
Answered already in the previous answer's comments. Restating here for the upcoming users, so it would be easy to follow.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hanipouspilot/focaltech-dkms
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install focaltech-dkms
sudo modprobe -r psmouse
sudo modprobe psmouse