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Questions tagged [touchpad]

Questions related to the configuration and activation of touchpad / trackpads.

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How do I remove copy/paste touchpad controls from Elementary OS Loki?

After installing Elementary OS Loki on my laptop (Lenovo Flex 3), when I press towards the middle of the click bar on my touchpad, it will copy or paste depending on the location. I've gone into ...
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SynPS/2 Synaptic Touchpad gone crazy

I recently installed elementaryOS on Lenovo B50-45 laptop, the arrow of the SynPS/2 Synaptic touchpad moves on its own and the touchpad seems to be used by two people at once. No it's not a ghost 😂. ...
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ASUS X555U Touchpad not working

I'm testing Freya in live mode but on my Asus X555 laptop the touchpad is not recognized. I've found some tutorial to install Focaltech driver, anyway if I run xinput list from the command line i ...
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Multi touch stopped working after latest update

After the latest update, I can no longer scroll using touchpad and key repeating no longer works. Anyone else have similar issues?
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My touchpad isn't working

I recently installed Elementary OS in my laptop. (Toshiba Satellite C55-B5356) and I cannot seem to get my touchpad to work. As far as I can tell, it's enabled. xinput list seems to recognize it ...
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Trackpad and keyboard not working on Macbook 12-inch 2015

I've tried to install loki on a Macbook 12" 2015, but once the Install screen loads, neither trackpad or keyboard respond. I've managed to install it without problems on an external USB disk (using ...
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Driver Realtek RTL8821CE

Hola que tal acabo de instalar Elementary OS Juno y no me reconoce la tarjeta inalámbrica de mi computadora, es una HP Probook 440 G5. Y como puedo configurar el Touchpad, no me da la funcion de Clic ...
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Is the Apple Magic Trackpad 2 supported in Juno? With multitouch gestures?

I have read that Google engineers worked in an Apple Magic Trackpad 2 driver for Linux, back in September. Is this driver available in Juno? Can you use it with multitouch gestures support?
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Touchpad Locks After Inactivity Period

I have a Compaq 21N121AR Laptop and this is my problem: After I make a mouse movement and my finger leaves the mouse touchpad, my touchpad goes in a kind of "Sleep Mode" and it takes a few "swipes" to ...
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Dell XPS 15 9570 not touchpad

I get a Dell 15" 9570 and I try to install Juno on it but the touchpad doesn't work on liveCD so I install still (with an usb mouse) to try to solve but nothing work.. . Do you know more about this ...
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Touchpad doesn't work with keyboard

How to disable touchpad stop when typing? I know how to do it on Ubuntu, but there are other settings and this item no.
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Touch pad controls

Just installed Elementary on my laptop, switching from Win 10, and I was wondering if there was a way to enable touchpad controls such as swiping up to open multi-task view, swiping side to side to ...
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Wacom issues with the Fujitsu T4220 & T4210 Tablet PC

Could you guys take a look at the Wacom issues? On my Fujitsu T4220 & T4210 tablet PC the Wacom works great and the OS runs awesome; but when it comes back from sleep elementary OS says there is ...
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Touchpad not working on Dell 13-7352

I just did a fresh install of Elementary OS on a Dell 13-7352. During installation the trackpad was working, but afterwards it stopped. I have tried this: sudo apt-get --purge autoremove xserver-xorg-...
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my elantech touchpad doesn't work

I'm new to Linux and I did fresh install of elementary OS 5.0. Everything is working fine but the touchpad doesn't work and I don't have any idea on how to troubleshoot. It looks like its detected ⎡ ...
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How do I turn middle click into left click?

I can't have middle click closing apps when I accidentally tap it. Best solution I've found is to disable middle click entirely. I'd rather not have a big deadspot in the middle of trackpad. I'd ...
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ThinkPad T460s touchpad jump

I recently switched to elementary OS from Ubuntu, but have found that my touchpad on my ThinkPad T460s behaves worse with fine/precise motion. If I keep my finger pressed in contact and roll it ...
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Touchpad just freezes after some time

I am using an HP Probook 430G, where the touchpad just freezes, after a certain point, say 3-5 minutes of usage. There is nothing in the dmesg. Here is my xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Slow trackpad: finetuning and sensitivity/speed/accelation configuration

I have set the speed of my trackpad to max in the system settings. However, the trackpad is still quite slow. In essence, I have to move my finger around quite a lot to get from one end of the screen ...
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Elementary os Loki touchpad right-click

I installed elementary os loki in my old macbook (white one 2007 I think) everything is ok and working fine except touchpad right-click. I tried with elementary s tweak, and touchpad configuration in ...
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Middle click on touchpad no longer works

The touchpad on my laptop is the kind without separate buttons, but distinguishes left clicks (by clicking bottom left corner) from right clicks (by clicking bottom right corner). The problem is, ...
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Touchpad stops working after a while

I have just reinstalled my laptop from Windows 10 to elementary OS 0.4 Loki. In Windows 10, my touchpad works but just the basics (point & click, no two-finger gestures). But in Loki, even from ...
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Strange “rubberbanding” on pointer in Loki

I just installed Loki the other night and I really like it so far, everything has been working right out of the box on my ThinkPad L460. The only thing that really bothers me is the touch. Its ...
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Touchpad not working on HP chromebook 14

I have removed chrome OS and the bios that comes with Chromebooks and replaced it with SeaBIOS with elementary OS installed. It works very well, but I can't seem to get the touchpad working. I have ...
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Touchpad scrolling doesn't work on ASUS x540ls

I tried to turn double finger scrolling through settings but it doesn't work. Tried googling for a solution but there isn't an obvious one. Please, help me enable two finger scrolling. I guess there ...
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Touchegg gestures don't work on an external touchpad

I'm trying to make custom trackpad gestures using Touchegg and Touchegg-GCE. I created a shortcut so that when I drag 4 fingers up, the key combination Super+Space is pressed. But when I drag 4 ...
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Elantech TouchPad not working on XMG laptop

I've had alot of trouble lately, after migrating to Elementary OS. The problem is that the touchpad does not work at all. After numerous reinstalls I, somehow, randomly, managed to get it to work, ...
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Install on HP Spectre x360

Has anyone had success installing elementary OS Freya on the HP Spectre X360? Having issues with WiFi, sound, touchscreen, etc. Newbie to this, so need some help.
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Touchpad disable while typing not working

In the Mouse & Touchpad settings in Juno there is a section for Touchpad and in that an option to "disable while typing". Having upgraded to Juno on my Dell XPS 15 I discovered that this setting ...
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Single finger trackpad dragging inconsistent

Since upgrading to Juno I've been having issues performing "drag" actions on the track pad. Examples include trying to drag windows, or dragging to select text on a webpage. Steps Click and hold ...
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Touchpad indicator not showing

Good Afternoon world. I got to say that I installed the touchpad indicator to mute the mouse pad on my Lenovo laptop as I type. The bad news is, that the notification says that it is ready but I do ...
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When plugging in mouse, touch pad is still active and unable to make changes.

Although I have recently asked a similar question, I did notice that as I was writing, several answers came up to help me with this problem. I tried to do the changes using the terminal without ...
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Problem with interference with touchpad and external mouse

I have a wireless mouse connected but every time I type,it appears to be scrolling causing a lot of errors. Is there anyway I can stop the touch pad from interfering when I type? When using MS ...
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Problems with touchpad of my Jumper ezbook 3 plus

today I have installed elementaryOs on my laptop, but the physics buttons of the touchpad dosen't work. What can I do to solve this problem? Thanks!
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Added Touch gestures, want to remove them entirely - how?

I've actually tried to install it with the help of this page which was suggested at some other place in the elementary OS stackexchange: https://neal.codes/blog/adding-mac-like-touch-gestures-to-...
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Any way to use synaptics instead of libinput?

My touchpad worked perfectly in Freya, however it acts erratically in Loki. I believe this might be due to the fact that Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't allow using synaptics; in fact, if I try to add it using ...
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Elementary OS 0.4 touchpad bug on Xiaomi Mi Air 12.5"

I have just installed Elementary OS on my Xiaomi Mi Air 12 which has a synaptic touchpad. The mouse pointer is shaky and imprecise. I've found a post by two users offering fixes for my issue but none ...
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How to set middle scroll up to unminimize and middle scroll down to minimize a window in Plank?

Currently if you want to minimize a window you need to click the corresponding icon at a Plank bar. To unminimize, you can (hovering an icon with a cursor) either scroll up or down. For me it is more ...
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Alps touchpad jumping on release

I have Elementary OS (fully up to date) installed on a Dell E6520. Works great except for this touchpad/trackpad issue. When i lift my finger from the pad it will jump cursor several pixels in any ...
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How to adjust touchpad scroll speed?

For example, when using my touchpad to scroll inside Chrome, it's going way too fast. I checked the GUI settings but couldn't find a setting. Is there a config file I can adjust?
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Elementary OS on a 12-inch MacBook

I'd like to use Elementary OS on a 12-inch MacBook. I understand the new SPI keyboard and trackpad are not natively supported. I did find this driver which apparently works. https://github.com/cb22/...
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I just install Loki and updated it. But after reboot both my laptop's built-in keyboard and touchpad stopped working

However plugging in a usb keyboard and mouse works and strangely the Cap Lock light is on the built in keyboard and an it seems to shows up when I run the command xinput --list. Both the internal ...
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fn+f9 will not toggle Touchpad anymore

The Touchpad on my computer is no longer swithing on/off when i press the standard key combo to do so (fn+f9). It shows the "disabled" notification in the top right corner, but that is the only effect ...
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Mouse acceleration values keep getting changed by the system

Over the past couple days, I've been fighting to take control of pointer acceleration in Xorg, and I'm just about at my wit's end with this. I managed to get the standard properties to work by ...
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Touchpad two finger scrolling doesn't work in ASUS F540L with elementary OS Loki

I've tried installing libinput as they say in another post but no success, no synaptic driver installed either. I am a bit lost, not such an advanced user when dealing with drivers... Thanks in ...
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Elementary Loki (0.4) - Trackpad Unresponsive (no cursor, etc.)

I installed Loki yesterday on a new Acer TravelMate B Netbook (11.5"). This netbook is all Intel (Celeron N3050 dual core, Intel HD 400 integrated graphics and wireless, 4 GB ram, 128 GB SSD. ...
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My trackpad do not wake up after sleep

I have a problem with my touchpad after a sleep. I don't realy know why. I already tried https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2182922 Note : that's append on last kernel 4.4.0-45 only, not on ...
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The touchpad does not work after installation

I made the installation of elemantary os smoothly. The touchpad of the laptop did not work during the installation. I finished the installation with the shortcut keys. Everything's fine, but the ...
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Trackpad not working anymore

I have a razer blade 14 2017 with elementaryos dual booted. I really need some help, my trackpad stopped working and I have no idea how to test what is wrong with it. Can anyone link me to potential ...
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Lenovo Ideapad 130S touchpad freezes

I am pretty new to Linux so thought I would get a small laptop for Christmas to learn on. I now have a new Lenovo Ideapad 130S, which seems like an ideal machine, and I downloaded Elementary OS as it ...