Questions tagged [touchpad]

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

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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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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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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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How to disable touchpad middle button paste feature

I want to disable middle touchpad button paste feature on my laptop. I have read about a change that implements this options now thanks to a fixing (https://github.com/elementary/default-settings/...
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Touchpad two fingers scrolling too fast

I am using elementary os Hera on a MacBook Pro 2015. I found that 2 fingers scrolling is way too fast. Is there a way to slow it down? Thanks in advance!
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Mouse unresponsive after login

Out of nowhere the mouse on my Asus S430 has become unresponsive. The mouse works just fine under Windows or during the Elementary login screen, but does not respond to movement or clicks after login....
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Scrolling using Synaptics Forcepad choppy

I have installed ELementary OS a couple of days ago, but there is a small problem I'm facing at the moment. I own an elitebook 1040 g1 which has a synaptics forcepad built in. In windows, scrolling ...
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Pinch-to-Zoom multitouch gesture

I have a two-in-one laptop (Dell Inspiron 7348) with a touchscreen and a touchpad running elementary OS 5.0 Juno and the pinch-to-zoom gesture works ok on the touch screen (but still not very fluent). ...
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Trackpad and keyboard not working on MacBook Air Retina 2018

Trying to run a live version USB drive for testing - elementary OS 5.0 Juno The same USB runs the build just fine on my 2015 iMac but I get no trackpad and keyboard function on my MacBook Air Retina ...
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Buttons on trackpad don't work (Lenovo IdeaPad z410)

Just installed Elementary and I'm really enjoying it - my only problem is that the buttons on the trackpad don't work. I am able to navigate by tapping the trackpad, but not by using the physical left/...
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Problem with touchpad pointer

Hello I'm a new user of elementary os. It is a beautiful OS, maybe the best in my opinion, but I have a little problem with the pointer when I use it with touchpad. For example when I place the ...
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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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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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elementary on Macbook Air - touchpad delay

I installed elementary 5.0 on my Macbook Air (2009). The live ISO ("Try elementary") works perfect (except intern Wifi, I used a Wifi USB Dongle and will try with concerning posts). The touchpad ...
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Change how Ignore touchpad while typing works

I like the ability to turn off the touchpad while I'm typing, but touchpad switches to fast when I stop and I often unintentionally use touchpad in between keystrokes. Is there any way to add cooldown ...
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Touchpad - Combining hardware & multitouch for right click

I am wondering if it is possible to use both hardware and multi-touch setting at the same time. I would like the hardware default button location to always go into right click but also have the ...
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How to get trackpad gestures (three finger drag, four finger expose, etc.) functionality in elementaryOS installed on macbook pro 2009

I am trying to revive an older MBP (mid 2009) with elementaryOS. One of the things that I noticed is that the trackpad by default is pretty limited after the installation. I figured that I need to ...
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Trackpad and keyboard suddenly not working on MacBook 3,1

I've been using and enjoying eOS on a 2007 MacBook for about a month now, but as the fans often run at full speed for simply having a single HTML5 YouTube tab open in Firefox, I found myself scouring ...
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my keyboard and trackpad just stop working a few minutes after install

i just finished installing Elementary OS ( the last version) and it worked well for a de minutes, then the keyboard and the trackpad just stopped working. I feel like it's a driver related problem ...
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Touchpad right button not working

I have Xiaomi Mi book air and I can't get my right area of touchpad to work properly. I'm running elementary OS 5.1.3 Hera. Tried every variant here Touchpad right button not working for right click ...
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Old Alienware M15x Touchpad Multitouch (two finger scroll) not working

Installed the latest build of eOS today on my old Alienware M15x and I can't for the life of me get the multitouch/two finger scroll to work with my touchpad. On windows, the multitouch gestures ...
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Touchpad not working upon re-login - X1 Carbon

Following one of the latest updates (I had a few pending, so not sure which one), my touchpad is acting a bit weird. On boot and first login, everything works fine. When the screen locks and I log in ...
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Bizarre jumpy touch pad scrolling on Toshiba Satellite

I have read EVERYTHING on the net about this issue and have tried EVERYTHING suggested. I am running Elementary Hera with Ubuntu DE. I installed Ubuntu 20 (Focal Fossa) alongside Elementary and ...
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Touchpad Odys Winbook 13 not working

I have an Odys Winbook 13 and I tried out Elementary OS via live USB. Everything seemed to work so far but the touchpad didn't work, no matter what I type in the terminal. (Things I found on the ...
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Keyboard and trackpad are not responding when booting from flash drive on my 2017 macbook

I am trying to install 5.1 on my mid 2017 macbook from a flash drive. I get to the welcome screen, but I can't do anything there, as the trackpad and keyboard are not responding. As the macbook has ...
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Wifi and touchpad issue

I have just installed Elementary os on my Lenovo Ideapad 330 but from the start, wifi or touchpad right-click not working. Any help, please. I have tried every way on internet last the keyboard also ...
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Tarckpad scroll direction

Using Elementary OS as VM with Parallels. So far no severe problems. But the trackpad scrolling direction setting has no effect. I'd like to use "natural scrolling" (My German installation: "...
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Right mouse button on touchpad

I can't get right mouse click on my touchpad no matter what i do. I have used ElementaryOS before and have had to go to the touchpad prefs and selected "Hardware Default" This used to work, no ...
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Jumpy touchpad while plugged in

I am running Juno on a Dell Latitude e6410 that has had issues with the touchpad being super jumpy and jittery... I just discovered that it runs smooth as butter when it's not plugged in. I switched ...
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Mouse & Touchpad settings doesn't work anymore

Suddenly my touchpad stopped working. After a reboot it seems ok now but the pointer is much faster and the natural scrolling is no longer enabled. Trying to change the settings in Mouse & ...
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Mouse speed different depending on axis

I've just installed elementary OS Juno on my Lenovo Yoga IdeaPad 700, and everything works great, except the touchpad. I've tried different touchpad drivers, libinput and synaptic, but the issue till ...
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Right-click context menu for Clickpad

I have an HP Stream 14 with a large clickpad. Previously, when I had Windows 10, the clickpad had a right-click context menu when clicking the right side of the clickpad. I can't seem to get that ...
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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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Elemantary OS Touchpad not Working on Lenovo Ideapad 330s?

Elemantary OS Touchpad is not working on Lenovo Ideapad 330s. I tried libinput and synaptics installation an configuration but it did not work.
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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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Touchpad & keyboard (and other) problems kernel 4.13

When installing loki 0.4.1 (fresh install) everything worked fine,but after updating my laptop my touchpad (synaptics) does not respond to touch input anymore and also when holding down any key it ...
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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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Asus K501UX Touchpad starts working with 30 seconds delay after sleep mode

I installed Elementary OS yesterday as the first Linux in my life, so I'm total newbie here. I have a small problem with my touchpad. After I open my laptop and log in I have to wait some time because ...