Questions tagged [touchpad]

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

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How can I “disable/enable” my laptop's touchpad on Elementary OS Loki?

How I can "disable/enable" my laptop's touchpad on Elementary OS 0.4 Loki?
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touchpad troubles with libinput in loki-beta2 [duplicate]

Background: In loki-beta2 I have some troubles with my touchpad. Sometimes my touchpad becomes unresponsive mid-movement until I release finger from touchpad and put it down again. Trial-'n-Error and ...
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How to fix elementaryOS touchpad problem

I am running elementary OS freya which is based on Ubuntu 14.04, I have a lenovo U41-70 laptop. My horizontal mouse movement is fine but to bring the mouse from top of the screen to the bottom (...
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ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad not working after update

My ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad stopped working after an update. Before a few days it worked fine, but now I can't do anything only the buttons are working. It seems to be the same problem as described ...
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Jumpy scrolling on ALPS touchpad

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T440 that came with the infamous clackpad. Since that was much of an annoyance, I replaced it with a T540 touchpad - Alps DualPoint TouchPad. Here's the output from xinput ⎡ ...
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Keyboard & touchpad unresponsive after suspend

I recently bought this old laptop of Panasonic CF-B10, and installed Elementary OS Freya. Everything works fine except one problem which is driving me crazy: the keyboard and touchpad are frozen after ...
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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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Touchpad two finger scrolling won't turn on

Every time i turn on the two finger scrolling in the system settings, it wont turn on and when i close the system settings the two finger scrolling setting unchecks itself. Everything worked fine in ...
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ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad. Buttons work, cannot swipe

I have installed Elementary OS recently. At some point my touchpad stopped to work. Not completely, but I cannot move it, all I can do is click. I have tried to enable it at settings. Turning on/off ...
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Touchegg touchpad control

To make touchegg work, the gestures you do on touchpad are associated with an application. Example: touchegg.config <application name="All"> <gesture type="DRAG" fingers="1" ...
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Touchpad has stopped working after kernel upgrade

My touchpad has mysteriously stopped working after I upgraded my kernel, despite having now downgraded my kernel and even tried to restore a previous snapshot using Timeshift. I have one of the new ...
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Touchpad issues [closed]

I have a Medion Akoya E6241 Notebook. I have done a fresh installation of Freya. Since installation the touchpad has not worked, and I have to use a usb mouse. Terminal input list is: Virtual ...
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Touchégg doesn't work on my Chromebook

I have an HP Chromebook 14. I erased ChromeOS and replaced it with Elementary OS. It has all the proper drivers for the touchpad and such. I installed Touchégg and ran it in a terminal. It said any ...
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Two-finger Scroll is not working for my touchpad of ASUS X200MA

I installed elementary OS Freya 0.3.2 on my ASUS X200MA, run all the updates. I wanted to activate two-finger scroll, ticked the option in the mouse and trackpad system settings. But it doesn't work. ...
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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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make 3 fingers tap in mousepad equal to middle button mouse click

In other distros like Ubuntu Gnome, when I tap with 3 fingers in my notebook's touchpad, it pastes the clipboard content (same behaviour as middle button in a mause), with elementary I've found that ...
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Touchpad is not working on freya works fine in Windows

I can move the cursor through touchpad. Which is working fine. But I can't select it by double click on the touchpad. Instead of that I can select it by pressing the left click button. Mine Asus ...
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How can I get my hardware working in Elementary?

I love the look of elementary, but have encountered a frustrating problem. The trackpad was working when I selected the "try" option from the boot menu, but doesn't work now that I've installed the ...
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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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Touchpad quit working after update

A couple of days ago I updated elementary OS through the software updater, and after restarting the laptop, the touchpad no longer worked. The mouse would not move from the center of the screen. First,...
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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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How can I install Wine, without disabling ALPS-Touch-pad driver?

I would install wine. but by installing dependency packages, my Touchpad driver uninstalled automatically. so I try install it (Driver) again. but after reboot, system wasn't boot and stuck at black ...
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elementary os natural scrolling disabled when disable while typing is on?

i started the syndaemon like this to enable disable while typing option syndaemon -i 1 -d but after that natural scrolling doesn't work, so how do i get both to work? Thanks for your help.
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How to get bluetooth to work?

I am using LiveUSB to see if Elementary works. After locating a mouse, and now able to navigate the OS, I proceeded to bluetooth settings. My trackpad, Apple brand, will briefly flash off and on about ...
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How to automatically disable touchpad when USB mouse connected

I have had difficulties trying to get the touchpad to automatically turn off when a USB mouse is connected and enable when it is disconnected. I haven't had success with touchpad-indicator. I have ...
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How can I roll back my touchpad drivers to a previous version?

I have a Lenovo z570 where I installed elementary OS. I installed Synaptic driver from X.org and the dependencies. After a reboot, I completely lost the ability to use my trackpad. Sometimes the ...
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How to automatically re-enable the touchpad after resume from suspend?

Occasionally my touchpad is disabled on resume from suspend. I then manually run the following command to re-enable my touchpad: /usr/bin/synclient TouchpadOff=0 Is it possible to automate this ...
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I have some problems with OS beta. Help please [closed]

After I have installed elementary OS. The laptop seems to have some kind of lag and the touchpad also doesn´t work. CPU: AMD A10-5750M Quad-Core @ 2.50 Ghz Graphics: Radeon HD Graphics RAM: 6 GB ...
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Is there a way to set a “scroll zone” on the right side of the touchpad?

I'm new on Linux and elementary OS. Everything is near ok, except the touchpad. It is recognized by elementary OS, except the "scroll zone" on the right of the touchpad. Is there a fix to recovert ...
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Touchpad not working on ASUS x550

i really like freya. but i have tried everything and it does not recognize the synaptic touchpad. Help, please?
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Alps touchpad not recognized

I had an issue while trying the live version of elementary OS Freya: My touchpad (an alps touchpad) won't work as a touchpad really but is recognized as a mouse, so I can't use gestures for example ...
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Wacom issues with the Fujitsu T4220 & T4210 Tablet PC [closed]

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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How to easily enable and disable touchpad without using the mouse?

I want to easily enable/disable laptop touchpad. I know that could be done by short-keys, but at some point I had the impression that custom shortcuts do not work very well in Freya (Settings-...
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How can I enable multi-touch gestures on a laptop trackpad?

My laptop has the ability to read up to 4-finger gestures, but the functionality to map and use those gestures isn't included in Elementary OS. Is there any way I can do this?

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