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Selecting files / folders works fine for me in Pantheon Files by either: Using and clicking the checkmark at the top left of an icon to select one or multiple entries. Clicking and dragging the mouse on an empty area to make a rectangular selection area. Pressing the control key (ctrl) before clicking on an icon also allows to select one or multiple files. ...


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Running the following command in the terminal could solve this: xmodmap -e "pointer = 1 25 3 4 5 6 7 8 9" To make this persistent, edit your ~/.Xmodmap with a text editor either from the terminal: nano ~/.Xmodmap or with a graphical text editor: open files --> go to your home directory --> open .Xmodmap (a hidden file) with a right click in "...


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If you are using the daily unstable version you should check whether the schema io.elementary.files.preferences.single-click exists, in which case you should change that. The Tweaks tool is not guaranteed to work with this version.


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Changing this setting via dconf works for me: $ dconf write /org/pantheon/files/preferences/single-click false Can you try that?


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The bug is resolved in august Loki updates.


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This sounds like it is a problem with the compatibility of the trackpad. Have you tried plugging in a mouse, and see if that works? Also, actually installing the system (as opposed to running it from a USB pen) will increase your chance at a fully working system since a bunch of software is installed from the web too (on top of the core stuff on the pen). ...


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