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Multi-Touch Gestures for eOS config file for Libinput OS

I managed to make it work with: git clone http://github.com/bulletmark/libinput-gestures cd libinput-gestures sudo make install sudo apt install libinput-tools xdotool sudo gpasswd -a $USER input ...
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Shaky mouse pointer when using touchpad

This is a bug reported here if you could contribute your laptop model there for testing purposes. (The issue appears to be that the synaptics driver does not take precedence over the libinput driver.) ...
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How to NOT disable touchpad while typing?

TLDR You can enable touchpad (that is disable auto-disable) with xinput set-prop DEVICE PROP 0 where you can check for your device ID and prop ID with xinput and xinput get-props DEVICE respectively. ...
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Touchpad multitouch behaviour change

I don't know how to get this to work with libinput, but here is how to install synaptics and set it up how you want. The process is fairly easy. Just install synaptics and set up a conf file. If you ...
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Way to enable vertical two-finger scrolling, but not horizontal?

This answer applies only to Loki Okay, so I might have just proven myself wrong. I did: sudo apt-get remove xserver-xorg-input-libinput libinput-tools This removes libinput touchpad driver. Then ...
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How do I disable the middle click in Loki?

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: ...
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Touchpad sensibility is too high in Loki?

I just posted a solution for another question that might help you for this as well on: Way to enable vertical two-finger scrolling, but not horizontal? I removed the libinput drivers for the ...
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How to fix elementaryOS touchpad problem

Thanks for providing the necessary information, after a lot of googling and reading bug reports, it seems the main solutions are as follows, I'll start with the easiest although I know you have ...
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How to disable touchpad in Loki beta?

On elementary OS Loki you can't disable the touchpad from System Settings, you have to install dconf-editor, open it and go to org->gnome->desktop->peripherals->touchpad there on send-...
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Trackpad randomly freezes

I just posted a solution for another question that might help you for this as well on: Way to enable vertical two-finger scrolling, but not horizontal? I removed the libinput drivers for the ...
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Tap to click enabling with console Command

You can enable tap-to-click with follow command: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.peripherals.touchpad tap-to-click true
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Touchpad has stopped working after kernel upgrade

Well, thanks to some assistance on the Purism forums I found the answer to this. (Unfortunately, not before paving the OS, returning to PureOS, and wasting a lot of time tearing my hair out.) The ...
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Touchpad two finger scrolling won't turn on

Have a look here: Two-finger Scroll is not working for my touchpad of ASUS X200MA Maybe you have better luck in terminal...
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Trackpad randomly freezes

switch to the synaptic driver: sudo apt install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics then force the synaptics driver to load, achieved by putting the synaptic config file into X11 directory for ...
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Touchpad sensibility is too high in Loki?

You can adjust the speed sensitivity by playing with the numbers for libinput Accel Speed. It will accept anything from -1 to 1. For instance, you can try: xinput --set-prop "SynPS/2 Synaptics ...
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Touchpad sensibility is too high in Loki?

I've had luck by installing dconf-editor with: sudo apt-get install dconf-tools Open dcong-editor and navigate to org > gnome > desktop > peripherals > touchpad to change the speed manually to ...
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Smooth cursor movement on touchpad (Loki 0.4)

Okay so I did some things I'm not entirely sure about, but I think sudo apt remove xserver-xorg-input-libinput did what I wanted. I also did sudo apt install xserver-xorg-input-all xserver-xorg-input-...
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How to disable the touchpad when mouse plugged in? - Loki & Freya

Or the far easier method: Install, and run, Dconf-editor. Then do the following: Search (ctrl-f) touchpad When you get to the key org.gnome.desktop.peripherals.touchpad Then look in the right ...
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How to NOT disable touchpad while typing?

If you have a Synaptic Touchpad with synclient installed you can use : synclient TouchpadOff=0 0 = enabled 1 = disabled 2 = disabled while typing source : https://doc.ubuntu-fr.org/touchpad#...
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How to enable lower right corner touchpad as Secondary click on 2008 Macbook 5,1

elementary OS 0.4 Loki uses LibInput and not xinput. You can change your click method in System Settings > Mouse & Touchpad. To use touchpad areas for right clicking instead of Multitouch, ...
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Update libinput driver

I had to upgrade libinput to fix some touchpad issues on my laptop, I detailed the process in another answer: https://elementaryos.stackexchange.com/a/10213/8179
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XORG issue from frozen trackpad - crumb!

It appears that the answer to my problem had to do with .xAuthority being given to root as opposed to my username. This AskUbuntu post solved it: https://askubuntu.com/questions/223501/ubuntu-gets-...
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elementary OS doesn't reconize my computer as Laptop. OS thinks I have a Desktop

Try to install the latest linux kernel from the ubuntu repositories, that's an issue with the asus-laptop driver.
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How can I disable Tap to Click?

If you have a Synaptics touchpad (which I believe is on most laptops), you can use synclient to modify these settings. To install simply run sudo apt install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics. In this ...
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Lenovo V130 Touchpad

Is a known issue on the kernel https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/kernel-package/+bug/1789252 You have three options: Demand a good driver for the manufacturer (Lenovo/Elan) Wait for the ...
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Keyboard and TouchPad stops working in Elementary OS

In my case elementary OS was working fine until I install so many things including software update from app center, then I leave my laptop and when I came back the keyboard and mouse does not work. I ...
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Touchpad issues after upgrading to new version 5.1

Olá, Apparently he would have to update the kernel, I answered someone a few minutes ago on another post. https://elementaryos.stackexchange.com/a/21346/19360 Launch the terminal whithout mouse and ...
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Shaky mouse pointer when using touchpad

In case you want to continue using libinput instead of synaptics (which is deprecated), you can try manually upgrading libinput which fixed the problem on my Dell Latitude E7240. From the following ...
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How do I install Touchegg in elementary OS?

Also you can use https://github.com/bulletmark/libinput-gestures Works fine on loki install
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