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Old 01-23-2008, 07:44 AM   #1
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Disabling Touchpad while typing.


I've figured out how to do it thanks to this howto:

http://www.debuntu.org/2006/06/25/70...d-while-typing

but the only thing i cant figure out is how to make it work automatically.

i had no~/.xinitrc, and i copied one from the etc/x11 folder as instructed by another tutorial i found on google, and added in the line syndaemon -i 1.0 -t but it seams to be innefective.

wat am i doing wrong?
 
Old 01-23-2008, 10:42 AM   #2
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Try putting that command at the end of the file /home/nardz/.bashrc
Logout, login, is it working?

And the link you gave said that if you want to start syndaemon automatically when you login you should make sure that the -d switch is turn on. -d stands for daemon and will make syndaemon start in the background.
 
Old 01-23-2008, 07:10 PM   #3
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Try putting that command at the end of the file /home/nardz/.bashrc
Logout, login, is it working?

And the link you gave said that if you want to start syndaemon automatically when you login you should make sure that the -d switch is turn on. -d stands for daemon and will make syndaemon start in the background.
thanks. i dont know how i missed the -d, however it didnt fix the problem.

and i have also tried your other suggestion in /bashrc, and still no luck

atm the only way i can get it to work is by running it from alt-f2
 
Old 01-24-2008, 05:28 AM   #4
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i have also tried your other suggestion in /bashrc, and still no luck
It's not /bashrc it's /home/nardz/.bashrc
Notice the "."

You could also try making a script:

Code:
#!/bin/bash
syndaemon -d -i 1.0 -t
Make it executable:
chmod +x scriptname

And move it to the /home/nardx/.kde/Autostart/ directory
 
Old 01-24-2008, 05:33 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by tredegar View Post
It's not /bashrc it's /home/nardz/.bashrc
Notice the "."
yeah i know, sorry i just left out the . when repeating it in this forum.


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You could also try making a script:

Code:
#!/bin/bash
syndaemon -d -i 1.0 -t
Make it executable:
chmod +x scriptname

And move it to the /home/nardx/.kde/Autostart/ directory
i will try that thanks.

I also have a feeling that the issue has something to do with another issue im having

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...isible-611465/
 
  


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