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Old 10-30-2003, 04:13 PM   #1
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Disblae Touch pad *Clicking* on a laptop


Greetings all. I've posted this message in the mandrake forum but no one really gave me the response I wanted. So hopefully what I want is possible.

The problem:

My touch pad on my Emachine M3505 laptop has that F%$#ing "touch lightly to click" feature on it. So when I'm typing ever so carefully not to "touch" the touchpad at all, sometimes my base of my thumb just grazes it and it cause my pointer to click somewhere, which usually somehow ends up highlighting a bunch of text i'm typing in these forums and then replacing it with letters mid word of what I'm typing.

Please someone, tell me how I can disable this touch clicking "feature" (annoyance), preferably with out disabling my touch pad altogether. Some nice folks in the mandrake forum suggest I shut down the touchpad module, and then just use my external usb mouse. Any other solutions?

Thanks for reading.

Wh33t
 
Old 10-31-2003, 12:11 AM   #2
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talk to ur pad ... be mean.. be like ! hey dude u better not act so soft or I am gonna !@#!@#

show him who's tda boss... lemme know how u do..
 
Old 10-31-2003, 10:12 AM   #3
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Does the touchpad module accept any parameters? Type modinfo <module name> to find out. Maybe there's a parameter that will turn it off.
 
Old 10-31-2003, 12:55 PM   #4
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mmm... I didn't know about modinfo, im still a noober, i'll check into that. thanks adz
But I'm still not sure which module is my touchpad, cause i disabled every module at least once that had the word mouse or usb in it, and it never shut off...

Its a synaptics pointing device. any help anyone?

and ill try being a little more firm with it this time. thanks dzt.

Last edited by wh33t; 10-31-2003 at 12:56 PM.
 
Old 10-31-2003, 07:52 PM   #5
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Show us the output os lsmod. I'll see if I can find which one is the touchpad module, if indeed it's any of them. It wont be a USB module I pretty sure.
 
Old 06-03-2009, 03:50 PM   #6
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My Modules for Asus Laptop

I would like to remove touchpad module. I looked in xorg.conf file and it doesnt have a lines relating to Synaptic touchpad. Pls help.

Module Size Used by
st 34172 0
ide_disk 12884 0
ide_cd_mod 29140 0
snd_seq_dummy 2712 0
binfmt_misc 7732 1
snd_pcm_oss 43024 0
snd_mixer_oss 14288 1 snd_pcm_oss
snd_seq 51924 1 snd_seq_dummy
snd_seq_device 7168 2 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq
ipv6 241864 34
af_packet 16412 0
cpufreq_conservative 6476 0
cpufreq_userspace 3112 0
cpufreq_powersave 1640 0
acpi_cpufreq 6796 0
speedstep_lib 3884 0
microcode 12952 0
fuse 50596 5
loop 14064 0
dm_mod 62588 0
arc4 1728 2
ecb 2672 2
crypto_blkcipher 16940 1 ecb
snd_hda_intel 416844 4
iwl3945 86608 0
rfkill 8576 2 iwl3945
snd_pcm 76900 2 snd_pcm_oss,snd_hda_intel
sdhci_pci 7444 0
snd_timer 20204 2 snd_seq,snd_pcm
sdhci 17108 1 sdhci_pci
usbhid 45604 0
rtc_cmos 10896 0
uvcvideo 50928 0
snd_page_alloc 8184 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
mac80211 199708 1 iwl3945
rtc_core 17384 1 rtc_cmos
nvidia 7252756 40
video 20308 6
asus_laptop 16016 0
compat_ioctl32 1104 1 uvcvideo
hid 35568 1 usbhid
intel_agp 24776 0
mmc_core 54968 1 sdhci
rtc_lib 2816 1 rtc_core
ohci1394 27656 0
button 6568 0
battery 11176 0
snd_hwdep 7144 1 snd_hda_intel
iTCO_wdt 10016 0
output 2736 1 video
atl1 33288 0
videodev 31236 1 uvcvideo
led_class 3896 2 iwl3945,asus_laptop
ac 4480 0
ieee1394 83764 1 ohci1394
v4l1_compat 13096 2 uvcvideo,videodev
pcspkr 2344 0
joydev 8944 0
ff_memless 7132 1 usbhid
i2c_core 29900 1 nvidia
agpgart 32308 2 nvidia,intel_agp
snd 56816 17 snd_seq_dummy,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_seq,snd_seq_device,snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm,snd_timer,snd_h wdep
iTCO_vendor_support 3368 1 iTCO_wdt
sr_mod 13360 1
sg 29408 0
mii 4968 1 atl1
serio_raw 5092 0
cfg80211 23356 2 iwl3945,mac80211
cdrom 32292 2 ide_cd_mod,sr_mod
soundcore 6660 1 snd
ehci_hcd 47732 0
sd_mod 31624 5
crc_t10dif 1704 1 sd_mod
uhci_hcd 23072 0
usbcore 165892 5 usbhid,uvcvideo,ehci_hcd,uhci_hcd
edd 8616 0
ext3 123932 2
mbcache 7592 1 ext3
jbd 52872 1 ext3
fan 4712 0
ide_pci_generic 3428 0
piix 5868 0
ide_core 97492 4 ide_disk,ide_cd_mod,ide_pci_generic,piix
ata_generic 4484 0
ata_piix 16652 5
libata 160812 2 ata_generic,ata_piix
scsi_mod 149672 5 st,sr_mod,sg,sd_mod,libata
dock 11804 1 libata
thermal 19976 0
processor 43644 4 acpi_cpufreq,thermal
thermal_sys 11364 4 video,fan,thermal,processor
hwmon 2916 1 thermal_sys
 
Old 06-03-2009, 07:07 PM   #7
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Start a new thread. This one is almost 6 years old. The only audience your question will get is whoever has previously subscribed to this thread and not unsubscribed. Also, there's no guarantee that the others in the thread are still even active on this forum.
 
  


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