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Old 11-27-2004, 05:52 PM   #1
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Synaptics touchpad


I reallly need a reply to a post I made about synaptics touchpad. I wan to disable the touchpad properties. They drive me crazy. You know writing one second and then being two pages back the next. Or maybe half your lines are deleted? Please somebody help me fix this! Synclient does not work. I get error messages. Anyone?
 
Old 11-27-2004, 05:56 PM   #2
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Old 11-27-2004, 06:37 PM   #3
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when setting up the touchpad did't you have to edit your xorg.conf file? just undo/comment out the changes you made...?


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Old 11-27-2004, 06:41 PM   #4
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no it automatically set it up. I can't find my xorg.conf file unless you mean the one in etc/X11. That one has nothing regarding my mouse settings. I know what to change, but not where to change it.
 
Old 11-28-2004, 06:55 AM   #5
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well I downloaded the rpm and then had to edit the xorg.conf file. changes that I had to make were...

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Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Default Layout"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Mouse0" "AlwaysCore" < ---- from "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
InputDevice "Synaptics Mouse" "CorePointer" <----- Added that line.
EndSection

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there was a bunch more stuff but if ur "ServerLayout" looks like/similar to that I am sure that you can just remove the Synaptics mouse input device and that should stop it from using it at all...

Funny thing is this is the second time I am typing up this reply cuss my finger hit the scroll button and it freaked out and went like 10 pages backwards. So I am going to disable it right now actually...


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Old 11-28-2004, 11:07 AM   #6
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I just changed:
InputDevice "Synaptics Mouse" "CorePointer"

to:

InputDevice "Synaptics Mouse" "Disabled"

and put a link to it in my home folder for a quick change if need be.
 
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Please do not post the same thread in more than one forum. Picking the most relevant forum and posting it once there makes it easier for other members to help you and keeps the discussion all in one place.

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beatupbilly - as acid_kewpie has already indicated, please don't post the same question in multiple forums. The twin question you posted in Fedora has been closed; I will leave this one open since it has received some replies. In the future, please just post a given question once. Thanks -- J.W.
 
  


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