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Old 02-07-2003, 09:41 PM   #1
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synaptics touchpad


does anyone know howto get the synaptics touchpad working in redhat 8.0 on a dell laptop (4150)
 
Old 02-08-2003, 05:59 PM   #2
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i have dell inspiron 2650 and the touch pad works fine under redhat 8.0 with out configuring but if you have another mouse connected touch ped will not work
 
Old 02-08-2003, 06:21 PM   #3
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yes i got the touchpad working by going into the gui configuration for the mouse and changing it to a ps/2 mouse, that got the touchpad working, but my external mouse quite working.
 
Old 02-08-2003, 08:15 PM   #4
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Aren't most laptops set up to deactivate the built in mouse when you plug an external one in?
 
Old 02-08-2003, 08:38 PM   #5
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no you have to disable it manually in dell and desknotes i do not know about others
 
Old 02-08-2003, 11:01 PM   #6
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nakkaya i got both mouses working by following the instructions at this thread
 
  


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