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Old 11-30-2006, 04:17 PM   #1
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touchpad mouse scrolling problems

So I'm running suse10.1 on a sony vaio pcgv505ex laptop and no matter what I do I cannot get the touchpad not to scroll. It is rather annoying when you try to move your mouse and it is stuck in scroll mode. I have never had this happen before. I've tried using yast and sax2 to setup my mouse but there is nothing to do other than disable scrollwheel which I have done. I have even tried switching drivers from touchpad to regular ps/2 mouse and that wasn't a help either. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Old 11-30-2006, 08:54 PM   #2
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Install Ksynaptics then go into KDE control center, search for KSYNAPTICS and you should see how to disable the scrolling.

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Old 12-03-2006, 01:26 AM   #3
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thank you for the avice. it worked wonders.



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