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Old 07-16-2004, 11:32 PM   #1
conjk
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Disabling Trackpad Clicking in Fedora


I've seen lots and lots of posts about Turning On trackpad clicking, and I've seen lots of posts about disabling it on Macs running YDL, but nothing about killing it in Fedora.

Any ideas?

Details: the mouse is a Synaptics Touchpad PS/2 v5.9 -- Synaptics only seems to have Win drivers available, so I'm using "Generic PS/2 2-button"
 
Old 07-20-2004, 04:34 AM   #2
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You may need acpi to be patched if you don't have that working. Mine turns off with the button on it. I have an hp pavilion ze5185.


You can also remove /dev/mouse and /dev/psaux from the XF86Config file to disable the ps2 and use /dev/input/mice with a usb mouse.

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Old 07-20-2004, 05:45 AM   #3
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There are synaptics drivers for linux around, cant renember where though.

You can turn the click tap off then.

Found them

http://w1.894.telia.com/~u89404340/touchpad/

Last edited by ebit; 07-20-2004 at 05:47 AM.
 
  


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