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Old 09-29-2011, 08:21 AM   #1
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touchpad on Dell Inspiron N5110


Hello all
I've new laptop Dell Inspiron N5110 running Fedora 15 just fine.
My touchpad is configured as like it has just 2 buttons (Which is true ).
Before I installed fedora I was working on Ubuntu and the configuration of the touchpad supported scroll up and down.
I need to configure it the same way on fedora ...

please help me.
 
Old 09-29-2011, 10:17 AM   #2
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See this link...

-->http://www.pinoytux.com/linux/tip-ho...chpad-in-linux

or this one...

-->http://linuxinside.blogspot.com/2007...figure-it.html

Found these with a simple google search.
 
Old 09-30-2011, 05:22 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by camorri View Post
Found these with a simple google search.
but that file does not exist !!!!
I've already tried that ...

this is the content of /etc/X11


[root@localhost usr]# cd /etc/X11
[root@localhost X11]# ls
total 44
drwxr-xr-x. 6 root root 4096 May 18 14:33 ./
drwxr-xr-x. 151 root root 12288 Sep 30 13:18 ../
drwxr-xr-x. 2 root root 4096 May 18 14:33 applnk/
drwxr-xr-x. 2 root root 4096 Sep 30 13:16 fontpath.d/
-rwxr-xr-x. 1 root root 1350 Apr 27 22:40 prefdm*
drwxr-xr-x. 5 root root 4096 Sep 21 17:36 xinit/
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root 547 Feb 8 2011 Xmodmap
drwxr-xr-x. 2 root root 4096 Sep 7 19:14 xorg.conf.d/
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root 493 Feb 8 2011 Xresources

When I try to find the file the find command says that it did not found anything

find: `xorg.conf': No such file or directory

and also this command shows the following (synclient TouchpadOff=1 or synclient TouchpadOff=0)

[root@localhost X11]# synclient TouchpadOff=1
Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded?

Thanx for your reply

Last edited by J.A.X; 09-30-2011 at 05:29 AM.
 
Old 09-30-2011, 06:42 AM   #4
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Well I went to Fedora Documentation and found how to create this file (xorg.conf)

# Xorg :1 -configure

and made these changes but what you know, the system crashed and refused to boot

so I went to the rescue mode and fixed it by removing xorg.conf

I am sure those two "Google Results" are not helpfull

any one can help please .....
 
  


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