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Old 04-15-2009, 06:26 PM   #1
senthilmuthiah
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Smile Laptop's Touchpad Sensitivity with Ubuntu


I have a lenovo y500 laptop. It came with Vista but knowing it is a laptop killer, I got it uninstalled; installed xp and had ubuntu as my dual boot.

I find my touchpad's sensitivity is pathetic with Ubuntu. Is there any specific reason for this other than the lenovo hardware incompatibility?
 
Old 04-16-2009, 03:02 AM   #2
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Have you tried changing the sensitivity in the Mouse preferences?
 
Old 04-18-2009, 11:23 AM   #3
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Hey hw-tph!

Thanks for your response! Are you referring to the xorg.conf file? I wasn't able to modify it as explained in the other forums because my Xorg.conf file looked completed different like the following:



Section "Device"
Identifier "Configured Video Device"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Configured Monitor"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Default Screen"
Monitor "Configured Monitor"
Device "Configured Video Device"
EndSection



I don't have an input section etc., I really would like to increase the sensitivity of my touchpad. Please help!
 
Old 04-19-2009, 02:40 PM   #4
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No, I wasn't referring to the configuration file. You should find a "Mouse" option in System menu --> Preferences. There you can set sensitivity and acceleration options.
 
Old 04-20-2009, 08:14 AM   #5
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Thank you!

I changed the settings, its OK now. But, it doesn't 'feel' as easy and great as the same touchpad while I am in my Windows environment. I don't know why, tho! Any ideas?

Thanks once again!
 
  


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