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Old 10-09-2009, 10:45 AM   #1
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Touchpad problems


Hello,

I have problems typing . The cursor just moves around and sometimes deletes what I have just typed.
I have checked that the file below has Option "SHMConfig"
Code:
cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf
I dont know if this code will help
Code:
syndaemon -t -d
And secondly, how do I add 'syndaemon -t -d' in the START menu

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Old 10-09-2009, 11:06 AM   #2
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I have problems typing . The cursor just moves around and sometimes deletes what I have just typed.
You can disale the touchpad using fn while you type
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And secondly, how do I add 'syndaemon -t -d' in the START menu
you can add the line to
/etc/rc.local
or the equivalent in suse
 
Old 10-10-2009, 02:53 AM   #3
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repo;3713599 You can disale the touchpad using fn while you type
How do I disable it while typing. Any code ?
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you can add the line to /etc/rc.local or the equivalent in suse
To what should I add this line?

Sorry I am new to suse.


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Old 10-10-2009, 03:27 AM   #4
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And secondly, how do I add 'syndaemon -t -d' in the START menu
What do you mean by start menu?
If you want
Quote:
syndaemon -t -d
To start at boot, edit /etc/rc.local and add the line.
If you want it to start when gnome starts, make a script, and add the script to startup applications.
 
Old 10-11-2009, 01:36 PM   #5
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repo;3714352]What do you mean by start menu?
If you want to start at boot, edit /etc/rc.local and add the line.
Yes I want it at boot,
I have KDE3. I did kdesu kwrite on the file and I saw no lines in that file. There is nothing in it.

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If you want it to start when gnome starts, make a script, and add the script to startup applications.
For KDE do I need to write a script. I have to study the basics of shell script then
 
Old 10-11-2009, 02:09 PM   #6
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Yes I want it at boot,
If you want to start at boot, edit /etc/rc.local and add the line.
 
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If /etc/rc.local is not there, or is totally empty, just create the file and add the line repo is talking about.
 
Old 10-12-2009, 01:43 PM   #8
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If /etc/rc.local is not there, or is totally empty, just create the file and add the line repo is talking about.
I have done it, though I still see the cursor moving around. I have to check the efficacy of the syndaemon code.
 
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Did you created /etc/rc.local as a script?
Is /etc/rc.local executable?
What happens if you type as root
Code:
/etc/rc.local
Here is the original file
Quote:
#!/bin/sh -e
#
# rc.local
#
# This script is executed at the end of each multiuser runlevel.
# Make sure that the script will "exit 0" on success or any other
# value on error.
#
# In order to enable or disable this script just change the execution
# bits.
#
# By default this script does nothing.

exit 0
Add the line you need before the exit 0
as root type
Code:
chmod +x /etc/rc.local
 
Old 10-14-2009, 12:55 PM   #10
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Did you created /etc/rc.local as a script?
Is /etc/rc.local executable?
What happens if you type as root
Code:
/etc/rc.local
Here is the original file


Add the line you need before the exit 0
as root type
Code:
chmod +x /etc/rc.local
No , I just edited the file

When I type the code I get permission denied.
PHP Code:
bamtoy@linux-8aqf:~> su
Password
:
linux-8aqf:/home/bamtoy # /etc/rc.local
bash: /etc/rc.localPermission denied 
I dont know if it is executable.
 
Old 10-14-2009, 12:56 PM   #11
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did you do
Code:
chmod +x /etc/rc.local
as root ?

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Old 10-17-2009, 05:31 AM   #12
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did you do
Code:
chmod +x /etc/rc.local
as root ?
I was also checking synclient
Code:
#!/bin/sh
synclient MaxTapTime=0
and put it in ~/.kde4/Autostart/touchpad.sh
 
Old 10-17-2009, 06:13 AM   #13
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I was also checking synclient
Code:
#!/bin/sh
synclient MaxTapTime=0
and put it in ~/.kde4/Autostart/touchpad.sh
And does it work ?
 
Old 10-18-2009, 10:14 AM   #14
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And does it work ?
I am giving it a few days . It does not bounce or move around when I am typing this.
 
Old 10-24-2009, 06:42 AM   #15
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Hi All,
I am closing this thread. The cursor is slighty better behaved now.


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