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Old 09-06-2018, 06:27 PM   #16
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Actually, I managed to make the fix persistent by adding the xinput command to my start commands: xinput --set-prop 12 277 1
I was very happy with the touchpad management in 3.x and thought that could simply be 'transplanted' into 5.0. Now I see it's more complicated than that, barring some input from Bodhi developers. Your fix sounds easy enough to try, and then one could see how many capabilities, if any, it gives the touchpad -- beyond simply responding a tap.
 
Old 09-06-2018, 06:32 PM   #17
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@RonCam: Examine the current touchpad settings with
Code:
xinput
Using the relevant device ID (or name) run
Code:
xinput list-props <device_ID>
Report back here with that output.

If necessary, a custom touchpad file with 'Option "Tapping" "on"' can be used to ensure 'tap-to-click is enabled persistently. For example /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/30-touchpad.conf...
Code:
Section "InputClass"
    Identifier "touchpad"
    Driver "libinput"
    MatchIsTouchpad "on"
    Option "Tapping" "on"
EndSection
Refer the man page for more info...
Code:
man libinput
 
Old 09-06-2018, 06:36 PM   #18
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BTW, it should also be possible to run the following to get the current settings (for all input devices)...
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sudo libinput-list-devices
 
Old 09-06-2018, 06:49 PM   #19
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no problem It just does not work for me. the main issue re: trackpads in 5 is that i cannot scroll with one finger but i have to use 2 fingers to scroll. I also see no settings for any of this. i am getting used to the 2 finger scroll salute. Other than this issue i have nothing bad to say re: bodhi 5!
 
Old 09-10-2018, 01:18 PM   #20
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Most desktop environments have an autostart feature that allows you to run any command at start-up.
~/.e/e/applications/startup/startupcommands
 
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Old 09-27-2018, 08:32 PM   #21
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Having the same problem on two machines. Tap on mousepad doesn't work (and I also have a stiff left mouse button!) Any advice on how to activate it would be welcome - I am a novice with commands so noddy language would help :-)

Apart from that Bodhi 5 is brilliant. Bodhi 2.4 was my favourite - because it fitted on an Eee 4GB pc and had lovely themes bring back the moon and twinkling stars theme please!)

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Old 09-28-2018, 04:32 AM   #22
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Fix! From this page - the same touchpad issue is in Ubuntu to. Just ran the command installing the synaptics driver and it has worked for me.

sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

And now all tickety-boo

https://askubuntu.com/questions/9715...6-04-lts-gnome
 
Old 10-02-2018, 10:14 AM   #23
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... Just ran the command installing the synaptics driver and it has worked for me.
Sounds like the best solution, yet.

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Old 10-02-2018, 11:53 AM   #24
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... Just ran the command installing the synaptics driver and it has worked for me.
I located a post that 'echoes' your suggestion, as being correct, but then it goes on to add an additional package, like so:
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sudo apt-get install gnome-tweaks
Has anyone tried this? Does it add any functionality, or could it introduce an incompatibility, since Bodhi uses Moksha, and not Gnome? Any ideas would be welcome.

edit:
Probably xorg-xinput or synclient would be better.

Last edited by RonCam; 10-02-2018 at 01:02 PM.
 
Old 10-15-2018, 07:24 AM   #25
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I don't know - I just did the command in my post above and it worked fine.
 
  


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