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Old 04-20-2010, 04:21 PM   #1
shahgols
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Clicking problem on laptop


Hi everyone,

I have tried everything from PCLOS 2010 to Ubuntu to Fedora and I keep having the same problem on my laptop. When I click on a button (such as OK, Next, Apply, etc.), or a menu option (such as Open..., Exit..., etc.), the click doesn't work. It's as if the OS is waiting for my next action. If I click again, or move the mouse pointer just a bit, the click happens. I'm using the touchpad and the buttons that are on the laptop, but have not tried an external mouse. Below is my xorg.conf file from my PCLOS 2010 install. Any idea what I can do to fix this? Thxx!

Code:
# File generated by XFdrake (rev )

# **********************************************************************
# Refer to the xorg.conf man page for details about the format of
# this file.
# **********************************************************************

Section "ServerFlags"
    Option "DontZap" "False" # disable <Ctrl><Alt><BS> (server abort)
    #DontZoom # disable <Ctrl><Alt><KP_+>/<KP_-> (resolution switching)
    AllowMouseOpenFail # allows the server to start up even if the mouse does not work
EndSection

Section "Module"
    Load "dbe" # Double-Buffering Extension
    Load "v4l" # Video for Linux
    Load "extmod"
    Load "glx" # 3D layer
    Load "dri" # direct rendering
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier "monitor1"
    VendorName "Generic"
    ModelName "Flat Panel 1400x1050"
    HorizSync 28.8-90
    VertRefresh 60
    
    # TV fullscreen mode or DVD fullscreen output.
    # 768x576 @ 79 Hz, 50 kHz hsync
    ModeLine "768x576"     50.00  768  832  846 1000   576  590  595  630
    
    # 768x576 @ 100 Hz, 61.6 kHz hsync
    ModeLine "768x576"     63.07  768  800  960 1024   576  578  590  616
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1400x1050_120"  262.44  1400 1520 1672 1944  1050 1051 1054 1125  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1400x1050_100"  214.39  1400 1512 1664 1928  1050 1051 1054 1112  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1400x1050_85"  179.26  1400 1504 1656 1912  1050 1051 1054 1103  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1400x1050_75"  155.85  1400 1496 1648 1896  1050 1051 1054 1096  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1400x1050_60"  122.61  1400 1488 1640 1880  1050 1051 1054 1087  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1400x1050_50"  99.88  1400 1480 1624 1848  1050 1051 1054 1081  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1280x1024_120"  233.79  1280 1384 1528 1776  1024 1025 1028 1097  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1280x1024_100"  190.96  1280 1376 1520 1760  1024 1025 1028 1085  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1280x1024_85"  159.36  1280 1376 1512 1744  1024 1025 1028 1075  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1280x1024_75"  138.54  1280 1368 1504 1728  1024 1025 1028 1069  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1280x1024_60"  108.88  1280 1360 1496 1712  1024 1025 1028 1060  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1280x1024_50"  89.38  1280 1352 1488 1696  1024 1025 1028 1054  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1280x960_120"  217.32  1280 1376 1520 1760  960 961 964 1029  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1280x960_100"  178.99  1280 1376 1520 1760  960 961 964 1017  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1280x960_85"  149.43  1280 1376 1512 1744  960 961 964 1008  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1280x960_75"  129.86  1280 1368 1504 1728  960 961 964 1002  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1280x960_60"  102.10  1280 1360 1496 1712  960 961 964 994  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1280x960_50"  82.99  1280 1344 1480 1680  960 961 964 988  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1152x864_120"  176.01  1152 1240 1368 1584  864 865 868 926  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1152x864_100"  143.47  1152 1232 1360 1568  864 865 868 915  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1152x864_85"  119.65  1152 1224 1352 1552  864 865 868 907  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1152x864_75"  104.99  1152 1224 1352 1552  864 865 868 902  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1152x864_60"  81.62  1152 1216 1336 1520  864 865 868 895  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1152x864_50"  66.85  1152 1208 1328 1504  864 865 868 889  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1024x768_120"  139.05  1024 1104 1216 1408  768 769 772 823  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1024x768_100"  113.31  1024 1096 1208 1392  768 769 772 814  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1024x768_85"  94.39  1024 1088 1200 1376  768 769 772 807  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1024x768_75"  81.80  1024 1080 1192 1360  768 769 772 802  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1024x768_60"  64.11  1024 1080 1184 1344  768 769 772 795  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "1024x768_50"  51.89  1024 1064 1168 1312  768 769 772 791  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "832x624_120"  91.20  832 896 984 1136  624 625 628 669  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "832x624_100"  74.03  832 888 976 1120  624 625 628 661  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "832x624_85"  61.56  832 880 968 1104  624 625 628 656  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "832x624_75"  53.20  832 872 960 1088  624 625 628 652  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "832x624_60"  41.55  832 864 952 1072  624 625 628 646  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "832x624_50"  33.95  832 856 944 1056  624 625 628 643  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "800x600_120"  83.95  800 856 944 1088  600 601 604 643  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "800x600_100"  68.18  800 848 936 1072  600 601 604 636  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "800x600_85"  56.55  800 840 928 1056  600 601 604 630  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "800x600_75"  48.91  800 840 920 1040  600 601 604 627  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "800x600_60"  38.22  800 832 912 1024  600 601 604 622  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "800x600_50"  31.15  800 824 904 1008  600 601 604 618  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "640x480_120"  52.41  640 680 744 848  480 481 484 515  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "640x480_100"  43.16  640 680 744 848  480 481 484 509  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "640x480_85"  35.71  640 672 736 832  480 481 484 505  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "640x480_75"  30.72  640 664 728 816  480 481 484 502  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "640x480_60"  23.86  640 656 720 800  480 481 484 497  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "640x480_50"  19.40  640 648 712 784  480 481 484 495  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "480x360_120"  28.98  480 504 552 624  360 361 364 387  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "480x360_100"  23.84  480 504 552 624  360 361 364 382  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "480x360_85"  19.59  480 496 544 608  360 361 364 379  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "480x360_75"  16.74  480 488 536 592  360 361 364 377  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "480x360_60"  12.89  480 480 528 576  360 361 364 373  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "480x360_50"  10.39  480 472 520 560  360 361 364 371  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "320x240_120"  12.38  320 328 360 400  240 241 244 258  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "320x240_100"  9.79  320 320 352 384  240 241 244 255  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "320x240_85"  8.26  320 320 352 384  240 241 244 253  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "320x240_75"  6.93  320 312 344 368  240 241 244 251  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "320x240_60"  5.26  320 304 336 352  240 241 244 249  -HSync +Vsync
    
    # modeline generated by gtf(1) [handled by XFdrake]
    ModeLine "320x240_50"  4.17  320 304 328 336  240 241 244 248  -HSync +Vsync
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier "device1"
    VendorName "ATI Technologies Inc"
    BoardName "ATI Radeon X1950 and earlier"
    Driver "ati"
    Option "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier "screen1"
    Device "device1"
    Monitor "monitor1"
    DefaultColorDepth 24
    
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth 8
        Modes "1400x1050" "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1152x864" "1024x768" "832x624" "800x600" "640x480" "480x360" "320x240"
    EndSubsection
    
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth 15
        Modes "1400x1050" "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1152x864" "1024x768" "832x624" "800x600" "640x480" "480x360" "320x240"
    EndSubsection
    
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth 16
        Modes "1400x1050" "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1152x864" "1024x768" "832x624" "800x600" "640x480" "480x360" "320x240"
    EndSubsection
    
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth 24
        Modes "1400x1050" "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1152x864" "1024x768" "832x624" "800x600" "640x480" "480x360" "320x240"
    EndSubsection
EndSection

Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier "layout1"
    Screen "screen1"
EndSection
And the output of dmidecode -q:

Code:
BIOS Information
	Vendor: Dell Computer Corporation
	Version: A14
	Release Date: 09/07/2004
	Address: 0xF0000
	Runtime Size: 64 kB
	ROM Size: 512 kB
	Characteristics:
		ISA is supported
		PCI is supported
		PC Card (PCMCIA) is supported
		PNP is supported
		APM is supported
		BIOS is upgradeable
		BIOS shadowing is allowed
		Boot from CD is supported
		Selectable boot is supported
		3.5"/720 kB floppy services are supported (int 13h)
		Print screen service is supported (int 5h)
		8042 keyboard services are supported (int 9h)
		Serial services are supported (int 14h)
		Printer services are supported (int 17h)
		CGA/mono video services are supported (int 10h)
		ACPI is supported
		USB legacy is supported
		AGP is supported
		Smart battery is supported
		BIOS boot specification is supported
		Function key-initiated network boot is supported

System Information
	Manufacturer: Dell Computer Corporation
	Product Name: Latitude D600                   
	Version: Not Specified
	Serial Number: 1NFQT61
	UUID: 44454C4C-4E00-1046-8051-B1C04F543631
	Wake-up Type: Power Switch

Base Board Information
	Manufacturer: Dell Computer Corporation
	Product Name: 0D2125
	Version:    
	Serial Number: .1NFQT61.CN4864351S1253.
	Asset Tag:           

Chassis Information
	Manufacturer: Dell Computer Corporation
	Type: Portable
	Lock: Not Present
	Version: Not Specified
	Serial Number: 1NFQT61
	Asset Tag: Not Specified
	Boot-up State: Safe
	Power Supply State: Safe
	Thermal State: Safe
	Security Status: None

Processor Information
	Socket Designation: Microprocessor
	Type: Central Processor
	Family: Pentium M
	Manufacturer: Intel
	ID: D6 06 00 00 BF F9 E9 AF
	Signature: Type 0, Family 6, Model 13, Stepping 6
	Flags:
		FPU (Floating-point unit on-chip)
		VME (Virtual mode extension)
		DE (Debugging extension)
		PSE (Page size extension)
		TSC (Time stamp counter)
		MSR (Model specific registers)
		MCE (Machine check exception)
		CX8 (CMPXCHG8 instruction supported)
		SEP (Fast system call)
		MTRR (Memory type range registers)
		PGE (Page global enable)
		MCA (Machine check architecture)
		CMOV (Conditional move instruction supported)
		PAT (Page attribute table)
		CLFSH (CLFLUSH instruction supported)
		DS (Debug store)
		ACPI (ACPI supported)
		MMX (MMX technology supported)
		FXSR (Fast floating-point save and restore)
		SSE (Streaming SIMD extensions)
		SSE2 (Streaming SIMD extensions 2)
		SS (Self-snoop)
		TM (Thermal monitor supported)
		PBE (Pending break enabled)
	Version: Not Specified
	Voltage: 3.3 V
	External Clock: 133 MHz
	Max Speed: 2000 MHz
	Current Speed: 2000 MHz
	Status: Populated, Enabled
	Upgrade: None

Cache Information
	Socket Designation: Not Specified
	Configuration: Enabled, Not Socketed, Level 1
	Operational Mode: Write Back
	Location: Internal
	Installed Size: 8 kB
	Maximum Size: 8 kB
	Supported SRAM Types:
		Unknown
	Installed SRAM Type: Unknown
	Speed: Unknown
	Error Correction Type: None
	System Type: Data
	Associativity: 4-way Set-associative

Cache Information
	Socket Designation: Not Specified
	Configuration: Enabled, Not Socketed, Level 2
	Operational Mode: Varies With Memory Address
	Location: Internal
	Installed Size: 2048 kB
	Maximum Size: 2048 kB
	Supported SRAM Types:
		Pipeline Burst
	Installed SRAM Type: Pipeline Burst
	Speed: 15 ns
	Error Correction Type: None
	System Type: Unified
	Associativity: Other

Port Connector Information
	Internal Reference Designator: PARALLEL
	Internal Connector Type: None
	External Reference Designator: Not Specified
	External Connector Type: DB-25 female
	Port Type: Parallel Port PS/2

Port Connector Information
	Internal Reference Designator: SERIAL1
	Internal Connector Type: None
	External Reference Designator: Not Specified
	External Connector Type: DB-9 male
	Port Type: Serial Port 16550A Compatible

Port Connector Information
	Internal Reference Designator: USB
	Internal Connector Type: None
	External Reference Designator: Not Specified
	External Connector Type: Access Bus (USB)
	Port Type: USB

Port Connector Information
	Internal Reference Designator: MONITOR
	Internal Connector Type: None
	External Reference Designator: Not Specified
	External Connector Type: DB-15 female
	Port Type: Video Port

Port Connector Information
	Internal Reference Designator: IrDA
	Internal Connector Type: None
	External Reference Designator: Not Specified
	External Connector Type: Infrared
	Port Type: Other

Port Connector Information
	Internal Reference Designator: Modem
	Internal Connector Type: None
	External Reference Designator: Not Specified
	External Connector Type: RJ-11
	Port Type: Modem Port

Port Connector Information
	Internal Reference Designator: Ethernet
	Internal Connector Type: None
	External Reference Designator: Not Specified
	External Connector Type: RJ-45
	Port Type: Network Port

System Slot Information
	Designation: PCMCIA 0
	Type: 32-bit PC Card (PCMCIA)
	Current Usage: Available
	Length: Other
	ID: Adapter 0, Socket 0
	Characteristics:
		5.0 V is provided
		3.3 V is provided
		PC Card-16 is supported
		Cardbus is supported
		Zoom Video is supported
		Modem ring resume is supported

System Slot Information
	Designation: PCMCIA 1
	Type: 32-bit PC Card (PCMCIA)
	Current Usage: Available
	Length: Other
	ID: Adapter 10, Socket 0
	Characteristics:
		5.0 V is provided
		3.3 V is provided
		PC Card-16 is supported
		Cardbus is supported
		Modem ring resume is supported

System Slot Information
	Designation: MiniPCI
	Type: 32-bit Other
	Current Usage: Available
	Length: Other
	Characteristics:
		5.0 V is provided
		3.3 V is provided
		PME signal is supported

On Board Device Information
	Type: Video
	Status: Enabled
	Description: ATI Radeon 9000

On Board Device Information
	Type: Sound
	Status: Enabled
	Description: Sigmatel 9750

OEM Strings
	String 1: Dell System
	String 2: 5[0003]

BIOS Language Information
	Installable Languages: 1
		en|US|iso8859-1
	Currently Installed Language: en|US|iso8859-1

Physical Memory Array
	Location: System Board Or Motherboard
	Use: System Memory
	Error Correction Type: None
	Maximum Capacity: 1 GB
	Number Of Devices: 2

Memory Device
	Total Width: 64 bits
	Data Width: 64 bits
	Size: 512 MB
	Form Factor: DIMM
	Set: None
	Locator: DIMM_A
	Bank Locator: Not Specified
	Type: DDR
	Type Detail: Synchronous
	Speed: 266 MHz
	Manufacturer: Not Specified
	Serial Number: Not Specified
	Asset Tag: Not Specified
	Part Number:                 

Memory Device
	Total Width: 64 bits
	Data Width: 64 bits
	Size: 512 MB
	Form Factor: DIMM
	Set: None
	Locator: DIMM_B
	Bank Locator: Not Specified
	Type: DDR
	Type Detail: Synchronous
	Speed: 266 MHz
	Manufacturer: Not Specified
	Serial Number: Not Specified
	Asset Tag: Not Specified
	Part Number:                 

Memory Array Mapped Address
	Starting Address: 0x00000000000
	Ending Address: 0x0000009FFFF
	Range Size: 640 kB
	Partition Width: 0

Memory Array Mapped Address
	Starting Address: 0x00000100000
	Ending Address: 0x0003FFFFFFF
	Range Size: 1023 MB
	Partition Width: 0

Memory Device Mapped Address
	Starting Address: 0x00000000000
	Ending Address: 0x0000009FFFF
	Range Size: 640 kB
	Partition Row Position: 1

Memory Device Mapped Address
	Starting Address: 0x00000100000
	Ending Address: 0x0001FFFFFFF
	Range Size: 511 MB
	Partition Row Position: 1

Memory Device Mapped Address
	Starting Address: 0x00020000000
	Ending Address: 0x0003FFFFFFF
	Range Size: 512 MB
	Partition Row Position: 1

Built-in Pointing Device
	Type: Touch Pad
	Interface: Bus Mouse
	Buttons: 2

Portable Battery
	Location: Sys. Battery Bay
	Manufacturer: Samsung SDI     
	Name: DELL C12954C    
	Design Capacity: 53280 mWh
	Design Voltage: 11100 mV
	SBDS Version: 1.0
	Maximum Error: 3%
	SBDS Serial Number: 020D
	SBDS Manufacture Date: 2004-12-29
	SBDS Chemistry: LION            
	OEM-specific Information: 0x00000001

Cooling Device
	Type: Fan
	Status: OK
	OEM-specific Information: 0x0000DD00

Temperature Probe
	Description: CPU Internal Temperature
	Location: Processor
	Status: OK
	Maximum Value: 127.0 deg C
	Minimum Value: 0.0 deg C
	Resolution: 1.000 deg C
	Tolerance: 0.5 deg C
	Accuracy: Unknown
	OEM-specific Information: 0x0000DC00

Boot Integrity Services Entry Point
	Checksum: OK
	16-bit Entry Point Address: F000:5EA7
	32-bit Entry Point Address: 0x000F5F30

System Boot Information
	Status: No errors detected
 
Old 04-20-2010, 07:03 PM   #2
tommyttt
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Quote:
I have tried everything from PCLOS 2010 to Ubuntu to Fedora and I keep having the same problem on my laptop. When I click on a button (such as OK, Next, Apply, etc.), or a menu option (such as Open..., Exit..., etc.), the click doesn't work. It's as if the OS is waiting for my next action. If I click again, or move the mouse pointer just a bit, the click happens. I'm using the touchpad and the buttons that are on the laptop, but have not tried an external mouse. Below is my xorg.conf file from my PCLOS 2010 install. Any idea what I can do to fix this? Thxx!
You don't say what kind of computer this is but I see it's a Dell with BIOS version A14 from 2004. Is it a laptop or desktop?

I can't really answer your question without more specific information. Something you might look into, I notice the xorg.conf doesn't have an "input" section. I haven't kept up with current xorg configuration so am not sure if this is okay. I also didn't see any mouse info in either listing.

Is this a dual/multi boot system? If so, does it have windows installed? Does the mouse work in windows?

Info you can supply to get more help here:
mouse make, model, & type (PS/2, USB, or touchpad)
computer make & model
have you tried this mouse on another computer (not applicable for touchpad)
what other perpherals are connected
 
Old 04-20-2010, 07:14 PM   #3
shahgols
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Hi Tommy,

My bad for not providing all the info. Here's the answer to your questions:

1. This is a laptop. I am not using a mouse. I'm using the touchpad to click and I'm also using the two buttons below it to click...both have the same problem.
2. This is a Dell D600.
3. I am dual booting with Win XP and I don't have this problem with XP. Also, when I install an older version of PCLinuxOS or Ubuntu, I don't have this problem either.
4. No other peripherals are connected.
 
Old 04-20-2010, 10:13 PM   #4
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You can debug the touchpad with synclient. Take a look on this page: http://pdis.rnw.nl/~hansl/linux/nc62...ex_nc6230.html and scroll down to the touchpad section. Obviously you have to edit xorg.conf, not XF86 as mentioned on the page.

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Old 04-21-2010, 02:17 AM   #5
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If you're using KDE, they have a module called kcm_touchpad which allows full control of the touchpad. Of course you have to be using KDE for it to work.
 
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Thanks all, I'll try your suggestions and see if I can find anything. I would rather not use KDE though, because this is an old laptop.
 
Old 06-16-2010, 02:19 PM   #7
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Has a solution been found to this problem? I'm having the same problem on a Dell Inspiron 8200. Clicking with the touch pad works OK, but clicking with the buttons doesn't.

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