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Old 06-14-2006, 07:32 PM   #1
aeruzcar
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Eliminate touchpad


Hello there again
I have a laptop compaq with a synaptics touchpad mouse, I have tried in many ways to eliminate the double touch click option, but I have not been able to. Since I have a nice small usb mouse which works great. Is there a way to disable completely the touchopad, what part of the xorg.conf file should I comment. I am running gentoo.
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Old 06-15-2006, 12:55 AM   #2
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can you post the inputdevice sections from the file? or, i think you could just comment out the ones you dont need. if you just comment them out i think you have to change another part of the file but i dont remember which one.
might as well post the whole file
 
Old 06-15-2006, 02:12 PM   #3
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Set MaxTapTime to zero to disable tapping. To disable touchpad simply comment out the whole section.
 
  


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