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Old 03-08-2006, 11:07 AM   #1
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laptop touchpad configuration

i am running suse 10 on a dell d610 with an alps touchpad. in firefox the bottom of the touchpad is used to go forward or back one page if your finger slides in either direction. i was wondering if there was any way to disable this. also i was wondering if the touchpad sensitivity could be increased. thanks - jason
Old 03-09-2006, 06:12 AM   #2
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Are you using the Synaptics driver in your xorg.conf?

If so, try adding this to the mouse config in your xorg.conf, this will turn off horizontal scrolling
Option      "LeftRightScrolling"    "off"
Option      "HorizScrollDelta"      "0"
For sensitivity try playing with the MaxTapTime variable
Option       "MaxTapTime"     "180"
Check out the man pages for "synaptics" and "synclient"

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