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Old 06-07-2010, 08:33 PM   #1
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Question Toshiba touchpad sensitivity Problem !!

The sensitivity is too low on my tocuhpad. I have to press quite hard to get a "click" its my 1st time to install ubutnu on my toshiba l300 17l, on the other hand my touchpad works perfect on windows 7
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What touchpad device does your laptop use? Check your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file for input devices.
If it is a synaptics device, one of these options may need to be adjusted:
from the synaptics (4) manpage:
Option "FingerHigh" "integer"
When finger pressure goes above this value, the driver counts it as a touch. Property: "Synaptics
Option "FingerPress" "integer"
When finger pressure goes above this value, the driver counts it as a press. Currently a press is
equivalent to putting the touchpad in trackstick emulation mode. Property: "Synaptics Finger"
Option "MaxDoubleTapTime" "integer"
Maximum time (in milliseconds) for detecting a double tap. Property: "Synaptics Tap Durations"
Check your configuration option on Ubuntu. There may be a graphical program for making the adjustments, which would be easier than editing xorg.conf manually.
Old 06-11-2010, 01:23 PM   #3
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I don't have much knowledge about this. But I suggest you to explore in gconf-editor->apps->metacity. I hope it will help you.


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