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Old 03-24-2015, 05:42 PM   #1
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Exclamation Touchpad not working

I am running linux mint from a live usb loaded with unetbootin for windows. It works with my wireless logitech USB mouse, but the touchpad itself is unresponsive. Keyboard including FN keys are indeed working. I am on an asus EEEPC netbook. I tried making sure the touchpad was turned on vai the function keys. I have also checked in system settings the touchpad is enabled. Any solutions anyone?
Old 03-24-2015, 06:40 PM   #2
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Attention anyone who has come here with a similiar problem. I went ahead and did a native installation and once the install and reboot had concluded I had touchpad support. Thanks!
Old 03-25-2015, 11:38 AM   #3
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It was likely a driver issue. Usually, the synaptics driver takes care of it. The package is named differently for each distro, but Google should be able to find it just fine.

If you have issues, like buttons being switched, take a look at the Arch Wiki's page on the subject:


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