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Old 01-10-2010, 03:18 PM   #1
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Virtual scroll wheel for laptop touchpad not working on Arch Linux.

I believe it is PS/2 but I am unsure.
There isn't an option in the GNOME interface to edit this, either.
Am I missing some sort of GNOME utility, or what?
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Old 01-10-2010, 03:39 PM   #2
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again am not gnome user :P

but you can try editing your /etc/X11/xorg.conf and add following to your touchpad device section:

Section "InputDevice"
Option "VertEdgeScroll" "true" #vertical scrolling when dragging along the right edge.
Option "HorizEdgeScroll" "true" #horizontal scrolling when dragging along the bottom edge.
hope that works!
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Old 01-10-2010, 04:03 PM   #3
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Again, worked flawlessly. Although, just to note, for this I had to enable hotplugging and restart x to enable the feature. Well, whatever. Got my scrollwheel back.


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