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Old 09-01-2006, 08:03 AM   #1
Ryuga Akikawa
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Touchpad Problems

Hello everyone I seem to have a problem with my touchpad. The pad works fine except for the fact that my vertical scroll is not working, any advice on how to fix this problem? I have tried editing the xorgconfig file but still no luck

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Old 09-01-2006, 03:41 PM   #2
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It looks like you are using standard ps/2 driver.
For Synaptics compatible touchpads you have to install additional driver - it's not included in the standard Xorg package. See attached documentation how to configure appropriate section in xorg.conf .
Old 09-01-2006, 05:26 PM   #3
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yep... installing taht drive did the trick for me

here is some of my config file

Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier      "Configured Mouse"
        Driver          "mouse"
        Option          "CorePointer"
        Option          "Device"                "/dev/input/mice"
        Option          "Protocol"              "ImPS/2"
        Option          "Emulate3Buttons"       "true"
        Option          "ZAxisMapping"          "4 5"

Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier      "Synaptics Touchpad"
        Driver          "synaptics"
        Option          "SendCoreEvents"        "true"
        Option          "Device"                "/dev/psaux"
        Option          "Protocol"              "auto-dev"
        Option          "HorizScrollDelta"      "0"
Old 09-01-2006, 06:49 PM   #4
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I installed the synaptics through so I guess all thats left is to edit the xorg file to look more like yours jp-lack. Thanks for the help


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