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Old 11-01-2010, 11:40 AM   #1
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LXer: How To Auto-Disable The Touchpad When The Mouse Is Plugged In (Fedora 13)

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Hopefully this brief how-to will help others, this issue has been bugging me for years. I want the same capability in Fedora that exists in most recent versions of Windows -- disable the touchpad on my laptop if an external mouse is plugged in. Note that my how-to is a little hardware-specific regarding the actual disabling of the touchpad; I'll discuss that more at the end of the guide.



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