Mon May 25 This letter written on Vostro It works as well as the kernel I compiled with the patch. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. Andrea Amoroso heiko81 wrote on

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Works on maverick with patched kernel. Also, Synapgics can confirm that you need the package that Paul Kolbovich mentioned to get multitouch to work: I confirm, it works on my Dell v Ubuntu didn’t ship any configuration fdi so whatever was used was the defaults in the Xorg binary.

Happy New Year everyone. It’s working in Vostro 13 Dynaptics 9 based on Ubu But modpgobe I login into the gnome desktop, it doesn’t work. Please test proposed package I confirm that I have the touchpad working on a Dell V13, even after reboots.

I also tried to remove the xserver- xorg-input- synaptics package, and the mouse behaviour changed after restarting X mouse movements were accelerated too much. If the command doesn’t return anything, please attach the output of the following command: Find More Posts by weibullguy View Blog.


Synaptic Touchpad adding psmouse and evdev to Kernal. It works as well as the kernel I compiled with the patch. Also, none of my laptops have the synnaptics indication of touchpad scrollbars. The problem is that it’s using a the generic “mouse” driver and not “synaptics”. It’s amazing for me. Reboot and found the touch-pad works.

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Making Synaptics Touchpad Work Properly

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I did try the steps in post 6 but couldn’t figure out what information i needed to substitute for post number 8. This may be a simple driver issue, similar to the one I solved for myself on a HP laptop with a There is no reason to be rude here.

Maybe being device dependant it should be disabled for certain devices where it would cause issues with input rather than a whitelist we can’t test every device as it is far more noticeable not to have an essential feature than to have one that not everyone would use.


The time now is Mikael Falgard sup3rgnu wrote on I downloaded it as a tar ball from Dell’s download center as: Right, over and out The rest of the HOWTO you’re following looks distro independent enough that you should be able to just follow it.

Linux driver for Synaptics USB devices

I am a big fan of two finger scrolling but it should be enables as well as traditional edge scrolling touchpads have marking on them giving the expectation of it as well, both vertically and horizontally. The mouse still works, but there is no scrolling support. Another approach that worked for me was to leave rc. Right, would most people agree that brainstorm is the right place or IRC or the forums?

I deleted the InputDevice for mouse.